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This Weekend: Flight, Harley Poe, Gringo Star, Boombox

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FRIDAY 3/19
ACAC has four-piece Harley Poe play horror-inspired acoustic punk with a large dose of wit straight from Gordon Gano's songbook, 7 p.m.

“Iron Man” Michael Burks of Camden shreds on the blues with the help of his ever-present Flying V at Benton's newest venue, Denton's Trotline, 8 p.m., $10.

Folk singers Sara Grey and Kieron Means follow an afternoon songwriting workshop with a pickin' in the Oppenheimer Hall of the Historic Arkansas Museum, 7:30 p.m., $8.

At the Town Pump, the Times' own J.T. Tarpley (woot) joins ex-Drunken Angel Mikey Hayes and Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase victor Brother Andy for what's billed as a “three-way acoustic battle royale,” 10 p.m., $3.

Muscle Shoals, Ala., duo Boombox brings their peculiar Dave Matthews-by-way-of-Daft Punk-jam/house hybrid to Revolution, 9 p.m., $10.

Having visited Little Rock for a house show in February, lo-fi blog darlings Flight return, this time sharing a proper stage at Vino's with Philadelphia's Balance and Composure and Massachusetts' Where Land Meets the Sea, 8 p.m., $7.

Also, a last-minute show at Juanita's sports instrumental rock band Echo Canyon, supported by newcomers The FV Duo, and half of (my very favorite) local band, Life Size Pizza, billing themselves as Half a F**kin' Pizza, $10 p.m., $5.

SATURDAY 3/20

Gringo Star pulls double duty, joining locals Big Boots at White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m., before heading to Midtown Billiards, 12:30 a.m.

Old school rockabilly purists Billy D and the First Time Offenders play Cornerstone Pub, 9 p.m. Manning the decks at Discovery are Fort Lauderdale's Don Bishop in the disco and DJ Balance in the lobby, 9 p.m., $10.


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