Dangerous Idiots in action at WWT
FRIDAY, MAY 7
Hillbilly/vampire/lover/rockabilly hero Unknown Hinson
comes to Juanita's with some of Arkansas's best purveyors of hill music, The Crumbs
, 10 p.m., $15 adv., $18 d.o.s.
Little Rock's 4x4 Crew
headlines a Hip-Hop Showcase at Downtown Music, 8 p.m., $7.
Memphis' Ghost Town Blues Band
plays at Midtown Billiards for the folks with serious drinking to take care of, 12:30 a.m.
Rising country act Riverbilly
heads to Revolution with Conway singer-songwriter Matthew Huff
, 8:30 p.m., $10.
On the lounge circuit, Jeff Coleman
holds down the piano bar at Sonny Williams, 7 p.m., and the Ted Ludwig Trio
plays guitar jazz at Capitol Bar & Grill, 9 p.m.
Town Pump hosts local songstress Shannon Boshears
, 10 p.m., $5. The Times hosts a pre-party for “Frost / Nixon”
at The Rep, 7 p.m. (party), 8 p.m. (curtain, $20-$40). SATURDAY, MAY 8
Bear Den Pizza in Conway hosts a UCA graduation party with music by two of the best rock trios Little Rock has to offer: Dangerous Idiots
and Brother Andy & His Big Damn Mouth
, 8 p.m., $5.
It's all pomade and longnecks at Sticky Fingerz: rockabilly acts The Koffin Kats
are joined by locals Josh the Devil & The Sinners,
9:30 p.m., $5 early admission.
, Little Rock's permanent party band, play Revolution, 9:30 p.m., $5 early admission.
Golden-eared gods Rural War Room
work the turntables for a DJ set at Union that'll have you listening to bird field recordings one minute and Ethel Merman's disco album the next, 10 p.m., free.
The Dreamland Ballroom kicks off its drive-in movie series with “Charade,”
the classic, colorful, hugely entertaining Cary Grant/Audrey Hepburn thriller, 8 p.m., $5 per person, $20 per carload.
In Argenta, pub troubadour Grayson Shelton
provides music for the Cregeen's crowd, 8 p.m., $5.