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Weekend: Chuck Dodson, Cool Shoes, "Dance 'til You Disintegrate"

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FRIDAY 6/25

Pianist Chuck Dodson releases his newest classical jazz album, "The Wildwood Sessions," at Maxine's in Hot Springs, performing alongside his studio-accompanied cellist and violinist, 7 p.m., $5.

"American Idol" contestant Charity Vance shares the Juanita's stage with heartfelt pop outfit Benjamin's Army, 9 p.m., $9.

Monthly dance party Cool Shoes returns with DJs Risky Biz, Cameron Holifield and Patrick Malpractice, Downtown Music Hall, 10 p.m., $5-$8.

Midtown continues booking the occasional local band with rockabillies Josh the Devil & The Sinners and omnipresent Little Rock favorites Brother Andy & His Big Damn Mouth, 12:30 a.m., $5.

"Jesus Christ Superstar," the classic rock opera, continues its stand at The Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m., $18.


SATURDAY 6/26

ACAC throws "Dance 'til You Disintegrate," a fund-raiser for its annual July fashion show with music by DJs Cameron Holifield and Michael Inscoe at Union, 9 p.m., $3 members, $5 non-members.

The long-standing free music paper, Nightflying, celebrates its 30th year in publication with an Arkie-packed anniversary party in Fayetteville at George's Majestic with Southern soul pioneers The Cate Brothers, Fayetteville songstress Tiffany Christopher, anthemic pop act A Good Fight and American Aquarium, 9 p.m., $5.

The smooth trumpet soul and R&B of Rodney Block & Co. comes to The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $10.

The late-night blurriness at Midtown Billiards gets a soundtrack from Austin bar-rockers Uncle Lucius, 12:30 a.m., $5 non-members.

Rena Wren brings her brand of bouncy, poppy country to Town Pump, 10 p.m., $3.

Country rockers Jason Greenlaw and The Groove take to Bill St., 10 p.m., $5.

Dizzy's Gypsy Bistro brings the Dizzy Seven, a self-described "mini-big band," with a horn-driven slant on jazz and classic R&B, 8 p.m., free.

And if you're as blindingly pissed about BP as we are, Hot Springs Community Gardens will play home to "Hands Across the Sand," a nationwide show of support for clean energy and opposition to off-shore drilling, noon, free.


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