Weekend: Ballet Arkansas, UALR baseball, Grand Serenade returns | Rock Candy

Weekend: Ballet Arkansas, UALR baseball, Grand Serenade returns




"Hey, what the hell else is going on this weekend, huh?"

Don't worry, guys! There's plenty of stuff out there to do during what's shaping up to be a gorgeous couple of days! Just come with me to a place we call 'after the jump!'


Fresh off of recording an episode of AETN's "On the Front Row," Kevin Kerby + Battery return to White Water Tavern with Chris Michaels and the Cranks, 10 p.m.

Vino's hosts a night of country music from Ben Coulter, The Delta Outlaws and Damn Arkansan, 9 p.m., $7.

Likewise at Revolution, where Riverbilly, Luke Williams and Chris Stillman take the stage, 9 p.m.

Number 2 With Me and Hugh brings its rural Mississippi funk to Midtown Billiards, 12:30 p.m., $8 non-members.

West End Smokehouse pop-punk regulars Pop Tart Monkeys return to the tavern stage, 10 p.m., $5.

And baseball season keeps revving up with the UALR Trojans taking the field against Western Kentucky at UALR's Gary Hogan Field, 6 p.m.


Ballet Arkansas lands in the Wildwood Center for the Performing Arts at 7 p.m. for this year's "4byTwo" spring performance. The evening includes the world premiere of a ballet by guest choreographer Ron de Jesus and "Love Stories," an original work by Ballet Arkansas's artistic director, Arleen Sugano. The company returns the following day for a 3 p.m. matinee. Purchase tickets here.

In Conway, the inaugural Jazz and Cuisine Classic of Conway lands in the Agora Conference Center, featuring dinner from a slew of great area restaurants, music from Carl Mouton and the Big Timers and featured guest, Devon Evans, a percussionist who has performed with The Wailers, Nina Simone, Sun Ra, Miles Davis and more, $50/person, $80/couple, 7 p.m.

VooDoo Sauce brings swamp blues (and homemade instruments) to The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.

The always popular party band Boom Kinetic riles up the crowd at Revolution, 9:30 p.m., $10.

Stalwart bluegrass outfit Runaway Planet lays into Cornerstone Pub, 9 p.m.

Grand Serenade makes a welcome return to the stage with a late-night show at Midtown Billiards, 12:30 a.m., $8 non-members.

Downtown Music Hall hosts Charlotte, N.C., crossover metal act Snakedriver, Memphis psych rockers The Unbeheld and doom/sludge act Crowlord, 9 p.m., $7.

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