- KEVIN KERBY + BATTERY
The latest from our “Rock Candy Presents” live music video series is online now. It's Kevin Kerby + Battery, who celebrate the release of their new album “Beautiful and Bright” on Saturday, doing one of the strongest songs from the new release, “You and Your Chemical Smile.” Like the previous production, Greg Spradlin handled the filming, Jason Weinheimer captured audio and Robyn Friday edited. White Water Tavern continues to host.
Keep checking in for live coverage of the Little Rock Film Festival. We'll have several correspondents reporting on all the films, panels and parties throughout the weekend. Plus, look for interviews with featured filmmakers and video with the Renaud brothers previewing their top picks at the festival.
607 recently returned from several weeks in Russia and Africa, and he returned with a link to video, with high production value, for a collaboration with Russian rapper N'Pans that also features 607. With a much taller high-top Mohawk than when he left.
The Boondogs are giving away songs, from throughout their catalog, every other day or so on their Facebook page.
Hurricane Chris, he of the unavoidable “A Bay Bay” and “Halle Berry (She's So Fine),” is one of 20 hip-hop-ish acts coming to Summer Jam 2009 at Alltel on Friday, June 19. Pleasure P, late of Pretty Ricky, is another of the early names on a bill that'll gradually be announced in coming weeks on co-sponsors Power 92 and Alice 107.7. Tickets, which run from $101.75 to $16.75, are on sale now.