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Montgomery Trucking and The Cleverlys team up at Stickyz

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THURSDAY 4/21

Stickyz gets a night of smart, dangerously catchy traditional country from Montgomery Trucking, followed by goofy, equally earwig-y country and western covers of songs like "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)" and "I Kissed a Girl" from The Cleverlys, 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 d.o.s. Tonya Leeks & Co. fill The Afterthought with soul, R&B and funk, 8 p.m., $7. Downtown Music Hall opens early, at 6 p.m., for a night of Christian metalcore (in the town where Living Sacrifice invented it) from Onward to Olympas, As Hell Retreats, Gigeon and Our Friends Fall Silent, $8 adv., $10 d.o.s. And down the street, The Rep's latest acclaimed production, "Hairspray," returns for another week, 7 p.m., $20-$40.

FRIDAY 4/22

Young musician/DJ/promoter Dylan Dugger hosts "Organized Chaos," a live dance party rife with dueling DJs and back-up dancers, at Pulse, 11 p.m., $5. Mealy, feely, folksy pop comes to Juanita's with college-tour staples Ron Pope, Ari Herstand and Zach Berkman taking stage at 8 p.m., $12 adv., $15 d.o.s. Black Oak Arkansas and Krokus alum Andy Tanas takes happy hour duty at Cajun's Wharf, 5:30 p.m., before Big John Miller shreds the blues for the late-night crowd, 9 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m. Fellow bluesman David Kimbrough Jr. returns to White Water Tavern, playing with Franklin-Devlin Band and Stacy Mackey, 10 p.m. For the dancers, "Cool Shoes" hosts its "Summer Kickoff Party" with DJs Kichen, Emkay Ultra and Gdash, 9 p.m., $10.

SATURDAY 4/23

Celebrate Passover at The Afterthought with the Meshugga Klezmer Band, 8:30 p.m., $8. The Conway Symphony Orchestra takes to UCA's Reynolds Performance Hall to play one for the kids with their new production, "Lemony Snicket's 'The Composer is Dead'," 2 p.m., $6. Revolution hosts one of those crazy/hilarious Silent Disco parties; strap headphones to your noggin and boogie at 9 p.m. Velvet Kente returns to White Water Tavern, 10 p.m. Vino's hosts another "Fresh Scene Night," spotlighting area upstarts Furiea, Sailing by Night, Final Flight and Rare Remedy, 9 p.m., $6. And, in Hot Springs, the Malco Theater screens three Hot Springs and Arkansas-related documentaries with "A Perfect Match: Hot Springs and Hamasaki," "City of Visitors: The Story of Hot Springs" and Mike Disfarmer doc, "Disfarmer: A Portrait of America," 6 p.m., $5 suggested donation.

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