Weekend Flyer: Feb. 3-5

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News Briefs

Photo: Brian Bailey

A new pet food and supply store on North College Avenue in Fayetteville called The Whole Pet is open for business.

If you haven’t entered to win tickets to see Million Dollar Quartet at Walton Arts Center yet, you’ve got until Monday to do so. Try to win.

It’s time to fill some open board, commission and committee positions here in Fayetteville. Here’s a list of what’s coming open.

City officials are asking for a change to a law that would allow the red lights on a large elm tree in front of the old post office building to remain lit year-round. Have you weighted in on the red tree yet?

Weekend Birthdays

Susan Stephenson Pemberton, Zachary Noyce, Jessica Gray, Sheree Barnes, Jody Cohen, Mindy Fitchell, Joseph Kilgore, Melanie Chambers, Melissa Boen, Edwin Sugg, Ross Hurley, Deborah Coody, David Boddie, Adam Dodson, Laura Phillips, Kimbra Leatherbury, Lauren Perkins, Rebekah Spurlock, Robin Caudle Jones, Terri Dill Chadick, Jerry Turner, Alesha Eubank, Amy Hinchman, Jay Przyszczypkowski, C.f. Roberts, and Greg Bradford
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Friday Events, Feb. 3


If you’re thirsty after work, maybe a happy hour show with Colombia, Mo. band The Bel Airs and Tulsa bluesman Steve Pryor at George’s will help? Later on, former Cross Canadian Ragweed frontman Cody Canada & the Departed will perform.

Walton Arts Center has a 10×10 show with classical/jazz/gypsy trio, Time for Three. $10 will get you into the show.

Little Rock/Pine Bluff rapper Epiphany will be back in town for a performance at Smoke & Barrel Friday night. Joe Average (Central Arkansas) and Warrbuckss (Oklahoma City) will open the show.

We told you guys recently that GoodFolk is currently looking for a new home, but there are still several chances to experience the magic at the original location. One of them is Friday night, with Nashville folk duo, Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart. Tickets are $15.

Full Friday list:

George’s Majestic Lounge: The Bel Airs / Steve Pryor / Cody Canada & the Departed / Red Eye Gravy
Greenhouse Grille: Opus 3
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Arkansas Native Grass
Fresco Cafe & Pub: Russ Hutchison
GoodFolk: Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart
Rowdy Beaver Den: Keith Richardson
Walton Arts Center: Time for Three
Fix Ultralounge: DJ Will and DJ EQ
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Epiphany / Joe Average / Warrbuckss
Legacy Blues Lounge: Teddy Sablon & Guta /

Saturday Events, Feb. 4

FayetteStomp poster

The Razorback hoops game at LSU tips off at 12:30 p.m., and will be televised by the SEC network. WPS.

It used to be Club West, and then it was Drifters. Now, the club on MLK is called Stone Pony, and they’ve booked local country-rockers Charliehorse on Saturday night. Have you checked it out yet?

Mudstomp Records is hosting a showcase at George’s called FayetteStomp on Saturday, featuring Mountain Sprout, Ben Miller Band, Tyrannosaurus Chicken, Whistle Pigs and Mockingbird. The cover is $10, and music starts at 8 p.m.

Matt Smith Trio will be at Smoke & Barrel Tavern, and they’ll be joined by guest vocalists Rochelle Bradshaw & Michael Walker for some reggae and soul music.

Full Saturday list:

Rogue: NWA DubStep
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Mosaics in the Garden
Ozark Natural Foods: Artist reception for Amber Perrodin
Ultra Studios: Ooh La La Art Showing
Stone Pony: Charliehorse
Billy’s Grill: Critter
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: RJ Mischo
Rowdy Beaver Den: Left of Center
George’s Majestic Lounge: Mountain Sprout / Ben Miller Band / Tyrannosaurus Chicken / Whistle Pigs / Mockingbird
JJ’s Grill: Arkansas Brothers Band
Fix Ultralounge: Nicholas Scott / DJ Shortfuze
Legacy Blues Lounge: Michael Tisdale and the Union
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Matt Smith Trio

Sunday Events, Feb. 5

Mike Baldwin

First of all, there’s a football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots that several people will be watching starting at around 5:30 p.m.

Have you checked out any of the UARK Bowl‘s Sunday Night Stand Up series yet? It continue’s this week with Kansas City comic Mike Baldwin.

Local songwriter Emily Kaitz will be at Terra Studio’s, and Shannon Wurst will play her regular Sunday night show at Pesto Cafe.

Full Sunday list:

Common Grounds: Richard Burnett
Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
Terra Studios: Emily Kaitz
Greenhouse Grille: Pat Pathoumthong
UARK Bowl: Sunday Night Stand Up – Mike Baldwin
Pesto Cafe: Shannon Wurst
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Bluegrass Jam

Friday Public Meetings

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