Weekend Flyer: March 23-25

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News Briefs

Proposed parking deck locations

Speak up! City officials have scheduled two public input sessions on April 4 regarding the location of an upcoming downtown parking deck in Fayetteville.

If anyone in Fayetteville is deserving of a high five right now, it’s the organizers of NWA Fashion Week. Event founders Jade Terminella and Danielle Vaughan announced on Monday that over $33,000 was raised for local non-profits through ticket sales this year.

In softball news, the Razorbacks released their 2013 SEC schedule on Thursday. The Hogs will play 24 regular season conference games including series’ against SEC newcomers Missouri and Texas A&M.

In this week’s It’s All About The Beer column, J.T. Wampler takes on Guinness Black Lager.

Friday events, March 23

North Mississippi Allstars

North Mississipi Allstars will be back in town for a show at George’s Majestic Lounge Friday night, with all three original members. Locals Red Ambition and RJ Mischo will kick off the night for happy hour.

There’s a dance party at Fix with Beat Bachs, Baby Armie, and Nicholas Scott.

The weather should be near perfect for music in the backyard at Kingfish, and Bent Grass Green is set to perform Friday night.

Full Friday list:

Greenhouse Grille: Allie Lauren
Fresco Cafe & Pub: Brick Fields
Fix Ultralounge: Beat Bachs / Baby Armie / Nicholas Scott
Speakeasy: Mike & Grady
Kingfish: Bent Grass Green
George’s Majestic Lounge: North Mississipi Allstars / Red Ambition / RJ Mischo
JJ’s Grill: Jason Strode
Rowdy Beaver Den: Catfish Jackson
Legacy Blues Lounge: Leah & The Mojo Doctors
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Guta

Saturday events, March 24

Blues In The Natural State

The Blues are taking over the city on Saturday night. Ozark Blues Society is hosting the 10th annual Blues in the Natural State festival at multiple venues around town.

It all starts at Kingfish at 3 p.m. with Kyle Lee, Steve Jones, Kathy Cole & Buddy Shute. Also at 3 p.m., Isayah Warford kicks off the festivities at Smoke & Barrel Tavern, followed by Earnest Guitar Roy.

At George’s Majestic Lounge beginning at 6 p.m., David Kimbrough, Mississippi Fever, Chris Cameron, Lucious Spiller, Oreo Blue, and Earl & Them are all set to perform.

There’s also a show at Legacy Blues late night with Ocie Fisher and the Heartstrings. More info about the festival is available at ozarkbluessociety.org.

In non-blues news (well, mostly), Ginsu Wives, Perpetual Werewolf, and Teenagers are at Smoke & Barrel Tavern beginning at around 9:30-10-ish p.m.

There’s another cash mob event scheduled for The Hardware Store on Township Drive from 1:30-4 p.m. Saturday. Here is more information about it.

Full Saturday list:

Legacy Blues Lounge: Buddy Hayes tribute
Walton Arts Center: Girls Night Live with Mandisa & Laura Story
George’s Majestic Lounge: Blues in the Natural State
JJ’s Grill: Taken
Kingfish: Kyle Lee / Steve Jones / Kathy Cole / Buddy Shute
Billy’s Grill: The Uncrowned Kings
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Gary Hutchison
Rowdy Beaver Den: West Street Blues Band
Stone Pony: Crossfire
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Ginsu Wives / Ozark Blues Society / Perpetual Werewolf / Teenagers
UARK Bowl: Soul Nite

Sunday events, March 25

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Do you like jokes? UARK Bowl will have some, as their Sunday Night Stand-up series continues with comic Tim Northern.

We know, it’s not the 1st of Tha Month, but if you feel like checking out Bone Thugs-N-Harmony on Sunday night, we’ll see you at the (cross) Rogue. Here’s some more information on the show.

Full Sunday list:

Greenhouse Grille: Tin Pan Alley Cats
Common Grounds: Tiffany Christopher
Fayetteville Public Library: Climate Change Book Forum
UARK Bowl: Sunday Night Stand-up with Tim Northern
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Bluegrass Jam
Rogue: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Friday Public Meetings

2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-23, Construction – Frisco Trail RepairCity Hall, Room 326
3:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-24, Asphalt Materials – Quarter 4City Hall, Room 326

Weekend Birthdays

Brittany Arroyos, Pepper Bemberg, Missy Leflar, Lawrence Surles Sr., Lacey Chavez, Kyle Russell, Karen Kelly, Randon Hassell, Sarah Terry, Zac Painter, Seth Waite, Justin Weiss, Rebekah Champagne, Jessica Sourile, Ashley Starnes, Angela Stem, Amanda Lea, Ben Ball, Donnetta Frankforter, Joe Skaggs, Fernando Miranda, and Joshua Artman.

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