Weekend Flyer: April 27-29

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News Briefs

Ranger’s Pantry Pet Food Drive

City officials and volunteers will take donations for a Ranger’s Pantry pet food drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 27 in front of Walmart on North Mall Avenue in Fayetteville.

Two proposals that would change four street names and 11 residential addresses near the University of Arkansas and Fayetteville High School campuses are on the May 1 City Council agenda.

Fayetteville High School students released their 2012 lip dub video earlier this week. It’s set to Hall & Oates’ 1980 song, “You Make My Dreams Come True.”

The University of Arkansas Concert Band, Wind Symphony, Campus Band and Symphonic Band will give their final concerts of the season next week.

A new art exhibit entitled “Structuring Nature,” and featuring work by five artists from around the country is set to open on Thursday, May 3 at Joy Pratt Markham Gallery inside the Walton Arts Center.

Friday events, April 27

Cletus Got Shot

Cletus Got Shot will celebrate the release of their new double-album, “Working Songs for the Drinking Class” Friday night at UARK Bowl. 3 Penny Acre and Adam Lee & The Dead Horse Sound Company are also on the bill.

Adam Lee will also play at Smoke & Barrel after Carter Sampson & The County Seat.

George’s has Earl & Them for happy hour, and Dirtfoot is back in town for a late night show.

On Block Avenue, Maxine’s has Arkansauce, the Lightbulb Club has Wizard Boots and Animal Noise, and Goodfolk has singer/songwriter Steve Fisher.

TheatreSquared’s “The Fall of the House” continues its run at Nadine Baum Studios, and the UA drama department will perform their version of Cabaret at University Theatre.

Full Friday list:

Greenhouse Grille: Alex Lewis Jazz
Legacy Blues Lounge: Russ Hutchison
Rowdy Beaver Den: Lil Hoojin
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Steve Emery
Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared’s The Fall of the House
UARK Bowl: 3 Penny Acre / Cletus Got Shot / Adam Lee & The Dead Horse Sound Company
GoodFolk: Steve Fisher
Louie’s Bar & Grill: Effron White
Foghorn’s on College: Jon Knox
The Wine Cellar: Jovan Arellano
George’s Majestic Lounge: Dirtfoot / The Giving Tree Band / Fabulous High Tops / Earl & Them
JJ’s Grill: Wes & Karl
Walton Arts Center: Glen Campbell
UA University Theatre: UA Theatre presents Cabaret
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Carter Sampson
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: E & The Boys
Rogue: Indiana & The Byrds Reunion / Amsterdam / Motortrain
Maxine’s Tap Room: Arkansauce / Shawn James
JR’s Lightbulb Club: Wizard Boots / Animal Noise

Saturday events, April 28

Johnny Lowebow

Hank Williams Jr. is set to play at the Arkansas Music Pavilion Saturday night with fellow country star Jamey Johnson.

George’s has a free show with Damn Arkansan and Brent Cobb. Also, expect free food from Sassy’s Red House.

Teenagers are at Smoke & Barrel Tavern Saturday night with Family History and Sound of the Mountain.

ROTC Grill has a rock show with Those That Remain, Sock Party, Hellbeast, Collapse and Dying.

The Lightbulb Club has former Fayettevillian Johnny Lowebow playing some kind of crazy looking bass/guitar hybrid made out of cigar boxes, and Damn Arkansan will be hauling butt over from their earlier show at George’s to close this show.

Full Saturday list:

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Jammin’ Java: Mike Bewely & Friends
Fayetteville Public Library: Civil War Arkansas, Soldier and Civilian
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Talina Madonna
Legacy Blues Lounge: Matt Jenkins Trio
Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared’s The Fall of the House
Dickson Street Pub: Effron White
Arsaga’s on Crossover: Great American Standard
Foghorn’s on College: Randy Soller
Billy’s Grill: Left of Center
ROTC Grill: Those That Remain / Sock Party / Hellbeast / Collapse / Dying
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: String Bandits
Rowdy Beaver Den: Isayah’s Allstars
UARK Bowl: Phunbags
George’s Majestic Lounge: Houndstooth
JJ’s Grill: Vikki McGhee Band
Walton Arts Center: Glen Campbell
UA University Theatre: UA Theatre presents Cabaret
AMP: Hank Williams Jr. / Jamey Johnson
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Teenagers / Family History / Sound of the Mountain
Scarpino: Salsa Dance Party
JR’s Lightbulb Club: Johnny Lowebow / Damn Arkansan

Sunday events, April 29

Kid Cudi

The University of Arkansas Headliner Concert Committee has their big show of the semester at Barnhill Arena Sunday night with hip-hop artists Kid Cudi, Big Boi, and Chip Tha Ripper.

UARK Bowl has another installment of their Sunday Night Stand-up series with comic Mike Brown. According to a recent tweet by Mr. Brown, he was born in Fayetteville.

Full Sunday list:

Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
Greenhouse Grille: Tiffany Christopher
Common Grounds: Jones & Leah
Terra Studios: Randy Saunders
Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared’s The Fall of the House
Walton Arts Center: UA Concert Choir
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Bluegrass jam
Stone Pony: A Bullet For a Pretty Boy / Bermuda
UARK Bowl: Sunday Night Stand-up w/ Mike Brown
Rogue: Lionize / Friday Maybe Saturday / Sock Party
Barnhill Arena: Kid Cudi / Big Boi / Chip Tha Ripper
UA University Theatre: UA Theatre presents Cabaret

Friday Public Meetings

10:00 a.m.How to do green business with the cityCity Hall, Room 326
2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-39, Construction – Installation of Concrete PadCity Hall, Room 326
3:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-40, Hill Side Mower and Bid 12-41, Service Body Truck with CraneCity Hall, Room 326

Weekend Birthdays

Devin Collis, Mike Milburn, Carlos Ochoa, Chris de la Cruz, Carol Sherman, Barrett Lewis, Andie Schenk, Shelli Hughes, Travis Brooks, Mary Marchant, Suzi Brannon, Jana Brady, Aaron Aldridge, Barbie Tschirhart, and Judy Ann Kuharick.
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