Weekend Flyer: May 3-5, 2013

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Friday Events, May 3

Jack Hanna

Famous Zookeeper Jack Hanna will be at Walton Arts Center on Friday night, showing off his collection of exotic animals beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18-28.

Also, the folks from the Seedling Film Festival are hosting an event at Nightbird Books to announce that submissions for the 2013 festival are now open. It’s called Sow Your Seed, it’s free to attend, and performances by Sound Affects Improv, Houston Hughes, and Pat Ryan Key from the band ‘I Do Declare’ are scheduled.

George’s has local favorites Big Un’s for happy hour, and local country-rockers Backroad Anthem will celebrate the release of a new EP later on.

Local video game masters The One Ups and Lucio are at Smoke & Barrel Tavern, and there’s a metal show at Rogue with Vore, verscathed, and Giant of the Mountain.

Full list:

6 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Fresco Jazz Trio
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Al Gibson Jazz
6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Big Uns
7 p.m.  Jose’s: TJ Scarlett
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Marty Shutter and Slowdad
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: Next to Normal
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild
7 p.m.  Mojito’s Mexican Grill: Effron White
7 p.m.  Chancellor Hotel: The Claudia Burson Trio
8 p.m.  UARK Bowl: UARK Bowl Comedy Club – Michael Malone
8 p.m.  Kingfish: All Star Quintet
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Maud Crawford
8 p.m.  Speakeasy: Quinn Landrum
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Jake Ayo
8 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Seedling’s Sow Your Seed Party
8 p.m.  LIT Lounge: Waka DJ Classic-Arkansas
9 p.m.  Rogue: Vore / Everscathed / Giant of the Mountain
9 p.m.  Scarpino: Calle Soul
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: The OneUps / Altered Beasts / Lucio
9:30 p.m.  Wine Cellar: Jones & Leah
10 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Backroad Anthem

Saturday Events, May 4

Old Crow Medicine Show

Bluegrass favorites Old Crow Medicine Show are scheduled to perform at the Arkansas Music Pavilion, weather permitting. Tickets are $32-$77. Update: The Old Crow Medicine Show concert has been rescheduled for Sunday, June 23.

Springfest, which was originally scheduled for Saturday on Dickson Street has been postponed. Here’s more information about that.

It looks like Fayetteville Foam Fest, originally scheduled for the Walton Arts Center parking lot will move inside the WAC as of right now. Update: Foam Fest organizers say they were not able to secure ABC approval to move Foam Fest indoors. The event will take place as planned in the WAC parking lot.

Walton Arts Center’s trail mix concert series has also be moved to their indoor facilities. Here’s more info on the scheduling changes.

Full list:

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
9 a.m.  Jammin’ Java: Tiffany Christopher
10 a.m.  Walton Arts Center: Artsosphere Trail Mix Concert
11 a.m.  Dickson Street: Springfest Postponed
2 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: Next to Normal
3 p.m.  Jasper Springs Stables: Equestrian Bridges Mini Derby
5 p.m.  Walton Arts Center Parking Lot: Foam Fest
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Jason Strode
7:30 p.m.  Mickey Finn’s: Tiffany Christopher
7 p.m.  Nibbles: Darren Ray
7 p.m.  Rogue: The Afro-desiacs / Honky Suckle
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: Next to Normal
7:30 p.m.  The AMP: Old Crow Medicine Show / 3 Penny Acre Moved to June 23
7 p.m.  Louie’s Bar & Grill: Effron White
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Cadillac Jackson
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jovan Arellano
8 p.m.  Billy’s Bar & Grill: Marshall Wallace
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Foley’s Van
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Corey Smith / Andy Frasco
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: DJ EJ
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: The Great Scotts

Sunday Events, May 5

Delbert McClinton

Grammy-winning artist Delbert McClinton will perform at Walton Arts Center Sunday night. Tickets range from $25 to $75.

Sunday is also Cinco de Mayo. Have a happy one.

Full list:

11 a.m.  Mojito’s Mexican Grill: Effron White
11 a.m.  Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
11 a.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Pat Pathoumthong
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Greg Salerno
2 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: Next to Normal
7 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: Next to Normal
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Delbert McClinton
7 p.m.  Rogue: Trapper Shoepp & The Shades / I Do Declare / The Too’s
8 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Emily McPherson, flute with Sam King and John C. Kelley, videography
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Ben Miller Band

Friday Public Meetings

 No meetings listed 

Weekend Birthdays

Chris Lankford, Carl Pacione, Brittany Miller, Pamela Holder, Kassandra Smith, Sarah Greer, Pamela Porch, Justin Mitchell, Noah Strom, Amanda Armer, Jennifer Stanley, Amy Yell, Floyd White, Erin Kent, John Barclay, Mary Jane Turner, Angie Tramonte, Taylor Sigler, Janice Cain, Scott Young,, Mike Rohrback, Jason Sobralski, Marsha Mix, Toni Greetan, Kelly Helmers, Randi Smith, Robert Neralich, Catherine Reed, Samantha Pirtle, April Pritchard, and Arlie Stiles.

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