Weekend Flyer: June 28-30, 2013

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Friday Events, June 28

The Thunderlizards

Fayetteville band Thunderlizards will celebrate their second year of existence with a show at The Lightbulb Club Friday night. In the last year, the band has added a new member and released a new EP. Read an interview with the band here. A new project by locals Zac Wait, Digby Jukes, and Owen Buffington called Llinda (with two Ls) is also on the bill.

The Artosphere Festival Orchestra will be at Walton Arts Center Saturday night playing Russian masterpieces to a sold out crowd. Hopefully you’ve already got tickets, and if you don’t, we hope you’ve at least caught a few of their pop up performances around town over the last few weeks.

Full list:

7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Fresco Jazz Trio
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: HB Chilton
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Diana and the Heartbeats
7 p.m.  The Phoenix: Will Gunselman
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Artosphere Festival Orchestra: Russian Masterpieces
7 p.m.  The Garden Room: Red, White & Baby Blue
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s: Darren Ray
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Isayah’s All Star’s
8:30 p.m.  Wine Cellar: Tom Collins
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: The Odds
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Copelin Bates Band
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Thunderlizards / Linda / Not On Your Life
9 p.m.  The Phoenix: Cadillac Jackson / Revolution Butterfly
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Toto Jojo
10 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: The Hillbenders / Trashcan Bandits

Saturday Events, June 29

Water Liars

The annual NWA Pride Parade will make its way down Dickson Street on Saturday beginning at around 10 a.m. Here’s some more information about the event.

Excellent Mississippi band Water Liars will return to Fayetteville for a show at Nightbird Books Saturday night. Here’s a recent interview with the band that includes some videos to give you an idea of just how badass these guys are. Locals Phillip Farris and John Moreland will also perform.

There’s a huge benefit for local comedian Nathan Cantrell at UARK Bowl on Saturday night. “The Nathan Cantrell Cancer Can Frig Off Spectacular” will feature more than 10 performances, including comedy by locals Sam Letchworth, Ray Porter, and others, and music by locals A Good Fight, Chasing Pictures, Indiana and the Byrds, and more. Here’s a lot more information.

There’s a big show at The Stolen Glass with Friday, Maybe Saturday, The Inner Party, and Thee Fine Lines, George’s has local favorites Dirtfoot for their only Fayetteville appearance this summer, and The Phoenix has Little Rock band band The Fameing Daeth Fearies, with their crazy elaborate stage show.

Also Saturday night, the Fifty Shades of Grey parody SPANK! is at Walton Arts Center.

Full list:

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
3 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Songwriting Class with Effron White
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Brick Fields Duo
7 p.m.  Billy’s Bar & Grill: Uncrowned Kings
7 p.m.  The Phoenix: Jon Shorter
7 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Last Saturday
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s: Effron White
7 p.m.  Fayetteville Town Center: 11th Annual Summer Salsa
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Earl & Them
8 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: SPANK!
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Foleys Van
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jovan Arellano
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Robe Flax
9 p.m.  Jose’s: Prince Albert
9 p.m.  The Phoenix: Afro Disiacs / Flameing Daeth Fearies
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Matt Smith Group
9 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Water Liars / Phillip Farris / John Moreland
9 p.m.  Ryleigh’s Sports & More: Another Night of Dance
10 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Friday, Maybe Saturday / The Inner Party / Thee Fine Lines
10 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Dirtfoot / Mike Dillon Band

Sunday Events, June 30

Amanda Lepre

Smoke & Barrel Tavern has a big, nerdy show Sunday night with Austin-based artist Amanda Lepre, Professor Shyguy, D&D Sluggers, and local emcee, Lucio.

Full list:

11 a.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Fork And Knife
11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Brad Helms
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Waoka
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Blues/Gospel Concert Featuring Ocie Fisher
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Amanda Lepre / Professor Shyguy / D&D Sluggers / Lucio

Friday Public Meetings

 No meetings listed 

Weekend Birthdays

Jeff Lambert, Sally Baker Williams, Marcus Lane, Kristin Esser-Guyton, Tommi L. Perkins, Suzanne Billings, Brandy Kavanaugh, Nelson Ruscin, Brandi Gordon, Amanda Utsch, Ray Dunwoodie, Donna Ramsfield, Donna Shade, Betty Arambel, Shirley Nickell, Trella Wilson, Kayla Robinson, Eric Kisor, Jennifer Pattershall-Geide, Mandy Davis, Jane Meyer, Matt Shellnut, Cody Merideth, Annie Lorton, Ashley Watkins, Kevin Delk, Ryan Roark, Chris Sooter, Mark Gieringer, Harry McDermott, Hillary Shipp, Missy Lovell, and Jeff Light.

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