Weekend Flyer: Sept. 27-29, 2013

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Friday events, Sept. 27

Hunkr Down


Local legends Hunkr Down will reunite for their 20th anniversary Friday night at The Phoenix on Dickson Street. The four-time NAMA award-winning rock band was one of the more popular group in town during the mid-90s and early 2000s. Hunkr Down will perform from 9-11 p.m., and locals Thanks for Nothing will close the show.

Friday is also the second night of TheatreSquared‘s comedy drama 4,000 Miles from New York-based playwright Amy Herzog. The humorous and critically acclaimed portrayal of two outsiders finding their way in today’s world won the 2013 Obie Award for Best New American Play.

Elsewhere, locals The 1 oz. Jig will be at Smoke & Barrel Tavern, and the Walton Arts Center will host two performances by the Edmar Castañeda Quartet.

Full list:

6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Full House
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Al Gibson Jazz
6 p.m.  Mojito’s Mexican Grill: Effron White
6 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Fresco Jazz Trio
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Edmar Castañeda Quartet
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Mr. Blue
7 p.m.  UA Student Union: Upright Citizens Brigade
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: 4,000 Miles
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s: Ben Coulter
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Ocie & the Heartstrings
8:30 p.m.  Kingfish: Comfortable Brother
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Strange Derangers
9 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Edmar Castañeda Quartet
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Pat Green
9 p.m.  The Phoenix: Hunkr Down
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: 1 Oz Jig

Saturday events, Sept. 28

Johnny Manziel

Texas A&M Athletics

Saturday starts early with another Farmers’ Market on the downtown square, and the first of three events at Mount Sequoyah this fall called Breakfast with the Coach. First up is legendary University of Arkansas baseball coach, Norm Debriyn, will be the keynote speaker at the event, which promises “great food, company and inspiration.”

The early evening is reserved for another home Razorback football game as the Hogs take on No. 10 Texas A&M and “Johnny Football” Manziel at 6 p.m. inside Reynolds Razorback Stadium. For those who can’t make it, tune in to ESPN2.

For live music Saturday night, check out National Park Radio at Kingfish, Pagiins at the Lightbulb Club or Ben Samples at LIT.

Full list:

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
8 p.m.  Mt. Sequoyah: Breakfast with the Coach
10 a.m.  Jammin’ Java: East of Zion
6 p.m.  Reynolds Razorback Stadium: Arkansas football vs. Texas A&M
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Ransom
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: 4,000 Miles
7 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Last Saturday
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Shotgun Billys
8 p.m.  Kingfish: National Park Radio
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Boom Kinetic / Tumbleweed Wanderers
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Pagiins / Dull Drums / Formals
9 p.m.  The Phoenix: Very Special Guests / Groovement
9 p.m.  LIT Lounge: Ben Samples / Valluik
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Fire & Flood / Honkey Suckle
9 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Fox Confessor

Sunday events, Sept. 29

Trashcan Bandits

Fayetteville-based four-piece the Trashcan Bandits officially release their new album The Righteous and the Wicked Sunday night at George’s Majestic Lounge. The group’s “Swamp Grass” sound features three-part harmonies mixed with an unassuming assortment of banjo, mandolin and trumpet. It’s a free show, and the music starts at around 10 p.m.

Earlier in the day, a documentary film exploring the career of former Razorback Jim Lindsey is set for a 2 p.m. screening at the Fayetteville Public Library. Directed by UA graduate Clint Fullen and produced by Emmy-winning documentary duo Larry Foley and Dale Carpenter, The Jim Lindsey Story is narrated by Dallas Cowboys owner and former Razorback Jerry Jones, who played alongside Lindsey during the University of Arkansas’ 1964 national championship football season.

Full list:

9 a.m.  Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Farmers’ Market
11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Sarah Hughes
12 p.m.  Sequoyah United Methodist: Pumpkin Patch arrival
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Jesse Dean
2 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: 4,000 Miles
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: The Jim Lindsey Story Film Screening
6 p.m.  Mojito’s Mexican Grill: Effron White
7 p.m.  Maxine’s Tap Room: The All You Need to Know Show
7 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: 4,000 Miles
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon
10 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: The Trashcan Bandits

Friday Public Meetings

 No meetings listed 

Weekend Birthdays

Locals and expats: Dustin Wardlow, Basil Seymour-Davies, Prissy Wild, Todd Mattson, Allison Ruff, Hannah West, Chuck Meré, Claudine Stark, Connie Rieper-Estes, John Riggins, Leanne Smith-Baribeau, Laura Moix, Regina Hill, Gary Cottrell, Stephanie Mcelyea, Brent Giboney, Sam Houser, Mellisa Terry, Brooke Gaffigan, Kathleen Bearden, Matt Weidner, Sam Nesbitt, Lindsay Smallwood, Rebecca Doering and Cliff Phillips.
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