Weekend Flyer: Jan. 17-19, 2014

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Friday events, Jan. 17

Gg Earth

Former Grateful Dead organist Melvin Seals will be back in Fayetteville, performing with Chicago-based jam band, Terrapin Flyer at George’s Majestic Lounge. Locals Groovement are also on the bill. Tickets are on sale here.

Shreveport, LA. psychedelic band, band Gg Earth (listen below) will be at The Lightbulb Club Friday night. A good new(ish) local band, Llinda, will also perform. Admission is $5.

Ryleigh’s has been hosting live music again recently, and there’s a show Friday night with local rockers Friday, Maybe Saturday and Animal Noise. It’s a free show, too.

Full list:

5:30 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Sabrina Billings book release
6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Nace Brothers / Mark & Cindy
6 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Fresco Jazz Trio
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Alex Lewis Jazz
8 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Friday, Maybe Saturday / Animal Noise
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Foley’s Van
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Scott Ellison Band
8 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Broadway on Ice
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Rochelle Bradshaw & Hypnotion
9 p.m.  Hookah Java: Matt Wise
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Terrapin Flyer / Phriends of the Family / Groovement
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Gg Earth / LLinda / Ghandi’s Ballsack

Saturday events, Jan. 18


On Saturday morning, Mayor Lioneld Jordan will endorse Compassion Fayetteville and the Charter for Compassion at a public celebration scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Fayetteville Public Library. Jordan will also announce February as a “Month of Compassion.”

Music wise, excellent Austin-based musician Abram Shook is at Smoke & Barrel Saturday night. If you’re not familiar, listen to a track below.

Little Rock-based doom metal band Pallbearer (listen below) will return to Fayetteville for a show at The Lightbulb Club on Saturday, Jan. 18 with locals Thunderlizards and Terminus. Tickets are $8 at the door.

An entirely different kind of metal show is at George’s Saturday night. Local 80s hair metal tribute band, Hot Lix (who we’ve heard are incredible) will perform in the garden. Tickets are $10.

Full list:

10 a.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Charter for Compassion event
2 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Broadway on Ice
7 p.m.  UARK Bowl: University of Arkansas Bands Banquet
7 p.m.  Speakeasy: For the Love of Art Party
7:30 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Broadway on Ice
8 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Foley’s Van
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Ouachita River Band
8 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Justin Leflar
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Strange Derangers
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Abram Shook
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Hot Lix / E & The Boys
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Pallbearer / Thunderlizards / Terminus

Sunday events, Jan. 19

Artist Laboratory Theater will perform another installment of their popular All You Need to Know Show, the variety show featuring poems, songs, and other performances around a specific subject this Sunday at Maxine’s. This month’s topic, Bees.

Full list:

11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Sarah Hughes
11 a.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Melody And Morty
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Ronny Gibbons
2 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: UA women’s basketball vs. Ole Miss
2 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Broadway on Ice
7 p.m.  Maxine’s Tap Room: The All You Need to Know Show: BEES
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Rae Fitzgerald / Air Loom / Candy Lee
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Walker and the Texas Dangers / Cutty Rye

Friday Public Meetings

2 p.m.Deadline: RFP 13-18, Lease of Space
for Walton Arts Center Admin Offices
City Hall, Room 306

Weekend Birthdays

Locals and expats:
Conrad Hulsey, Steven Gunderson, Mandy Weeks, Kelly Ross, Gene Freeman, Rhonda Dillard, Bryan Fittin, Carrie Hilderbrandt, Amanda Springer, Jessica Jackson, Jessica Maland McCutcheon, William Munnerlyn, Tim Sanderlin, Joe Hawkins. Jana Burton, Kimberly Fisher, Susie Shinn, Trina Summers, Jeannette Collins, Dave Torres, Dianne Carroll, Carolyn Stephens, Erika Dotson, Jennifer Butler, Michael Stine, Tracy Rogers, Pete Reagan, Terry Taylor, Richard Beazley, Jeff Mores, Kevin Kinder, Boriana Andrews, Eric Huber, John Rowe, and Trish Shaw.

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