Weekend Flyer: Jan. 24-26

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Friday events, Jan. 24

Isayah Warford Trio will kick off the evening at George’s Majestic Lounge with an 8 p.m. show Friday night, followed by the first of two performances by Lawrence, KS-electronic duo, The Floozies. The band will also perform Saturday night at the venue. It appears as though both shows are close to selling out.

Remember The Beard Calendar we wrote about not long ago? Well it’s out, and there’s a party to celebrate it’s release Friday night at The Lightbulb Club with locals I Do Declare and Surf De Soleil.

Local video game music band, The One Ups are back at Smoke & Barrel Friday night with fellow nerd core bands Doug Funnie and Crunk Witch.

Full list:

6 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Fresco Jazz Trio
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Al Gibson Jazz
7 p.m.  Chancellor Hotel: Claudia Burson Trio
7 p.m.  Wine Cellar: Dave Gesualdo
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Red Echo Unplugged
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Isayah Warford Trio / The Floozies
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jason Strode
8 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Beard Calendar Release / I Do Declare / Surf De Soleil
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Down Home Punch
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: The OneUps / Doug Funnie / Crunk Witch

Saturday events, Jan. 25

War Chief

There’s a kind of variety show at Fayetteville Underground Saturday night. Last Saturday Fayetteville, a new(ish) monthly event at the venue, this month will feature music by Joel Ludford (Don’t Stop Please) and acoustic duo Woody and Sunshine, comedian Kevin Byram, and juggling by the Institute of Jugglology. The event will also include a segment of Fayetteville Word Wars, an audience-judged entertainment competition with a $50 cash prize. Here’s more info.

Don’t Stop Please will perform at Smoke & Barrel Saturday night, with St. Louis band, Kentucky Knife Fight. Admission is $5 at the door.

Little Rock bands War Chief and Stephen Neeper and the Wild Hearts are also in town Saturday night for a show at The Stolen Glass. Admission is $5.

Full list:

10 a.m.  NWA Mall: Le Chocolate Feast
5 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: UA men’s basketball vs. Auburn
6 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Arkansas Trombone Workshop performance
7 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Last Saturday Fayetteville
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: War Chief / Stephen Neeper
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Wes & Karl
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Isayah’s Allstars
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: The Floozies
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Don’t Stop Please! / Kentucky Knife Fight

Sunday events, Jan. 26

Full list:

11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Dave Baer
11 a.m.  Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
11 a.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Fork And Knife
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Fernando Valencia
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon

Friday Public Meetings

 No meetings listed 

Weekend Birthdays

Locals and expats:
Sam Thompson, Tim Cooper, Ryan Munn, Will Jordan, Peggy Boyles, Jerry Elizabeth Griffith, Kelly Calvert Stewart, Blew Reed, Brenda Jones, Ash Ellison, Sarah Brown, Susan Wallace, Cindi Milam, Jennifer Hensley, Mike Trammill, Lance Reynolds, Emily Rowland, Melanie Richardson, Charlie Sego, Brandy Duffet, Nancy Ballard, Jeff Clements, Preston Head, David Lewis, Marcia Overby, Shana Woolems, Alison Alison, Robert Norman, and Richard Evans.

*Send us your birthday shout-outs.