Weekend Flyer: June 20-22, 2014

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Friday events, June 20

Jim Lauderdale


Old Hootie is in town. Darius Rucker, country star and former singer of Hootie and the Blowfish will perform at the new Arkansas Music Pavilion with troubadour Pat Green, and up-and-coming Nashville band, A Thousand Horses.

Speaking of Nashville, one of music city’s most prolific songwriters is in town for a show at George’s Friday night. Jim Lauderdale, who has written songs for some of the biggest stars in country and bluegrass over his long career, will headline the Fayetteville Roots Festival-presents show. Tickets are $22 at George’s ticketing site.

There’s a big reggae show at Smoke & Barrel Tavern with Rochelle Bradshaw & Hypnotion. Admission is $3.

Full list:

6 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Pete Stein
6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: The Odds / RJ Mischo
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Alex Lewis Jazz
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Anthony Ball Jazz Group
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Jon Knox
7:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Bob Livingston
7:30 p.m.  The AMP: Darius Rucker / Pat Green / A Thousand Horses
7:30 p.m.  Wasabi: Jones n’ Leah
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Aisle 24
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: BottleRocket
9 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Cutty Rye / Arkansaucde
9 p.m.  Kingfish: Josh Jennings Band
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Jim Lauderdale
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Hypnotion / Rochelle Bradshaw
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Archbuilders / Move Orchestra / Bloody Knives / Cloud Gavin

Saturday events, June 21


The Fayetteville Farmers’ Market will be in full bloom on Saturday morning on the Fayetteville square.

NWA Roller Derby has a bout at Starlight Skatium Saturday night. It’s the NWA All-Stars versus the Twin City Travelers from Illinois.

In case you haven’t heard, the Ron White shows originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday night at the Walton Arts Center have been moved to the Arkansas Music Pavilion. Here’s more info about that.

Tunes wise, locals Space Camp are back in action at George’s Majestic Lounge, acclaimed Memphis songwriter John Paul Keith is at Smoke & Barrel, and excellent locals SW/MM/NG and Lawrence band Oils are at The Lightbulb Club.

Full list:

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
8 a.m.  Arkansas Air & Military Museum: Airport Days
9 a.m.  Jammin’ Java: The Ner’dwells
1 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Explore Your Senses: Beauty of Birds
2 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Kevin Brockmeier Reading and Booksigning
2 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Rockin’ For Kids Instrument Drive
4 p.m.  Tri Cycle Farms: Rock House Party
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Anthony Ball Jazz Group
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Sarah Hughes
7 p.m.  Starlight Skatium: NWA Roller Derby
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Mr. Blue
7:30 p.m.  Wasabi: DJ EJ
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Loose Change
8 p.m.  The AMP: Ron White
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Wes & Karl
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Space Camp / Fractal Sky
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: John Paul Keith
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: SW/MM/NG / Oils
9 p.m.  Kingfish: Dawn Cate & the Rhythm Kings

Sunday events, June 22

Kids from the local School of Rock in Rogers


There’s a new songwriter series debuting at 324 Ballroom behind Jose’s on Sunday with local songstress, Keyla Reed.

Maxine’s Whosie Whatsit gameshow night returns to their Sunday service this week. The fun starts at 7 p.m., and there’s no cover.

Also Sunday night, the talented rockers from School of Rock Rogers will perform a set at Jose’s Streetside. If you’ve never seen them perform, you should check them out.

Full list:

11 a.m.  Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Summer Music Series – Dave Baer
5 p.m.  324 Ballroom: Keyla Reed
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Llib Snikda
7 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon
7 p.m.  Maxine’s Tap Room: Whosie Whatsit!
7 p.m.  Jose’s: School of Rock

Friday Public Meetings

9 a.m.Fayetteville Forward Economic Accountability Council *City Hall, Room 326

Weekend Birthdays

Locals and expats:
Rodney Wilhite, Matthew Bradley, Danny Clark, Dustin Bartholomew, Donna Davis, Jamie Chad Brandon, Tina Demarest Shrader, Warren Flynn, Laura Swafford Knapp, Cecil Wayne Alderson, Casey Grimes, Megan Parochka, Jessie Earley, Crystal Costa, Cheryl Dyer Wahl, Gary Friedrich, Michael Cale, Adam Clay, Billy Callen, Kevin ‘Wax’ Waruszewski, Trisha Logan, Elise Burt, Jake Schaffer

*Send us your birthday shout-outs.