Weekend Flyer: June 27-29, 2014

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Friday events, June 27

Local legend Earl Cate is back at his home base at George’s Majestic Lounge Friday night for happy hour with his band, Earl & Them. Later on at George’s, there’s a bluegrass show with Mountain Sprout and Foley’s Van.

Remember The Airplanes from our interview last week? They’ll be at The Lightbulb Club on Friday night with epic, emotional 8-piece pop band from Los Angeles, Jail Weddings. Do yourself a favor and isten to a couple songs here before you decide what to do Friday night.

Excellent locals Dumptruck Boyz and Basement Brew are playing together Friday night as well at Smoke & Barrel Tavern. Whiskey will be consumed.

Full list:

5:30 p.m.  Trike Theatre: The Jungle Book
6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Earl & Them / Brick Fields
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Block Street Hot Club
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Handmade Moments
7 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Animal Noise / Rough Stax / Atomic Hi-5
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: James JJ Taylor
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Red Ambition
7:30 p.m.  UA Campus: One Person Show & Comedy Improv
8 p.m.  Backspace: Square dancing
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Reeves Brothers
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Snake Dirty Turncoat / Dana Louise
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Dead Strangs
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Mountain Sprout / Foley’s Van
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Jail Weddings / The Airplanes
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Dumptruck Boyz / Basement Brew

Saturday events, June 28

Local country rocker Barrett Baber will play a free show on the patio at Kingfish Saturday night, as long as the weather holds up.

There’s a sold out show at The AMP with country mega-star Dierks Bentley and locals Backroad Anthem.

Also Saturday night, experimental folk band SX REX (listen) is at Smoke & Barrel, and Shreveport, LA band Ghostfoot is at The Lightbulb Club (here they are on Bandcamp).

Full list:

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
9 a.m.  Jammin’ Java: Jed Clampit
2 p.m.  Garner Farm: ONE Boogie
5:30 p.m.  Trike Theatre: The Jungle Book
7 p.m.  Wasabi: Jovan Arellano
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Walter Savage Trio
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Jason and Owen
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Brick Fields
7 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Last Saturday Fayetteville
7:30 p.m.  The AMP: Dierks Bentley / Backroad Anthem
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Toe Funk Jam Band
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: NWA Parrothead Club
8 p.m.  Dickson Theater: Phunbags June Improv Show
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Maud Crawford
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: SX REX
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Ghostfoot / Dangerous Idiots / Rough Stax
9 p.m.  Kingfish: Barrett Baber Band

Sunday events, June 29

The Crude Mechanicals


Wanna watch some Shakespeare in the park? New theatre company The Crude Mechanicals will perform the Shakespeare classic Romeo and Juliet Sunday night at Gulley Park. It starts at 7 p.m., and it’s totally free.

Maxine’s Tap Room’s popular variety show, All You Need to Know Show, returns to Sunday service this week. This one’s about crime.

Full list:

11 a.m.  Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Summer Music Series-Snake Eyes and the Bug Band
4 p.m.  Arend Arts Center: Opera in the Ozarks presents Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Adams Collins
7 p.m.  Maxine’s Tap Room: All You Need to Know Show: Crime
7 p.m.  Gulley Park: Crude Mechanicals present Romeo and Juliet
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon

Friday Public Meetings

2 p.m.Deadline: RFP 14-10, PACE AdministratorCity Hall, Room 306

Weekend Birthdays

Locals and expats: Mike Smith, Mary Holt, Tammie Rogers, John Cromwell, John Bowman, Phyllis Tucker, Rachel Keller, Robin Davis Vinson, Brandy Parker, Michael Blackwell, Ben Watson, Gina King, Marcus Lane, Sally Baker Williams, Tommi Perkins, Jeff Lambert, Suzanne Billings, Nelson Ruscin, Brandi Wood Gordon, Kristin Esser-Guyton, Amanda Utsch
Eric Kisor, Shirley Nickell, Trella Wilson, Ray Dunwoodie, Donna Shade, Kayla Robinson, Mandy Davis and Betty Arambel.
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