Weekend Flyer: Aug. 1-3, 2014

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Friday events, Aug. 1

Kevin Kerby

Photo: kevinkerbylovesyou.com

Little Rock songwriter Kevin Kerby, known for his work in alt-country outfit, Mulehead, will play a happy hour set at Smoke & Barrel on Friday night.

Also during happy hour, local favorites Big Uns will play at 6 p.m. at George’s Majestic Lounge.

Full list:

9 a.m.  Illinois RIver Watershed Learning Center: Conservation Leadership Summit
10:30 a.m.  Springdale Public Library: The Case of the Missing Melody
1 p.m.  Holiday Inn Springdale: GlitchCon 2014
5:30 p.m.  Apple Blossom Brewing Co.: Preservation Libations
6 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Kevin Kerby
6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Big Uns
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Bossa Screwanova
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Scott Young
7 p.m.  Wasabi: Candy Lee
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Walter Savage Trio
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Brick Fields
7:30 p.m.  Wilson Park: Dive-In Movie8 p.m.  Wine Cellar: Alex Lewis Trio
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Flash & the Ride Hogs
8 p.m.  Crystal Bridges Museum: First Friday Concert Featuring Foley’s Van
8 p.m.  ROTC Grill: Not On Your Live / Rival Monsters / Yokohama Drifters
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Ouachita River Band
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: GBV appreciation night
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Forgotten Space / Friends of the Phamily
9:30 p.m.  Kingfish: Comfortable Brother
10 p.m.  Scarpino: Fernando
10 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Shortfuze

Saturday events, Aug. 2

The Toadies

Photo: Matt Cooper

Dallas-based alt-rock band The Toadies are in town for a show Saturday night at George’s. The band is touring in support of the 20th anniversary of their hit, Rubberneck. Whoa. Austin band Ume and locals Benjamin Del Shreve will open the show.

Art Amiss is holding their second album release party for their new compilation with a show at The Lightbulb Club featuring locals Dead Indian, Shook Yank, Auric, and Peace of the Sea. Here’s more info about the new compilation.

Full list:

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
9 a.m.  Jammin’ Java: Candy Lee & the Sweets
9 a.m.  Holiday Inn Springdale: GlitchCon 2014
10:30 a.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Summer Reading Finale with Calle Soul
11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Zamarath
4 p.m.  Ozark Natural Foods: Art Reception for Ann Engeler
5 p.m.  OMNI Center: Omni Summer Bazaar
6 p.m.  Fossil Cove Brewing Co.: Art at the Cove
6 p.m.  Jose’s: Irie Lions
6:30 p.m.  Walmart Museum: Play it Forward Concert Series
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Mountain Shore
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Matt Smith Trio
7 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Webb Hubbell Reading and Booksigning
7 p.m.  Jose’s Southwest Grill: Mrs. Roper’s Pool Boys
7:30 p.m.  The AMP: Pepe Aguilar
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Darren Ray
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Take Cover
9 p.m.  Kingfish: Dawn Cate & the Rhythm Kings
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: The Toadies / Ume / Benjamin Del Shreve
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Art Amiss: Dead Indian / Shook Yang / Auric / Peace
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: SPiNRaD
9:30 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Arkansauce

Sunday events, Aug. 3

Actor, comedian, author, and banjo-shredder Steve Martin will be at the AMP Sunday night with frequent collaborator, Edie Brickell.

Want to be part of a new local radio show? Maxine’s Sunday Night Service is still recording for their new show on KUAF set to begin this fall. This week, they’ll host their Singled Out show, featuring individual performances by members of popular local bands. This week’s band is local bluegrass group, Cutty Rye.

Full list:

9 a.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Candy Lee
9 a.m.  Jefferson Center: Sunday Farmers’ Market
9 a.m.  Holiday Inn Springdale: GlitchCon 2014
11 a.m.  Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Bruce Allen
7 p.m.  Maxine’s Tap Room: Sunday Night Service – Singled Out
7:30 p.m.  The AMP: Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon

Friday Public Meetings

2 p.m.CDBG Grant WorkshopCity Hall, Room 326

Weekend Birthdays

Friday: Scott Parker, Miranda Pierce, Jacey Dalton, Robin Grider, Danny Yates, Julian Santa Rita, Richard Hartrick, Danette Emmerson, Kirque Rivehn, Danette Emmerson, Susan Norton, Julia Phelps and Drew Laserdeath.

Saturday: Anthony Amuso, David McKnight, Hayden Yarbrough, Chris Alley, Dave Edmark, Jeremy Billingsley, Syard Evans, Sheila Majors, Sean King, Jessica Hall, Billy Dillinger, Dallas Bartholomew and Knox McCorquodale.

Sunday: Sarah Farnet, Meredith Lowry, Kimberly Dunn, Lynnette Kealy, Luke Conway, Kaitlyn Lee, Pamela Sue Samples, Danna Knight, Peggy Rogers, Mike Ramsey, Dustin Woods, Jim Halsell, Andrea Froelich and Liz Atwell.

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