Weekend Flyer: Aug. 22-24, 2014

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Friday events, Aug. 22

Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb


Frequent visitor and insanely energetic performer Andy Frasco is in town for a couple shows at George’s this weekend. On Friday night, he’ll perform with Kris Lager Band. Admission is $10.

International guitar duo Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 224 N. East Ave. in Fayetteville. The event is an introduction and fundraiser for Magdalene Fayetteville, a project that will provide a home and sanctuary for healing and recovery for women who’ve survived childhood abuse, violence, prostitution, trafficking, addiction, arrest, and incarceration. Dude’s are crazy good. Here’s more info.

The Odds are at Jose’s for happy hour, Smoke & Barrel has 1 Oz. Jig, and there’s a burlesque show at JR’s with Violetta Lotus.

Full list:

9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: 1 Oz. Jig
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Wes & Karl
6 p.m.  Jose’s: Staggering Odds
6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Full House / Joe Giles & The Homewreckers
7:30 p.m.  St. Paul’s Episcopal: Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Anthony Ball Jazz Group
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Jon Knox
8:30 p.m.  Crystal Bridges Museum: Short Film Festival: Uniting the Power of Art and Nature
9 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Vintage Pistol
9 p.m.  Kingfish: Keith Nicholson
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Andy Frasco / Kris Lager Band
10 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Violetta Lotus Burlesque

Saturday events, Aug. 23

Album art for Patterns & Waves new EP

School will be back in session at the UA on Monday, and that means the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market will be winding down before long. It’ll be going strong on Saturday, though. Get down there while you can.

Tunes-wise, local band Patterns & Waves will celebrate the release of their new Lovers – EP on Friday night at Ryleigh’s.

Local rockers High Magic, Captain Nowhere, and Rough Stax are at JR’s, and country-blues-rockers Strange Derangers are at Smoke & Barrel.

Full list:

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
7 a.m.  Lake Fayetteville: St. Jude Fayetteville 10K
9 a.m.  Jammin’ Java: Flashback
9 a.m.  Gator Golf: Put for Paws
5 p.m.  Illinois RIver Watershed Learning Center: “Bats and Blues” at the Watershed
6 p.m.  St. Paul’s Episcopal: Still on the Hill presents “Once a River”
6 p.m.  The Jones Center: Redemption: The No Kill Revolution in America
7:30 p.m.  The AMP: Cheech & Chong and War
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Candy Lee Trio
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Tequila Moxie
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: The Reeves Brothers
8:30 p.m.  Kingfish: Kat Niles Band
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Maud Crawford
9 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Patterns and Waves
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Andy Frasco / Dirtfoot
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Strange Deranger
10 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: High Magic / Captain Nowhere / Rough Stax

Sunday events, Aug. 24

The Cactus Blossoms


Minnesota-based traditional country band The Cactus Blossoms are at Maxine’s Tap Room Saturday night. Garrison Keillor called them “The brother duet that America is waiting for.” It’s a free show. Read our interview with the band here.

Full list:

7 p.m.  Maxine’s Tap Room: Cactus Blossoms
9 a.m.  Jefferson Center: Sunday Farmers’ Market
11 a.m.  Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Great Soft Day
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon

Friday Public Meetings

2 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 14-51, LED Speed Display SignsCity Hall, Room 326

Weekend Birthdays

Friday: James Hoelscher, Sara Tumlison, Teddy Sablon, Brad Williams, Mendy Craig, Judy Williams, Matt McCoy, Luke Charpentier, Kim O’Donnel, Rich Moore

Allen Brumett, Juaneva Forbush, Maggie A. Morris-Calderon, Marie Campbell, Amber Tallmadge-Scott, Tony McCleland, Teressa Rose Ezell, Daniel Dupwe, Patricia Mikkelson, Beverly Weidner, Andre Pierre Rowland, Brook Thomas, Ezra Idlet, Carrie Clark, Taylor Wood

Chris Selby, Chaddie Platt, Greg Furr, Tracy Hipps, Casey Andrews Tauber, Shannon Streble Alvey, Rick Bushmiaer, Debi Arend Havner, Olivia Larson, Rob Button

*Send us your birthday shout-outs.