Weekend Flyer: March 6-8, 2015

Friday events, March 6

Adam Faucett

Courtesy photo

There’s a big show at the Lightbulb Club Friday, with Little Rock’s Adam Faucett & The Tall Grass, along with locals The Good Fear and Ryan Pickop. Admission is $5.

Little Rock songwriter Kevin Kerby (Mulehead) will be at Smoke & Barrel Friday night for a show with Illinois jug band Bones, Jugs & Harmony.

There’s a Grateful Dead tribute called Forgotten Space performing at George’s. Tickets are $15.

Also, locals Brother Moses are set to play with Jungle Cycle at Backspace starting at around 8 p.m.

How about a burlesque show? There’s one at Ryleigh’s, with local troupe Violetta Lotus Burlesque.

There’s a comedy show at Fayetteville Underground as well, featuring Troy Gittings, Brett Robinson, Jonathan Shannon, Forster McAlexander, and Saul Malone, and hosted by Stef Bright. There’s no cover, either.

The annual Dig In! Food & Farming festival is also happening this weekend in downtown Springdale. We wrote about that earlier this week.

Full list

3:05 p.m.  Baum Stadium: Arkansas baseball vs. Loyola Marymount
6 p.m.  sUgAR gallery: Our Kansas, Your Kansas
6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Jim Mills & The Hellbenders / Joe Giles & The Homewreckers
7 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Mountain Shore
7 p.m.  UA Campus: Tournées Film Festival: French Films on Campus
7 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Dead Irish Blues
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Arkansas Saxophone Quartet, UA Saxophone Chamber Ensemble, & Mana Quartet
7:30 p.m.  UA University Theatre: UA Theatre: Kill/Shot
7 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Underground Comedy Show
8 p.m.  Backspace: Brother Moses / Jungle Cycle
8 p.m.  Fossil Cove Brewing Co.: All in the Timing by David Ives
8 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Koresh Dance Company
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Harvey Stone Band
10 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Bones, Jugs, & Harmony / Kevin Kerby
10 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Violetta Burlesque
10 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Forgotten Space
10 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Adam Faucett & The Tall Grass / The Good Fear / Ryan Pickop

Saturday events, March 7

Motel Mirrors

Photo: Jamie Harmon

There’s a benefit for local musician, artist, and advocate Dan Dean, who recently suffered a severe spinal chord injury, on Saturday and Sunday this weekend. Saturday’s event will take place at Ozark Folkways, and will include live music by local musicians Jesse Dean, Dave Baer, Shannon Wurst, Susan Shore & Michael Cochran, and Still on the Hill. Here’s more info about the benefit.

The symphony is back at Walton Arts Center this week. Symphony of Northwest Arkansas will perform their Masterworks III concert Saturday night, featuring songs inspired by land and sea. More info.

Local rock band The Thunderlizards are back in action with a show at the new Nomad’s Music Lounge in south Fayetteville.

90s rockers Helmet are back together for a tour, and they’ll perform at The Lightbulb Club Saturday Night. This one’s sure to be a packed house, so get there early.

There’s also a big show at Smoke & Barrel Tavern with Memphis band Motel Mirrors (featuring Amy LaVere, John Paul Keith, and Shawn Zorn) and Missouri Americana band, the Souveneers. Admission to this one’s $5 as well.

Full list

8 a.m.  The Jones Center: Dig In! Food and Farming Festival
9 a.m.  Academy Sports + Outdoors: 8th Annual Riparian Project
10:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Shaky Bugs: Saving Money Makes ¢ents
10 a.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Genealogy Workshop: Finding Your Civil War Ancestors
1 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: Arkansas men’s basketball vs. LSU
2 p.m.  Ozark Natural Foods: Class: Herbs Can Taste Delicious
3 p.m.  Fossil Cove Brewing Co.: FLOPS Social
3:05 p.m.  Baum Stadium: Arkansas baseball vs. Loyola Marymount
5 p.m.  Ozark Folkways: Dan Dean fundraiser
6 p.m.  The Shed: A Collection of Color: Work by Lori Halley
7:30 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Crimson & Cream (Starr Theater)
7 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Lori Holyfield Band
7:30 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: SoNA: Masterworks III
7:30 p.m.  UA University Theatre: UA Theatre: Kill/Shot
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Callie MaRae
9 p.m.  Nomads Music Lounge: Thunderlizards
10 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Motel Mirrors / The Souveneers
10 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Helmet

Sunday events, March 8

The second night of the “We’ve Got Dan’s Back” fundraiser for local artist Dan Dean will take place on Sunday at George’s. Performances by Jeff Kearney, Cutty Rye, Ozark Orkestra, Randall Shreve, Rochelle Bradshaw & Hypnotion are scheduled, and all the proceeds go to help Dan and his wife Laura with medical expenses.

Full list

11 a.m.  Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Mike Bewley
1:05 p.m.  Baum Stadium: Arkansas baseball vs. Loyola Marymount
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Local Author Russell Gayer
3 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Degree Recital: Leanne Scaggs, soprano
5 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Dan Dean fundraiser
7:30 p.m.  UA University Theatre: UA Theatre: Kill/Shot
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Twin Peaks Appreciation Night

Friday Public Meetings

3:15 p.m.Fayetteville Public Library Board of Trustees (agenda)Public Library, Henry Room