Friday, November 14, 2008

The Weekend: Eclipse Glasses, Mozart to the Max, Gina Gee, Jimmy Thackery and Earl Cate and more

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FRIDAY 11/7

At White Water, local collective Eclipse Glasses blends a self-described mix of “funk, soul, electro, Afrobeat, reggae and weirdo disco.” Minnesota's Romantica open. Jam band the Heavy Pets headline at Revolution, 9 p.m., $7-$10.

Local rockers Midwest Caravan, Riverboat Crime and Luster share a bill at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $5.

The local DJ collective Cybertribe hosts “Bang 3” at the Village with DJs Wolfgang Gartner, DJ Venom and Jeremy Word AKA Kid Icarus, 9 p.m., $15 adv., $20 d.o.s.

SATURDAY 11/8

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra returns with “Mozart to the Max” at Robinson Center Music Hall, 7 p.m., $17-$52.

Ultra-talented local diva Gina Gee unveils new solo material with backing by One Night Stand and R&B crooner Sean West performs with Solfude at Crush, 9 p.m., $10.

The Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame inducts Ronnie Hawkins, Joe Nichols (who had to cancel his appearance because of illness), Tess Harper and others with a dinner and a reception at the Hot Springs Convention Center, 7:30 p.m., $60.

Blues guitar star Jimmy Thackery teams with Arkansas legend Earl Cate (of the Cate Brothers) for a concert at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $7.

Bluegrass heroes Runaway Planet comes to the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.

Roky Erickson cover band Bloody Hammer returns to White Water Tavern, 9 p.m., $5.

Cover band the Gettys plays Revolution, 9:30 p.m., $5-$10.

At Midtown, local punkabilly act Josh the Devil and the Sinners plays for their brethren, 12:30 a.m., $5.
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