Chuck Haralson and Ken Smith were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during the 43rd annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism
In case we haven't promoted it enough, tonight is the fourth round of the ARKANSAS TIMES MUSICIANS SHOWCASE. Another week, another strong slate of local music: Midwest Caravan, Rockst*r, Good Time Ramblers and the Chicklettes. At Sticky Fingerz as usual, 9 p.m., $5. Meanwhile, Austin, Texas, folk-rocker Cory Morrow headlines at Revolution, 9 p.m. Vocalist Sharon Douglas offers an after-dinner revue, with French songs, comedy and novelty numbers, at Cafe 42, 7 p.m., $27.95. Wallace Lucas, better known as Sulac, plays a solo gig at Satellite, 9 p.m., free. Nashville's the Effects bring their guitar-rock to On the Rocks, 9 p.m., $5. Fayetteville blues brothers the Eoffs headline at Cajun's, 9 p.m., $5. As usual, the Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio starts at the Capital Bar, before moving to the Afterthought, 8:30 p.m., $5.
Rock Street, the new monthly party from organizer Cool Shoes, brings together local rappers and DJs to Vino's to celebrate hip-hop culture, old and contemporary. Hear awesome local collective Grim Muzik and longtime local rapper Cat Daddy. DJ Uniq, Mr. Deetrix and DJ Fatality work turntables, 9 p.m., $5. Round three Showcase champs the See headline at Cornerstone Pub, 9 p.m., $5. Round four Showcase guest judge Shannon Boshears leads her band at Zack's, 9 p.m. Guitarist George McConnell is sure to pack in fans of the jam at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $8. Ditto for regulars Lord T & Eloise, who specialize in self-described “aristo-crunk,” at Revolution, 9 p.m., $10.
British toaster and reggae man Pato Banton comes to Revolution with the Mystic Roots Band, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s. Central Arkansas's steady giggin'est folk rockers Chris Denny and Company perform at Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Renowned “green” composer and musician Jim Scott, who Pete Seeger has called “some kind of magician,” comes to the UUCLR Coffee House, 7:30 p.m., $10 adv., $15 d.o.s. At the new record store and venue Circa '76, the Chicklettes, What Army and the F-tards share the bill. At Downtown Music, Reverb takes the Cool Shoes dance party concept and opens up to all-ages (the latter is 18 and up). DJs Shawn Lee, Ike and Risky Biz keep it moving, 9 p.m., $5.