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In brief, June 18 

THURSDAY 6/18

As it does once a month now, Little Rock's finest jazz act, the Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio, offers two gigs, at the Capital Bar, 5 p.m., free, and at the Afterthought, 8 p.m., $5. If you're single, ready to mingle and not ashamed to pay for it, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas is auctioning off local singles — typically “celebrity” types — at Rockin' Singles in the City” at Revolution. A DJ set follows, 6:30 p.m., $25 (includes a drink). At Satellite, Jim Hunnicutt's pop-rock band Silver Swirly plays a free show, 9 p.m. Tulsa's Full Flava Kings blend soul originals with covers that range from blues to reggae at Cajun's, 9 p.m., $5. The Travs start a weekend-long series with the Drillers, 7:10 p.m., $6-$10.

 

FRIDAY 6/19

Texas singer/songwriters Adam Carroll and Owen Temple return to White Water Tavern, hopefully to sing songs from their recent tribute album to Gary Floater, a made-up Nashville “great” who represents the cliche and jingoism long celebrated in Music City; it's sharp, funny stuff, 9 p.m., $5. Hugely popular Memphis-based '80s cover act Venus Mission packs them in at Sticky Fingerz, 9:30 p.m., $7. The Dill Pickers, formerly known as Duck Soup, offer old-time style music at Satellite Cafe, 9 p.m., free.

 

SATURDAY 6/20

Mississippi jam band Electric Mudd is the latest act to play the Travelers' post-game concert series in Dickey-Stephen's beer garden; it starts immediately after the game and is free with a ticket. Rowdy country rockers the Good Time Ramblers fill in for Billy Joe Shaver, who was a late cancellation at Revolution, 9 p.m. Eclipse Glasses guitarist Collin Miles offers a solo set at Satellite, 9 p.m., free. Nashville modern rock act Autovaughn share a bill at Sticky Fingerz with local prog rockers An Orangutan and Fayetteville's Benjamin Del Shreve, 9 p.m., $6. Pianist Gerald Johnson and co. hold it down at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Scantily clad youths dance in a room filled with bubbles at Juanita's Foam Party, 9 p.m., $10-$12. At Discovery, Platinumb spins in the Disco, while Michael Shane keeps it moving in the lobby, midnight, $10.

 

SUNDAY 6/21

The Little Rock Pride Picnic celebrates the local LBGQT community at Allsopp Park, with a DJ, the first annual “equality games,” free food, 12:30 p.m., free.

 

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