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It's time once more for Live at Laman, this month featuring Michael Carenbauer and Friends, Laman Library, 7 p.m., free. Taste of the Rock 2013 features food and drinks from 34 area vendors, River Market Pavilions, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $15 adv., $20 door. Revolution has a great lineup of Arkansas bands, with 2013 Times Musicians Showcase winners The Sound of the Mountain, along with Laundry for the Apocalypse and Mainland Divide, 18-and-older, 9 p.m., $5. Down in Hot Springs, check out rockers New York City Queens, with Fayetteville's Shawn James & The Shapeshifters, Maxine's, 7 p.m., free.
Whiskey-soaked Arkansas rockers Swampbird will play an 18-and-older album release show with Open Fields, Stickyz, 9 p.m., $6. If you're up Eureka Springs way, check out folk/old-timey outfit The Carper Family at Chelsea's Corner Cafe. Nashville rockers Modoc make a welcome return to Arkansas, with The See and Mandy McBryde, Maxine's, 8 p.m., $5 adv., $7 door. Modoc will also play Saturday at 8:30 p.m. at Bear's Den Pizza in Conway. Texas singer/songwriter Radney Foster is at Juanita's, with Adam Hambrick and Covert Case, 10 p.m., $12 adv., $15 day of. Out at The Tavern Sports Grill in The Promenade at Chenal, don't miss FreeVerse Duo, 8 p.m., free.
Renowned bluesman Alvin Youngblood Hart plays what's sure to be a stuff-of-legend show at White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m. It's an Osyrus Bolly Birthday Bash at Utopia Restaurant and Lounge, with Osyrus Bolly, Rhetoric Jones, SeanFresh, Big Drew of TGE, Jay Bundy, Zo Carver, Arkansas Bo, Southwest Boaz & Ill Bill, Rod-D, Konyak, Duke Stigall and more, 9 p.m., $5. The River City Comic Expo features guest James O'Barr, Hot Dog Mike, cosplay, gaming, comics, toys and more, Sherwood Forest, $3. "Wild Wines Of The World" boasts wines from around the world, paired with food from Arkansas restaurants, Little Rock Zoo, 7-10 p.m., $45 members, $50 non-members. Attention, punkers: The STDs, Jethro Skull, The Muddlestuds and Sin City Scoundrels are playing at Downtown Music Hall, 8 p.m., $5. Hey you Phanatics, need a Phix? Don't miss this Phish Phacsimile, billed as A Live One: Celebrating the Music of Phish, 18-and-older, Revolution, 9:30 p.m., $5.
In search of the right Mother's Day gift? How about taking a trip to Eureka Springs' May Festival of the Arts and the John Two-Hawks Mother's Day Concert? It's at The Auditorium, 2 p.m., $12, and hey! It's free for mothers!