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Saturday, May 10, 2008

Saturday To-Do: J. Roddy Walston and the Business

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J. RODDY WALSTON & THE BUSINESS
9 p.m., White Water Tavern. $5.

The American Princes, tirelessly touring the country for the last six years, evangelize about Little Rock. The pay-off: J. Roddy Walston and the Business, a Baltimore-based band of mop-haired good-time rockers who the Princes befriended and brought home to show off a year or two ago, are coming to town every two months or so. If you're uninitiated, don't let their frequent touring here serve as an excuse not to go, like “I'll catch them next time around.” No, friends, once you experience the riff rock exuberance of the Biz, their shows will become an integral part of your concert diet. Further incentive: fresh from a stay in Fayetteville, local folk-y Stacy Mackey opens with local barroom kings Smoke Up Johnny.

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