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Friday, October 17, 2008

The Weekend: Smoke Up Johnny, Bleu Edmonson, Epiphany and loads more

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Alan Disaster of Smoke Up Johnny.

FRIDAY 10/17

At Downtown music, bar-rock standouts Smoke Up Johnny headline with rappers North Rock and folk-y Peter Stubb playing in support, 10 p.m., $5.

At Robinson, Beatlegras does bluegrass covers of Beatles songs, 8 p.m., $20-$25.

Rising country singer Bleu Edmondson is at Revolution with Roger Creager, 8 p.m., $10.

Local metal act Wishtribe celebrates the release of its new album with a show at Juanita's, with Drop Dead Syndicate and Open Addiction lending support, 10 p.m., $8 adv., $10 d.o.s.

At White Water, it's a night of acoustic singer/songwriters with Kevin Kerby, Travis Linville (Hayes Carll's guitarist) and Colin Gilmore (Jimmie Dale's son), 9 p.m., $5.

Local party band Weakness for Blondes plays songs you know at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.


At 1 p.m., on the State Capitol steps there's a rally against a proposed coal plant in Hempstead County. Epiphany, Damn Bullets and Magic Hassle all perform.

Two of Central Arkansas's favorite party bands, Tragikly White and the Gettys, join to form Tragikly Gettys at Revolution, 8 p.m.

Local acoustic performer Adam Faucett celebrates the release of his new album with a concert at Juanita's. Big Silver opens, 9:30 p.m., $7.

Memphis live rap group Free Sol recently signed to Justin Timberlake's record label. They play Revolution, 9:30 p.m., $7.

At White Water Tavern, impressive local pop-rockers Grand Serenade perform a long set, 10 p.m., $5.

Jazz and soul duo Ramona Smith and Carl Mouton play the hits at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.

At Vino's, AC/DC-ish local rockers San Antokyo share a bill with the American Princes side project Magic Hassle, 8:30 p.m., $6.

Cornerstone hosts literate singer/songwriter Sean Rock and his band the Toltecs, 9 p.m., $5.

Fayetteville party act the Wes Hart Band headlines at Cajun's Wharf, 8:30 p.m., $5.

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