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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Thursday: Weekend Theater benefit, the Reds, Smoke Up Johnny, Eli Young and lots more

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The Weekend Theater hosts a benefit for children who are HIV positive in conjunction with its run of “Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens.” The event includes hors d'oeuvres, drinks, a special showing of the musical and a guest appearance by lyricist Bill Russell, 6:45 p.m., $30.

At On the Rocks regular Thursday concert series, two of our favorites, Smoke Up Johnny and the Reds, headline with fist pumping bar rock and bass-heavy new wave, respectively. Underclaire opens, 9 p.m., $5.

Emerging country-rock heavyweight the Eli Young Band comes to Revolution, 9 p.m., $8-$10.

Popular, L.A.-based metal act Five Finger Death Punch headlines at the Village with In This Moment, Bury Your Dead, Another Black Day, 8 p.m., $20.

The Arkansas Celtic Music Association presents rising Scottish singer/songwriter Jim Malcolm at Studio Joe, 7 p.m., $10.

At White Water, Jump Back Jake tries to channel Memphis rock and soul greats, 9 p.m., $5.

Cajun’s hosts Mr. Lucky Band, 9 p.m., $5.

Gearing up for their CD release on Wednesday and next Thursday, the Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio plays the Capital Bar and Grill, 5 p.m., free, and the Afterthought, 8:30 p.m., $5.

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