The Weekend: Runaway Planet, Chris Denny, Korto, "The Nutcracker" and more | Rock Candy

Friday, December 5, 2008

The Weekend: Runaway Planet, Chris Denny, Korto, "The Nutcracker" and more

Posted By on Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 3:30 PM

click to enlarge unknown.jpg

Runaway Planet.

FRIDAY 12/5


Local musicians Happenstance, the Boomers, Kat Hood and Chuck Gilbert perform at the Advent Lutheran Church, 7 p.m., $4-$12, to benefit the Bethlehem House, a homeless transitional center.

At White Water, local bluegrass standout Runaway Planet picks and grins, quickly, 9 p.m., $5.

The Dave Matthews Tribute returns to Sticky Fingerz, where they're celebrating the 75th anniversary of the end of prohibition, 10 p.m., $7.

The Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio returns to the Capital Bar for a nighttime gig, 8 p.m., free.

Bluesman Scott Holt, a veteran of Buddy Guy's band, headlines at Cajun's Wharf, 9 p.m., $5.

 
SATURDAY 12/6

Korto Momolu is the grand marshal of the Big Jingle Jubilee Holiday parade that begins at 2nd at Broadway at 3:30 p.m.

At Robinson, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra teams with dancers from Ballet Arkansas and the Minnesota Ballet for two productions of “The Nutcracker,” 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., $18-$58 (a Sunday performance at 3 p.m. concludes the run).

Folk-rock wunderkind Chris Denny shares a bill at Juanita's with his former band mates, who've long played together as Parachute Woman, 9:30 p.m., $6 (the show's open to ages 18 and older). Now Whale Fire joins the bill.

At Sticky Fingerz, Vallejo offers funky hard rock, 9:30 p.m., $10.

Long time jam band Mojo Depot gets down at White Water Tavern, 9 p.m.

Cajun's hosts Conway-based cover act Six Strings Down, who play a mix of blues and rock originals and covers, 9 p.m., $5.

Piano man William Staggers headlines at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.

And Justin Sane and Jiminy Kick It DJ in the club at Discovery, while Balance works the lobby, midnight, $10.

SUNDAY 12/7

Local diva Genine Perez performs at a benefit for the Suzuki Association of Central Arkansas at Wildwood, 6 p.m., $45.

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Lindsey Millar

  • Vote now in Best of Arkansas 2019

    Vote today in the Times annual Best of Arkansas poll, which covers more than 100 categories, ranging from entertainment to media, to where to eat and drink. 
    • Apr 18, 2019
  • The rap Medicaid explainer you've been longing for

    Here's Kevin De Liban, a lawyer with Legal Aid of Arkansas, making the case for Medicaid and why Arkansas's work reporting rule is unfair — in rhyme.
    • Apr 17, 2019
  • Protesters, demanding justice for Bradley Blackshire, block Markham Street

    Rebekah Hall reports that protesters have blocked Markham Street in front of City Hall. They're demanding that Prosecutor Larry Jegley file charges against Little Rock Police Officer Charles Starks, who fatally shot Bradley Blackshire in February. Starks was relieved of duty five days after the shooting.
    • Apr 16, 2019
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • No Small Talk Ep. 8: Katy Henriksen, Springs Arts preview

    A packed episode this week of "No Small Talk": a chat with Katy Henriksen, from Of Note on KUAF; Stephanie Smittle breaks down the Spring Arts issue; and we finish up with just a tiny bit of Oscar chatter.
    • Mar 9, 2018

Slideshows

More »

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2019 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation