The Weekend: Rock Street, 'The Last Five Years,' George McConnell and A LOT more | Rock Candy

Friday, February 20, 2009

The Weekend: Rock Street, 'The Last Five Years,' George McConnell and A LOT more

Posted By on Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 10:57 AM

click to enlarge unknown.jpg

Grim Muzik.

FRIDAY 2/20

Rock Street, the new monthly party from organizer Cool Shoes, brings together local rappers and DJs to Vino's to celebrate hip-hop culture, old and contemporary. Hear awesome local collective Grim Muzik and longtime local rapper Cat Daddy. DJ Uniq, Mr. Deetrix and DJ Fatality work turntables, 9 p.m., $5.

The Weekend Theater debuts the musical "The Last Five Years," 7:30 p.m., $14-$18.

Round three Showcase champs the See headline at Cornerstone Pub, 9 p.m., $5. Cancelled.

Round four Showcase guest judge Shannon Boshears leads her band at Zack's, 9 p.m.

Guitarist George McConnell is sure to pack in fans of the jam at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $8. Ditto for regulars Lord T & Eloise, who specialize in self-described “aristo-crunk,” at Revolution, 9 p.m., $10.
 
SATURDAY 2/21

British toaster and reggae man Pato Banton comes to Revolution with the Mystic Roots Band, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s.

Central Arkansas's steady giggin'est folk rockers Chris Denny and Company perform at Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.

 Renowned “green” composer and musician Jim Scott, who Pete Seeger has called “some kind of magician,” comes to the UUCLR Coffee House, 7:30 p.m., $10 adv., $15 d.o.s.

At the new record store and venue Circa '76, the Chicklettes, What Army and the F-tards share the bill.

At Downtown Music, Reverb takes the Cool Shoes dance party concept and opens up to all-ages (the latter is 18 and up). DJs Shawn Lee, Ike and Risky Biz keep it moving, 9 p.m., $5.

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Lindsey Millar

  • The Hate Week Edition

    White supremacy and Donald Trump, Confederate statutes, the state’s new execution plan, a blow to Planned Parenthood in Arkansas, the LRPD and the homeless — all covered on this week's edition.
    • Aug 18, 2017
  • Werner Herzog coming to Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

    The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival has scored a coup, landing Werner Herzog, one of the most influential and surely the most interesting documentary filmmakers ever for its upcoming festival, Oct. 6-15.
    • Aug 18, 2017
  • The Arkansas Cinema Society's must-see 'Premiere'

    The new outfit kicks off with Adam Driver "A Ghost Story" and more.
    • Aug 17, 2017
  • More »

Readers also liked…

Most Shared

  • Take yourself there: Mavis Staples coming to LR for Central High performance

    Gospel and R&B singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples, who has been inspiring fans with gospel-inflected freedom songs like "I'll Take You There" and "March Up Freedom's Highway" and the poignant "Oh What a Feeling" will come to Little Rock for the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Central High.
  • Klan's president

    Everything that Donald Trump does — make that everything that he says — is calculated to thrill his lustiest disciples. But he is discovering that what was brilliant for a politician is a miscalculation for a president, because it deepens the chasm between him and most Americans.
  • On Charlottesville

    Watching the Charlottesville spectacle from halfway across the country, I confess that my first instinct was to raillery. Vanilla ISIS, somebody called this mob of would-be Nazis. A parade of love-deprived nerds marching bravely out of their parents' basements carrying tiki torches from Home Depot.
  • Lynchings hidden in the history of the Hot Springs Confederate monument

    Hot Springs twice erupted into the kind of violence that has its roots in the issues left unresolved by the Civil War, and both times, it happened right where that monument to Confederate soldiers stands today.

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation