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

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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.

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