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Friday, February 27, 2009

The Weekend: The Schwag, Kevin Gordon, the Diving Bell Ball and more

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Kevin Gordon.

FRIDAY 2/27

In case I haven't plugged it enough: The last semi-final round of the ARKANSAS TIMES MUSICIANS SHOWCASE is tonight at Sticky Fingerz. Four great acts fill the bill — the Weisenheimers, Jonathan Wilkins, Riverboat Crime and Apples and Spades, 9 p.m., $5.

Grateful Dead tribute act the Schwag is at Juanita's, 10 p.m., $8.

At Satellite, literate singer/songwriter Kevin Gordon of Nashville plays a free set, 9 p.m.

White Water hosts Hendrix alum Graham Wilkinson and his band the Underground Township and the Chris Denny Band, 9 p.m., $5.

Local bluegrass standouts Runaway Planet do their thing at Studio Joe, 8 p.m., $10.

The Afterthought hosts young lounge singer Cody Belew and company, 9 p.m., $7.

 
SATURDAY 2/28

The Diving Bell Ball, at Revolution, brings together local rockers-with-followings Kingsdown, Bear Colony and Benjamin Del Shreve, 9 p.m.,  $5-$10. The show's open to all ages.

From San Francisco, the Pine Box Boys play ramshackle bluegrass-y folk at White Water, 9 p.m., $5.

At Discovery, Platinumb spins in the disco with DJ Jared Lawler, while g-force keeps it movin' in the lobby, 9 p.m., $5.

Juanita's hosts wild Conway rockers Don't Stop Please and Natural State, 9:30 p.m., $7.

It's a night of swing at the Afterthought with Bob Boyd Sounds, 9 p.m., $7.

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