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Friday, April 3, 2009

The Weekend: Cool Kids, Eggshibition, Runaway Planet and more

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FRIDAY 4/3

You don't necessarily need to be a cool kid to catch the throwback rappers the Cool Kids at Hendrix at the brick pit, but you need one to get you in. The concert is officially closed the public, which means you need a Hendrix connection. Free Sol opens, 9 p.m., $15

“Eggs & the City” is the theme of this year's Eggshibition, the annual benefit auction for Youth Home that features a number of art and celebrity-signed eggs, 7 p.m., at the Jack Stephens Center at UALR, $50.

Little Rock's finest bluegrass band Runaway Planet returns to White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m., $5. 

Look for a mix of Southern soul and rock from Vince Martini and the Highballs at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.

Local alt-rockers Luster share a bill at Sticky Fingerz with Mountain Home's Red Suite, 9 p.m., $5.

The popular hard rock act Wishtribe shares a full bill at Juanita's with Out of Ashes, Infinity and Eve's Descent.

At the Underground Pub, cover band Crisis plays songs you know, 9 p.m., $5.

Local group Big Stack covers songs from the last three decades at West End, 9 p.m., $5.


SATURDAY 4/4

Popular cover band the Gettys return to Revolution, 9 p.m., $5.

Vino's hosts a strong night of experimental rock with Little Rock's Ginsu Wives, Hot Springs' Church of the Snake and Fayetteville's Color Club, 9 p.m., $6.

Beginning at midnight at Discovery, Justin Sane and Ewell handle the disco, while Balance keeps it moving in the lobby, $10.

Country-rock act Indian Rodeo comes to Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $5.

At the Afterthought, Ramona Smith belts out R&B hits with piano accompaniment by Carl Mouton, 9 p.m., $7.

From Tulsa, Ben.Ben., a progressive jazz act, and the Shuffle Band, a roots rock band, share members at White Water, 10 p.m., $5.

At Cornerstone, the Solomon Davis Band plays classic rock, 9 p.m., $5.

Fine jazz act the Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio continues to hold it down at the Capital Hotel Bar, 8 p.m., free.

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