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Friday, July 3, 2009

The Weekend: The Moving Front, Frown Pow'r, Craig Morgan, Chris Denny and more

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The Moving Front. Photo by Matthew Martin.

FRIDAY 7/3

Longtime local post-punk heroes the Moving Front headline at White Water. It could be guitarist Mark Lewis' last show. He's moving to Austin in August. Stella Fancy opens up, 10 p.m., $5.

Local label Thick Syrup showcases its talent at Sticky Fingerz with garage-folk miscreants Frown Pow'r sharing a bill with country rockers the Drunken Angels and pop singer/songwriter Bryan Frazier, 9 p.m., $5.

At the Afterthought, local party band Tragikly White plays songs you know, 9 p.m., $7.

Crash Meadows, the latest incarnation of the group formerly known as the Dean Agus Band, plays Ya Ya's new music series, 8 p.m., free.

For cruise-minded staycationers, the Arkansas Riverboat Queen offers a Reggae Boat Cruise, with DJs K-One, Ras Levi and Hy-C, 10 p.m., $20 adv., $25 at gate.

SATURDAY 7/4

The Clinton Center Fourth of July Celebration includes music, kids' activities and free admission to its space exhibit, 9 a.m. (for indoor activities) and 4 p.m. (for outdoor), free.

At Magic Springs Timberwood Concert Series, country star Craig Morgan offers hits like “That's What I Love About Sunday” and “Redneck Yacht Club,” 8 p.m., $35.99-$45.99 (park admission).

At Sticky Fingerz, Memphis' acrobatic rockabillies the Dempseys return to town, 8 p.m., $7.

Local folk singer Chris Denny and his ultra-tight backing band play White Water Tavern, 9 p.m.

At Discovery, Justin Sane mans the disco, while Balance works the lobby, midnight, $10.

Soul duo Ramona Smith and Carl Mouton share the stage at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.

At the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum, Damn Bullets play a fund-raiser for Women's Action for New Directions (WAND), which hosts a picnic with a great view of the fireworks, 7 p.m., $25. Earlier, at the Historic Arkansas Museum, there's a Frontier Fourth of July celebration with arts and crafts and more, 2-4 p.m., free.

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