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Friday, August 20, 2010

Weekend: Jimbo Mathus, Michael Burks, Charlie Robison

Posted By on Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 9:37 AM

FRIDAY 8/20

Camden-born guitar hero, the "Iron Man" Michael Burks shreds the blues at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $10.

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Former Squirrel Nut Zipper front man Jimbo Mathus returns to White Water for a night of throwback country music with his backing band, The Tri-State Coalition (all above), 10 p.m.

Local rockers Goldy Locks play the first of their two-night set at West End, 10 p.m., $5.

Midtown Billiards gets a night of music from the "Apocalypse Now"-referencing bar rockers, Outstanding Red Team, 12:30 p.m., $8 non-members.

The Arkansas Celtic Music Society brings Cork, Ireland's, Fuchsia Band to Khalil's Pub, 7 p.m., $15.


SATURDAY 8/21

Local crooner Cody Belew sings for the Markham Street Grill and Pub, 8:30 p.m., free.

White Water Tavern rocks out with the best-named double-bill in town from Atlanta provocateurs, Whores, and Little Rock supergroup Sweet Eagle, 10 p.m.

A whole slew of G.G. Allin-inspired acts take to Downtown Music with The Kill Crazies, The S.T.D.'s, Truckstop Hookers and more running through dark, catchy punk, 8 p.m.

At Discovery, DJs g-force and Michael Shane man the ones and twos for the club crowd, 10 p.m., $10.

Witty Texan singer/songwriter Charlie Robison returns to Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s.

Runaway Planet, the tightest bluegrass band you'll find anywhere, is set to pick, strum and sing at The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.

At the Town Pump, blues four-piece Unseen Eye hits the stage, 10 p.m., $3.

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