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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Weekend: Elise Davis, The Iguanas, David Kimbrough and more

Posted By on Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 9:06 AM

David Kimbrough plays Midtown Saturday night.
  • David Kimbrough plays Midtown Saturday night.

FRIDAY 8/19

Cool Shoes' monthly dance party keeps things thumping at Downtown Music Hall, starting at 9 p.m., $5.

The indefatigable Bonnie Montgomery takes her Montgomery Trucking outfit to Dugan's Pub, 8:30 p.m., free.

New Orleans natives Butterfly and The Rebirth of Irie Soul host an evening of stories and remembrances from Hurricane Katrina survivors for the six-year anniversary of the storm, with Darria Johnson, Tim Anthony and more at Cornerstone Pub & Grill, 9 p.m., $10.

Elise Davis and Floorwalkers play the reopened Browning's Mexican Grill, 9 p.m., $5.

Also from New Orleans, The Iguanas play good-time roots rock with a Latin tinge at Juanita's, $12 adv., $15 door, 9 p.m.

For a late night of rock 'n' roll debauchery, you probably won't do better than Joecephus & The George Jonestown Massacre at Midtown, $5, midnight-30.

SATURDAY 8/20

Former Black Oak Arkansas and Krokus member Andy Tanas brings his distinctive country rock sound to Artchurch Studio in Hot Springs, with opener Ben Robbins, 7 p.m., $10.

The Blue Ribbon Healers play jazz-flavored old-timey tunes about drinking and carousing and such, The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.

North Mississippi bluesman David Kimbrough plays Midtown, 12:30, $5.

"Soul on Fire" is a musical that explores abuse, recovery and healing. The show is fresh off the main stage of the (2011 National Black Theatre Festival) and comes to Robinson Center Music Hall at 7:30 p.m., $36.50-$48.50.

Boys & Their Toys 2011: A Rockin' Bow Tie Affair benefits the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation, with KTHV anchor Craig O'Neill as emcee, music from the B Flats and a runway show with the latest men's fashions, Argenta Community Theater, 7 p.m., $100.

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