Fantastic Negrito comes to South on Main 

Also, Southern Avenue lands at Stickyz.


Fantastic Negrito's reinvented blues is a must-hear, 8 p.m., South on Main, $30-$40. The Quapaw Quarter Association presents its second Preservation Conversation at the William E. Woodruff House, 1017 E. Eighth St., with a demonstration in historic masonry repair, 6 p.m. A reception at 5:30 p.m. Central Arkansas Library System screens "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" at the Ron Robinson Theater, 7 p.m., free. Liquid Stranger & Manic Focus head up an EDM show at Revolution, 8 p.m., $17-$20. Luke Johnson and Brian Nahlen entertain for Fountain Fest at the Arkansas Arts Center, 5:30 p.m., $25. Oxford, Miss., songwriter Cary Hudson (formerly of Blue Mountain) and "Mississippi grit/New Orleans groove" singer Lynn Drury share a bill at the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. A haunted mansion and "3D zombie apocalypse" are up at the Clear Channel Metroplex for Terrorplex, 7 p.m. Thu.-Sat. through Oct. 28 and 7 p.m. Sun.-Tue., Oct. 29-31, $15-$20. Bristol, Tenn., country quintet Folk Soul Revival plays a free show at Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, 8:30 p.m. Comedy hypnotist The Sandman performs at The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $10-$15.

FRIDAY 10/20

Rock history icon Denny Laine (Moody Blues, Wings) takes the stage at the Rev Room, 8 p.m., $15-$40. Cosmocean takes its opera-tinged funk riffs to Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m., $7. Ahead of a new album release, Adam Faucett performs at Kings Live Music in Conway, 8:30 p.m., $5. KABF-FM 88.3's "GIRLS!" hosts a benefit for the community radio station at the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. Vocalist Bijoux and The Rodney Block Collective land at Zin Wine Bar, 9 p.m., $10-$15. The Steve Hester Band entertains at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., Silks Bar & Grill. Okey Dokey channels Motown, with opening sets from Ryan Sauders and Brother Moses, 9 p.m., Stickyz, $8. Chris DeClerk kicks off the weekend with a happy hour set at Cajun's Wharf, 5:30 p.m., followed by a late-night set from Crisis, 9 p.m., $5.


The fiery Stax quintet Southern Avenue lands at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $10. Country crooner Brad Williams plays an opening set for The Creek Rocks, 8 p.m., White Water Tavern. Adam Faucett, Liz Cooper & The Stampede, Okey Dokey and Ben Cartright share a bill at Maxine's in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $8. Former "The Voice" contestant Barrett Baber gives a free concert in Basin Park, downtown Eureka Springs, 5 p.m. Author Kyran Smith ("Planting Dandelions: Field Notes From An Undomesticated Life") is up next at the Argenta Reading Series, 6:30 p.m., 421 Main St., Argenta. The Little Rock Zoo gets a makeover for Boo at the Zoo, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. through Oct. 31, $10-$30. Dangerous Idiots take the stage at Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m., $7. "Not Necessarily Nashville" on KUAR-FM, 89.1, celebrates its 30th anniversary at the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. Rev Room hosts a Vintage Vegas Party, featuring music from Bijoux, Rodney Block, Dee Dee Jones, Crissy P, Phillip Mouton, Tawanna Campbell and more, 9 p.m., $15. Greg Madden plays a free happy hour set at Cajun's, 5:30 p.m., and at 9 p.m., Jet 420 takes the stage, $5.

SUNDAY 10/22

The Salty Dogs play an early, all-ages family show at the White Water Tavern, 6 p.m. Over at the Rev Room, Future Leaders of the World bring their grunge-rock to the stage, 6:30 p.m., $10-$12.


El Zocalo Immigrant Resource Center hosts a discussion of Luis Alberto Urrea's book "Into the Beautiful North" as part of the National Endowment for the Arts' Big Read program, 6:30 p.m., free. Author and humorist David Sedaris speaks at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville as part of the LOL @ WAC series, 7 p.m., $46-$54. Singer-songwriter Austin Lucas shares the stage with comedian Ryan Singer at the White Water Tavern on the pair's "The Crooner & The Clown" tour, 9 p.m. Central Arkansas Library System screens the 1977 Italian horror film "Suspiria" as part of its Boos & Booze series, 6 p.m., $2.


Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac give a concert at the Robinson Center Performance Hall, 8 p.m., $69-$195. George Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" gets the Mystery Science Theater 3000 treatment from Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett in Rifftrax's screening of the horror classic at Regal Breckenridge 12 and Rave Cinemas Colonel Glenn 18, 7:30 p.m. Andy Frasco & The U.N. brings its "party blues" sound to Stickyz, 8:30 p.m., $10-$12. Comedian Richie Holliday entertains at The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $8-$12.


Acrobatics and ice skating collide (only artistically, we hope) at Verizon Arena with Cirque de Soleil's "Crystal: A Breakthrough Ice Experience," 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 3:30 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sun., $33-$155. The Potluck & Poison Ivy storytelling series turns its attention to "Scary Stories," with music from The Salty Dogs, 7 p.m. The Joint, $35 ticket includes dinner. Go a little early and catch The Creek Rocks at Four Quarter Bar, 6 p.m., free. Conor Oberst, formerly of Bright Eyes, performs at the Rev Room, with $1 from every ticket benefiting Planned Parenthood, 8:30 p.m., $25. Contemporary dance company Cas Public reinterprets "Romeo and Juliet" with Symphonie Dramatique, 7:30 p.m., Walton Arts Center, $10. The Goat Band brings its jazz set to The Lobby Bar for Fall Into Jazz, a benefit for the Arkansas Chamber Singers, 6:30 p.m., $50. Nada Surf, the guys who brought you 1996's "Popular," bring tunes from 2016's "You Know Who You Are" to Stickyz, 9 p.m., $15.

FRIDAY 10/27

Wildwood Park for the Arts and Praeclara kick off a short run of "Annie," with Ruby Reeves as the titular orphan and baritone Robert Holden as Daddy Warbucks, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. Wildwood Park for the Arts, $30 ($15 for students). Arkansauce takes its string band sound to Kings Live Music, with Tyler Grady, 8:30 p.m., $5. Wick-It the Instigator brings his multigenre electronica to the Rev Room, 9 p.m., $15-$20. Canvas performs at Cajun's, 9 p.m., $5. White Glove Test, Landrest, Thelma & The Sleaze and Roar head up a Halloween Costume Show at Maxine's in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $12. Moxie performs for the crowd at Oaklawn's Silks Bar & Grill, 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., free. The Clinton School of Public Policy, the Arkansas Public Policy Panel, the Sierra Club and Audubon Arkansas host the Arkansas Environmental Policy Summit 2017 at the Clinton Presidential Library, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $10 registration includes lunch. The Top of the Rock Chorus and Acapella Rising share the stage at the Ron Robinson Theater for an Arkansas Sounds barbershop and choral concert, 7 p.m., free. The UA Little Rock Chancellor's Concert Series hosts "An Evening with Phil Keaggy," 7:30 p.m., Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, $5-$20. Foreigner gets the cover-up treatment with the Halloween Cover-Up Show at the White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m.


Mulehead plays a rare show at Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m., $8. Nerd Eye Blind heads up an '80s/'90s Halloween Party at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $8-$10. The Forever 27 Club Tribute at Revolution pays homage to some of the greats who died at age 27 — Amy Winehouse, Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin and more, 9 p.m., $10-$15. Discovery Nightclub hosts its bombastic Halloween Party, with a $1,000 costume contest, 9 p.m., $10. Mountain Sprout gets rowdy at Kings Live Music, with Ashley Taylor, 8:30 p.m., $5. The World Cheese Dip Championship kicks off at noon on the grounds of the Clinton Presidential Center, $8-$15. Norwegian punk band Life ... But How To Live It? is the subject of the Halloween Cover-Up Show at the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. Shelbelle Shamrock and the Foul Play Cabaret burlesque troupe celebrate Halloween at Maxine's, 8 p.m., $15-$20.

MONDAY 10/30

North Little Rock native Adam Sobel's "The Worker's Cup" shines a light on the "workers welfare" soccer tournament in Qatar, and gets a screening at the Ron Robinson Theater in partnership with the Arkansas Cinema Society, 6 p.m., free.


Long Island rockers Blameshift take the stage for a Halloween show at Rev Room, 8:30 p.m., $7-$10. Over at Stickyz, Psymbionic pumps out bass-heavy beats for a Halloween Freakout, 9 p.m., $10-$12. Billy Chase Goforth's "Door in the Woods" gets a screening at the Ron Robinson Theater for CALS' Boos & Booze series, 6 p.m., $2.



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