In Brief, Aug. 27 


At White Water, dreadlocked Hendrix grad Graham Wilkinson leads his band, the Underground Township, in rousing, Americana-style rock 'n' roll. Another Hendrix alum, local singer/songwriter Jonathan Wilkins, opens the show, 9 p.m., $5. Jackson, Miss.-based Johnny Bertram plays acoustic folk at the House, 7 p.m., free. At the Afterthought's weekly jazz night, the Rex Bell Trio hold court, 8 p.m., $5. Earlier, Jazz fans can catch the Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio at the Capital Bar, 5 p.m., free.



 Alt-rock survivors Cowboy Mouth return to Revolution, where Jeff Coleman and the Feeders play in support, 9 p.m., $10. At Downtown Music's Cool Shoes, DJs Wolf-E-Wolf, Shawn Lee and Matt Terry make the kids go crazy, with a visual assist by regular video collagist Cameron Holifield and Britton Dunn, 10 p.m., $5. From San Francisco, the female-fronted New Up plays Vino's with local rockers Notion and Fort Smith's Radio Sky, 9 p.m. Local crooner Cody Belew performs at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Freeverse is at Sticky Fingerz, 9:30 p.m., $5. In Spa City, two of Little Rock's finest — Kevin Kerby and Battery and the Moving Front — share a bill at Maxine's, 9 p.m., $5. The musical “Jekyll and Hyde” continues at the Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m., $14-$18.



At Crush, Conduit presents a Bachelor and Bachelorette Auction with performances by Gina Gee and Ment2Be to benefit the nonprofit Women and Children First, 9 p.m., $10. For those who can't get enough of soap bubble-lubricated grinding, Jester's Foam Party returns to Juanita's, with DJs Jared Lawler and Ewell providing the soundtrack, 9:30 p.m., $10 with a swimsuit, $12 in street clothes. Think Floyd USA combines Pink Floyd covers and lasers at the Riverfest Amphitheatre, 6:30 p.m., $10 adv., $15 d.o.s. At Cajun's, local blues rocker Shannon Boshears headlines, 9 p.m., $5. Central Arkansas' finest bluegrass act Runaway Planet comes to the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. At Vino's, up-and-coming rapper JG celebrates the release of his demo CD, “Lil Roc Built,” 9 p.m, $10. Fayetteville folk rockers the Sarah Hughes Band headline at White Water, 9 p.m., $5. Late night, Justin Sane mans the disco, while Balance holds it down in Discovery's lobby, midnight, $10.



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