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In brief, June 4 

THURSDAY 6/4

Buzz-y local garage-lounge act Stella Fancy had the crowd atwitter following a performance last Friday at Sticky Fingerz. The band and its new fans offer a free show at Satellite, 9 p.m. Earlier, at the Heights cafe, local author Suzi Parker reads from her book, “Sex in the South,” and hosts a book swap, 6:30 p.m., free. Pioneers in the Stillwater, Okla.-based Red Dirt music scene, Jason Boland & the Stragglers return to Revolution, where they typically pack 'em in, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 d.o.s.  At the Afterthought, Thurman and Nesbitt play jazz, 8 p.m., $5. At Dickey-Stephens, the Travs take on Corpus Christi, 7:10 p.m., $6-$10.

 

FRIDAY 6/5

At the RiverTop Party at the Peabody, “Warped Tour” vets the Poptart Monkeys blend comedy and alt-rock, 8 p.m., $5. The Chris Denny Band headlines night one of Cornerstone Pub's weekend sixth anniversary party, 9 p.m., $5. Sponsored by Cafe Bossa Nova at North Hills Park Clubhouse in North Little Rock, One Night in Rio is a Brazilian party with music, dancers, a costume contest, drums, free food, a cash bar and a performance by Brasil Cultura, 8 p.m., $15. Austin-based Latin act Del Castillo specializes in a genre mash highlighted by heavy shades of flamenco guitar, Sticky Fingerz, 9:30 p.m., $8 adv., $10 d.o.s. At Maxine's in Hot Springs, former “America's Got Talent” contestant Cas Haley leads the reggae pop band Woodbelly, 9 p.m., $8.

 

SATURDAY 6/6

At Cajun's, Stark Naked and the Car Thieves blend blues, rock and Motown tunes, 9 p.m., $5. The Kings of Leon tribute act Joe's Head & the Four Kicks come to Juanita's with the Gold Diggin' Mothers, 9:30 p.m., $7 (open to all 18 and older). In Argenta, Riverboat Crime provides the soundtrack to the outdoor Party at the T (4 p.m., free), which precedes the Travs vs. San Antonio (7:10 p.m., $6-$10) and the Twisters against Oklahoma City, 7:05 p.m., $11-$28. Later, Chris Denny and co. return to Cornerstone, for night two of the anniversary party. This time they're aided by Whale Fire and Riverboat Crime, 9 p.m., $5. At Discovery, Justin Sane handles DJ duties in the disco, while Balance plays jams you can sing along to in the lobby, midnight, $10.

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