Arkansas angler and fishing expert Billy Murray shares his extensive knowledge of the Diamond Lakes of Arkansas
It's the first Thursday of the month, which means it's time for the Hillcrest Shop & Sip, with music, drinks, discounts and all that fun stuff, Hillcrest, 5 p.m. The Arkansas Travelers take on the Springfield Cardinals in a four-game series, Dickey-Stephens Park, 7:10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 6:10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, $4-$12. Comedian B.T. is at The Loony Bin with opener Charles Michael, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Fort Worth, Texas, rockers Quaker City Night Hawks play an 18-and-older show at Stickyz with the blistering blues-rock of Stephen Neeper and The Wild Hearts, 9:30 p.m., $7. Maxine's has a wild night with hillbilly hellraisers Mountain Sprout, as well as RK Ellis and Dan Tedesco, 9 p.m. Downtown Music Hall hosts Oceano, Within the Ruins, Reflections, Betrayal and All is at an End, 7 p.m., $15. Tragikly White, Arkansas's premiere good-time party cover band, plays at Denton's Trotline, 9 p.m. $10. Prediction: Shots of tequila will be taken. If you're up in Eureka Springs, they've got Yards and Yards of Yard Sales going on all over town.
Northwest Arkansas-based electro-rockers Fossils of Ancient Robots play at Bear's Den Pizza in Conway, 8:30 p.m., free. Jet 420 brings the good times to Thirst n' Howl 8:30 p.m., free. Shutterbugs take note: PhotoExpo is the trade show for all things photo. Entry is free, though there is a small charge for classes, Embassy Suites, 8 a.m.-6:45 p.m.
Heavy instrumental post-rock outfit Mainland Divide plays an album-release show at Vino's, with Enchiridion, Deras Krig and God City Destroyers, 8 p.m., $5. Poor Young Things bring the upbeat, hook-filled pop-rock to Juanita's, with Chris Alan Craig Band, 8 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of. Red Dirt favorite Cody Canada rolls through town for a show at Stickyz with Trey Hawkins, 8 p.m., $10 adv., $12 day of.
American Idol season 9 runner-up Crystal Bowersox plays at Juanita's, 7 p.m., $15. Austin garage-pop duo Major Major Major plays an all-ages throwdown at Stickyz, with Whale Fire and Bombay Harambee, 9 p.m., $5.
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