AY About You Magazine has your complete guide to Arkansas’ music scene. This weekend, go see Charlie Wilson, American Aquarium and more.
Around Little Rock
The Sounds of Unity with The Going Jessies/ Unity of Little Rock 2610 Reservoir Rd/ 7-9/ $10
Central Arkansas folk duo Ten Penny Gypsy host this intimate monthly night of music with some of their favorite Central Arkansas artists. Tonight, they welcome the harmonic Americana country folk trio from Conway, The Going Jessies. Hootenanny will follow, and all players are welcome.
Aaron Watson/ The Rev Room 300 President Clinton Ave. / 8:00-11 / $20
Aaron Watson, an independent country artist from Abilene, Texas, is coming to the Rev Room. His 2017 album “Vaquero” landed in the top 10 of the Billboard 200, and #2 on the top Country Albums chart, and his 2015 release “The Underdog” debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, in a history making event as the first-ever independent country male artist to debut in the coveted top spot. He comes to the Rev Room in support of his latest album “Red Bandana.” www.aaronwatson.comCarlton Anderson opens the show.
“Country Music” Preview & Concert/ CALS Ron Robinson Theater 100 River Market Ave/ 8-10:30/ Free
Country music fans, don’t miss this event as AETN host a preview screening of the latest documentary film from Ken Burns, “Country Music” with a concert following featuring The Salty Dogs with special guests Buck Trent, Oh Yeah, Tim Crouch and Chuck Dodson. Seating is first come, first served
Local Music Showcase/ Stickyz Rock N’ Roll Chicken Shack 107 River Market Ave./ 8-12/ $6 over 21, $8 under
The Local Music Showcase will feature Do it Henry, New Motto, Any Given Room, Rogue Planet and Top of The Wheel.
Wolfshack, Buffalo Gals/ White Water Tavern 2500 W 7th St. / 9-12
Joe Sundell (Sad Daddy) and Graeme Higgins make up Wolfshack, and tonight, they team up with Melissa Carper, Rebecca Patek and Nate Baker of Buffalo Gals for an animal-themed live music performance.
KK & The Reverend Blues Revival/ Four Quarter Bar 415 Main St. NLR/ 10-1
Rockin’ blues band from the Spa City, KK & The Reverend Blues Revival is coming to Four Quarter celebrating the release of its latest album “NightFlying.” This will be the first time to get the album, so be sure to pick one up before you leave.
JointStock/ The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse 301 Main St. #102 NLR/ 1 pm-1:30 am / Pay what you want
Come out for 6th annual Music and Comedy festival, JointStock, benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. This year’s line-up includes Slade Wright, Won Run, CosmOcean, Jay Jackson Band, Jason Lee Hale and the Personal Space Invaders, Punch Line Stand Up Comedy, Kid City, The Big Dam Horns, and more. Craft beer specials all event long, and food from Katmandu MOMO from 6-9 p.m.
Jo McDougall/ Argenta UMC 317 Main St. NLR/ 6:30-9/ Free
The Argenta Reading Series welcomes Arkansas Poet Laureate Jo McDougall to the Argenta Reading Series. Joining Jo tonight is Little Rock fiction writer and essayist Fredrick McKindra. The Argenta Reading Series seeks to connect writers directly with their audience, to appreciate the written word, and understand better the person behind those words.
Charlie Wilson/ Verizon Arena 1 Verizon Arena Way, NLR/ 7:00/ $59.50-$89.50
Uncle Charlie returns to Verizon Arena, singing the hits you remember from his days as the lead singer of the legendary GAP band and his current R&B chart topping hits.
Charlotte Taylor/ Cregeen’s Irish Pub 301 Main St. NLR/ 8:00/
Central Arkansas Lady of the Blues, Charlotte Taylor, will play a solo acoustic performance.
National Park Radio/ Revel Kettle Brewing Co. 822 E 6th St./ 8-10
Live Music Saturday presents a modern folk-Americana band from the Ozarks, National Park Radio. With the husband and wife duo of Stefan & Kerrie Szabo at its core, the band brings beautiful harmonies and a unique since of family to their music. Grab a pint and enjoy a lovely night of music in the garden.
Christine DeMeo/ Crazee’s Cafe 7626 Cantrell Rd./ 8-11
Come hear acoustic, jazz, pop music from Central Arkansas singer-songwriter Christine DeMeo.
Charlie Farley with Daimondback/ Revolution Music Room 300 President Clinton Ave/ 8:30-12/ $15
Alternative country, a little bit country, rap, and rock from DeQueen. “A song should hit you in one way or another. Party hard, love harder. There isn’t a middle ground with my music.”
Route 358 & Ten Penny Gypsy/ South on Main 1304 Main St/ 9-11/ $7 advance, $10 at the door
An evening of roots music with two 2019 Arkansas Country Music Award nominees for Americana Artist of the year, Fayetteville’s Route 358, and Ten Penny Gypsy.
Austin Meade / Four Quarter Bar 415 Main St. NLR/ 10-1/ $10
Austin Meade, an Americana singer songwriter from Austin, Texas, comes to Four Quarter in support of his latest album “Waves.” www.austinmeade.com
Skinny Webb & Jessica Gray/ Wanderoo Lodge and Gravel Bar 216 W. Van Buren/ 7-10
An intimate night of music from Skinny Webb and Jessica Gray from the rockin’ R&B soul band Into The Gray from Kansas City, Mo.
The Juice/ Chelsea’s Corner Bar & Live Music 10 Mountain St./ 9:30-12:30/ $5
This high-energy, crowd-moving four-piece audible fun machine covers your favorites from 70’s funk and classic rock to 90’s hip hop and modern pop.
The Cate Brothers / Basin Spring Park, 3 Spring St./ 5:30-7:30 / Free
Basin Park Music Series welcomes a Northwest Arkansas favorite, The Cate Brothers for a night of family friendly fun as they bring their country-style rock & roll, R&B, soul, and funk.
Buffalo Gals with Special Guest/ Wanderoo Lodge and Gravel Bar 216 W Van. Buren/ 7-10/
Bluegrass, old-time, and old-country from these award-winning hometown gals. Come early for a good seat. This could be a packed house. Bentonville
Chris DeClerk/ The Pedaler’s Pub 410 SW A St./ 7-10
Come here two long solo acoustic sets from Central Arkansas singer-songwriter Chris DeClerk.
American Aquarium/ George’s Majestic Lounge 519 Dickson St./ 7-12/ $15-$18
A Fayetteville favorite, the alt-country rock & rollers from Raleigh, NC, American Aquarium, are returning to George’s for a special Sunday night show.
DeFrance/ Cregeens Downtown 201 South Main/ 8-11
These Central Arkansas rock & roll road warriors return to Creegens for a night of that good old-time rock & roll.