AY About You Magazine has your complete guide to Arkansas’ music scene. This weekend, go see Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory, Mary Wilson and more.
Around Little Rock
Mandy McBryde & Brent LaBeau/ The Undercroft, E Capitol Ave & Scot St./ 8-10/ $10
Local singer-songwriter Mandy McBryde, joined by frequent collaborator Brent LaBeau bring sad songs for Valentine’s Day that are sure to touch the hearts of the lonely, lovelorn, those happy in love and everyone caught in between. This intimate venue in downtown LR makes for the perfect setting.
Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory/ Stickyz Rock N Roll Chicken Shack 107 River Market Ave./ 8-12/ $15 advance $20 day of show
The only heart I need for this Valentine’s Day is this one as Alvin Youngblood Hart brings his Muscle Theory back to Stickyz. This Grammy winner, “the cosmic American love child of Howlin Wolf and Link Wray,” Alvin and his band create a night to remember with guitar playing that you can’t take your eyes off of and can’t sit still.
Tiko Brooks/ 109 & Co. 109 Main St./ 9:00/$10
The “bearded balladeer” Tiko Brooks returns to 109 & Co. for a night of smooth Valentine’s vibes of jazz, soul, and R&B. No Valentine? No problem! There’s something for everyone tonight.
Jeremy Pinnell/ White Water Tavern 2500 W 7th St/ 9:00/ $7
Witness a night of classic country music with songs straight from the heart of Kentucky’s own Jeremy Pinnell as he and the boys make a final stop on their 2020 “The Band Needs a Break” tour making their way to Austin, TX to record their new album.
Ed Bowman and the Rock City Players/ Four Quarter Bar, 415 Main St. NLR/ 9:30-1
Enjoy some classic soul, blues and R&B mixed with some of your favorite funk and dance hits for this Valentine’s Day from Little Rock’s own Ed Bowman and his Rock City Players.
Jesse Dale Williams/ Stone’s Throw Brewing (Stifft Station Taproom) 3015 W. Markham/ 7-9/ free
Stone’s Throw Brewing Rifts and Stifft is proud to present local country/rock artist Jesse Dale Williams. Grab a pint, a bite from featured food truck Nach’yo Nachos and enjoy an early evening of local music.
Mary Wilson of the Supremes/ UA Pulaski Tech: The Center for Humanities and Arts, 3000 West Scenic Drive, NLR/ 7:30-9:30/ $55-$75 reserved seats, $20 standing room only
A founding member of the legendary Supremes, Mary Wilson brings us the classic songs we know and love for a trip down memory lane.
Funkanites/ The White Water Tavern 2500 W 7th St./ 9-12
Central Arkansas’ one and only eight-piece Afrobeat, soul, and funk ensemble will bring you a great night of classic grooves for a “Not So Lonely Hearts Show.”
Mojo Depo/ Atlas Bar, 1224 Main St./ 8-11/ free
Come celebrate the one year anniversary of SoMa’s Atlas Bar. Walk the red carpet and enjoy all day happy hour, cocktail specials, a chance to win gift certificates and swag, and live music from Little Rock’s own rockin’ jam band Mojo Depot.
Strangelove- The Depeche Mode Experience with White Mansion / Revolution Music Room 300 President Clinton Ave./ 9-12/ $15 advance $20 day of show
Making their highly anticipated return to the Rev Room, Strangelove – The Depeche Mode Experience brings you the full experience of rock legends Depeche Mode’s 40-year career. Performing songs you know and love and some you might have forgotten with a visual presentation, Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore says, “They do it to such fine detail that it’s scary.” Opening the show is the dark wave alternative pop of Fayetteville’s White Mansion, currently celebrating the release of their latest album Cold Transmission.
Ky-Mani Marley / Maumelle Event Center 10910 Maumelle Blvd, NLR/ 7-11/ $25 advance $30 at the door
A night of reggae with international recording artist Ky-Mani celebrating the birthday, life, and music of his dad, the legendary Bob Marley. A portion of the proceeds will go towards 5220 Inc. efforts to assist low income homeowners with minor home repairs.
The Wiz/ Revolution Music Room, 300 President Clinton Ave./ 7:30-10:30/ $10 advance $15 at the door www.arkansaslivemusic.com
The Drummerboy Infinity crew brings back the classic musical The Wiz for a night of fun for the whole family. Join Crissy P as Dorothy along with a cast and crew of some of the most talented vocalists and musicians in Central Arkansas as we “Ease on Down the Road.”
Big Shane Thornton with Ryan Harmon/ TC’s Midtown Grill 1611 E Oak St. Ste 19/ 9-1/
Little Rock’s Big Shane Thornton brings a feel-good night of classic and new country with a bit of funk, dance, R&B, and rock & roll.
Mountain Sprout/ Kings Live Music 1020 Front St./ 9:25/
Those psychobilly boys from the hills of Northwest Arkansas are back at Kings for a feel-good rockin’ night for you and all your rowdy friends.
The Rios/ Maxine’s Live, 700 Central Ave/ 9-12
This will be a night of rock and soul as Central Arkansas’ The Rios brings you a night full of music with three soulful sets.
Stardust/ The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa/ 3-5:45/ $10
The Stardust Big Band brings a classic afternoon to the Crystal Ballroom of the historic Arlington Hotel, playing some of your big band favorites for an afternoon of listening and dancing enjoyment.