AY About You Magazine has your complete guide to Arkansas’ music scene. This weekend, go see John Nemeth, Tim Easton and more.
Around Little Rock
The Mad Deadly, Rogue Planet, and Phenomenal Self / Vino’s Pizza-Pub Brewery 923 W 7th St./ 8:30-11:30/ $5
After an extended absence from the scene, The Mad Deadly returns in full force bringing their eclectic, groovy, melodic, instrumentations that have made them one of the most unique bands in Little Rock. Joining them for this comeback show are alt-rock/indie/dream-pop from The Phenomenal Self and instrumental progressive rock from Rogue Planet. Get ready to groove.
John Nemeth / The White Water Tavern 2500 W 7th St./ 9-12/ $10
Memphis rhythm and blues artist John Nemeth and his phenomenal band return to the Tavern for a feel-good Friday night. If you missed his last show, I know all there, myself included, would tell you DO NOT MISS this show. The harmonies, musicianship, and good time the band has bringing the music spreads to the audience and fills the room.
Sean Michel with Stephen Neeper and The Wild Hearts / Stickyz Rock n’ Roll Chicken Shack 107 River Market Ave./ 8:30-12/ $10
A night of classic Southern rock & roll from two of Little Rock’s best: Sean Michel and Stephen Neeper and the Wild Hearts.
Tim Easton / White Water Tavern 2500 W 7th St/ 8:30-11:30/ $10
A White Water favorite, Americana singer/songwriter Tim Easton returns to the Tavern. His folk based storytelling style of his troubadour days and life here and now, has a style Rolling Stone called “having a novelist’s sense of humanity.” His latest album “Paco & The Melodic Polaroids,” is a solo-acoustic tribute to 30 years with Paco, his tried-and-true Gibson J-45 acoustic guitar.
A Tribute to Maurice White of Earth Wind and Fire / Revolution Music Room 300 President Clinton Ave./9-12/$15
The Drummerboy Infinity crew kicks off Black History Month with a celebration of the elements: Earth, Wind, and Fire and the late Maurice White. Local soul/R&B vocalist Keith Savage will be backed by a full horn section and background vocalists to bring you the timeless music from this legendary band.
Led Zeppelin Tribute / George’s Majestic Lounge 519 W Dickson St./ 9-1/ $12 advance
The Drummerboy Infinity crew returns to Fayetteville with another fabulous tribute show. Tonight, they pay tribute to the legendary rock & roll icons Led Zeppelin featuring Charlie Askew backed by some of the most talented musicians in Arkansas.
DeFrance / Cregeens Downtown 201 S Main/ 9-12
Classic rock & roll road warriors DeFrance return to Cregeens.
What The Funk/ Silks Bar and Grill, Oaklawn 2705 Central Ave. / 10-2/
From Northwest Louisiana, What the Funk brings you your dance floor favorites from rock, R&B, 80’s, funk, soul, and Top 40.
Tipsey The Band/ Griffin Restaurant 101 East Locust St/ 8:00/ Free
This 8-piece band is not your everyday cover band. Tipsey is made up of poets and lyricists that bring not only covers but original music sure to get that dance floor hoppin’. They are the 2018 winners of the Louisiana Music Prize and performers at the 2019 Essence Festival in New Orleans. For reservations, call 870-444-3008
The Creek Rocks/ Chelsea’s Corner Bar & Live Music 10 Mountain Street/ 9:30-1/ $5
Ozark folk duo The Creek Rocks brings an eclectic mix of traditional Ozark songs, and originals from their individual solo projects, Big Smith, and songs from their upcoming new album.
Image courtesy of Tim Easton