AY About You Magazine has your complete guide to Arkansas’ music scene. This weekend, go see Ozark Mountain Music Festival, Randall Shreve & The Devilles and more.
Around Little Rock
Lance Lopez/ Stickyz Rock N’ Roll Chicken Shack 107 River Market Ave/ 7:00/ $10 GA $15 reserved seating
The Arkansas River Blues Society presents an evening with legendary Texas blues and rock recording guitarist Lance Lopez. Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top says “Texas has been known throughout the years to be the breeding ground for some of the baddest guitar players of all time…Lance is yet another one to carry on that Texas tradition.” Lovers of blues and rock & roll, this is a show not to be missed.
Dazz & Brie/ The Undercroft at the intersection of E Capital and Scott St./ 8-10/$10
One of the most unique music venues in Central Arkansas, The Undercroft (under Christ Episcopal Church) provides a special listening room for the artist and the listener. Tonight, they welcome acclaimed Little Rock rock & soul duo Dazz & Brie for a special intimate show.
Psychedelic Velocity/ Ton’s Place 18814 Mac Arthur Dr. NLR/ 8
A night of deep cut classic rock, outlaw country, topped with some psychedelic originals from Little Rock’s Jimmy Lynn’s Psychedelic Velocity.
Randall Shreve & The Devilles with Dawson Hollow/ Revolution Music Room 300 President Clinton Ave./ 8:30-12/ $10
The vaudeville indie rock & roll glamor of Arkansas’ own Randall Shreve & The Devilles returns to the Rev room for a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience which keeps their diehard fans coming back for more. Opening the show is indie-folk-rock band Dawson Hollow.
Couch Jackets, Tiny Towns, Sleepover/ White Water Tavern 2500 W 7th St./ 8:30-12
Central Arkansas psychedelic punkfunk rockers Couch Jackets celebrate the release of their fourth studio record “Spud V. Cancer,” named and made for their bassist who was diagnosed with cancer in March 2019. Don’t miss this evening and your opportunity be the first to hear and own this special album. Joining them for this special night are the indie/alternative band from Jonesboro, Tiny Towns, and three-piece Indie psych folk band from Little Rock, Sleepover.
Rodney Block Collective/ Zin Wine Bar 11121 N Rodney Parham,/ 9-12/ $15
A feel good wine social “Music Fan First” concert with the Rodney Block Collective featuring Bijoux.
Jamie Lou and The Hullabaloo with The CosmicFarmer / Four Quarter Bar 415 Main St. NLR/ 10-12:30/ $7
The melodic harmonies of Northwest Arkansas’ indie-rock favorites Jamie Lou and the Hullabaloo return to Four Quarter joined tonight by the psychedelic soul of Conway’s The Cosmic Farmer.
Mömandpöp/ Joint Theater and Coffeehouse 301 Main St. #102 NLR/ 11am-12/ $8 adults, kids are free
A wintertime dance party for young and old alike that’s sure to warm you from the inside out; hosted by Little Rock husband and wife Children’s entertainment duo Mömandpöp.
Weakness for Blonds / White Water Tavern 2500 W 7th St./ 9-1
A night of “progressive rock n’ roll shenanigans” from Central Arkansas eclectic progressive jam rock pioneers Weakness for Blonds.
Led Zeppelin Tribute / Revolution Music Room 300 President Clinton Ave./ 9-12/ $10 Advance $15 at the
The Drummerboy Infinity crew returns with a tribute to legendary rock & roll pioneers Led Zeppelin. Fronted by Charlie Askew and backed by some of Central Arkansas most talented musicians. Get ready to ROCK and sing along to the timeless songs you know and love.
Grivo, Or & PETT/ EJ’s Eats and Drinks 523 Center St./ 7-12/ $5
Shoegaze new wave indie rockers Grivo (Austin, Texas) make a special return stop to EJ’s as they pass through our city building up to their U.S. tour. Joining them for this stop are post punk, drone swamp rock from Little Rock’s OR, and alternative rockers PETT.
Babyface & Toni Braxton Tribute Show/ The Nut House Comedy Lounge 303 Philips Rd, NLR/ 9:00/ $15 GA $20 reserved seating.
A special night of soul & R&B as two of Central Arkansas’ most talented vocalists, Keith Savage & Crissy P, pay tribute to two of the greats: Babyface and Toni Braxton.
Thursday 1/16-Sunday 1/19
Ozark Mountain Music Festival/ Basin Park Hotel 12 Spring St./ $55 weekend pass
There will be 11 acts and four days of the best Mountain Music from Arkansauce, Red Oak Ruse, Wood & Wire, Chucky Waggs, The Hillbenders, Dirtfoot, Brick Fields and many more with midnight after hour jams at Chelsea’s Corner Bar & Live Music. For full schedule, tickets and information visit https://www.ozarkmountainmusicfestival.com
Arkansas Bros/ Brickhouse Grill 218 S Main St./ 8:30-11:30
This is a night of blues, rock, and Redneck Soul from Jonesboro’s own Arkansas Bros.
DeFrance/ TC’s Midtown Grill 1611 E Oak St. Ste 19/ 9-1
Enjoy night of feel good classic rock n’ roll from Central Arkansas’ DeFrance.
Anthony Gomes/ Griffin Restaurant 101 East Locust St./ 8:00/ Free
Guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Anthony Gomes comes to The Griffin. His latest album “Peace, Love, & Loud Guitars,” was named Best Blues Album of 2019 by Blues Rock Review and Sound Guardian Magazine.
Photo courtesy of Brandon Otto Photography