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ARKANSAS MUSIC SCENE: Rapper, actor, songwriter Big Boi at Rev Room

By JACK W. HILL SPECIAL TO THE DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE

This article was published May 17, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Big Boi

Sad Daddy

The Big Boi "Daddy Fat Saxxx" Tour will visit the Rev Room in Little Rock for a show at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $25.

Big Boi, a rapper, actor, songwriter and producer, is also known for his stint in the hip-hop duo Outkast. He released his third studio album, Boomiverse, in June 2017.

No Surprises, a Radiohead tribute act, will perform at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10

Indie Music Night will feature Stephan James & The Music Factory at 8 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10.

Rev Room, 300 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, (501) 823-0090, revroom.com

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Sad Daddy will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at the White Water Tavern in Little Rock. Admission is $7.

Sad Daddy is an Arkansas-based acoustic quartet of bluegrass/folk musicians: Guitarist Brian Martin, bassist Melissa Carper, banjo player Joe Sundell and fiddler Rebecca Patek.

The band released its self-titled debut album in July 2010, followed by Fresh Catch in 2016. On Saturday, the group will release a digital album of all original music recorded at the White Water in January.

White Water Tavern, West Seventh and Thayer streets, Little Rock, (501) 375-8400, whitewatertavern.com

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Len Holton, who founded the Little Rock Folk Club in 1988, will perform a rare solo show of his own at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hibernia Irish Tavern in Little Rock. Admission is free.

Holton sings and plays acoustic guitar on songs associated with his native United Kingdom roots.

Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 N. Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock, (501) 246-4340, hiberniairishtavern.com

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CosmOcean will perform at 9:30 p.m. Friday at Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack in Little Rock. Admission is $6.

Matt Stell will perform at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10.

Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, 107 River Market Ave., Little Rock, (501) 372-7707, stickyz.com

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Chris DeClerk will perform at 5:30 p.m. and Lipstick Hand Grenade will perform at 9 p.m. today at Cajun's Wharf in Little Rock. Admission is $5 after 8 p.m.

Brian & Nick will perform at 5:30 p.m. and Ghost Town Blues Band will perform at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5 after 8 p.m.

Trey Johnson will perform at 5:30 p.m. and Jet 420 will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5 after 8 p.m.

Cajun's Wharf, 2400 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, (501) 375-5351, cajunswharf.com

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Money Man, along with opening act Goolie, will perform at 10 p.m. Saturday at Metroplex Live in Little Rock. Admission ranges from $20 to $500.

Metroplex Live, Interstate 430 and Col. Glenn Road, Little Rock, (501) 681-7552, metroplexlive.com

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Eric Sommer will perform at 10:30 p.m. Friday at Four Quarter Bar in North Little Rock. Admission is $7.

Combsy will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $7.

Four Quarter Bar, 415 Main St., North Little Rock, (501) 313-4704, fourquarterbar.com

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Johnathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday in Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs. Admission is free.

Byrd and his band are known as "musical gunslingers, vaudevillian hucksters and old-fashioned tent revivalists," according to their website. The event is the third Saturday Music in the Park series of the season.

Basin Spring Park, 3 Spring St., Eureka Springs, (479) 253-7333, eurekasprings.org

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The Brandon Santini Band will perform at 8 p.m. today at The Big Chill in Hot Springs. Admission is $10, $15 for reserved seating.

Santini, a Memphis-based blues singer and harmonica player, grew up in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. He bought his first harmonica at age 15 in 1997. He then formed a band, Delta Highway, in 2003. He has released three albums; the latest, Live & Extended! he recorded in 2015 in a club in Montreal.

The Big Chill, 910 Higdon Ferry Road, Hot Springs, (501) 624-5185, thebigchillhotsprings.com

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Trey Johnson will perform at 8 p.m. today at the Griffin Restaurant in El Dorado. Admission is free.

Emily & Matt will perform at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

Emily Cole and Matt Benson, who perform rock and blues music, were both born and raised in El Dorado.

Griffin Restaurant, 101 E. Locust St., El Dorado, (870) 444-3007, eldomad.com.

Weekend on 05/17/2018

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