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Motley Crue comes to NLR near end of 2-year final tour

Motley Crue is (from left) Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil, Mick Mars and Tommy Lee.
Motley Crue is (from left) Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil, Mick Mars and Tommy Lee.

"All Bad Things Must Come to an End," promises the band Motley Crue as it continues on what it dubs The Final Tour, with a stop at 7 p.m. today at Verizon Arena.

Alice Cooper will open the show.


AP file photo

Alice Cooper is shown in this 2014 file photo.

Motley Crue began its two-year tour by signing a "Cessation of Touring Agreement" in January 2014, and will stop touring after Dec. 31, when the band plays in its Los Angeles hometown, where it began 34 years ago. Members are Vince Neil, vocals; Mick Mars, guitars; Nikki Sixx, bass; and Tommy Lee, drums.

Sixx and Lee founded the band, which has released nine albums between 1981 and 2008.

Alice Cooper (whose original name was Vincent Damon Furnier) was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011, following hit singles "I'm Eighteen," "No More Mr. Nice Guy," "School's Out" and "Elected."

Cooper's band members are Nita Strauss, Tommy Henriksen and Ryan Roxie, all on guitars; Chuck Garric on bass; and Glen Sobel on drums.

Tickets are $147, $95.50, $74, $53 and $38, on sale at all Ticketmaster outlets.

Verizon Arena, East Broadway and Interstate 30, North Little Rock, (800) 745-3000, or


Dreaming Sophia will play a "house concert" at 7 p.m. today in the pavilion at Wildwood Park for the Arts. Admission is a $15 suggested donation.

Band members (who describe their sound as "an original mix of eclectic folk") are Sonja Williams on vocals, Ted Williams on rhythm guitar, Jason Choate on violin, Marvin Schwartz on mandolin, David Alexander on bass and Rand Retzloff on percussion and drums.

Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road, Little Rock, (501) 821-7275,


Theory of a Deadman will headline an 8 p.m. show Sunday at Juanita's that will open with sets by Shaman's Harvest and Aranda. Admission price ranges from $27 to $30.

Juanita's, 614 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, (501) 372-1228,


A couple of bands of brothers will be featured this weekend at Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack.

The Eskimo Brothers will perform at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $6.

The Mallett Brothers Band will play at 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5.

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


JB and the Moonshine Band will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at the Rev Room. Admission is $10.

Drummerboyinfinity will present "Blow Baby Blow Big Horns Showcase" at 8 p.m. Sunday, with 14 Arkansas horn players in a New Orleans style showcase. Featured musicians include Rodney Block, Marquis Hunt, Matt Schatz, Emanuel Ticco Brooks and Carl Mouton. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 the day of the show.

Revolution Room, 300 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, (501) 823-0090,


The Cedric Burnside Project will perform at 9:30 p.m. today at the White Water Tavern. Admission is $10.

Joshua Asante will host a dance party at 9:30 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5.

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


Tyler Kinchen & the Right Pieces will perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday at The Afterthought Bistro and Bar. Admission is $7; $12 for reserved seating.

The Afterthought Bistro and Bar, 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, (501) 663-1196, afterhthoughtbistroand


Ecstatic Vision, Construction of Light and Becoming Elephants will perform at 9 p.m. today at Vino's. Admission is $6.

Vino's, West Seventh and Chester streets, Little Rock, (501) 375-8466,


Hillbilly Casino will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday at Another Round Pub. Admission is $5.

Parker Francis will play from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday followed by Jet 420 from 9 to midnight. Admission is $5 for the Jet 420 show.

Another Round Pub, 12111 W. Markham St., Little Rock, (501) 313-2612,


Thread will perform at 9 p.m. Friday and Taylormade will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at Thirst N Howl. Admission is free.

Thirst N Howl, 14710 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, (501) 379-8189,


All Time Witches will headline a 9 p.m. show today at Maxine's in Hot Springs and the opening act is Adam Faucett. Admission is $7.

Quiet Hollers, plus opening acts Bonnie Montgomery and Nick Brumley will perform at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5.

Hooten Hallers, Memphis Dawls and Federalis will play at 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5.

Maxine's, 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs, (501) 321-0909,


Minton Sparks, a singer/poet/storyteller, will perform with Sean Buvala, a trainer, corporate coach, speaker and storyteller at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday as part of the Fairfield Bay Oktoberfest StoryFest.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.

Fairfield Bay Conference Center, 110 Lost Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay, (501) 884-4202,

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