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Contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman, along with Plumb, We Are Messengers and Marc Martel, will perform for the K-LOVE Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Saturday in Robinson Center Performance Hall in Little Rock. Tickets are $22.99, $27.99 and $31.99.

Chapman is a veteran of many Arkansas performances. Plumb (Tiffany Arbuckle Lee) is a native of Indianapolis who grew up in Nashville, Tenn. She has released seven albums since debuting in 1997. We Are Messengers is a worship band led by Irish musician Darren Mulligan and his wife, Heidi Mulligan. Marc Martel, a native of Montreal, Canada, is a singer who first became prominent when he sang "Somebody to Love," a Queen hit, alongside Queen drummer Roger Taylor in a competition.

Based in Nashville, Martel released a Christmas EP in November 2016.

The show is the first in an 18-date tour by the musicians, which will conclude with a performance at the Beacon Theater in New York City on Dec. 17.

K-LOVE is an association of radio stations that program Christian music. The central Arkansas station is KWLR-FM, 96.9, in Maumelle. Other K-LOVE radio stations in Arkansas broadcast in Batesville, El Dorado, Fort Smith-Booneville, Hot Springs, Weiner, Hoxie, Jonesboro, Marvell, Melbourne, Pine Bluff, Searcy and Texarkana.

Robinson Center Performance Hall, Markham Street and Broadway, Little Rock, (800) 745-3000,


The third annual "Block Friday -- The All Black Affair" will feature the Rodney Block Collective featuring Bijoux, Ricky Latt, J Phil, and AJB Showtime at 9 p.m. Friday at the Rev Room in Little Rock. General admission is $15, reserved seating $20.

The event is a birthday celebration for Efrem Neely.

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


Adam Faucett, along with opening act Or, will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at White Water Tavern. Admission is $6.

Faucett, a Benton native based in Little Rock, released a debut album, The Great Basking Shark, in 2007. He followed up with Show Me Magic, Show Me Out in 2008; More Like a Temple in 2011; and Blind Water Finds Blind Water in 2014.

He has toured with Calexico, The Legendary Shack Shakers and Lucero.

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


Tragikly White will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at Stickyz Rock 'N' Roll Chicken Shack in Little Rock. Admission is $10.

Swampbird, along with opening acts Colour Design and The Uh Huhs, will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $8.

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


Darril Edwards will perform at 5:30 p.m. and Canvas will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at Cajun's Wharf in Little Rock.

Alex Summerlin will perform at 5:30 p.m. and Shannon Boshears will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday.

Admission is $5 after 9 p.m. for all shows.

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


Noruz will perform at 10 p.m. Friday at the Four Quarter Bar in North Little Rock. Admission is $7.

Groovement will perform at 10 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $7.

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

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