Singer-songwriter Keller Williams will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Rev Room in Little Rock. Admission is $20.
Williams, who has been described as a one-man jam band, due to his mastery of the Gibson Echoplex Digital Pro looping unit to create a variety of instrumental layers of music created on guitar, bass, percussion, theremin, synthesizer and piano. He is known for his projects that focus on bluegrass, jazz, funk, reggae, folk, electronica and alternative rock sounds.
The 48-year-old graduate of Virginia Wesleyan College moved to Colorado to begin his career. He has worked or toured with The String Cheese Incident, Yonder Mountain String Band, Ratdog and Umphrey's McGee.
He has released 22 recordings, the latest of which, Raw (a collection of stripped-down solo acoustic material), came out in 2017. He recently announced a Tom Petty-inspired Keller Williams' PettyGrass, on which he performs a set of Petty songs, bluegrass-style. He also released the debut of Sync, his acoustic dance project, KWahtro.
Amity Road will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday. Admission ranges from $8 to $21.
Rev Room, 300 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, (501) 823-0090, revroom.com
Austin Lucas will perform at 9 p.m. today at White Water Tavern in Little Rock. Admission is $7.
Lucas, an Indiana native who lived in the Czech Republic from 2003-08, has released 11 albums since his debut CD in 2006. One of his 2011 releases, A New Home in the Old World, was inspired by his time living in Europe, and the other, Live From the White Water Tavern, was recorded at what Lucas has described as his "favorite bar in the world." His latest album, Between the Moon & the Midwest, came out in 2016, and one of his forthcoming 2018 albums, Immortal Americans, has been a crowd-funding project, and the other, Killing Time -- Field Recordings, was recorded Sept. 16 at The Refuge Arts Chapel in Appleton, Wis.
Little Rock-based Last Chance Records has been Lucas' label of choice in recent years.
Big Silver will perform at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $7.
The Salty Dogs, along with opening act Cherry Red, will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $7.
White Water Tavern, West Seventh and Thayer streets, Little Rock, (501) 375-8400, whitewatertavern.com
Night in the Woods 3 featuring Yuni Wa, plus Klubhouse, Hector Slash, Desi Doom, Cool Chris and MVKLXUIS will perform at 9 p.m. today at Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack in Little Rock. Admission is $8.
Mayday by Midnight will perform at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $8 for those age 21 and over, $10 for those under 21.
Jet Black Alley Cat, along with opening acts Quiet Please and The Rios, will perform at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 the day of the show.
Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, 107 River Market Ave., Little Rock, (501) 372-7707, stickyz.com
Smokey will perform at 5:30 p.m. today at Cajun's Wharf in Little Rock.
Raising Grey will perform at 5:30 p.m. and Electric 5 will perform at 9 p.m. Friday.
Alex Summerlin will perform at 5:30 p.m. and Canvas will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Admission for all shows is $5 after 8 p.m.
Cajun's Wharf, 2400 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, (501) 375-5351, cajunswharf.com
Stone Sour, along with opening act Palaye Royale and '68, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Metroplex Live in Little Rock. Admission is $35.
Metroplex Live, Interstate 430 and Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock, (501) 681-7552, metroplexlive.com
Travis Linville will perform at 10:30 p.m. Friday at Four Quarter Bar in North Little Rock. Admission is $7.
The Funk Donors will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $7.
Four Quarter Bar, 415 Main St., North Little Rock, (501) 313-4704, fourquarterbar.com
John Two-Hawks will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday in a Mother's Day show at the Auditorium in Eureka Springs. Admission is $12; free for mothers.
Two-Hawks, a member of the Ogala Lakota community, had his music featured in the Emmy Award-winning HBO film, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.
Eureka Springs Auditorium, 36. S. Main St., Eureka Springs, (479) 253-7788, johntwohawks.com or eurekasprings.org
Ernie Biggs Dueling Pianos will perform at 8 p.m. today at Griffin Restaurant in El Dorado. Admission is free.
Griffin Restaurant, 101 E. Locust St., El Dorado, (870) 444-3007, eldomad.com.
Weekend on 05/10/2018
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