Tranquilo, Tire Fire and Fred will perform at 8:30 p.m. today at White Water Tavern in Little Rock. Admission is $5.
Runaway Planet will perform at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5.
Patrick Sweany along with opening act Greyhounds will perform at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $15.
Peter Read's Nightflying magazine will celebrate its 38th anniversary at 5 p.m. Sunday, with performances by Black Oak Arkansas, Amy Garland, Jason Lee Hale & The Personal Space Invaders, Gil Franklin, The Akeem Kemp Band, Monsterboy and Brian Whalen. Admission is $10.
White Water Tavern, West Seventh and Thayer streets, Little Rock, (501) 375-8400, whitewatertavern.com
TwiceSax Collective will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at South on Main in Little Rock. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 the day of the show.
Formed in 2009 by saxophonist brothers-in-law Dave Williams II and Brandon Dorris, the instrumental jazz/funk/blues project performs a mix of originals and covers. Members include Jason McHughes on drums, Slavek Bolubah on drums, Matthew Stone on guitar and mandolin, Daniel Schoultz on bass and Brad Birge on upright bass.
South on Main, 13th and Main streets, Little Rock, (501) 244-9660, southonmain.com
Ward Davis will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Rev Room in Little Rock. Admission is $20.
Davis, a Monticello native, is a singer-songwriter whose songs have been recorded by Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Trace Adkins and Buddy Jewel. He recently co-wrote "I'm Not the Devil" with Cody Jinks, with whom he also recently went on tour.
Indie Music Night will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 the day of the show.
Rev Room, 300 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, (501) 823-0090, revroom.com
Futurebirds, along with opening act Dylan Earl & The Reasons Why, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack in Little Rock. Admission is $10.
Magic Beans will perform at 9 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
Singer-songwriter Stephanie Smittle will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at Unity Church in Little Rock. Admission is a suggested $10 donation.
Smittle will be accompanied by guitarist Dennis Ouellette.
Ten Penny Gypsy (Justin Patterson and Laura Lynn Danley) will host the evening, known as The Sounds of Unity, an acoustic cafe held the third Friday each month.
Unity Church, 2610 Reservoir Road, Little Rock, (501) 225-2719, unitylr.org
Red Oak Ruse will perform at 10 p.m. Friday at Four Quarter Bar in North Little Rock. Admission is $7.
The Electric Rag Band will perform at 10 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $7.
Four Quarter Bar, 415 Main St., North Little Rock, (501) 313-4704, fourquarterbar.com
Brian & Nick will perform at 5:30 p.m. and Risky Whiskey Boys will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at Cajun's Wharf in Little Rock.
Ben & Doug will perform at 5:30 p.m. and The Erica Jones Band 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
John Paul Keith will perform at 8 p.m. today at The Big Chill in Hot Springs. Admission is $10; $15 for reserved seating.
Ethan "Lil Skinny" Kuntz will open the show.
Keith, who is based in Memphis, has recorded four solo albums, the latest of which, Heart Shaped Window, was produced by Austin, Texas-based guitarist Will Sexton. Keith and Sexton, along with singer-bassist Amy LaVere, also record as a trio, Motel Mirrors.
Proceeds will benefit the Unknown Legends Musicians Relief Fund, a nonprofit for Arkansas-based musicians who need assistance with health-related expenses.
The Big Chill, 910 Higdon Ferry Road, Hot Springs, (501) 624-5185, thebigchillhotsprings.com
The Gold Show drag show will perform at 9 p.m. today at Maxine's in Hot Springs. Admission is $5.
Jeremy Pinnell & Band, along with opening acts Adam Faucett and William Blackart will perform at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $7.
Landrest, Couch Jackets and Rex will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5.
Maxine's, 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs, (501) 321-0909, maxineslive.com
Josh Love will perform at 8 p.m. today at Griffin Restaurant in El Dorado. Admission is free.
Country singer/songwriter Frank Foster, along with opening act Wyatt Putman, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at First Financial Music Hall. Tickets for standing room are $20, $30 the day of the show and $90 for "premium reserved" seating.
Foster, a native of Cypress Bottom, La., is kicking off his "'Til I'm Gone" tour, named after his latest album, released Sept. 21. He released his debut, Rowdy Reputation, in 2011, and followed that with five more albums.
Beaux Atkins will perform at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Admission is free.
Griffin Restaurant, 101 E. Locust St., El Dorado, (870) 444-3007, eldomad.com.
Weekend on 01/17/2019
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story listed an incorrect date for the TwiceSax Collective performance at South on Main. It's set for 9 p.m. Saturday.
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