Friday and Saturday
10 p.m., White Water Tavern. $10-$12.
The plan was in place. Mulehead, arguably Little Rock’s most popular band in the late ’90s and early ’00s, was set to reunite earlier this year at Riverfest. And it would get plum billing: playing just before Lucero and The Black Crowes. The guys in the group got excited, started telling friends and began to practice. Three weeks later, Riverfest called back and told front man Kevin Kerby that Mulehead had been bumped — for Uncle Kracker.
Still, the Riverfest debacle planted a seed. With urging from Last Chance Records’ Travis Hill, the band booked White Water for this weekend’s two-night stand. It’ll be the first time Kerby, guitarist Dave Raymond, drummer Geoff Curran and bassist Brent LaBeau have played together since a thrown-together gig during Towncraft week in 2007 and, before that, since 2004.