Here’s a chance to hear seven-string guru Ted Ludwig in a room built for acoustic nuance and warmth (with a top-notch box dinner included in the ticket price).
Documentarian James Matthews of Little Rock makes quilts from castoff clothing and other fabrics as a way to illuminate loss and transform it into usefulness.
Delbert McClinton made his stage debut in 1957. He toured with The Beatles. He backed Bo Diddley and Howlin' Wolf. He apparently inspired "The Blues Brothers." He's won three Grammys for Contemporary Blues and is still going strong at age 78. If you can't make this show, there's always Delbert McClinton & Friends Sandy Beaches […]
Little Rock’s resident freaky synth-punk band Ginsu Wives is also playing, and if the noise rock from its 2015 EP “Hospital Vibes” — or any song from its 2014 album, “Panic,” but preferably the first track, “Leper Party” — is any indication, this portion of the evening will feel like a live rendition of the soundtrack to your favorite survival horror video game.
I'm not sure if it's all that living that comes through in Crockett's voice, or his King of the Wild Frontier DNA, or something that sparks entirely spontaneously each time he opens his mouth, but it demands to be listened to.
Long a Central Arkansas favorite, Shreveport's Dirtfoot returns to Four Quarter for a night of its trademark "gypsy-punk-country-grumble-boogie." If that's not evocative enough for you, think: foot-stomping, backwoods jam rock. Local rockers Polyester Robot includes a few former members of Dirtfoot as well as Jamie Lou Connolly, of Jamie Lou and the Hullabaloo fame and […]
Ramona Smith is a powerhouse vocalist with an easy onstage charm and a quick laugh, and she's turned her experience touring with R&B pioneer Johnny Otis into a toolbox for mentoring and supporting up-and-coming singers in Central Arkansas.