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Friday events, July 25
Arkansas Support Network is hosting a benefit on Friday night at the Fayetteville Town Center, featuring a talk with former Arkansas basketball coach Nolan Richardson. The event also includes a silent auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, and music by The Mike Harrod Band. Here’s more info.
There are a couple interesting reunion shows on Friday night. Local band Hot Shot Karate will reunite for a one-night-only show at Ryleigh’s with High Lonesome, and early 2000s band Deacon will also be back together for a show at George’s with fellow locals, Groovement.
Smoke & Barrel has a rock show with locals Dead Indian and Chasing Pictures, and The Chads, Rough Stax, and Ten High are at The Lightbulb Club.
- 6 p.m. George’s Majestic Lounge: The Bel Airs / Leah & The Mojo Doctors
- 6 p.m. Greenhouse Grille: Block Street Hot Club
- 6 p.m. Fresco Cafe & Pub: Cutthroat Trout
- 6 p.m. Mermaids: NCTE’s Mara Keisling
- 6:30 p.m. Fayetteville Town Center: ASN Summer Gala: An Evening with Nolan Richardson
- 7 p.m. Jose’s: Bottle Rocket
- 7 p.m. Jose’s Southwest Grill: Red Ambition
- 7 p.m. Arend Arts Center: Trike Theatre: Seussical Jr.
- 7 p.m. Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Ben Coulter
- 7 p.m. Crystal Bridges Museum: Photo Salon | Featuring Kat Wilson
- 8 p.m. Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Dave Bright Band
- 8:30 p.m. Kingfish: Cutty Rye
- 8:30 p.m. JJ’s Grill: Maud Crawford
- 9 p.m. JR’s Lightbulb Club: The Chads / Ten High / Rough Stax
- 9 p.m. George’s Majestic Lounge: Groovement / Deacon
- 9 p.m. Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Dead Indian / Chasing Pictures
- 10 p.m. Ryleigh’s: Hot Shot Karate / High Lonesome
Saturday events, July 26
There’s music at Fayetteville Underground Saturday night with local Balkan/Turkish folk band Ozarka Orkestra, and songwriters Zac Slusher, Adam Cox, and Caleb Ryan Martin.
Austin-based American band Union Specific is set to perform at Smoke & Barrel Saturday night.
There’s a benefit dance party at Bottle Rocket Gallery on Saturday night as well called Sex Machine Dance Party, featuring music by DJ Robe Flax. All the proceeds from the event benefit future art shows at the gallery.
- 7 a.m. Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
- 9 a.m. Jammin’ Java: Mike Bewley
- 10:30 p.m. Fayetteville Public Library: Tommy Terrific Family Magic Show
- 12 p.m. Crystal Bridges Museum: Weekend Workshop | Poetry: Page to Stage
- 2 p.m. Nightbird Books: Kevin Brockmeier ~ Reading and Booksigning
- 2 p.m. Arend Arts Center: Trike Theatre: Seussical Jr.
- 3 p.m. Fayetteville Public Library: Explore Your Senses: Raw Foods 101
- 6 p.m. Fresco Cafe & Pub: Matt Smith Jazz Trio
- 7 p.m. Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Tommy Nolen
- 7 p.m. Fayetteville Underground: Ozarka Orkestra / Zac Slusher / Adam Cox / Caleb Ryan Martin
- 7 p.m. Jose’s: Jason Strode Band
- 8 p.m. Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Guta
- 8:30 p.m. Kingfish: Luke Wade & No Civilians
- 8:30 p.m. JJ’s Grill: Take Cover
- 9 p.m. JR’s Lightbulb Club: Dividend / High Lonesome / MILEZO / Marmalakes
- 9 p.m. Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Union Specific
- 9 p.m. Bottle Rocket Gallery: Benefit Dance Party
- 9 p.m. George’s Majestic Lounge: Backroad Anthem
Sunday events, July 27
Maxine’s has their popular All you Need to Know Show for Sunday Service this week, and this month’s show is all about Elections. We heard that fake mayor/governor Clunk might make an appearance.
Also Sunday night, Joplin funk band Totojojo is in town for a show at George’s.
- 9 a.m. Jefferson Center: Sunday Farmers’ Market
- 11 a.m. Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
- 1 p.m. Terra Studios: The Lytles
- 2 p.m. Fayetteville Public Library: Summer Music Series – Barrett Baber
- 2 p.m. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Dragonfly Workshop
- 7 p.m. Maxine’s Tap Room: All You Need to Know Show: Elections
- 7 p.m. Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Guest Artist: Jackson McKinnon
- 7 p.m. Arsaga’s at The Depot: Mountain Shore
- 8 p.m. Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon
- 9 p.m. George’s Majestic Lounge: Totojojo
Friday Public Meetings
|3 p.m.||Bid Opening 14-44, Production System Components||City Hall, Room 326|
Saturday: Conor Christian, Thea Morrill, Chelsea Ware, Don McSpadden, Nikkiah Silvey and Frederick Peace.
Sunday: Michelle Miesse, Jim Black, Barrett Deacon, Missy Lipps, Abby Bridges, Kelly Pifer, Dean Homstad, Sandra Gardner and Susan Johnson.
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