Black Lillies play Stickyz; Bret Michaels in Hot Springs
The Black Lillies will perform at 8 p.m. today at Stickyz Rock ’n’ Roll Chicken Shack. Admission is $10.
The Black Lillies were founded in 2009 by Cruz Contreras, who formerly led the band Robinella and the CCStringband (which performed at Stickyz a decade ago). Contreras started his new band after he and Robinella, the previous band’s lead singer, divorced.
His latest group has released four albums — Whiskey Angel in May 2009, 100 Miles of Wreckage in February 2011, Runaway Freeway Blues in March 2013 and Hard to Please in October 2015.
School of Rock, along with opening act deFrance, performs at 8 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5.
Stickyz Rock ’n’ Roll Chicken Shack, 107 River Market Ave., (501) 372-7707, stickyz. com
Bret Michaels performs at 8 p.m. Saturday in Timberwood Amphitheater at Magic Springs Theme & Water Park in Hot Springs. Season tickets (plus tax) are $69.99; one-day tickets are $54.99; tickets for children under 48 inches tall and those 55 and older are $36.99. Reserved seats are an additional $10 or $8. Parking is $10.
Michaels first became notorious as the lead singer of Poison, a band from Mechanicsburg, Pa., prominent for a decade starting in the mid-1980s. In 2012, the VH1 cable network ranked it No. 1 on their list of the “Top Five Hair Bands of the ’80s.”
Michaels, 54, has built a subsequent career as a reality TV performer and actor in movie and TV shows.
Timberwood Amphitheater, Magic Springs Theme & Water Park, 1701 E. Grand Ave. (U.S. 70 east), Hot Springs, (501) 624-0100, magicsprings.com
10 Years performs at 7:30 p.m. today at the Rev Room in Little Rock. Admission is $18.
The “alternative metal” band formed in Knoxville, Tenn., in 1999. It has released seven albums, the latest of which, From Birth to Burial, came out in 2015.
Eagle Claw performs at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $7. Whiskey Myers performs at 9 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $17 in advance, $20 day of show.
Rev Room, 300 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, (501) 823-0090, revroom.com
Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires perform at 9:30 p.m. today at the White Water Tavern. Admission is $6.
Iron Tongue, The C—ts and Junkbomb will perform at a benefit for Spero’s Girl’s Songwritng Camp, 9:30 p.m. Friday. Admission is by donation.
Brothers with Different Mothers performs at 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5.
White Water Tavern, West Seventh and Thayer streets, Little Rock, (501) 375-8400, whitewatertavern.com
Little Tybee, an experimental folk-rock band from Atlanta performs at 9 p.m. Friday at South on Main in Little Rock. Admission is $10.
South on Main, 1304 Main St., Little Rock, (501) 244-9660, southonmain.com
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5:30 p.m. and Canvas performs at 9 p.m. today at Cajun’s Wharf in Little Rock. Admission is $5 after 9 p.m. for all shows.
Buh Jones performs at 5:30 p.m. with Big John Miller performing at 9 p.m. Friday.
Chuck Pack performs at 5:30 p.m. with Almost Infamous onstage at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Cajun’s Wharf, 2400 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, (501) 375-5351, cajunswharf. com
Nick Brumley performs at 8 p.m. today at The Four Quarter Bar in North Little Rock. Admission is $7.
Goodfoot performs at 10 p.m. Friday. Admission is $7.
MotherFunkShip performs at 10 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $25.
Four Quarter Bar, 415 Main St., North Little Rock, (501) 3134704, fourquarterbar.com
The All American Freakshow Peepshow, a vaudeville variety show, will be onstage at 9 p.m. today at Maxine’s in Hot Springs. Admission is $5.
Vegas Verdes, SM Wolf and Tvveeds perform at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5.
Greasy Tree performs at 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5.
Maxine’s, 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs, (501) 321-0909, maxineslive.com.
The Black Lillies perform today at Stickyz Rock ’n’ Roll Chicken Shack in Little Rock’s River Market District.