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Saturday’s Music

Reckless Kelly.

Giving you the music a day early:

The second night of Sticky Fingerz‘s two-night, 10-year anniversary celebration includes a visit from Reckless Kelly: roots rocking tunes powered by dueling guitars, electrified rhythms and ragged, road anthems that blend country rock with folk and Americana to create a Texas-size sound. The Austin, Texas, band kick out their hee-hawing country rock with a live show that got them nominated for Best Live Act at the 2009 Lone Star Music Awards. North Little Rock quintet HWY 5 open with their hard rock muscle mixed with country vocals. The show starts at 9 p.m. with tickets $20 for the 21-and-up party.

Reggae DJ Ras Levi is celebrating a birthday with a party presented by One Love Productions at Revolution Music Room. The night includes New Orleans native, now Little Rock resident Butterfly, showcasing her R&B, jazz and funk-laced roots-rock reggae and dancehall music, along with Little Rock reggae/R&B band First Impressions members Dexter Peters and Tim Anthony, and Nicky Parrish, Ricky Stereo, and DJs K-One and Boone. The music starts at 8 p.m. with tickets $8 advance and $12 day of show for the 18-and-up gig.

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Saturday’s Music

North Mississippi Allstars.

Giving you the music a day early:

With The Black Crowes’ next scheduled gig at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, band guitarist Luther Dickinson is rejoining brother Cody Dickinson and Chris Chew, and returning to the fold for a few dates with the North Mississippi Allstars, including a show at Revolution Music Room. The opening act will be the modern, blues-heavy Southern rock side project of Cody Dickinson and Chew, Hill Country Revue, kicking off the music at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for the 18-and-up gig. Expect a full serving of North Mississippi hill country blues sliced and diced with Southern rock for a night of gritty, funky, hard-charging music.

Downtown Music is celebrating its eighth anniversary, birthday, milestone, etc. Call it what you will, the night promises to shake windows up and down Capitol Avenue with a lineup of heavy rock and metal from Rwake, Vore, Hull and Snake Sustaine. The music starts at 8 p.m. with a $6 cover.

Pomegranates and Jookabox are both slowly snaking their way to South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, including a Friday night gig in Athens, Ga., before swinging northwest … Read more >