Toadies' Rubberneck anniversary tour coming to Juanita's

Posted: August 14, 2014 at 2:01 a.m.

The Toadies

Texas alternative rock band The Toadies will perform Saturday night at Juanita's.

Formed in the late 1980s in Fort Worth, The Toadies broke up in 2001, but re-formed in 2006 (singer-rhythm guitarist Vaden Todd Lewis is the only member from the original lineup). Earlier this year, the band announced it would tour this year to mark the 20th anniversary of its debut album Rubberneck. The band will perform the album in its entirety.

Black Pistol Fire will open the 10 p.m. show.

Admission is $20.

The club will host Gorilla Music Presents: Battle of the Bands Sunday at 4 p.m.

Admission is $8 in advance, $10 the day of the show.

Juanita's, 614 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, (501) 372-1228,


Singer-songwriter Lincoln Durham returns to central Arkansas for a show at Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack at 9 p.m. today.

Admission to the show is $8 in advance, $10 the day of the show.

New Madrid will perform Saturday at 9 p.m.

Admission is $7.

Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, 107 River Market Ave., Little Rock, (501) 372-7707,


Big Silver will perform, a rare occurrence, tonight at the White Water Tavern. The band, which has released three CDs, consists of Brad Williams, Bart Angel, Isaac Alexander, Shelby Smith and Kevin Bennett.

Jesse Aycock will open the show at 9:30 p.m. The Tulsa musician has been steadily building a reputation among fellow musicians for his tasteful work on pedal steel, lap steel and guitar. He has been touring with The Secret Sisters, The Paul Benjamin Band and The Hard Working Americans.

Admission is $5.

At 10 p.m. Friday, the club will feature Bombay Harambee, with opening acts High Magic and Swampbird.

Admission is $6.

White Water Tavern, West Seventh and Thayer streets, Little Rock, (501) 375-8400,


A Gerald Johnson Memorial Concert will be held at the Rev Room tonight, featuring First Impressions, Carl Mouton & the Big Timerz Band, Ramona Smith and more.

Johnson, a Little Rock tenor saxophonist, died of a heart attack at age 56 on Aug. 4.

Admission to the 8 p.m. show is $5 with all proceeds going to the Johnson family.

Demon Hunter, a Christian metal band, will headline Saturday night, with Veridia opening the show.

Admission to the 9 p.m. show is $12 in advance, $15 the day of the show.

Sunday, the club will present The Tragic Thrills and Air Traffic Controller, starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 in advance, $12 the day of the show.

Revolution Room, 300 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, (501) 823-0090,


Maxine's in Hot Springs will host a trio of bands at 9 p.m. today: Midnight Masses, a New York band with members who are also in the group And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead; The Anatomy of Frank, a Virginia experimental rock band; and Rachel Kate, a "feisty" blues singer from South Carolina.

Admission is free.

On Friday, the club will host two Texas acts: Bravo Max, an "indie" rocker, and folk songwriter Nick Brumley.

Admission is $5 to the 9 p.m. show.

On Saturday, the club presents a trio of Arkansas acts: instrumental hard rockers Captain Nowhere; baroque rockers High Magic; and Little Rock rock group Dangerous Idiots.

Admission is $5 to the 9 p.m. show.

Maxine's, 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs, (501) 321-0909,


The Copper Penny Pub on Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs will present mariachi musician Jacob Flores at 8 p.m. Friday and Americana singer-songwriter Benjamin Del Shreve at 9 p.m. Saturday.

Folksinger Laura Lee Williard will play at the Sunday brunch show.

Admission is free.

Copper Penny Pub, 711 Central Ave. (501) 622-2570,

Weekend on 08/14/2014