1

ERIC CHURCH: HOLDING MY OWN

LITTLE ROCK

Feb.4

Fans couldn’t ask for more than two full sets of Eric Church and the ECB! This is his first tour without an opening act. The only pause during this special evening at Verizon Arena will be an intermission between sets. Show time is 8 p.m. Tickets range from $18-$85.

ticketmaster.com | 800.745.3000

 


 

2

KING OF THE SPRINGS VIDEO GAMING TOURNAMENT

HOT SPRINGS

Feb. 4

Join Spa City Smash League, Team Knight Owl and Spa-Con for a day of singles and doubles brackets for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Melee. With headliners such as ESAM, Sol, ARC, JJROCKETS, Saj, Bananas, lori, iiGGY and Deezus, take part in creating the biggest and best dedicated Smash event in Arkansas. Doors open at 9 a.m. Admission is free.

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3

LANTERNS! WINTER FESTIVAL

LITTLE ROCK

Feb. 10-12

Celebrating the first full moon of the lunar New Year is always magical at this outdoor fantasy in Wildwood’s gardens. Live entertainment, food, drinks and more will be presented. The festival starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 ages 6-12; free under the age of 5.

wildwoodpark.org | 501.821.7275

 


 

4

UCA DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES: DR. MARC LAMONT HILL

CONWAY

Feb. 13

Social justice has been a passion for Hill since he was young. That passion continues today with a focus on culture, politics and education that has resulted in Hill being recognized as one of America’s more thought provoking voices. Currently host of VH1 Live, HuffPost Live, and BET News, Hill is also a political contributor for CNN and FOX News. Lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15.

uca.edu/publicappearances.org | 866.810.0012

 

 

 


 

5

CHARLIE WILSON’S ‘IN IT TO WIN IT’ TOUR with FANTASIA and JOHNNY GILL

NORTH LITTLE ROCK

Feb. 20

R&B music lovers are in for a treat with three multi-award winning vocal powerhouses commanding the Verizon Arena stage. From Wilson, of the legendary GAP Band, and Gill, of New Edition, the evening will be filled with fans singing along. American Idol  winner Fantasia brings her list of favorites to complete the concert. Showtime is 7 p.m.  Tickets are $73.10-$114.85

ticketmaster.com | 800.745.3000

 


 

6

LYLE LOVETT & JOHN HIATT

FAYETTEVILLE

Feb. 21

Multi Grammy Award winner and Texas music legend Lyle Lovett joins with one of the most honored singer-songwriters of the past 40 years, John Hiatt. This is an evening not to be missed. Showtime is 7 p.m. Ticket prices start at $55.

waltonartscenter.org | 479.443.5600

 


 

7

ARTSPREE CONCERT SERIES: Parker Quartet

LITTLE ROCK

Feb. 23

The spring 2017 Artspree Concert Series starts with Grammy Award winning Parker Quartet. With numerous international awards achieved, the quartet is artists-in-residence at the Harvard University’s Department of Music, and in residence at the University of Southern California School of Music. Concert time is 7:30 p.m. Free admission to UALR students and staff. Tickets are $15 for the public, $5 for students from other institutions.

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8

TOBY MAC ‘HITS DEEP TOUR’

NORTH LITTLE ROCK

Feb. 23

11 million in sales and six Grammy awards speak to the power of Mac’s message in his music. With his personal story as testimony, his follow-up work on This Is Not A Test reminds us that ‘we only have one shot at life’. Showtime is 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $38.75

ticketmaster.com  | 800.745.3000

 


 

9

STARRLIGHT JAZZ SERIES: MVP JAZZ QUARTET

FAYETTEVILLE

Feb. 25

True jazz aficionados are beside themselves with this alignment of jazz stars:Kansas City native and former musical director of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, saxophonist Bobby Watson, The Tonight Show alumnus drummer Marvin ‘Smitty ‘Smith; veteran bassist Ray ‘Bulldog’ Drummond and revered pianist Donald Brown. Tickets start at $30.

waltonartscenter.org | 479.442.5600

 


 

10

RED CARPET 2017 FOR WOLFE STREET FOUNDATION

Little Rock

Feb. 26

Feel like you’re a star at the 89th Annual Academy Awards, as you support care exclusively focused on alcoholism and addiction recovery. Enjoy photos on the Red Carpet, a fabulous meal and more as you watch the 2017 Academy Awards. The event is 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Tickets are $175 individual; $325 couple.

wolfestreet.org | 501.372.5662