For our safety and that of others, we come to another weekend away from our favorite venues and entertainers, but thanks to the internet and social networking apps, we can still enjoy and support our Arkansas artist during this difficult time from the comfort of our homes.

These artists continue to lose shows and their incomes have been impacted greatly, so this is a great way to support them! If you don’t see your favorite artists, check their social media page since many tend to go live on a whim.

 

Friday 5/1

Rodney Block Collective Live From the Front Porch Virtual Concert Series/ 6:00

Enjoy some jazz, smooth jazz, gospel, R&B and soul.  These “Block” parties have become a social media sensation as Rodney and crew have taken their one of a kind stage shows to social media from front porches around Little Rock. They will be performing in the Pleasant Valley Neighborhood. Check it out here.

 

Jay Jackson: Live from Wolfman Studios/ 7:00

This livestream will provide you with a great soul-rock fix, including a few tracks from Jay’s brand new album “Love and Other Lies.” Check it out here and here.

 

First Friday with Randall Shreve/ 7:00-9:00

This performance will bring you the best in “vaudeville” indie rock.  Social distancing safety measures might be preventing us from gathering together physically for First Friday, but we can still gather together through social media and enjoy the first First Friday with a live stream performance from Randall Shreve.  Sponsored by Downtown Bentonville, and The First Seat Pub, that will still have food and drink specials for pick up to enjoy during the show. Check it out here.

 

Philli Moo/ 8:00

A purveyor of trap jazz, Central Arkansas saxophonist Phillip Mouton is bringing his tremendous talents to the Quaranstream. Check it out here.

 

Saturday 5/2

Bijoux: One Love One World/ 7:00 – 9:00

We’ve enjoyed her live solo streams on Friday night, but for this special Saturday night show she’s bringing the band! Don’t miss it! Check it out here.

 

Club Nevermore Cabin Fever online Dance Party/ 8:00-1:00

Their last livestream was so successful, they’re doing it again.  Come to Club Nevermore and Join DJs: 10.29, Dagger Dance, Hollow and Wihlem, and special guest DJ Operator OT (KUHS-LP) for 5 strait hours of the best of goth and industrial music. Put on your favorite outfit or pajamas and dance because no one’s watching. Check it out here.

 

Artist Playing Multiple Days

Thursday – Sunday

Monsterboy / 7:30

Monsterboy is an indie-pop band from North Little Rock. Check it out here.

 

Thursday – Saturday

Cliff & Susan / 6:00

Cliff & Susan will be playing songs you know and love during this livestream. Check it out here.

 

Friday & Saturday

Bluesboy Jag / 8:00

Rock out with Bluesboy Jag on Friday and Saturday. Check it out here.

 

More Entertainment:

Thursday 4/30

Women Make Arkansas (Virtual) Market / 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

I wish we could all get together at Bernice Garden and shop these fabulous vendors, but we can do the next best thing and shop them virtually.  Inspired by the book Women Make Arkansas: Conversations with 50 Creatives, join 50 women makers and creative entrepreneurs from across the state as they showcase via videos posted throughout the day.  There will be dozens of exciting discounts, giveaways, and a fundraiser with matching gifts from Et Alia Press and Mercer Textile Mercantile to support the Celebrate! Maya Project.  If you can’t make the 9-5, don’t worry, videos will remain posted and archived at https://www.etaliapress.com/voicesblogand giveaways and discounts will be live through Saturday May 2 at 7pm with winners announced Sunday May 3. Come join Et Alia Press and The Bernice Garden as we celebrate and support Arkansas Women. Check it out here.