The Rodney Block Collective

If venturing out to enjoy live music, please don’t forget your mask, obey social distance guidelines and respect rules posted for the safety of yourself and those around you.

 

*Indicates a live event.

Arkansauce

Thursday 6/18

Arkansauce / George’s Majestic Lounge / 9:30

Arkansauce is a genre-hopping four-piece string band from Northwest Arkansas, bending the rules and blurring the lines between bluegrass, newgrass, Americana, country, blues and funk. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the NAACP legal fund. Click here for more info.

Adam Faucett

Friday 6/19

Sounds of Unity with Brad Williams / 7:00-9:00

Central Arkansas folk and Americana duo Ten Penny Gypsy share the stage during an online event with fellow Arkansas Country Music Award nominee Brad Williams from Arkansas’ The Salty Dogs. Click here for more info.

*Adam Faucett live / 7318 Windsong Dr, Maumelle / 8:00 / $20

This is a special live drive-in concert experience with Central Arkansas singer-songwriter Adam Faucett. He will play on stage with the image projected on the big screen, and the sound will come through your speakers. Get your tickets now, as the concert is limited to 40 vehicles and they’re going fast. Click here for more info.

Deep Groove Kings / George’s Majestic Lounge / 9:00-11:00

Deep Groove Kings is an Arkansas super-group with members from Deep Sequence, Arkansauce, Monk is King, Groovement and Groove Contingency. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the NAACP legal fund. Click here for more info.

Juneteenth

Saturday 6/20

Juneteenth virtual event / Mosaic Templars Cultural Center / 5:00-8:00

On June 19, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas and declared the news that slaves had been freed. This year the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center is celebrating its 10th Juneteenth event. This annual event draws a large crowd of people from the city and state, but in the interest of public health the decision was made to make this year’s event virtual; so log on and join in the celebration. National and local entertainers, including Rodney Block, Bijoux, the legendary Grammy-winning gospel group The Clark Sisters and many more. There will also be interactive activities for families, and messages from community members around the state. Click here for more info.

The Rodney Block Collective – Live from the Front Porch Virtual Concert Series / 6:30

Live from the Foxcroft Neighborhood, this will be an evening of jazz, gospel, R&B and soul. Tune in, or if you find yourself in the neighborhood just follow the music as Rodney and the Collective continue to make their way across Central Arkansas one porch at a time. Click here for more info.

*Trey Johnson & Scott Gibson / Postmasters Grill – 133 W Washington St. Camden / 8:00-10:30

Enjoy some good food and feel-good rockin’ blues from Central Arkansas’ Trey Johnson and percussionist Scott Gibson. With seating capacity limited, reservations are encouraged. Call 870-836-5579 for reservations.

Bad Habit

Sunday 6/21

* Bad Habit / Sunset Lodge at Rusty Tractor Vineyards – 10 Rusty Tractor Ln, Little Rock / 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Celebrate dad with an afternoon of food, beverages, music and fun. Enjoy wine, beer and cocktails at Little Rock vineyard Rusty Tractor, as well as food from one of the most popular food trucks in the region, Cousins Main Lobster from Memphis, and some of the best BBQ in the state from Little Rock’s Count Porkula. Later in the afternoon, enjoy some live music from Little Rock’s Bad Habit playing the hits from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today.

J Phil and Michael Walker / 6:00

Celebrate Father’s Day with an old school kickback featuring the soulful sounds of J Phil and Michael Walker. Click here for more info.

*Dino D Davis / War Memorial Park Pavilion / 6:00-8:00

This Juneteenth celebration features Central Arkansas soul man Dino D & The D Train with a special guest. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.

 

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