Part singer and guitarist, part bandleader, ringmaster and motivational speaker, Tom Petty charmed another sold-out gathering of fans, five years after his first Arkansas show. There were 13,551 of the faithful Sunday night at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, and it was hard to tell who had the best time -- the fans or the band.
A- Kendrick Lamar
Part singer and guitarist, part band leader, part ringmaster and part motivational speaker, Tom Petty charmed another sold-out gathering of fans, five years after his first Arkansas show. There were 13,551 of the faithful Sunday night at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, and it was hard to tell who had the best time — the fans or the band.
Age presents a problem for most rock bands and one would think that general rule would apply to the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Grammy Award-winner Delbert McClinton and his band, the Self-Made Men, will play songs from his recently released 19th studio album at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Center for Humanities and Arts theater, University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. Doors open at 7. Bluesman Doug Duffey will be the opening act.
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers seem to be taking cues from The Rolling Stones.
Events are free unless otherwise noted.
On Saturday, the Red Hot Chili Peppers pull into Verizon Arena for a stop on their current tour. Let's take a deeper dive into this rock-funk-pop act and do it by the numbers.
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts:
Helena-West Helena, known primarily among music fans as the home of the annual King Biscuit Blues Festival, will be the site of another musical gathering, although this one leans more toward the Americana side of the dial.
Terence Blanchard, featuring The E-Collective, will perform at 8 p.m. today at South on Main in Little Rock. Tickets are $58.75, $56.75 and $28.25.
C The Chainsmokers
Forgive singer-songwriter Jason Eady if he's a little groggy on this April afternoon. He has just returned from a tour of Ireland and is fighting off the inevitable jet lag.