The following is a list of entertainment appearing live in the two-state area.
Allen Beachy & Friends — Various styles at 7 p.m. at Beef O’Brady’s, 12200 U.S. 71 South.
Bannister Brothers — Southern rock and country at 8 p.m. at East End Sports Pub, 3675 Arkansas 22 in Paris.
Barling Good Ol’ Boys — Country at 7 p.m. at Barling City Hall, 304 Church St. in Barling.
Dwight Pense & Brothers — Various styles from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Crawdad Hole, 521 U.S. 71 in Mountainburg.
Flash & Friends — Various styles from 7-10 p.m. at Chasers, 6720 U.S. 271 South.
Four Star Band — Country from 7-10 p.m. at the Fort Smith Senior Activities Center, 2700 Cavanaugh Road.
Gospel Music Barn Show — At 7 p.m. at the Gospel Music Barn, 2710 W. Cherokee St. in Sallisaw.
Joan and the Country Gents — Country and gospel at 6:30 p.m. at the Thyrell Lovell Complex at Arkansas 45 and Arkansas 253 in Midland.
River Valley Ramblers Band — Country, gospel and bluegrass from 7-10 p.m. at the Muldrow Opry, 119 E. Shawntel Smith Blvd. in Muldrow.
Some Guy Named Robb — Various styles from 7-11 p.m. at MovieLounge, 7601 Rogers Ave.
Friday and Saturday
Animal — Various styles at 9:30 p.m. at Neumeier’s Rib Room & Beer Garden, 817 Garrison Ave.
Lanny Richmond Band — Country from 7-10 p.m. at the Showroom Music Theater, 1134 N. Main St. in Waldron.
Matt Dodd — Various styles from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at Shooters Bar & Grill, 2201 Grand Ave.
Wes & Hope — Various styles from 7-10 p.m. at Sisters Gourmet Bistro, 719 Main St. in Van Buren.
Amazing Opry Staff Band — Country, bluegrass, gospel and blues at 7 p.m. at the Little O’ Opry House, 271 Campbell St. in West Fork.
Arklahoma Travelers — Country, gospel and other styles from 7-10 p.m. at the Country Tyme Music Hall, 1404 S. Main St. in Muldrow.
Arkoma Senior Citizens Center Show — Various styles at 1:30 p.m. at the Arkoma Senior Citizens Center, 615 Poteau St. in Arkoma.
Barrett Baber — Various styles from 7-11 p.m. at MovieLounge, 7601 Rogers Ave.
Country Connection — Country and gospel from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Crawdad Hole, 521 U.S. 71 in Mountainburg.
Dead Armadillos — Country and more from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Eagles Ballroom, 3321 S. 66th St.
Frog Bayou Boys — Bluegrass at 7 p.m. at Warrens Rec Room, 1437 W. Newberry Road in Alma.
Jenny Lind Jamboree — Various styles from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Jenny Lind Community Building on the Gate 9 cut-off at Jenny Lind.
Kicken Kountry 5 — Country from 7-10 p.m. at Sparky’s Music Show, 4918 Alma Highway in Van Buren.
Last Resort Band — Various styles at 7 p.m. at What’Ya Do Ya’ll Bar and Grill, 7000 U.S. 71 South.
Little O’ Oprey Stars & Band — Country at 7 p.m. at Little Oprey at Main and Campbell streets in West Fork.
Midwestern Playboys — Country and Southern rock at 8 p.m. at East End Sports Pub, 3675 Arkansas 22 in Paris.
OG Jamboree — Country from 7-10:30 p.m. at 7125 Belmont Drive, north of Alma.
Saturday Night Jamboree — Country, bluegrass and gospel music at 7 p.m. on the Town Square in Poteau. In case of rain, the event moves indoors at the Poteau Senior Citizens Activity Building on South McKenna Street.
— TIMES RECORD STAFF
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