The Woodpeckers Swan Song at Legends

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The Woodpeckers came to life when a group of friends, all 1970s’ alumni of Little Rock’s Hall High, combined years of musical experience to create a true Rock ‘n Roll outfit modeled after The Allman Brothers Band. A testament to their talent, they soon became the house band for Cajun’s Wharf, a nightlife legend in our state capital. Woody Dixon and Mark Farmer lead with guitar and vocals that drive this old time rock ‘n roll. Frank Cox, who Dixon describes as “our best guitar player,” sets rhythm on bass guitar. Andy Bowie, known as Mississippi Saxophone Slim, blows harmonica that adds depth and authenticity to the Woodpeckers sound. On keyboards and vocals is Ben Moody, whose name may sound familiar – his son of the same name gained fame with Little Rock band Evanescence. Last but never least is the drummer, Jack Pritchett, a huge talent and band director at Little Rock Catholic High.

After five years of rocking, The Woodpeckers are sadly coming to an end, as guitarist Woody Dixon retired to our lovely village about a month ago. Legends Saloon is hosting a farewell concert on Saturday at 9 p.m. and welcomes all Woodpecker fans to send them off in style.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11                                                           

BALCONY RESTAURANT – Maureen Alexander, Singer/Songwriter, 5 p.m.

CATHOUSE LOUNGE – Bike Night w/Live Music, 5-8 p.m.

GRANDE TAVERNE – Catherine Reed, Singer/Songwriter, 6-9 p.m.

GRAVEL BAR – Delvis Rocktober Special, Elvis Tribute, 6:30 p.m.

ROWDY BEAVER DEN – Karaoke with Stan, 9 p.m.

THE FARM – HILLBERRY MUSIC FESTIVALBluegrass

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

BALCONY RESTAURANT – Michael Dimitri, Singer/Songwriter, 12 p.m., Sarah Loethin, Singer/Songwriter, 6 p.m.

BASIN SPRING PARK – Lindsey Lou & the Ben Miller Band, Bluegrass/Americana, 2 & 4 p.m.

BREWS – Vaughn Cowden, Bluesy Reggae, 7 p.m.

CATHOUSE LOUNGE – PTR Duo, Country Rock, 8 p.m.

CHELSEA’S – The Bel Airs, Rhythm & Blues, 9:30 p.m.

GRAVEL BAR – Mike Gruning, Acoustic Singer/Songwriter, 6 p.m.

LEGENDS SALOON – DJ Karaoke with Danny, 9 p.m.

NEW DELHI – Lindsey with Issues, Country/Top 40, 6-10 p.m.

ROWDY BEAVER – 2DOG2 Karaoke, 8 p.m.

ROWDY BEAVER DEN – Nathan Bryce & Loaded Dice, Blues/Soul, 9 p.m.

BASIN SPRING PARK – Lindsey Lou & the Ben Miller Band, Bluegrass/Americana, 2 & 4 p.m.

UPSTAIRS AT THE GROTTO – Maureen Alexander, Singer/Songwriter, 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

BALCONY RESTAURANT – James White, Singer/Songwriter, 12 p.m. & 6 p.m.

BASIN SPRING PARK – Lindsey Lou & the Ben Miller Band, Bluegrass/Americana, 2 & 4 p.m.

BREWS – Jesse Dean, Blues, 7 p.m.

CATHOUSE LOUNGE – Earl & Them, Blues, 8 p.m.

CHELSEA’S – Earl & Them, Blues/Rock, 9:30 p.m.

GRAVEL BAR – Jimmy Wayne Garrett, Blues, 6 p.m.

LEGENDS SALOON – The Woodpeckers, Rock & Roll, 9 p.m.

NEW DELHI – Vaughn, Singer/Songwriter, 12-4 p.m., Lindsey with Issues, Country/Top 40, 6-10 p.m.                                               

ROWDY BEAVER – Jug Hill Annie, Country Rock, 8 p.m.

ROWDY BEAVER DEN – Coyote Claw, Outlaw Country, 1-5 p.m., Mark Shields Band, Rockabilly, 9 p.m.

BASIN SPRING PARK – Lindsey Lou & the Ben Miller Band, Bluegrass/Americana, 2 & 4 p.m.

UPSTAIRS AT THE GROTTO – Serrano-Torres, New Age, 6:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

BALCONY RESTAURANT – Jeff Lee, Singer/Songwriter, 12 & 5 p.m.

BREWS – Trivia Night, 7 p.m.

CHELSEA’S – Sunday Jams w/Mike Hopper & friends, 8 p.m.

NEW DELHI – Tony Alvarez, Singer/Songwriter, 12-4 p.m.

BASIN SPRING PARK – Lindsey Lou & the Ben Miller Band, Bluegrass/Americana, 2 & 4 p.m.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

CHELSEA’S – Sprungbilly, Bluegrass, 9 p.m.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

CATHOUSE LOUNGE – Los Roscoes, Blues, 5-7 p.m.

CHELSEA’S –Open Mic, 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

ROWDY BEAVER DEN – Karaoke with Stan, 9 p.m.

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