From Zac Dunlap to Rachel Ammons, there’s a lot to listen to on the last night of the year

New Years Eve is a busy night for revelers and an even busier night for singers, musicians and concert halls. Bars and restaurants are stocked for the big night, and many plan to hand out gifts and toast at midnight to ring in the New Year. Find the right music for you, head to a bar and say goodbye to 2021.

Zac Dunlap occurs at 8 p.m. on Friday at The Kitchen + Living Room Library, 313 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, (501) 916-9826;

Patrick roger occurs at 8 p.m. today (no repeat) at Stickyz Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicken Shack. The horns of the great dam performance at 8 p.m. on Friday; tickets are $ 25 for pre-reserved seats, $ 15 for advance standing only, $ 20 at the door for ORS. Stickyz, 107 River Market Avenue, Little Rock. (501) 372-7707;

moon mane, Knees and Zilla performance at 9 p.m. on Friday ($ 5) at White Water Tavern, West Seventh and Thayer Streets, Little Rock. (501) 375-8400;

Zach McKenzie occurs from 9 p.m. to midnight on Friday and The Fassler room * Stars perform a drag brunch on Saturday noon, with a second show at 4 p.m. on Saturday at Fassler room, 311 E. Capitol Ave., Little Rock, (501) 246-4757;

The Karla Case Tape occurs from 9 p.m. on Friday to 12:30 a.m. on Saturday at South on the Main, 1304 Main Street, Little Rock. Call to reserve at (501) 244-9660;

Cliff Aaron with an afterthought occurs from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. today. Bri Ailene performance at 9 p.m. on Friday, followed by DJ Force-G at Cannibal and crafts, 307 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, (501) 414-8870;

King Rodger occurs at 3 p.m. on Saturday and Steve Crump’s group occurs at 3 p.m. Sunday on the patio of Vineyard at the bottom of the river at Bobrook Farms, 13810 Combee Lane, Roland, (501) 519-5666;

Cory Fontenot and Robby matthews from 9:00 a.m. on Saturday to Dugan Pub, 401 E. Third St., Little Rock. (501) 244-0542.

Jacob Flores occurs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays at Diablo Tacos & Mezcaleria, 300 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock. (501) 500-2323;


Rachel Ammon happens at 9 p.m. on Friday ($ 20) at Four quarters bar, 415 Main Street, North Little Rock, (501) 313-4704;

Shannon Boshears is one of the performers for a New Years concert at Venue at Westwind in North Little Rock. (Special to the Democrat-Gazette)
The call strip, SYNRG, Tribute to Whitney Houston with Crisshaundra Olyssa Pullom, The tribute to Freddie Mercury with Randall Shreve, the Ted Ludwig Trio, The trap of the jazz giants, Shannon boshears and Mojo deposit perform 7 p.m. Friday at 1 a.m. at The place in Westwind, 7318 Windsong Drive, North Little Rock. Tickets range from $ 40 to $ 600, available at (501) 804-3211;

“A top secret music duo” occurs at 10 p.m. on Friday (no repeat) at Cregeen Irish Pub, 301 Main Street, North Little Rock. (501) 376-7468;

Club Nevermore DJ will perform from 9 p.m. on Friday to 5 a.m. on Saturday at Neighbors / Zone 51, 6511 Warden Road, Sherwood. Admission is $ 15 in advance at Eventbrite or $ 20 at the door. (501) 835-5510.


FA performance at 8 p.m. on Saturday at Silverado Bar & Grill, 295 Malvern Road, Arkadelphia. Admission is $ 5. (870) 260-1349.


The Town of Benton will host a New Year’s Ball Fall 9 p.m. to midnight Friday at 403 N. Main St., Curved on. Free entry; canned goods will be collected for local food banks. (501) 664-3433. The event will feature music, a laser show, food trucks, as well as activities and games for all ages.

Jacob Flores occurs from 5:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. on Sunday at Mexican Grilled Chepe, 17324 I-30 Frontage Road, Benton, (501) 794-6656;


Ronnie Bear and Indigenous pride occurs at 8 p.m. on Friday at Betty’s big country dance hall, 102 Crystal Palace Drive, Caddo Valley, (702) 379-6632.


Brooks walthall occurs at 7 p.m. today at Brewing of native dogs, 125 Madison Ave. SE, Camden, (870) 231-3451;


Lypstick hand grenade occurs at 9 p.m. on Friday and The Tone Kats occurs from 9 p.m. to midnight on Saturdays at Midtown Grill by TC, Conway, (501) 205-0576.

Get off my lawn occurs for a New Years Eve at 8 p.m. on Friday at Live music of kings, 1020 Front Street, Conway. Admission is $ 5. (501) 205-8512;


Jason Campbell and Dem Boys performance at 5 p.m. on Friday at Front Street Grill, 115 S. Front St., Dardanelle. (479) 229-4458.


Mr. CabbageHead and the Howling Radishes perform at 7 p.m. Friday ($ 20) in a benefit for Special Olympics athletes in Zone 15. Travis Mobley and Austin Crum (from the group Shenandoah), in concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Mulekick to Mad, 101 E. Locust St., El Dorado, (870) 444-3008;


Rachel Fields of “bricks”, Celine of the dawn, Liz lottmann, Ocie Fisher and Tori Rodolphe as part of “Divas on Fire NYE” at 9:30 pm Friday and Vintage pistol performance at 9 p.m. on Saturday at that of Chelsea, 10 Mountain Street, Eureka Springs, (479) 253-6723;


Rachel Fields of “bricks” performance at 6 p.m. Wednesday at that of Morano, 2179 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fayetteville, (479) 935-4800.


DJ Courrier Coleman hosts “New Years Twenty Twenty WOO! “ at 9 p.m. on Friday at Starlite Club, 230 Ouachita Ave., Hot Springs. (501) 624-6686.

DJ Force occurs at 5 p.m. on Friday at Crosswalk bar and club, 2715 Central Ave., Hot Springs. (501) 463-9463.

Photo The Stardust Big Band is throwing the New Years Eve party at the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs. (Democratic Gazette file photo / Helaine Williams)
Helene R. Williams
The Big Band Stardust performs for a New Year’s Eve gala at 7 p.m. on Friday at Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, 239 central avenue, hot springs. The evening will include a five-course gourmet dinner with wine, two drinks and a midnight champagne toast; admission is $ 230 per person. To reserve, dial (501) 623-7771. Intruders show at 9 p.m. Friday in the Conference Center. Admission is $ 65.

DJ Mike Poe performs for “Celebration @ The Rooftop” at 7 p.m. Friday at The rooftop bar at the Waters Hotel at 340 Central Avenue. Admission, $ 50, includes light appetizers and a midnight champagne toast. (501) 321-0001;

Jacob Flores happens at 9 p.m. on Friday at Pop’s Lounge at Oaklawn Racing Casino, 2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs (501) 625-5296;; at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday at wine bar, 325 avenue Ouachita, (501) 701-4544; and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, 239 Central Avenue, (501) 623-7771,

“Motown and more” performance at 9 p.m. on Friday at Live steams, 315 Park Avenue, Hot Springs. Tickets cost $ 65 in advance or $ 75 at the door. (501) 463-4463;

I just say occurs from 8 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. on Friday at The Inside Track Grill & Sports Lounge, Hot Springs Hotel, 305 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs. (855) 680-3239.

Awesome gonuts happens at 9 p.m. on Friday at The big thrill, 910 Higdon Ferry Road, Hot Springs. There will be champagne at midnight, as well as black-eyed peas, greens and cornbread. ($ 20 blanket) (501) 624-5185;

Dino D and the D train play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today at Silk’s Bar and Grill; the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra String Quartet occurs from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Jacob Flores occurs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday in the Lobby bar; Cliff and Susan play from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Identity crisis occurs from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday; Cliff and Susan play from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Identity crisis occurs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday at Pop’s Lounge; and “Purple Reign: a tribute to the prince” starring Jason Tenner, takes place Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Event center (tickets range from $ 22 to $ 50) at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort, 2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs, (501) 625-5296;

Ugly occurs at 8 p.m. on Friday at The tap room, 816 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs. (501) 651-0827.

Jerry lewis performance at 6 p.m. on Friday at Sam’s Pizza Pub, 401 Burchwood Bay Road, Hot Springs. (501) 525-0780. Reservations are suggested; champagne and black-eyed peas will be included for the 9 p.m. ball drop.

Mahogany table, Landrest and Hot fillet performance at 9 p.m. on Friday at Maxine’s, 700 central avenue, hot springs. Admission is $ 10. (501) 321-0909;

Aaron Owens performs for a masquerade party at 8 p.m. on Friday at Bar & Grill Boogies, 1010 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. Tickets are $ 10 in advance, at, or $ 15 at the door. (501) 624-5455.


Bad habit presents a New Year’s Eve show at 6 p.m. on Friday at Xplore DeSoto, 101 Clubhouse Drive, Hot Springs Village. Tickets are $ 90, which includes a five-course dinner and champagne toast; (501) 915-0007 for reservations;


Bailey & the Boys Boots performance at 8 p.m. on Friday at Jay’s sandbank (formerly The Goal Post), 7607 John Harden Drive, Jacksonville. Admission is $ 25. (501) 982-2900.


Feelin groovy from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday at Tanner’s neighborhood bar and grill, 25255 Arkansas 5, Office N, Lonsdale (501) 915-9880;


Bakslyder occurs at 8 p.m. on Friday at Tavern around the bend, 26611 Arkansas 365, Maumelle, (501) 800-1123.


Rusty roosters performance at 9 p.m. on Friday at Cedar Lounge Bar & Grill, 1222 E. Broadway, Morrilton, (501) 354-8937; Admission is $ 5.


Mighty souls performance at 7 p.m. on Friday at Historic Wilson Theater, 5 N. Jefferson, Wilson (870) 655-0102. Tickets, available at Eventbrite, are $ 150 for the masquerade, wine and dance dinner or $ 75 for the dance and champagne toast at 10 p.m. on Friday.

Joshua B. Speller