CALS Arkansas Sounds presents The Body, Deadbird, Pinkish Black, and Sumokem tonight (November 1) in the CALS Ron Robinson Theater.
The Body is an experimental metal duo formed in 1999 and composed of Little Rock natives Chip King (guitar, vocals) and Lee Buford (drums, programming). As of 2019, they have released seven studio albums as well as a number of EPs and several collaborative albums with other artists.
Deadbird is a heavy blues black punk metal band that was originally formed in Fayetteville in 2002. Now based in Little Rock, the band consists of Chuck on guitar and vocals, Phillip on drums and vocals, Alan on guitar and vocals, Jeff on bass and vocals, Reid on bass and vocals, and CT on mini Korg, noise, and vocals. Since 2002, they have released two albums.
Pinkish Black is an experimental rock duo from Fort Worth, Texas formed in 2010. The musical duo of Daron Beck and Jon Teague includes drums and synthesizer/keyboard only. Since 2012, they have released four albums.
Sumokem is a progressive sludge doom rock band formed in Little Rock in 2013. The band consists of Jacob Sawrie on vocals and rhythm guitar, Drew Skarda on percussion, Tyler Weaver on lead guitar, and Dustin Weddle on bass. Since 2015, they have released two albums.
Tickets are $10 for general admission seating. The doors open at 7:00 pm and the concert starts at 8:00 pm.