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"Live at Laman," one of our most popular FREE programs, offers an evening of musical entertainment every third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. We've hosted some of the best music groups Arkansas has to offer, and our packed houses are proving that "Live at Laman" is the place to be when it comes to quality entertainment for our patrons. Put the third Thursday of the month on your calendar and join us at the library. Whether it's Bach and Beethoven, the Beatles and Fleetwood Mac, or the best original music you've heard in a long time, we've always got surprises in store!



Kevin (Blake) Goodwin is a progressive fingerstyle guitar player from Conway, Arkansas (USA). He won the 2015 Canadian Fingerstyle Guitar competition, an international acoustic guitar competition held annually in Kingston, Ontario and the 2016 Guitar Wars Competition in San Antonio, TX. He is the founder of FretMonkey Records, an independent fingerstyle guitar label operated by 19 acoustic players across the globe whose mission is to change how the music industry conducts business with artists. His acoustic music is a blend of Djent metal using electronic pedal effects coupled with progressive fingerstyle guitar techniques. He is frequently referred to as an acoustic version of “Tosin Abasi.” He is endorsed by Stonebridge / Furch Guitars International (6-String), Vellone Guitars (7-String), Eastman Guitars (hollow body electric) Elite Acoustics Designs (e.g., Sunburst Gear), K & K Sound (pickups systems), Elixir Strings, Tonewood Amp, Strymon, Virtual Jeff, and Radial Engineering (e.g.,ToneBone pre-amps).  


Third Thursday of Each Month

Coming in 2017

January 19 American Lions
February 16 Tyler Sellers
March 16 Dave Sadler
April 20 Chris James
May 18 Kevin Blake Goodwin
June 15 People's Republic of Casio Tones
July 20 Sarah Cecil
August 17 Juke Joint All Stars
September 21 TBD
October 19 Flameing Daeth Fearies
November 16 TBD
December 21 TBD



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The Laman Library System:

Main Library

2801 Orange Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Phone: 501-758-1720
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Argenta Branch

420 Main Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Phone: 501-687-1061
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