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Every Thursday night, the Griffin restaurant presents FREE live music across the genres of R&B, acoustic, rock, bluegrass and country. Check out Thursday Night Live - because "we don't want to change the world, just show it a good time!"
Rodney Block/Trumpeter is a Dumas, Arkansas native and has been thriving in the regional music scene for the past seven years. He released his sixth studio album, TRUMPHOUSE-JAZZY*FUTURE HOUSE*MUSIC, in September 2017, smooth jazz ep EYES HAVEN’T SEEN/EARS HAVEN’T HEARD in 2016, and the acclaimed album HEY YOU! in 2015. Block has been featured and performed in various festivals and venues across the globe ranging from corporate to social, and has built a niche in the genres of jazz and hip hop. Notable artists he has shared the stage with include Earth, Wind, and Fire, Joe, Sugar Ray, Chrissette Michelle, Eric Benet, Whoodini, Conya Doss, Johnny Gill, Dwele, Jonathan Butler, Dave Hollister, Ellis and Delfayo Marsalis, Kirk Whalum, Layla Hathaway, Eric Roberson, Anthony David, Marsha Ambrosius, Diane Reeves, and The Yellowjackets. Currently, Block is a frequent guest artist with hip hop legend and icon, Doug E. Fresh. In 2007, Block's televised jazz feature, AETN Presents: Front Row with Rodney Block, was nominated for a Regional Emmy. In 2014, the band was honored with the Aurora Award and Telly Award, for its concert feature on AETN television network. Currently, fans can listen to the Rodney Block jazz station on Pandora Radio.
About the Venue
Exuding an air of industrial chic, the Griffin Restaurant will make you MAD happy with crazy good farm-to-table food and service as well as free live entertainment every Thursday on our cabaret stage. *The Griffin will be closed for a private party on December 10th. *The Griffin will be closed Christmas Day and New Years Day. We will be open for dinner only New Years Eve. We have gift cards! Call 870-444-3008! Learn More