In Arkansas, you'll find plenty to do after the sun goes down - especially in the state's larger cities, where there are venues with live music of all sorts, dance clubs, theatrical performances, or just the right spot to share a drink with friends.

While many cities in Arkansas offer nightlife opportunities, those well known for after-hours entertainment include Little Rock and its neighboring cities, Hot Springs, Eureka Springs, Fort Smith and the four cities that make up what's known as Northwest Arkansas -- Bentonville, Rogers, Springdale and Fayetteville, the home of the University of Arkansas.

Concert, club and other calendars change and must be updated frequently. On the pages in this section, you'll find links to other Web sites that we've researched and believe to contain the most up-to-date and helpful information. In many cases, you'll also find many descriptions or reviews on these Web sites, several of which are produced and maintained by the state's larger newspapers.