Today s big bash is kickoff day of the Saturday-Sunday Earth Day Birthday at the Shell with an impressive musical lineup that includes Kaleidoscope, FreeWorld, Sonny, The Grown-Up Wrongs, Katrina & Rebekah, Nancy Apple, The Minivan Blues Band, Kirk Smithhart, Orange Minute, Thingamajig, The Joint Chiefs, Eric Hughes, Steve Cox, Misty White, Amy Jamison, Delta Grass, Grunt, Dahrius, Stout, Parallel Parker, Chris Scott, and The Subteens. The Memphis Redbirds start their four-day run this afternoon against Colorado Springs. There s a Cooper-Young Neighborhood Spring Fling today at First Congregational Church, featuring live music by local artists, art vendors, martial-arts demonstrations, and information booths. The Chris Whitley Band and Johnny Society are at The Lounge tonight. FreeWorld is playing at the Flying Saucer. Tim Bailey s Orange Mound Choir is at Tower Records this afternoon. The Gamble Brothers Band is at the Full Moon Club. Reverend Horton Heat and Unknown Hinson are at Young Avenue Deli. The Kudzu Kings and The Will Berret Band are at Newby s. And last but certainly not least, Burt Reynolds is at Gold Strike Casino in Tunica tonight. LOVE Burt.