by Robert Bell
Blues rockers Interstate Buffalo play The Afterthought, a venue the band has been packing out recently, 9 p.m., $7.
The always entertaining Rodney Block & The Real Music Lovers bring their blend of contemporary jazz, hip-hop and neo-soul to The Joint, 9 p.m.
Fayetteville's metal-informed post-rockers Fauxnz play White Water Tavern with local classic hardcore torchbearers R.I.O.T.S., 10 p.m.
Burlesque is the name of the game at Maxine's, which hosts The Foul Play Cabaret and Red Snapper Burlesque, 8 p.m., $10 adv., $12 door.
The Cadillac Black brings its rocking country back to Stickyz, for an 18-and-older show with The Wild Feathers, 9:30 p.m., $8.
Gary Kimble and Richard Springle star in the national tour of the off-Broadway play "Pass It On: An Evening with Bill W. & Dr. Bob," about the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, Argenta Community Theater, Friday through Sunday, 7:30 p.m., with a Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20.