Crack cover band The Libras
play the songs of Tom Petty tonight at White Water
at 9. Made up of members of The Boondogs, The Easys, Big Silver and the Greg Spradlin Experience (or whatever the hell his group is called beyond Greg Spradlin), The Libras are working a semi-regular slot at WWT. A couple weeks back they did Dylan. Surely Elvis Costello is on the horizon. $3.
Earlier: Shop 'n' Sip is going on in Hillcrest. The Boondogs play Box Turtle (that's a whole lotta playing for Messrs. Alexander, Michaels, Weinheimer and Wyrick in one night) Birch Tree Communities
hosts its annual art sale/fundraiser at Saint Mark's Episcopal Church on Mississippi. Birch Tree is a clinical and rehabilitative mental health center based in Benton. Patients get arts instruction weekly and create some incredibly striking stuff. $20, 6:30-8:30. Hors D'oeuvres, beer, wine and live jazz.
During its regular Thursday night deck party, Cajun's
is hosting a battle of bands for a spot in Riverfest opening for Ark. Times Showcase winner Cooper's Orbit. Battling: Danger Ready, The Frup, Hwy 5
Also: jam-heroes Gov't Mule
play Rev Room
, 8 pm, $25. And the dudes behind The Treehouse
and Kings of All Cities
to play experimental pop and such at Easy Street. All ages. 10 pm, $5.