Springfield, Mo.'s favorite family band, Big Smith, always a crowd favorite in these parts, comes to Revolution, 9 p.m., $8.
In Hot Springs, the Grateful Dead tribute act the Schwag helps Maxine's celebrate its second anniversary.
At Cornerstone, local pop standouts the Boswells perform with Clouded Son, 9 p.m., $5.
Sticky Fingerz hosts Nevermind, a Nirvana tribute act, 9:30 p.m., $6.
In its space on South Main, ACAC presents “Show Your Shorts,” a series of short films by local filmmakers.
At the West End, party band Mr. Happy aims to put butts on the dance floor, 9 p.m., $5.
Big Stack is at the Peabody's River Top Party, 8 p.m., $5.
At Vino's, 88.3 FM's Arkansas Underground hosts a rap get-down, 8 p.m., $5.
Popular local act Tragikly White Band plays the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $3.
“Sherlock Holmes” continues at the Rep.
Blues woman Charlotte Taylor and her band Gypsy Rain play Cornerstone, 9 p.m., $5.
Roots favorite Shannon Boshears headlines at Cajun's, 9 p.m., $5.
At Sticky Fingerz, local jam-rockers Weakness for Blondes perform, 9 p.m., $5.
The Schwag closes out their second night helping Maxine's celebrate its second anniversary, 9 p.m., $5.
Featuring members of the Munks, the Good Time Ramblers perform at the West End, 9 p.m., $5.
At Discovery DJ Moongod and Weswood spin in the disco, while Balance keeps itmoving in the lobby, midnight, $10.