The Weekend Theater hosts a benefit for children who are HIV positive in conjunction with its run of “Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens.”
The event includes hors d'oeuvres, drinks, a special showing of the musical and a guest appearance by lyricist Bill Russell, 6:45 p.m., $30.
At On the Rocks regular Thursday concert series, two of our favorites, Smoke Up Johnny
and the Reds
, headline with fist pumping bar rock and bass-heavy new wave, respectively. Underclaire
opens, 9 p.m., $5.
Emerging country-rock heavyweight the Eli Young Band
comes to Revolution, 9 p.m., $8-$10.
Popular, L.A.-based metal act Five Finger Death Punch
headlines at the Village with In This Moment, Bury Your Dead
, Another Black Day
, 8 p.m., $20.
The Arkansas Celtic Music Association presents rising Scottish singer/songwriter Jim Malcolm
at Studio Joe, 7 p.m., $10.
At White Water, Jump Back Jake
tries to channel Memphis rock and soul greats, 9 p.m., $5.
Cajun’s hosts Mr. Lucky Band
, 9 p.m., $5.
Gearing up for their CD release on Wednesday and next Thursday, the Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio
plays the Capital Bar and Grill, 5 p.m., free, and the Afterthought, 8:30 p.m., $5.