At White Water, popular Memphis singer/songwriter Cory Branan
offers a sing-a-long set, 9 p.m., $5.
From New Braunfels, Texas, Bleu Edmonson
specializes in a hard-charging brand of country rock, at Sticky Fingerz, 9:30 p.m., $8 adv., $10 d.o.s.
From Austin, Joy Bus
plays spiky post-punk, with the Reds
supporting, at Downtown Music, 8 p.m., $6.
At Cajun's, Donna Massey and Blue-Eyed Soul
play, as they say, “the music you grew up with,” 9 p.m., $5. Juanita's hosts Wallace Poole, who offers a tribute to Willie Nelson, 10 p.m., $8.SATURDAY 5/2
Revolution hosts Miss Gay Revolution
, an official preliminary to Miss Gay Arkansas (it's a drag show, y'all), 9 p.m., $5 adv., $8 d.o.s. Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe
stirs up a Cajun dance party at Sticky Fingerz, 9:30 p.m., $5.
At Discovery, Justin Sane
plays electro, house and such in the disco, while g-force
gives you something to grind to in the lobby, midnight, $10. Paul Morphis
, from the Damn Bullets, gives a solo performance, for free, at Satellite, 9 p.m.
Piano man William Staggers
returns to the Afterthought at 9 p.m., $7.
From Monticello, Jed Clampit
specializes in folk boogie at White Water, 9 p.m., $5.
Local improv comedy troupe Red Octopus presents “My Spring-a-Ling”
at Off Center, 8 p.m., $8-$10.