FRIDAY 7/31Cool Shoes
returns to Downtown Music, with DJs Shortfuze, Risky Biz and Ike, 10 p.m., $5.
Young local alt-rockers Rigby Fawkes
come to On the Rocks, 9 p.m., $5.
At Juanita's, the band Rayburn
reunites and shares a bill with local singer/songwriter Jessica Carder
and pop-rockers Falcon Scott
, 9 p.m., $10.
Little Rock's finest bluegrass band Runaway Planet
sets up shop at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $5.
At the Afterthought, the Groan Ups
play Little Feat, Otis Redding and everything in between, 9 p.m., $7.
Local party band Tragikly White
returns to Revolution, 9:30 p.m., $5.SATURDAY 8/1
Pop rock singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw
comes to Magic Springs' Timberwood Amphitheater touring behind his third album, “Free,” which includes the single “Stay” (one syllable is all you need), 8 p.m., $35.99-$45.99.
Local rockers Flash Larue
play Pizza D amidst a light show and a screening of Fritz Lang's “Metropolis.” Sounds heady, 10 p.m.
From Oklahoma, the Hosty Duo
plays a joke-y brand of genre-bending rock at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $10.
At Discovery, Justin Sane
mans the disco, while Michael Shane
works the lobby, midnight, $10.
Earlier, the documentary “Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes”
examines the sexism and degradation of women in the genre at the Central High Museum Visitor Center, 2-4 p.m., free.