Afterthought offers a show with Ramona Smith
and Carl Mouton, 9 p.m., $7, while The Ted Ludwig Trio
continues its standing engagement at the Capital Bar and Grill, 8 p.m., free.
Billboard-charting Three Days Grace
brings a night of rock to Verizon Arena alongside angsty ilk Breaking Benjamin
, 7 p.m., $48.50.
Floridian bluegrass-soul outfit Bowlegged Rooster
takes to the White Water Tavern stage as part of its ongoing tour, 10 p.m.
Downtown Music hosts a night of psych-folk with Damon Moon and the Whispering Drifters
and Boston's Stranger Than Fiction
, 8 p.m., $6.
In Benton, Little Rock radio rockers 3rd Degree
play Denton's Trotline, 8 p.m. For those wanting to jazz up their Friday,
At North Little Rock's Parrot Beach Cafe, 26 acts play an all-day festival to raise money to help pay local musician Charlotte Taylor's
stacking chemotherapy bills. The benefit goes from 1 p.m. to midnight; there's a suggested $5 donation at the door.
After releasing its new album, “Roots, Shoots and Wings,” country-folksters Big Smith
bring their dusty, authentic sound to Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $6.
New Little Rock shredders Forty-Two
return to Lucky's Bar and Grill, in Maumelle, 8 p.m. Stark Naked and the Car Thieves
play Stevie Wonder-infused bar music at Fox and Hound, 9 p.m., $5.
Conway's Bear's Den Pizza brings Little Rock's Falcon Scott alongside Climax
, 8 p.m., $5. Whurm
takes its heavier, more experimental take on the jam band sound to Juanita's; Luke Pruitt
and Brandon White
support, 9 p.m.
Meanwhile, Electric Cowboy takes a stab at comedy by presenting the 2nd Annual Arkansas' Funniest Person
competition, 6 p.m., $10.