Self-made country-flecked pop phenom Corey Smith plays Riverfest Amphitheatre, 8 p.m., $15-$25.
The poppy country and western of the Aaron Owens Band heads to Electric Cowboy, 10 p.m., $5.
North Little Rock skate shop and art space The Enjoy Life brings in a night of Central Arkansas power pop with local muscle Hector Faceplant, the young guns of Ezra Lbs. and New Orleans' dirty-mouthed sons of Soophie Nun Squad, Jean Eric, 9 p.m., $7.
The weekly party "In Too Deep" returns to Deep Ultra Lounge, 9 p.m.
Another weekly party, "Posh," offers the sounds of DJ Mike Blaze and the synth-grooving Dell Smith at Ernie Biggs, 9 p.m., $5 early admission.
Rollicking spazz-core act Mr. Free and the Satellite Freakout brings their Man Man-inspired shuffle to Hot Springs for a show at Maxine's alongside the swarthy psych-folk of Animalsound, 9 p.m., free.