Local jam-band heavies Weakness for Blondes noodle away at Sticky Fingerz, 10 p.m., $5.
The newly reinvented stage at The Underground (formerly Underground Pub) brings The Pacifiers, 10 p.m.
Heavy modern rockers are all over town when Taylormade takes to North Little Rock for a gig at Fox and Hound, 10 p.m., $5; The Gettys hit the stage at West End Smokehouse and Tavern, 10 p.m., $5; and Bushdog plays Cajun's Wharf, 9 p.m., $5.
Dance-rockers Pilot Whale play White Water Tavern after solo sets from Andy Warr and Adam Faucett, 10 p.m.
Vino's hosts a singer/songwriters-in-the-round night with country-flavored troubadours David Adam Byrnes, Ryan Couran, Luke Williams, Aaron Owens and Matthew Huff, 10 p.m., $10.
The monthly Cool Shoes dance party at the Downtown Music Hall brings the holiday spirit with DJ Wolf-E-Wolf, 10 p.m.
Beloved Little Rockers Velvet Kente play White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $7.
The Afterthought hosts a "Christmas Jam" with pianist Carl Mouton and a revolving door of local jazz talent, 9 p.m., $7.
Saturday's other Christmas Jam comes to Cornerstone Pub & Grill courtesy of the Arkansas River Blues Society, 9 p.m.
And we're not done yet: 103.7 The Buzz hosts its annual "Christmas Karaoke Contest" at Wildwood Park, with local reporters, politicians and radio personalities belting out the classics to benefit Youth Home, 7:30 p.m.
Bluegrass is the order of the night at Midtown Billiards with The Crumbs picking and fiddling into the wee hours, 12:30 a.m., $8 non-members.
Pizza D'Action hosts a charity toy drive with music from Whale Fire and Mandy McBryde and the Holy Ghosts, 10 p.m., $5 or a toy donation.