ACAC opens its downtown doors to eclectic Atlanta indie band The Back Pockets, one-man D.I.Y. synth band Timber!, Fort Smith's dirty-mouthed electro-rappers Super Smashed Brothers, and proggy, goofy Minneapolis act Voyager, 9 p.m., $5.
The Afterthought hosts an open Tuesday Jam Session with pianist Carl Mouton, 8 p.m., free.
St. Louis indie act Children of Spy takes to Maxine's alongside blue-eyed funk rock act Pilot Whale, Hot Springs, 9 p.m., free.
Lucious Spiller Band, the staple of local barrooms, plays its weekly gig at Copeland's, 6 p.m.
Karaoke takes over everywhere: Cornerstone Pub & Grill, Prost, Denton's Trotline, Town Pump, all free and at 8 p.m.