Bluegrass chanteuse Cindy Woolf brings her Americana stylings to The Afterthought, 8 p.m., $5.
Cajun's Wharf winds down 2010 with music from Steve Bates, 5:30 p.m., and the John Sutton Band, 9 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m.
Stickyz hosts a night of straight-up rock and roll with local supergroup Magic Hassle and epic indie rockers American Gods, 9:30 p.m., $5.
Folk troubadour Ol' Puddin'head hits Thirst n' Howl for his weekly stint, 8 p.m., free.
ACAC hosts two New Orleans acts with soundscapes from Sun Hotel and hyperactive pop from Caddywhompus, 9 p.m., $5.
Texas indie outfit The Young Maths open up the night at Maxine's before heavy local duo Androids of Ex-Lovers lends its barrage of bass and drums to long-tenured local singer/songwriter Bryan Frazier in one of the coolest, unpredictable collaborations we've heard of in months, 9 p.m., $3.