The Afterthought gets a dose of the electric blues from Big John Miller Band, 9 p.m., $7.
Grungy, melodic cowpunk act Dirtfoot returns to Maxine's in Hot Springs with opening support from throwback country-folk fingerpicker Brian Martin, 8 p.m., $6 adv., $8 d.o.s.
Husband and wife duo Carolina Story, Southern blues-soul act King Coalition and Little Rock's Leonard Cohen, Adam Faucett, hit the backroom at Vino's, 9 p.m., $10.
Nineties-loving alternative rockers Se7en Sharp and femme-fronted hard prog rockers Malcadence play Cornerstone Pub and Grill, 9 p.m., $5.
UCA hosts "Who Will Build Arkansas if Her Own People Do Not," a day-long symposium on the role of the former Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis, including an address by Minnijean Brown Trickey and screenings of "Woodruff: A Lesson in Non-Violence" and "The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made," 3 p.m., free.
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra gets lovey-dovey at Robinson Center Music Hall with "Couples that Stole Your Heart," a review of music picked from classic romance movies ranging from "It Had to Be You" to "My Heart Will Go On," 8 p.m., $35-$65.
1999 pays tribute to Prince and the Revolution at, wouldn't you know it, Revolution, 9 p.m., $10.
White Water Tavern hosts a night of chugging, danceable classic blues from the Dylan-covering John Goode and Friends, 10 p.m.
Maxine's shows off some Hot Springs cuties with the Spa City Sweethearts Burlesque Revue, a fund-raiser to benefit the non-profit Low Key Arts, 8 p.m., $10.