by John Tarpley
Alize plays the Cajun's Wharf deck for happy hour, 5:30 p.m., followed by Fjord Mustang, 9 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m.
DJ Silky Slim mans the booth at Sway, 8 p.m., $3.
Thirst n' Howl gets a dose of peppy acoustic folk from Ol' Puddin'haid, 7:30 p.m., free.
Country bar rocker Steele Jessup returns to Grumpy's Too, 9 p.m.
"The Aluminum Show" ends its three-day run of acrobatic spectacle at Robinson Center Music Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Maxine's Pub in Hot Springs brings in a double-bill of poppy, multi-instrumental folk from Nicholas Altobelli and Bravo, Max!, 8 p.m., free.
Alt-country folks, look out: Ghost Shirt and Jason Kutchma (of Red Collar) land in White Water Tavern, 10 p.m.
The popular party series "Posh" tries out a new venue when "My Little Black Dress" goes down at Revolution, 9 p.m.
And, in Fayetteville, comedian, "Community" cast member, beast emcee aliased Childish Gambino and the rightful Spiderman, Donald Glover does his thing in the UA Union Ballroom, 8 p.m. (Psst: check this out. Childish Gambino - "Get Like Me," one of my favorite songs of the last few years.)