by Robert Bell
The Weekend Theater opens its production of "Gypsy," the Steven Sondheim musical based on the memoirs of famed striptease Gypsy Rose Lee, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday through July 10, $16-$20.
Egypt Central, Madam Adam, Abused Romance and Candlelight Red offer a night of dark modern alternative rock at Juanita's, 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 d.o.s.
San Antonio's Pop Pistol and Fayetteville pop-punkers Dreamfast roll into Maxine's, 8 p.m., $5 adv., $7 d.o.s.
The Salty Dogs get down with their Bakersfield-style country at the White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $5.
Thomas East tickles the ivories at Sonny Williams' Steak Room, 7 p.m. June 17 and 18.
Local faves The Wicked Good and Iron Tongue welcome Russellville post-rockers The Sound of the Mountain at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $5.
Riverflicks screens "Coraline" at North Shore Riverwalk, 7 p.m., free.
Just can't get enough Christian metalcore? Get a fix with Inhale/Exhale, To Speak of Wolves and Even the Dogs at Vino's, 8 p.m., $10.