The night before DJ Pretty Lights hosts a massive dance party at Verizon, a host of local DJs including DJ Durden, DJ Witnesse, Kramer and more spin at the Official Pretty Lights pre-part at Revolution, 9 p.m., $5 for over 21, $10 for under 21, ticket holders to Pretty Lights show get in free.
Mississippi blues royalty David Kimbrough Jr. shares a bill with Brown Soul Shoes at Cornerstone Pub, 9 p.m., $5.
Cabaret-rock act Randall Shreve & The Sideshow headlines a bill at Stickyz that includes Shreve sibling Benjamin Del Shreve and Fayetteville's A Good Fight, featuring Rep. Jon Woods (R-Springdale) on bass, 9 p.m.
The Arkansas River Blues Society hosts its annual contest to determine who'll represent the blues society at the Blues Foundation International Blues Challenge next year. Those vying for the position on Saturday at Parrot Beach Cafe include guitar whiz Josh Stoffer (formerly of Riverboat Crime), Lucious Spiller, Bluesboy Jag and Johnny Baxter, Ben "Swamp Donkey" Brenner and Chris Thompson, 7 p.m., $5.
Discovery's Halloween bash promises to be the best venue in town to see or wear costumes that involve near nudity; Dominque, Hollywood, Ewell, Jacob, Ramon, Jared and Rufio provide the entertainment, 9 p.m.
For something likely as hopping, but with less near-nudity and glow-in-the-dark body paint, g-force DJs at Cajun's Halloween party and costume contest and The Buzz's Pat Bradley emcees, $5, 9 p.m.
At the Afterthought, The B-Flats host a Halloween party, 9 p.m., $7.