Do you seek an evening of heavy-metal-psych-rock-riff-o-rama? Look no further than White Water Tavern, which hosts Iron Tongue, Black-Eyed Vermillion and Whiskey Dick, 9 p.m., $5.
Up in Fayetteville, UARK Bowl has John Oates, one half of legendarily smooth blue-eyed soul duo Hall & Oates. It starts at 8 p.m., $20 adv., $22 door.
Cajun's Wharf has The Gettys as the headlining act and Ben & Doug playing during happy hour, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m.
Author David Cortight will discuss "Ending Obama's War," his book about U.S. and NATO military policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Clinton School of Public Service, 6 p.m., free.