by Robert Bell
Stickyz hosts an 18-and-older show with local folk-rock luminaries Free Micah, with Whale Fire and James Lepine & The Chasers, 9 p.m., $6.
Down in the Spa City, Maxine's hosts a showcase for Thick Syrup Records. The indestructible rock juggernaut that is Smoke Up Johnny headlines, with the garage-rock demolitionists in Bloodless Cooties and The Good Kids, which is the new version of The Walking Lawsuits, 8 p.m., $5 adv., $7 door.
Over at Browning's Mexican Grill, you can be serenaded by sausage enthusiasts The Swinging Franks, 8 p.m.
Jazz guitar virtuoso Ted Ludwig is at Capital Bar and Grill, 5 p.m.
At Cajun's wharf, check out Covershot, with happy hour tunes courtesy of Mayday by Midnight, 5 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m.
Much-loved Memphis song-man Cory Branan plays what's sure to be a packed house at White Water Tavern with David Hause, 10 p.m.
Triniti Nightclub has performances from Dominique, Gi Gi Galore and Whitney Paige, 9 p.m., $5 for 21 and older, $10 18-20.
The Toneadoes tear it up at Fox and Hound, 10 p.m., $5-$10.
Over at Shooter's Sports Bar & Grill, The Larry Lee Cheshier Band brings the rock 'n' ruckus, 9 p.m., $5.
Gold Diggin' Mothers pay tribute to indie Southern rockers Kings of Leon, at an 18-and-older show, Stickyz, 9:30 p.m., $6.
Come on, you know you want to legalize it, so go to "Legalize It," a concert to promote medical marijuana, featuring performances from Tim Anthony, Changus B, GrOOvMeant, Darril Harp Edwards and Charlotte Taylor, Cornerstone Pub & Grill, 8 p.m.