Austin-based progressive rockers The Boxing Lesson bring their synth-heavy, huge-sounding jams to Downtown Music Hall with Little Rock psych-prog instrumentalists Echo Canyon, 8 p.m., $5.
Bringing the funky, rollicking Hammond-heavy soul from New Orleans is the Joe Krown Trio, featuring Krown, Walter "Wolfman" Washington and Russell Batiste Jr., Stickyz, 18-and-older, 9 p.m., $10.
White Water Tavern hosts DJs Kyle Carpenter and Ike Plumlee, 9 p.m., free.
For some soulful, Stones-y singer/songwriter rock, check out Joe Firstman with The Cordovas at Juanita's, 8 p.m., $10.
DrFameus is the pulsing, thumping electro-percussive musical project of Disco Biscuits drummer Allen Aucoin. DJ Paul Grass opens the 18-and-older show, Revolution, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s.