For some electro/dubstep jams, Conway's Ford Theater has you covered, with Los Angeles-based DJ HeavyGrinder. It's 18-and-older, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s.
The SF JAZZ Collective plays music by Stevie Wonder at Walton Arts Center, 7 p.m., $10-$25.
Don't miss "The Wiz" at The Rep, 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., $30-$60.
Quirky Brooklyn trio Pearl and The Beard brings unconventional instrumentation and twee boy-girl indie pop to Stickyz. Opening the show is Little Rock's Freedom Bureau, made up of a mix of newcomers and old-timers. It's 18-and-older, 9 p.m., $6.
Over at Next Level Events, you can bid on a slew of quality items at a benefit for Arkansas Donor Family Council. It starts at 5:30 p.m., $15 per person and includes door prizes, drinks and hors d'oeuvres.