Classic rock royalty Kofi Baker — son of the great percussionist Ginger Baker — brings The Cream Experience to Revolution for an 18-and-older show, 8:30 p.m., $10 adv., $15 day of.
Bluff City trio The Memphis Dawls specialize in haunting, lushly arranged contemporary folk that draws inspiration from country, rock and gospel, 18-and-older, Stickyz, 9 p.m., $6. The band also plays at 9:30 p.m. Friday at Maxine's with Star & Micey, $5 adv., $7 day of.
Racing season is over, but Oaklawn still has plenty going on, including a concert from The Oak Ridge Boys, 7 p.m., $20-$30.
Up on The Hill, there's a celebration of all things "Soul Train," with a photo exhibit of images from the classic music show, a screening of the documentary "The Hippest Trip in America" at 6 p.m., a performance from the dance company Afrique-Aya at 7:30 p.m. and dancing in the street starting at 8 p.m. It's all at the Fayetteville Square as part of the monthly First Thursday.