Miss Arkansas 2012 will be crowned at the Miss Arkansas Pageant, 7 p.m., $38, Summit Arena in Hot Springs.
For something completely different, the legendary naughty rappers of 2 Live Crew play Discovery Nightclub, 3 a.m., $10.
Stickyz hosts the 3rd Annual Midsummer Night's Jam, and 18-and-older show with FreeVerse, War Chief and Chilly Rose, 9 p.m., $10.
Iron Tongue, Venomous Maximus, Sound of the Mountain and Firing Order keep things loud and heavy at Downtown Music Hall, 8:30 p.m., $5.
The 2012 Arkansas Civil Rights Commemoration & Public Forum includes the community forum "Examining the Legacy of the Little Rock Nine" and speeches from Freedom Rider Bliss Ann Malone-Hunter and Dr. Terrence Roberts, of the Little Rock Nine, Clinton Presidential Center, 9:45 a.m.
Revolution has what will no doubt be a hella rowdy night, with the Hellzapoppin' Freakshow/Sideshow Revue and the ragin' Go Fast, 18-and-older , 9 p.m., $10.
Metal-core outfit Norma Jean headlines at Juanita's, with Ice Nine Kills and This or The Apocalypse, 9 p.m., $14.