North Little Rock's Audrey Dean Kelley brings her fine singing and understated, roots-informed singer/songwriter pop to Markham Street Grill and Pub, 8:30 p.m., free.
Dread Clampitt rolls its blend of rock, blues and funk into Stickyz, for an 18-and-older show with The Forrest Williams Band, 9 p.m., $8.
Memphis songstress Grace Askew is recommended if you dig sultry, bluesy fare. She plays a free show at Maxine's in Hot Springs, 8 p.m. On Saturday, Askew and Adam Hood open up for southern rock/country singer Chris Knight at Revolution, $12 adv., $15 day of.
Revolution hosts the final round of its battle of the bands, Last Band Standing, 8:30 p.m., $5 for 21 and older, $10 for ages 20 and younger.