by Robert Bell
La Pachanga Night Club hosts comedian Del Shores (author of "Daddy's Dyin': Who's Got the Will?" and "Sordid Lives"), with Brittney Paige and Montana Reed, 7:30 p.m., $35 adv., $40 door.
If rough-around-the-edges rock is your jam, look no further than White Water Tavern, which hosts a Thick Syrup Records showcase with Brother Andy and Pecan Sandy, Spero and Ezra Lbs., 10 p.m.
It's time for the 15th Annual Wine & Food Festival at Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts, 6:30 p.m., $75.
Stickyz has sample-tastic electro-duo Archnemesis for an 18-and-older show, 10 p.m., $8 adv., $10 at door.
You probably know Stephen Koch as the host of KUAR's Arkansongs, but now you can get to know him as the frontman for the left-field boogie rock outfit Arkopolis, which plays a free show at Historic Arkansas Museum, 5 p.m.
Fran Drescher, the actress, author and cancer survival activist, will discuss her work with the Cancer Schmancer Foundation, Clinton School of Public Service, noon, free.
The Main Thing's two-act comedy play "Electile Dysfunction" is back at The Joint, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $20.