In Fayetteville, veteran singer/songwriter James McMurtry plays at George's Majestic Lounge, 9:30 p.m., $15.
Bluesboy Jag & the Juke Joint Zombies bring the swampy, retro-fied blues to Reno's Argenta Cafe, 10 p.m.
Memphis rock 'n' roll perfectionists John Paul Keith & The One Four Fives play at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $7.
Check out the comedy "Rex's Exes" at Murry's Dinner Playhouse, 6 p.m. Tue.-Sat. and 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, $15-$35.
Ed Bowman keeps the hits coming long into the wee hours at Midtown, 12:30 a.m., $5.
If you've got an ear for sophisticated, edgy pop, check out Collin vs. Adam at The Joint, 9 p.m.
Dance music fans, you've been notified: DJ Luminox will play two gigs Saturday. The first is an all-ages show at Downtown Music Hall, with Sniq, Travis Germz, Hulsey, Wht Grlz, Domewrekka, Mr. Napalm and Canvis, 6 p.m., $10 adv., $15 day of. The next set will be a late-night affair at Discovery, with Lawler, Wolf-e-Wolf and Platinumb, as well as Playboy Steve, Dominique Sanchez & The Discovery Dolls and a Salsa party with DJ Mr. Suave, 9 p.m.-5 a.m., $10.