Texas singer/songwriter Adam Carroll plays White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m.
UPDATE: Carroll had to cancel tonight's show, which will be rescheduled. The redoubtable Kevin Kerby will perform tonight.
Walton Arts Center hosts Caravanserai: Orchestra of Fes, directed by Mohammed Briouel with Francoise Atlan, 8 p.m., $10-$25.
Also in Fayetteville, hit-making country harmonizers Little Big Town open the season at the Arkansas Music Pavilion, with opener David Nail, 8 p.m., $22-$77.
For a shot of 150-proof local rock, check out Peckerwolf, Dangerous Idiots and Bombay Harambee at Vino's, 9 p.m., $5.
The Bugs and Beer Crawfish Boil, presented by The Point 94.1, has music by Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys, crawfish races and more, benefiting Senior Citizens Activities Today, River Market Pavilions, 6-9 p.m., $40-$64.
It's your last chance to catch "Doubt" at The Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $12-$16.