Salsa dancers of all levels are welcome at Juanita's, where Salsa Little Rock brings in renowned Fayetteville ensemble Calle Soul. There's a lesson from 9-10 p.m., and after that, things kick into high gear, $10 cover.
Chris DeClerk handles the happy hour tunes at Cajun's Wharf starting at 5:30 p.m., but hey, it's Friday, so stick around for the headliner, The Karla Case Band, at 9 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m.
The Big Dam Horns bring their big, brassy sounds to Stickyz, 9 p.m., $5.
If your Friday evening needs an injection of misanthropic southern metal, don't miss Rwake at White Water Tavern, with Seahag and Enchiridion, 10 p.m.
If you need some laughs, check out "Arkansanity," the current sketch comedy show at The Joint, starring the in-house funny experts, The Main Thing, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $20.
Volks folks, take note: The 21st annual VW Weekend will be under way in Eureka Springs, headquartered at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. Check here for more information and schedule.