Ken Bonfield, Steve Davison and Micky Rigby present "Artistry of the Guitar." The three will perform a wide range of styles for the monthly concert series at Laman Library, 7 p.m., free. Downtown Music Hall has another fine eardrum-destroying lineup, with the down-tuned sludge-folk of Cookville, Tenn., band Hellbender, locals Holy Angell (featuring members of, among others, Deadbird and Ridin' Dudes), Mainland Divide and Sound of the Mountain, 8 p.m., $6. It's time to bust out the Vicks VapoRub, glo sticks, pacifier and those giant orange pants you never thought you'd wear again. That's right – it's a night of techno music with Designer Drugs, Black Matter and PLS DNT STP at Revolution, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 d.o.s., 18 and older. Nashville trio The Eskimo Brothers (Google that one) bring some neo-rockabilly to Vino's with Thee Swank Bastards, a lowbrow surf-rock outfit from Las Vegas, 9 p.m., $8.
White Water Tavern has Jimbo Mathus, the Mississippi Renaissance man and blues player who, we kid you not, might be the hardest working man in show business. He's backed up by The Tri-State Coalition, 10 p.m., $10. Get your country on with the Southern-fried chooglin' of Chris Cagle. The concert includes opening acts Tonya Watts and Bailey Hefley, and it's a benefit for Toys for Tots, Juanita's, 8 p.m. $15. Sunshine-y modern pop is what Revolution has tonight, with Kate Voegele, who has a role on The CW series "One Tree Hill," and youngster Conor Flynn. This all-ages show starts at 7 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s.
Though she's young, Fort Worth singer Tatiana Mayfield has earned numerous awards as well as praises from DownBeat Magazine and JazzTimes and performed on "Showtime at The Apollo" when she was still in high school. Her show at Porter's Jazz Cafe starts at 9 p.m., $20. Modern country star Pat Green plays Henderson State University, 7 p.m., $10-$15. Discovery has a boatload of DJs to propel you into the wee hours, including Titan, Platinumb, Tyler Durden, Ewell and Hollywood, with performers Dominique, Whitney Paige and Roxy Starlite, 9 p.m.-5 a.m., $12. The Little Rock troublemakers in Goodtime Ramblers soundtrack what's sure to be a rowdy evening at Stickyz, with Memphis singer-songwriter Grace Askew, 9 p.m., $5, 18 and older. Jazz legend Clark Terry will sign copies of his autobiography at Pyramid Art Books and Custom Framing, 2 p.m.