If you have a hankering for a faux-Japanese psych/surf rock band that shreds like Man or Astroman? jamming with the Trans Am, look no further than Vino's, which hosts Birmingham, Ala., quartet Daikaiju, 9 p.m. Texas singer/songwriter Hayes Carll plays White Water Tavern with Adam Faucett, 9 p.m., $20.
For gritty, soulful rock and classic cover songs, Brown Soul Shoes should do nicely, 7 p.m., The Tavern, free. Ginsu Wives play what is sure to be an evening of debauched rock 'n' roll excess at White Water Tavern, with Austin, Texas, power-sleaze act Hamburguesa (featuring former Ginsu Wife Goose), 9:30 p.m., $5. The Goodtime Ramblers rumble into Laman Library for a free show, 7 p.m. The Joint has Se7en Sharp, Interstate Buffalo and Laney Wade, 9 p.m., $5. Memphis blooze-rockers The Dirty Streets play Maxine's, with an opening act in the form of a solo Brother Andy, 8 p.m., free.
Lookout now, because outlaw country legend David Allan Coe is coming to town for an 18-and-older show at Revolution, 9 p.m., $20. Downtown Music Hall hosts the Quit Your Band and Get a Job Tour, featuring A Plea for Purging, As Hell Retreats, Soundcult and Every Knee Shall Bow, 6 p.m., $12 adv., $15 at door. The Old State House Museum has a Salute to Louis Jordan, with a screening of "Is You Is: A Louis Jordan Story" and a live set from The Greasy Greens, 5 p.m., free. Memphis retro-rockers extraordinaire John Paul Keith & The One Four Fives return to White Water Tavern, with The Memphis Dawls, 10 p.m., $7. For a night of feisty indie rock, check out The Tricks and Tsar Bomba at The Town Pump, 9:30 p.m., $3.
CCM giants Newsboys are at Magic Springs' Timberwood Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m., $30-$65. The Top of the Rock Chorus presents "Hot August Night: Fireworks!" at UALR's University Theatre, 7 p.m., $15-$25. Local country stalwart Ryan Couron plays Shooter's Sports Bar & Grill, 5 p.m., $5. Anybody looking for a hearty toke of heavily Mary Jane-influenced circus-rap insanity will surely find it with Muck Sticky, who plays Juanita's with Taco & Da Mofos, 9 p.m., $8. The Muck-man and crew also play at Maxine's on Sunday, 8 p.m., $7.