According to rapper G-Eazy's MySpace profile, yes, he is that rapper that you found on your girlfriend's iPod and couldn't help but say that shit is dope. And yes, he is playing Stickyz at 9 p.m., $5 adv., $8 d.o.s. Goonie, J. Smith and Weekend Warriors open. Over at Dugan's Pub, local singer-songwriter Ashley McBryde takes to the stage at 8:30 p.m., free. Check out Katmandu's roots-y, contemporary pop at Laman Library, 7 p.m., free. The Denton, Texas, combo Old Warhorse plays retro-minded blues at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., free. Stars Go Dim specializes in the type of tunes that are the soundtrack for all those really significant scenes in movies and TV shows when something super emotional is happening to attractive white people. The band plays Revolution at 9 p.m., $5.
AlgoRhythm and Paul Anthony provide the pulsing, pounding, mind-erasing beats for you to dance your ass off to at Juanita's, 8 p.m., $15 or $18 if you've not yet had your 21st birthday. Funny-lady Julie Scoggins will be bustin' guts at The Loony Bin, starting at 8 p.m. and again at 10:30 p.m., $10. The ever-reliable Ryan Couron plays Denton's Trotline at 9:30 p.m., or for some country of a slightly different style, The Salty Dogs are at White Water Tavern at 10 p.m., $5. The Little Rock chapter of the 48-Hour Film Project screens the best of this year's entries at Argenta Community Theater, 7 p.m., $10. Richie Johnson soundtracks your happy hour at Cajun's Wharf starting at 5 p.m., and if that hour stretches out for a while, you can catch The Wes Hart Band, $5 after 8:30.
The awesomely named Tuxedo Flamethrower plays Fox and Hound at 10 p.m., $5. According to the Internet, Benjamin del Shreve is "a traveler by heart" who "has made the bohemian lifestyle a trademark of all his work" and whose "songwriting is a constant wrestling match between the lover and the poet, and the asskicker." Which songwriting element will prevail this time? Find out at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $6. Charlotte Taylor and Matt Stone play an acoustic set at Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9 p.m., free. Maxine's hosts a benefit for the Hot Springs Documentary Film Fest, with Vail, Holy Shakes, Amyjo Savahhah and The Unpaid Celebrities, 8 p.m., $6 adv., $8 door.