Jazz trio Handmade Moments — which shares members with Don't Stop Please — plays a show at The Public Theatre that will be recorded for a live album, 8 p.m., $5. Revolution hosts an 18-and-older show with heavy alt-rockers Nonpoint and openers Throw the Fight, 8:30 p.m., $15. White Water Tavern has Manitoban singer/songwriter Scott Nolan, who's earned nods from the likes of Gurf Morlix and Hayes Carll, 9:30 p.m. Over at Stickyz, you can check out The Revolutioners, Amore and Flint Eastwood, 18 and older, 9 p.m.
If you're looking for an excuse to get out of the house on Thanksgiving, you can check out the new restaurant and venue Montego. It's in the former Porter's Jazz Cafe location on Main Street, and they're hosting Rodney Block & The Real Music Lovers with Tawanna Campbell and Jeron Marshal, 9 p.m. The Third Annual Cabot Community Thanksgiving Feast offers a free dine-in or carry-out Thanksgiving meal, Cabot United Methodist Church, 11 a.m. You can do some ice skating at River Market Pavilions, 5-9 p.m., $9.
White Water Tavern hosts the Velvet Kente Dance Party, with DJ Prophet and DJ Swift, 10 p.m., $7 with winter clothing donation, $10 without. The Stephen Neeper Band plays an 18-and-older show at Stickyz, 9 p.m. It's Reggae Night at Montego, Little Rock's newest restaurant and venue. Performers include Changus B, Neff and DJ HY C, 9 p.m. San Antonio-based electro-rockers Pop Pistol are back in Spa City, with Fossils of Ancient Robots and The Empty Boat People Band, Maxine's, 8 p.m., $5 adv., $7 door. Lord T & Eloise, the nation's foremost practitioners of "Aristocrunk," are back for an 18-and-older show at Revolution, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 day of. If your Black Friday could use a little funky jam-rock, check out FreeVerse at The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Conway classic rock revivalists Neon Skin play Juanita's, with 5 Point Cove and Gone Was Here, 10 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of.
If you missed The Alpha Ray's album release show a couple weeks ago, here's a chance to check out the band's soaring, sophisticated guitar rock. Opening the show are Collin Vs. Adam and Ezra Lbs., Maxine's, 8 p.m., $5 adv., $7 door. If you need a Dead fix, longtime tribute act The Schwag has your bag, with an 18-and-older show at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $10.