The Harlem Globetrotters, the basketball team that rarely loses, return to Verizon Arena at 7 p.m., $27.05-$36.50. Jessica Fellowes, author of "The World of Downton Abbey," speaks at Reynolds Performance Hall in Conway at 7:30 p.m., $15. Comedian John Evans performs at the Loony Bin through Saturday, Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m., $7 (with shows at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $10). Open Fields plays at the Afterthought with Midwest Caravan and Whole Famn Damily at 8 p.m., $6. The Hot Sardines perform at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, 7:30 p.m., $10-$25. Round 2 of the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase is at Stickyz at 9 p.m., $5.
The Mosaic Templars Cultural Center presents the Living History Tribute to Maya Angelou at 10 p.m. The Ron Robinson Theater screens "Pretty Woman" at 7 p.m. as part of its new Rewind series, $5. Comedy troupe The Main Thing performs its original production, "Frost Bite Me!" Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., $22. The B Flats play at the Afterthought at 9 p.m., $7. Austin songwriter Bob Schneider is at Revolution at 9 p.m., $15-$25. Raleigh Experience plays at Vino's with Harvester and Tie Die Love Affair, 9 p.m., $5. Local country favorites The Salty Dogs play at White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. That 1 Guy performs at Stickyz with DJ Feels Goodman, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 day of.
The Mosaic Templars Cultural Center hosts a panel discussion, "The Roots of African American Education in Arkansas," 10 a.m. The Clarice Assad Trio plays at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., $20. Jamaican reggae singer Duane Stephenson comes to Revolution to headline the 8th annual Bob Marley Birthday Bash, alongside Tim Anthony, Butterfly, Tricia Reed and more, 9 p.m. The Cons of Formant play Vino's with The Harmaleighs and the Ozark Mountain Maybelles, 9 p.m., $5. The Intruders are at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Headcold plays at ZAZA in Conway with Nouns and Mean Ends, as a benefit for KABF, 9:30 p.m.