At Revolution, Sony Records' Nova blends prog-rock and post-grunge, with supporting help from local alt-rockers Wishtribe, 8 p.m., $5-$10. Hard-to-classify local rockers Notion come to the Underground Pub, 8 p.m., $5. Cigar-box-guitar maker and one-man band Bluesboy Jag performs, for free, at Satellite, 9 p.m. Local rock cover band Jet 420 returns to Cajun's Wharf, 8:30 p.m., $5. From Conway, Cyprus Creek plays an alt-version of Southern rock at Juanita's, with the Allen Hunt Band, 9 p.m., $7. Shop-n-Sip, Hillcrest's monthly free-drink-a-thon, returns, 5 p.m.
“Eggs & the City” is the theme of this year's Eggshibition, the annual benefit auction for Youth Home that features a number of art and celebrity-signed eggs, 7 p.m., at the Jack Stephens Center at UALR, $50. Little Rock's finest bluegrass band Runaway Planet returns to White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m., $5. Look for a mix of Southern soul and rock from Vince Martini and the Highballs at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Local alt-rockers Luster share a bill at Sticky Fingerz with Mountain Home's Red Suite, 9 p.m., $5. The popular hard rock act Wishtribe shares a full bill at Juanita's with Out of Ashes, Infinity and Eve's Descent. At the Underground Pub, cover band Crisis plays songs you know, 9 p.m., $5. Local group Big Stack covers songs from the last three decades, 9 p.m., $5.
Popular cover band the Gettys return to Revolution, 9 p.m., $5. Vino's hosts a strong night of experimental rock with Little Rock's Ginsu Wives, Hot Springs' Church of the Snake and Fayetteville's Color Club, 9 p.m., $6. Beginning at midnight at Discovery, Justin Sane and Ewell handle the disco, while Balance keeps it moving, $10. Country-rock act Indian Rodeo comes to Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $5. At the Afterthought, Ramona Smith belts out R&B hits with piano accompaniment by Carl Mouton, 9 p.m., $7. From Tulsa, Ben.Ben., a progressive jazz act, and the Shuffle Band, a roots rock band, share members at White Water, 10 p.m., $5. At Cornerstone, the Solomon Davis Band plays classic rock, 9 p.m., $5. Fine jazz act the Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio continues to hold it down at the Capital Hotel Bar, 8 p.m., free.