Bluegrass chanteuse Cindy Woolf brings her Americana stylings to The Afterthought, 8 p.m., $5. Cajun's Wharf winds down 2010 with music from Steve Bates, 5:30 p.m., and the John Sutton Band, 9 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m. Stickyz hosts a night of straight-up rock and roll with local supergroup Magic Hassle and epic indie rockers American Gods, 9:30 p.m., $5. Folk troubadour Ol' Puddin'head hits Thirst n' Howl for his weekly stint, 8 p.m., free. ACAC hosts two New Orleans acts with soundscapes from Sun Hotel and hyperactive pop from Caddywhompus, 9 p.m., $5. Texas indie outfit The Young Maths open up the night at Maxine's before heavy local duo Androids of Ex-Lovers lends its barrage of bass and drums to long-tenured local singer/songwriter Bryan Frazier in one of the coolest, unpredictable collaborations we've heard of in months, 9 p.m., $3.
Comedy rockers Hosty Duo bring their Ween-esque tendencies to Stickyz, 9 p.m., $5. Laid-back rockers Mojo Depot strum and harmonize at Cregeen's Irish Pub, 8:30 p.m., $5. East Dallas modern rockers One Bent Minute cover radio hits from Lady Gaga to Korn at West End, 10 p.m., $5. Revolution brings to the stage the heartfelt music of indie rockers Falcon Scott, folkie Sean Michel and super-catchy pop duo Midwest Caravan, 9 p.m., $5-$8.
Up-and-coming heavies from around the state bring it to Vino's when At War's End, Veridium, Through the Looking Glass and C4 take to the venue's back room, 9 p.m. Acoustic duo Brian and Nick play for the Flying Saucer crowd, 9 p.m. Hungrytown throws back its folk sound all the way to the 1920s at the Faulkner County Library, 7 p.m., free. Bonnie Montgomery's backwoodsy folk act Montgomery Trucking hits White Water Tavern, 10 p.m.
Revolution gets back in black with AC/DC tribute act Hell's Bells, 9 p.m., $5. A trio of alt-country acts returns to Vino's with Neil Travis, Steepbanks and Slackwater taking the stage, 8 p.m., $8. Bluegrass badasses Runaway Planet harmonize around the mic at Cornerstone Pub and Grill, 9 p.m. White Water Tavern brings in a night of heavy metal from widely loved Rwake and Story of the Eye, 10 p.m. Energetic pop-rock newcomers All the King's Men visit Maxine's with fellow Oklahomans The Red River, 9 p.m., $5.