In case we haven't plugged it enough, tonight is round three of the ARKANSAS TIMES MUSICIANS SHOWCASE at Sticky Fingerz. Four thrillingly diverse acts square off: Four on the Floor, Style Guide, the See and Sean West, 9 p.m., $5. Austin, Texas-based guitar slinger Monte Montgomery returns to Juanita's with Eric Somers in tow, 9 p.m., $13 adv., $15 d.o.s. At Satellite, former Tin Fire Radio front man Justin Carr plays a solo gig, 9 p.m., free. Earnest pop-rockers Stars Go Dim play music with a radio-ready sheen at Vino's with Adam Hambrick, 8 p.m., $7. Local Southern rockers Jeff Coleman and the Feeders share a bill at On the Rocks with local prog-rockers Echo Canyon, 9:30 p.m., $5. Party band Tragikly White makes a stop at Cajun's, 9 p.m., $5. As usual, sax man Gerald Johnson and friends headline at Off Center, 8:30 p.m., $5. Ditto for Third Degree, who host “Live Band Karaoke” at Juanita's, 9 p.m., $5. Double ditto for the Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio, which starts at the Capital Bar, 5 p.m., free, before moving to Afterthought, 8:30 p.m., $5.
The Gettys, arguably Central Arkansas's favorite party band, headline at an 18-and-older show at Revolution, 9 p.m. Meanwhile, their main competition (and sometime collaborators) Tragikly White plays West End, 9 p.m., $5. Vino's host a stout local bill, with Grand Serenade, Swiss Family Knives and San Antokyo, 8:30 p.m., $6. Local soul diva Nicky Parish headlines at Cajun's with her band Kemestri, 9 p.m., $5. Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Tonya Leeks returns to the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.
On Valentine's Day, Fayetteville's Benjamin Del Shreve offers a night of no-frills rock 'n' roll at Sticky Fingerz, 9:30 p.m., $5. Red-dirt rockers Jason Boland and the Stragglers come to Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s. Local trumpet whiz Rodney Block leads a band at Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Gina Gee and other local soul queens share the bill at Cajun's annual “Divas on the River,” 9 p.m., $5. Members of the Gettys and Tragikly White team to form Tragikly Getty at West End, 9 p.m., $5. At Studio Joe, local cover band Make No Mistake performs in a drive to collect food for the Rice Depot, 6 p.m., non-perishable food item covers entry. Hazy Nation comes to Juanita's, 9:30 p.m., $8.