?In case you somehow missed it: The ARKANSAS TIMES MUSICIANS SHOWCASE continues at Sticky Fingerz with round two, featuring 3 Penny Acre, Big Boots, Elise Davis and Matt Stell and the Crashers, 9 p.m., $5. Elsewhere, the ABBA tribute act Waterloo comes to UCA's Reynolds Performance Hall, 7:30 p.m., $10-$50. Showcase semi-finalist Cody Belew brings his smooth take on the rock 'n' pop 'n' soul hits to Cajun's Wharf; Chucky P handles the DJing during breaks and after the band wraps up, 9 p.m., $5. At the Afterthought, pianist Carl Mouton leads a blues jam session, 8 p.m., $5.
At the ACAC space, muralist CH3MEX DJs his own art opening, “La Pinche Situacion!” 7 p.m., free. Hugely popular Memphis-based '80s cover act The Venus Mission returns to Sticky Fingerz for what's likely to be a packed house, 9:30 p.m., $6. One of the few local cover bands to rival Venus Mission in popularity, The Gettys come to Denton's in Benton for a free concert, 8 p.m. Rising country singer/songwriter Ryan Couron continues his run of playing out often and at a wide variety of venues, 9 p.m., $5. Little Rock's favorite husband-and-wife-fronted pop band, AKA the Boondogs, play a rare show at Maxine's in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $5. At White Water, future Showcase contestants and rock acts Underclaire and Dangerous Idiots share a bill with the White Glove Test, 9:30 p.m., $5. At Reynolds Hall at UCA in Conway, the Cadron Company presents the kids-geared stage play “Billy Goats Gruff,” 7:30 p.m., free. And at the Children's Theatre at the Arkansas Arts Center, “Little Women” enters its last weekend, 7 p.m., $11-$14.
Longtime local metal heroes Living Sacrifice return to Juanita's with War of Ages, Shai Hulud, Lionheart and The Great Commission in tow, 9 p.m., $13 adv., $15 d.o.s. Cool Shoes makes up last Friday's iced-out (literally) dance party at Downtown Music, 10 p.m., $5. Revolution hosts a birthday bash for Bob Marley with local reggae act Fire & Brimstone and Butterfly featuring Irie Soul, 8 p.m., $10. To make up for last weekend's canceled performances, the Week-end Theater returns to the Del Shores omedy “Sordid Lives,” 7:30 p.m., $10-$14 (the final performance is 2:30 p.m. on Sunday).