• THURSDAY 7/8
Nashville-based, Arkadelphia-raised singer-songwriter Nick Flora (formerly known as Coin Laundry Loser) brings his take on power pop back to his home state for a show in Hot Springs at Maxine's Pub; he's joined by local, melancholic singer Jarred McCauley, 9 p.m., free. Sticky Fingerz puts Fayetteville folk rockers Charliehorse alongside swinging country traditionalists Sad Daddy, 9:30 p.m., $5. The popular Dr. Rex Bell Jazz Trio takes to The Afterthought, 8 p.m., $5. Cornerstone Pub in Argenta brings in a hip-hop revue with D-Mite and Tho'd Studios Showcase, 9 p.m. Flash LaRue, Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase Finalists, brings its catchy, driving rock to White Water Tavern, 10 p.m. Hill music aficionados, be on alert: the 7th annual National Shape Note Gathering is coming back to Mountain View's Ozark Folk Center State Park for four days of Sacred Harp singing, 7 p.m., free.
• FRIDAY 7/9
Boot-stomping Texan Bleu Edmondson plays Sticky Fingerz with local country singer-songwriter Mandy McBryde, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s. Long-time Little Rock favorites, The Salty Dogs, bring their country and western stylings to the White Water Tavern stage, 10 p.m., $5. The monthly Zodiac Party returns to Revolution with a night of dance music with DJs Angel Alanis and Rumble Junkie, 8 p.m., $10 early admission. Acoustic pub-rocker Grayson Shelton provides Cregeen's with music, 9 p.m. Duo Danley and Reid Patterson plays Capi's, 8:30 p.m., free. Cajun's Wharf offers locals Carl and Mia for happy hour, 5:30 p.m., and rock outfit PG-13 for the night crowd, 9:30 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m.
• SATURDAY 7/10
Midtown Billiards brings in another welcome lineup of late-night local music in long-tenured Little Rock outfit Hector Faceplant and catchy new-jack rockers Outstanding Red Team, 12:30 a.m., $8. Radio-ready nu-country singers Ryan Couron and Matthew Huff play Juanita's, 9 p.m., $10. The Dreamland Ballroom's movie series, Dreamland Drive-In, has a family night with their screening of "The Little Princess," 8:30 p.m., $5 per person or $20 for a carload. Little Rock Fashion Week kicks off with an opening night party at Star Bar, 9 p.m. At Dickey-Stephens Park, the Arkansas Travelers face off against the Midland Rockhounds for the last game in a three-game series, 7:10 p.m., $6-$12. Local bar-rock cover act The Gettys plays Fox and Hound, 10 p.m., $5.