At Robinson Center Music Hall, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra continues their Pops Live! series by performing classic Gershwin pieces from “Porgy and Bess,” 8 p.m., $32-$72. DJs Risky Biz, IKE and g-force conduct the dancing masses at Star Bar for the monthly “Spectrum” dance party, 10 p.m., $5. Down the street, DJ (poet, and soon to be Delawarean sheep farmer) Michael Inscoe spins at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m. “The O.D.” hip-hop party comes to Sticky Fingerz with a stageful of local rappers, including 607, Rah HoWard, Big Drew and Shea Marie, 9 p.m., 10. Elvis impersonator extraordinaire Travis Ledoyt begins a three-night stand at Murry's Dinner Playhouse. Dinner 6 p.m., curtain 7:45. Bouncy blues outfit Unseen Eye releases their first album, “Too Bad,” at Cornerstone Pub in North Little Rock, 8 p.m., $5. Cindy Woolf, Amanda Rook and Paige Allbritton play affected guitar ballads with a healthy splash of youthful sincerity at Juanita's, 9 p.m., $7. Batesville's outlaw country outfit All Called Liar join crazy asses Tom Sweet Band to kickoff Downtown Music's weekend long birthday party, 8 p.m., $6. Vino's hosts five bands in one night with The Forecast, A Good Fight, Townsend, Since Forever and The Narrative, 8 p.m., $10. In Hot Springs, Maxine's brings Fayetteville's ultra-promising Hosta alongside Brazilian guitar pop duo Canja Rave and Spa City experimentalists Landrest for a Valley of the Vapors fund-raiser, 9 p.m. Verizon Arena plays home to the Arkansas Diamonds' Season Opener as Little Rock's new arena football team faces off against San Angelo. 7 p.m., $12-$50.
Pedigreed blues-rock roadmasters North Mississippi Allstars stop at Revolution alongside Hill Country Revue, 8 p.m., $20. Juanita's intercepts SXSW bound Pomegranates and Jookabox and places them alongside local favorites Big Boots and Whale Fire, 9 p.m., $7. Cody Belew & Co. bring their buttoned up, blue eyed jazz standards to Cajun's Wharf, 9 p.m., $5. Max Recordings' newest release hits the streets with a CD release show by the ex-Mulehead fronted Dave Raymond & Present Company, White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m. If you find yourself in Fayetteville, the best baroque-crunk gangsaristocrat MCs of, possibly, all time, Lord T and Eloise, play George's Majestic Lounge, 9 p.m. North Little Rock brings the iconic vocals of Chris Denny to Cornerstone Pub, 9 p.m. Benton locals Dry County visit their hometown watering hole, Denton's Trotline, 8 p.m.