A little while back, Texas singer/songwriters Adam Carroll and Owen Temple put out a tribute to Gary Floater, a made-up country icon whose songs epitomized everything that's wrong with Nashville. It was fiercely funny and smart. The pair returns to White Water with Mark Jungers, another popular Texas songwriter and collaborator, in tow, 9 p.m., $5. Record label bigwigs are rumored to be headed to Revolution to see local country standout Ryan Couron, 9:30 p.m., $5. At Sticky Fingerz, Atlanta-based regulars Gringo Star play garage pop with female-fronted rock trio Nico Vega opening, 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 d.o.s. Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio's monthly double-bill begins at the Capital Bar, 5 p.m., free, and ends at the Afterthought, 8:30 p.m., $5. The Old Statehouse Museum hosts its regular Bands on the Bricks outdoor concert with Fayetteville folk-rock act Fifteen Keys, 5:30 p.m., free. Filmmaker Mike Brune screens his gory romp, “Blood Car,” at UCA's Snow Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m., free. The popular jukebox musical “Always … Patsy Cline” continues at the Rep through the weekend, 8 p.m., $20-$35.
Hayes Carll's lead guitarist Travis Linville returns solo to White Water, 9 p.m., $5. The Arkansas Queen hosts a blues and reggae cruise featuring DJ Paul, Sir Lloyd Husky, Ras Levi and K-One, 10 p.m., $22 (reservations). Eight-piece funk-soul act Josh Weather and the True Endeavors comes to Maxine's, 9 p.m., $5. Thornton Wilder's “Our Town” continues its run at the Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m., $10-$14.
Velvet Kente is among the acts helping the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center celebrate its one-year anniversary; the Parkview Players will offer living history presentations as well, 10 a.m., free. There'll be bachata, cumbia, merengue and reggaeton jams coming out of the Arkansas Queen's Latino Tropicana Cruise, 10 p.m., $22 adv., $25 d.o.s. Fayetteville's David's Pegasus offer an engaging, oddball multimedia indie rock show that merges Biblical lore and 8-bit videogames at Maxine's, 9 p.m., $5; with After the Crash, too.
Jackson, Miss.-based Ballet Magnificat offers a free performance at the Summit Church in North Little Rock, 7 p.m., free.