Do you seek an evening of heavy-metal-psych-rock-riff-o-rama? Look no further than White Water Tavern, which hosts Iron Tongue, Black-Eyed Vermillion and Whiskey Dick, 9 p.m., $5. Up in Fayetteville, UARK Bowl has John Oates, one half of legendarily smooth blue-eyed soul duo Hall & Oates. It starts at 8 p.m., $20 adv., $22 door. Cajun's Wharf has The Gettys as the headlining act and Ben & Doug playing during happy hour, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m. Author David Cortight will discuss "Ending Obama's War," his book about U.S. and NATO military policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Clinton School of Public Service, 6 p.m., free.
Downtown Music Hall's massive lineup of Christian post-hardcore bands is a real mouthful, with A Bullet For Pretty Boy, The Great Commission, The Plot in You, The Air I Breathe and The Front Line, 6 p.m., $11. Glossary and Austin Lucas are no doubt two of the most beloved Americana acts that frequent Arkansas, and Maxine's has both of them, 8 p.m., $5 adv., $7 door. For some Red Dirt country rockin', Revolution has Jason Boland & The Stragglers and American Aquarium at an 18-and-older show, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 d.o.s. For some late-night rowdiness, check out Joecephus & The George Jonestown Massacre at Midtown, 12:30 a.m., $5. Fans of bratty Millennial pop-punk and post-Bieber boy-bands will have their hands full at Juanita's with All Time Low, The Ready Set and He Is We, 9 p.m., $22.50 adv., $25 d.o.s. The FOCAL book sale starts at 10 a.m. at Main Library.
Ed Bowman & The Rock City Players bring rockin' R&B to Shooter's Sports Bar & Grill, 9 p.m., $5. The Toneadoes tear it up and put it all back together at Cregeen's Irish Pub, 8 p.m., $5. Get out your wallets, comic book geeks, because it's time once more for the River City Comic Expo at Sherwood Forest. It's $3 to get in, doors open at 10 a.m. and the cosplay costume contest starts at 11 a.m. Arkansas TheatreWorks' production of the Fats Waller-inspired musical "Ain't Misbehavin'" opens at Central Theatre, 8 p.m., $20-$30. This is your last chance to catch "That '80s Show" at Wildwood Park for the Arts, 7 p.m., $15-$25.