San Antonio stand-up comic Rick Gutierrez lands at the Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $8-$12. Jucifer, Hell Camino and For Godless Sake share a bill in the backroom at Vino's, 8 p.m. Funkanites brings all the funk their name implies to the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. Amarillo country singer Aaron Watson celebrates the release of his 13th album, "Vaquero," with a show at Revolution's Rev Room, with the Ray Johnston Band and Trey Stevens, 8 p.m., $20. Two teams of three comedians battle it out at The Joint in Jay Jackson's Comedy Cage Match, 8 p.m., $8. Italy-based Nothing for Breakfast joins The Federalis and Peckerwolf at Stickyz, 8:30 p.m., $7. Nerd Eye Blind plays at Cajun's Wharf, 9 p.m., $5. Wildwood Park for the Arts hosts "Lyon College Showcase: An Evening of Pipes & Jazz," 7 p.m., $10, to be followed by a reception.
Big Piph & Tomorrow Maybe join Arkansas Bo, Aaron Joseph Newman and Marcel P. Black and DJ Silky Slim for an evening of hip-hop at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $15. Good Foot returns to jam at Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m. Nearly 50 barbershop choruses from across the Southern U.S. will compete in the Sweet Adelines Heart of America Region 25 Competition at the Robinson Performance Hall, 3 p.m. Fri., 11:30 a.m. Sat., $20-$25. Eric "Squnto" Roth brings his custom subwoofers to the Rev Room for a bass-heavy EDM show with Madcap, Doug Kramer and Paul Grass, 9 p.m., $15-$20. Mary-Heather and The Sinners take the stage at Kings Live Music in Conway, 8:30 p.m., $5. Memphis Christian rock band Skillet plays the Clear Channel Metroplex with Sick Puppies and Devour the Day, 8 p.m., $25. Tulsa five-piece The Fabulous Minx share a show at Maxine's with fellow Oklahomans Bringer and Italian pop rockers Nothing for Breakfast, 9 p.m., $5. Raising Grey takes the stage at Cajun's Wharf, 9 p.m., $5. Singer-songwriters Rena Wren and Jay Jackson share a bill at the Town Pump, 8 p.m., $5.
The Ben Miller Band returns to Little Rock for a show at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $10-$12. Mothership, Couch Jackets and Rogue Planet play the Motherfunkin' Disco Dance Party at Discovery Nightclub, 9 p.m., $10. Shoog Radio's Scott Diffie hosts an early show from Christworm, Year of the Vulture and Tempus Terra at The Parlor, 4603 E. Broadway, 7 p.m. The Bluegrass virtuosos of Runaway Planet pluck strings at Thirst N' Howl, 9 p.m. Lady Boi hosts "Loud," a new party series at Sway, 9 p.m. Jason Boland and the Stragglers bring tunes like the marijuana anthem "Electric Bill" and "I Guess It's Alright to Be an Asshole" to the Rev Room, 9 p.m., $12-$15. Randall Shreve takes his vaudevillian rock to King's Live Music in Conway with an opening set from Tate Smith, 8:30 p.m., $5. Memphis "electro-soulfunk" band Objekt 12 takes the stage at Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m. Steve Howell and Dan Sumner (of Louisiana Soul Revival) pair up for a show at South on Main, 9 p.m., $10.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church hosts a "Festival of the Senses," featuring a revue of American standards, original compositions and musical theater, 6:45 p.m., free, with a preceding dinner, 6 p.m., 4106 JFK Blvd., $7-$15. Parodist Eric Schwartz (known to some as "Smooth E") gives a one-night performance at the Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m., $12. Arkansas Circus Arts co-hosts "Central Arkansas Flow Jam," a family-friendly hula hoop and fire spinning gathering (fire spinners must attend a fire safety meeting, 6 p.m.) at Allsopp Park, 5:30 p.m.
Like Moths to Flames of Columbus, Ohio, joins locals Mortalus, MisManage and Census for an early show at Vino's, 7 p.m., $13. In "The Green Book and Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program," historian Frank Norris gives a talk on New York City postman Victor Hugo Green's guide for African-American motorists during the Jim Crow era, noon, Clinton School of Public Service's Sturgis Hall, free. The Film Society of Little Rock's Monday Night Shorts focuses on University of Central Arkansas student films, 7 p.m., $8.
The sprightly and virtuosic Vienna-based Janoska Ensemble performs a concert at Walton Arts Center's Baum Walker Hall, 7 p.m., $10. Riverdale 10 Cinema screens 1979's "The Warriors," 7 p.m., $8.50. Elizabeth Hill gives a talk at the Arkansas State Archives, "A Splendid Piece of Work: Arkansas's Early Home Demonstration Clubs," for the next "Pen To Podium: Arkansas Historical Writers' Lecture Series," 1 Capitol Mall, 6:30 p.m., free.
Journalist Alan Schwartz gives a talk at the Clinton School of Public Service's Sturgis Hall, "ADHD Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic," 6 p.m., free. Celtic duo Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly play "Acoustic by Candlelight" at the Argenta Community Theater, 7:30 p.m., $35-$55. UA Little Rock professors Erin Finzer and David Clemons give a workshop on making artists' books, 4:30 p.m., Applied Design Studio, University Plaza, in conjunction with the exhibition "Binding Communities: Cuba's Ediciones Vigia and the Art of the Book and Entrepreneurism" at the Ottenheimer Library.