Kongos, a band of four South African and London-born brothers, brings its accordion-flavored rock to the Metroplex with The Federalis opening, 8 p.m., $7-$10. Mailman, Anna Hall and Nathan Owens share a bill at the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. Flow Tribe plays New Orleans funk at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $8-$10. Vino's Brewpub shows the Led Zeppelin documentary "Dazed and Confused," 7 p.m., free. Rodney Block pays tribute to singer Maxwell ahead of Saturday's show at Verizon Arena, 7:30 p.m., The Joint, $10-$15.
Doom and sludge abound at Vino's with a show from Fister, Christworm, Iron Tongue and Apothecary, 8:30 p.m., $7. Mountain music duo The Creek Rocks play White Water in an eclectic bill with Go Fast and The Salty Dogs, 9 p.m., $10. Argenta ArtWalk, from 5-8 p.m. at galleries in downtown North Little Rock, this month includes an exhibition by Glennray Tutor at Greg Thompson Fine Art, 429 Main St., and the Southern Women's Artisan Guild, 606 N. Olive St. Casual Pleasures release their 7-inch vinyl with a show at Maxine's, also featuring Austin's Long Tongue and Jonathon Terrell, 9 p.m., $5. Fayetteville favorite Cosmic American plays a farewell show at Smoke and Barrel Tavern with Vintage Pistol, 10 p.m., free. Austin's Uncle Lucius celebrates its newfound freedom from its record label with a show at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $7-$10.
Good Foot plays a funk set at Next Bistro & Bar on Kavanaugh, 9 p.m., $7, and there's a funk show in Conway, too: Flatland Funk Donors come to King's Live Music, with The Curvy Soprano opening, 8:30 p.m., $5. Led Zeppelin tribute band Zoso plays the Rev Room, 9:30 p.m., $15.
Damgoode Pies in the River Market hosts a poetry slam featuring Randi Romo, 7 p.m., $5-$10. Synth-pop duo Lillie Lemon celebrates its new album "Aether" at Dickson Street Pub in Fayetteville, 6 p.m., free. Australian metalcore band Feed Her to the Sharks comes to the Rev Room with opener Dead Ships, 7:30 p.m., $5. Weezer pairs up with Panic! At the Disco at the Walmart AMP, Rogers, 7 p.m.
"La Cage Aux Folles" opens at Argenta Community Theater, 7 p.m., $30-$50. The 48-Hour Film Project begins screening its entries at the Ron Robinson Theater, 7 p.m., $10-$13. The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History screens "Art in the Face of War," 6:30 p.m., free.