Bluegrass quartet Runaway Planet will be pickin' up a storm at Laman Library, 7 p.m., free. For a heaping helping of nutritious heavy metal, Kill Devil Hill headlines at Downtown Music Hall, with openers Bombay Black, This Tragic Day, At Wars End and Sychosys, 7:30 p.m., $16. The band includes former members of Pantera, Down, and W.A.S.P. Glittercore tones it down ever so slightly for an acoustic set at The Afterthought, 8 p.m., free. The Arkansas Arts Center hosts "Tasting at Twilight," a fundraiser for the Arkansas Chapter of Hands & Voices, which supports families and their children who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as the professionals who serve them. It includes wine and hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction and viewing of the AAC galleries, 7 p.m., $50.
Arkansas Chamber Singers presents "Masters in the Hall, Masters of the Fall," which includes works by Monteverdi, Brahms, Schubert and Eric Whitacre. Master cellist Stephen Feldman and violinist Israel Getzov perform with the group, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 7:30 p.m., $12-$18. Memphis rapper Yo Gotti comes to Clear Channel Metroplex, 10 p.m., $20-$50. For an evening of electronica, look no further than Revolution, which hosts DJ Icey, Fresh Millions, Jared Lawler, Justin Sane vs. Balance and Spencer Rx at this 18 and up show, 9 p.m., $10. It's a "Night of the Living Freaks!" at The Public Theatre, with this Halloween program from sketch comedy troupe The Red Octopus Theater, 8 p.m., $8-$10.
Fort Worth, Texas is a fine city, and it's from whence hails Telegraph Canyon, a band that plays sad-sack folk-rock but with a widescreen sound and scope. Super Water Sympathy, of Shreveport, trucks in catchy indie pop and opens the show at Maxine's, 9 p.m., $5 adv., $7 door. Larry and His Flask stirs up a punk-country hoedown at Downtown Music Hall, 8 p.m., $10. For a good kick in the liver, check out the showcase of local troublemakers White Water Tavern has gathered: Life Size Pizza, Frown Pow'r and Ezra Lbs., 9 p.m., $5. Country stalwart Ryan Couron takes to the stage at Denton's Trotline, 9 p.m. Tim Anthony and Co. plays The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. It's a "Night of the Rolling Dead," as Central Arkansas Roller Derby's Big Dam Rollers take on the Twin City Knockers from Shreveport, La., Skate World, 7 p.m., $10.