For some bouncy, piano-led indie pop in the vein of Ben Folds, check out Nick Flora at Maxine's, 8 p.m., free. OK, so Lady GaGa probably isn't likely to play anywhere in the River Market, but hey, maybe fake can be just as good. In that case, Rad Bromance is your ticket, at Revolution, 9 p.m., $10. How's 'bout some crunchy, modern Southern rock? Well then git on over to Juanita's for Saving Abel and Eve to Adam, 8 p.m., $12 adv., $15 at the door.
1 Oz. Jig might just cause you to have a "Funk Orjazzm" at Juanita's, 10 p.m., $5. It's a metal spectacular at Vino's, with Demeritious, Ground Zero, Burning the Past, Kick Tree and C4, 8 p.m. The Frontier Circus, Isaac Alexander and Hoop Dreams play what's sure to be a rowdy night at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $5. "Aristocrunk" returns to Little Rock courtesy of Lord T & Eloise, Revolution, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s. Eardrum-bustin' electric blues courtesy of Mike Shipp is available at Denton's Trotline, 9 p.m. Support loud, local rock by going to see The See and Magic Hassle, Stickyz, 9:30 p.m., $5. "My Fair Lady" returns to The Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m., $16-$20. WoodStomp takes its moody, backwoods rock to Midtown, 12:30 a.m., $5.
If you want to see "The Great American Trailer Park Musical," Saturday night is your last chance at The Public Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $14-$16. Joe C and DJ Steve keep you dancing and staying up laaaaaate at Discovery, starting around 10 p.m. For teenybopper pop of a more cerebral nature, check out singer and actress Emily Osment at Magic Springs' Timberwood Amphitheater, 7:30, $22.50-$55. You can probably expect to hear some new tunes from Rwake, Central Arkansas's finest metal act, whose new album, "Rest," drops in September. The band headlines at Downtown Music Hall, with Black Market Ministry, Crankbait and Jungle Juice opening, 8 p.m., $7. Donna Massey & the Blue-Eyed Soul Band plays The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Stoney LaRue brings his rock-solid red-dirt blues and country to Revolution, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 d.o.s. Will Churchill and Kevin Kerby are playing at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $5.