The Salty Dogs perform their "open range" country music as part of the Live at Laman concert series, 7 p.m., free. Soul singer Charlotte Taylor plays a free show at The Tavern Sports Grill, 7:30 p.m. Fingerstyle guitarist Sam Pacetti performs as part of the Argenta Arts Acoustic Music Series, The Joint, 7:30 p.m., $20. Harmonica-guitar duo Fret and Worry share a bill with bluesman Trey Johnson at the White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m., $5. Chicago vocalist Austin Jones brings his a capella/beatbox renditions of pop tunes to Revolution with Run 2 Cover, Curses and Trophy Wives, 8 p.m., $15-$20. Another Chicagoan, Ralphie Roberts, brings his stand-up comedy to The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $8-$12. "James and the Giant Peach" continues its run at The Studio Theater, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., $25-$35.
Adam Faucett & The Tall Grass play a show at Maxine's with Iron Tongue and William Blackart, 8 p.m., $7. Kevin Kerby and Mark Currey swap songs at The Undercroft, 8 p.m., $10. Quaker City Night Hawks share a bill with Vintage Pistol at Stickyz, 8:30 p.m. $8-$10. Verizon Arena hosts "Outcry," a showcase of contemporary Christian musicians including Kari Jobe, Hillsong Worship, Rend Collective, Housefires, Urban Rescue and Chad Veach, 6:30 p.m., $30-$100. Seven-piece funk band Groovement takes the stage at King's Live Music in Conway, with Stuart Thomas, 8:30 p.m., $5. Women's soccer is back in play at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Coleman Complex as the UALR Trojans face off against Northwestern State, 7 p.m.
Mid-America Science Museum hosts a "Summer Science Smash," 10 a.m., $8-$10. Elsewhere in Hot Springs, Maxine's hosts an Underground Sounds Hip-Hop Night featuring Denver's Ms. Triggs and locals Sme Tiphani, Sacred G and Tshawty, 9 p.m., $5. Greg Madden plays the happy hour set at Cajun's Wharf, 5:30 p.m. Jonesboro's Sky City plays a show at White Water, 9:30 p.m., $7. Club Sway hosts "Rhiannon Presents: Gaga Ball" to pay homage to Lady Gaga, 9 p.m. Oklahoma's Red Wood Rising plays a free show to kick off the University of Central Arkansas's school year at Bear's Den Pizza, 10 p.m. The Buh Jones Band plays a free show at YaYa's Euro Bistro, 6 p.m. Dangerous Idiots play the late-night set at Midtown Billiards, 2 a.m.