The Arkansas Travelers play the Tulsa Drillers at Dickey-Stephens Park at 7:10 p.m. Thu.-Fri., $6-$12. Comedian Robert Hawkins is at the Loony Bin at 7:30 p.m., $7 (and at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $10). Houston soul band The Suffers plays Stickyz at 8:30 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of. Indie Music Night at Revolution features Misery Meets Mayhem and itsjusbobby, 9 p.m., $10. Comedian Seth Dees performs a free set (his stand-up album recording) at The Joint in Argenta, 9 p.m. Alt-rock band Aranda plays Juanita's with The Revolutioners and Chariot the Moon, 9 p.m., $10. Folk singer-songwriter Graham Wilkinson plays at the White Water Tavern at 9:30 p.m.
Emily Reeves gives a lecture at the Clinton School's Sturgis Hall titled "Stay Safe: A memoir of life after loss from the sister of a fallen Navy SEAL," noon. "Captain," a new film directed by Rob Reep and filmed in South Arkansas, will be screened by The Film Society of Little Rock at the Studio Theater, 6:30 p.m. "The Great Gatsby" (the 1974 version) plays at the Ron Robinson Theater, 7 p.m., $5. Local R&B group Bijoux & The LoVe Theory plays at South on Main at 10 p.m., $15. Final Drive plays at Revolution with Moment of Fierce Determination, Every Knee Shall Bow, Minerva and Killing Souls, 8:30 p.m., $8. Local metal band Enchiridion plays at White Water with Construction of Light and Apothecary, 9 p.m., $5.
The River City Comic Expo kicks off at 10 a.m. at the Statehouse Convention Center, with gaming tournaments, cosplay contests and numerous appearances and presentations by comics writers and illustrators. The Live Action Ninja Turtle Show is at the Statehouse Convention Center at 5 p.m., $15. Memphis band Motel Mirrors, a group featuring Amy LaVere, Will Sexton and John Paul Keith, plays at White Water, 9:30 p.m., $7. The Sofa Concert Series presents Candy Soul, Tonya Dyson and TwinSpirit at Afrodesia Studio, 7 and 10 p.m., $20 adv., $25 day of. The B Flats play at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7-$12. Stephen Neeper & The Wild Hearts play at Stickyz, 9:30 p.m., $5.