No stranger to the smoky Midtown Billiards corner stage, Josephus and the George Jonestown Massacre returns to Little Rock's infamous late-night bar, 12:30 a.m., $8 non-members.
White Water Tavern hosts a riff-heavy night of local bar rock from Little Rock supergroup Wicked Good
and Sweet Eagle, 10 p.m.
Acoustic singer/songwriters abound this Friday night with Chris Henry holding down Grumpy's, 9 p.m., free; Dayton Waters at Markham Street Grill & Pub, 9 p.m.; Grayson Shelton at Cregeen's, 8:30 p.m., free; and Shannon McClung performing at Flying Saucer, 9 p.m.
"Dog Sees God" returns to satirize the "Peanuts" gang for a second weekend at The Weekend Theater, 7:30 p.m., $14.
Known nationwide for his mastery of the clarinet, Robert Spring gives a recital at the University of Central Arkansas's Snow Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
White Water Tavern goes hard and heavy with a night of metal from local heroes Rwake, New York hardcore outfit Story of the Eye and sludge metal psychedelia from Pallbearer, 10 p.m.
Acoustic blues and soul duo Brown Soul Shoes play the hits at Markham Street Grill and Pub, 9 p.m.
And, as always, Discovery brings out the clubbers with music from radio favorite Kramer in the lobby, Lydia Prim in the techno room and DJ g-force spinning in the club's new hip-hop level, 10 p.m., $10.