At Revolution, there's a going away party for DJ Lawler, with Gigamesh, 18-and-older, 9 p.m., $10.
The Weekend Theater's production of "The Metal Children" continues, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., $12-$16.
Vino's has Texan indie pop trio Sick/Sea, Little Rock electro/experimental pop duo Binary Marketing Show and lo-fi rock dudes Ezra Lbs., 9 p.m., $5.
The always entertaining Brown Soul Shoes bring the soul, rock and R&B originals and classic covers to Stickyz for an 18-and-older show, 9 p.m., $5.
The always lovely ladies of the Foul Play Cabaret are at Maxine's, 8 p.m., $10 adv., $12 door.
Slam poets take note: Foreign Tongues Poetry group hosts at the Southern Fried Poetry Slam qualifier at the Sports Page, 7 p.m., $5.