Electro-pop fans, don't miss buzzed-over L.A. outfit Mansions on the Moon, playing an 18-and-older show at Stickyz with Carousel, 9 p.m., $10. The 11th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner and Auction benefits Arkansas Foodbank, with live and silent auctions, food from several area restaurants and more, Arkansas Foodbank, 6 p.m., $65-$250. The Open Book Celebration benefit features NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and is presented by The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts, Clinton Presidential Center, 6-9:30 p.m., $150.
Country singer (and DeQueen native) Collin Raye plays at Juanita's, with Big Shane Thornton and Brandi Shae, 9:30 p.m., $17 adv., $20 day of. Galactic Empire Ep. 3 is an all-ages dance party featuring Ed Crunk, Downtown Music Hall, 6 p.m., $6 adv., $10 door. Dallas-based Southern rock stalwarts Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights play an 18-and-older show at Revolution with Jonesboro rockers Starroy, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 day of. It's the last weekend for The Main Thing's "The Last Night at Orabella's," a two-act comedic play about the residents of tiny, fictional Dumpster, Ark., 8 p.m., $20. Ballet Arkansas presents "Turning Pointe," including a dance performance, dinner and presentation of the Above the Barre award honoring Chelsea Clinton. Cocktail attire is requested. Supermarine of Little Rock, 6:30 p.m., $100-$500.
Arkansas Modified Dolls presents "A Night of Music and Fun," with Ace Spade, Broken Autopilot, Calcabrina and The Flameing Daeth Fearies, Vino's, 7:30 p.m., $5. Troubadour Eric Sommer returns to Midtown, 12:30 a.m., $5. Down in the Spa City, Maxine's hosts John Paul Keith & The One Four Fives and Bobby Bare Jr., 8 p.m., $5 adv., $7 door. Arkansas country-rocker Matt Stell plays an album release show at Revolution, with Swampbird, 8:30 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of.
Up at the University of Arkansas, check out "An Evening with John Legend" at Barnhill Arena. The musician and activist will speak and play a few songs, 7 p.m., free.
Verizon Arena is bringing in Brit Floyd, one of top Pink Floyd tribute acts in the world, performing five full albums, 8 p.m., $55. Juanita's hosts chainsaw-wielding '80s rockers Jackyl, with Syn City Cowboys, Obsidian and Sychosys, 9 p.m., $15.
WordsWorth Books & Co. hosts UALR graduate Aaron Hartzler, who'll read from and sign copies of his new book "Rapture Practice," about growing up in a fundamentalist Christian environment, 5 p.m., free.
I liked it a lot. People in the theater were laughing out loud.