Autumn temps are perfect for outdoor activities
Juanita's has some buzz-y indie rock, with Brooklyn pop outfit Companion and psychedelic Oklahomans The Evangelicals. Locals Ten Sentences opens the show, 9 p.m., and hey, it's $3! It's going to be a "'90s Throwback Concert" at The Joint, with Rodney Block & The Real Music Lovers, 8:30 p.m., $10-$15. Pop singer/songwriter Shining Rae is back in town for an all-ages show. She'll be showcasing new material, Downtown Music Hall, 7 p.m., $11. Singer/songwriter Daniel Amedee might be from New Orleans, but his sound is "more King Crimson than King Oliver, more Mars Volta than Mardi Gras." Also on the bill: Gold Beneath the Highway and James Rose, Maxine's, 8 p.m., free.
Bluesboy Jag & the Juke Joint Zombies bring the dobros, Delta blues and cigar-box guitars to The Tavern Sports Grill, 7 p.m., free. If something a little heavier and mosh-ier is what your ears are looking for, check out A Darkend Era, The Order of Elijah, Buried With Rome and Abandon the Artifice, Downtown Music Hall, 8 p.m., $5. Texas native Ryan Cabrera brings some pop-flavored singer/songwriter fare to Stickyz, with Jason Castro and Deleasa, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 day of. Down in Spa City, The Foul Play Cabaret has what's sure to be an eyebrow-raising evening of buxom burlesque, Maxine's, 8 p.m., $10 adv., $12 door.
Arkansas natives Canopy Climbers perform at an album release show for their album "Miles." Openers are Midwest Caravan, Knox Hamilton and Futuro Boots, all-ages, Revolution, 9 p.m., $6. Or maybe some ska/punk from down under is more what you're in the market for. In that case, check out The Resignators at the 8-Bit Taproom (it's below the Professor Bowl), all-ages, 10 p.m., $5. Up in Fayetteville, critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Slaid Cleaves performs at 324 Ballroom, 8 p.m., $20. Discovery Nightclub hosts "Summer Glow," a glow-stick, orb and hoop party, with Big Brown, Kichen, Danny Enzo, g-force, Dominique Sanchez & The Disco Dolls and more, 9 p.m.-5 a.m., $10.
Old Crow Medicine Show brings its bluegrass/old-timey/folk/rock hybrid to Fayetteville's Arkansas Music Pavilion for a weather-related makeup concert, 6 p.m., $32-$47.