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Early in the day at the Clinton School, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam talks about his company's $28.1 billion acquisition of Alltel, noon, free. Party band Tragikly White tries to put people on the dance floor at Cajun's, 9 p.m., $5. From Dallas, Egress blends reggae, funk and rock at Sticky Fingerz, 10 p.m., $3. Ted Ludwig starts out his night with bassist Joe Cripps at the Capital Bar and Grill at 5 p.m., free, and ends it at the Afterthought with his crack trio, 8 p.m., $5. The Chuxter hosts karaoke night at the Electric Cowboy, 9 p.m., free. Jackson, Miss., acoustic duo the Passing Parade stops in at White Water Tavern, 9 p.m., $5. Comedian Rick Gutierrez headlines at the Loony Bin, 8 p.m., $6.
Local blue-eyed soul champ Big John Miller brings his band to the Afterthought, 8 p.m., $7. Jonesboro jam band Free Verse headlines at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $5. Reggae act One Stone stirs it up at Juanita's, 10 p.m. The Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio is back for another night of jazz at the Capital Bar and Grill, 9 p.m., free. Local alt-rockers St. Leroy and the Martyrs headline at Counterpoint, 11:30 p.m., $5. Steve Shankles plays classic rock at Cornerstone, 9 p.m., Cornerstone. Rick Gutierrez is back at the Loony Bin, 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m., $9. The Travs continue (see To-Do List) their home stand against the Corpus Christi Hooks, 7:10 p.m., $6-$10.
Hendrix grad Graham Wilkinson headlines at White Water Tavern, 9 p.m., $5. Hugely popular local emo-rockers PM Today headline at Vino's, with Abandon Kansas, Jonas See's Color and Greenwood, 8 p.m., $8. Juanita's hosts Fayetteville indie rockers the Radio Sky, who share the bill with singer/songwriter Jonathan Taylor Rose, 9:30 p.m., $7. The show is open to those 18 and older. A week after releasing their new CD, post-punks Loch Ness Monster play again at Downtown Music with stylish punks Ace Spade and the Whores of Babylon and Underclaire, 8 p.m., $6. At Discovery, Michael Shane and Platinumb spin in the club, while DJ Chucky P holds it down in the lobby, midnight, $10. Local cover act Stark Naked and the Car Thieves plays West End, 9 p.m., $5. And the Ted Ludwig Trio returns to the Capital Bar and Grill, 9 p.m., free.
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