"History is always happening" at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site
Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack (yep, they cut the "Fingerz" out) opens its doors to the Cody Ives Band, the young, Cross Canadian Ragweed-loving Southern rock outfit, 9 p.m., $5. Fresh off of releasing "So Far So Good," his killer fifth mixtape, local emcee extraordinaire Rockst*r Jones returns home from Los Angeles for "S.I.N. Sunday" at Ernie Biggs; he shares the stage with prolific Memphis wacko Muck Sticky, hokey hip-hoppers Taco and Da Mofos and a little shake and wink from the ladies of Chelsie's Angels Burlesque Troupe, 9 p.m.
ACAC opens its downtown doors to eclectic Atlanta indie band The Back Pockets, one-man D.I.Y. synth band Timber!, Fort Smith's dirty-mouthed electro-rappers Super Smashed Brothers, and proggy, goofy Minneapolis act Voyager, 9 p.m., $5. The Afterthought hosts an open Tuesday Jam Session with pianist Carl Mouton, 8 p.m., free. St. Louis indie act Children of Spy takes to Maxine's alongside blue-eyed funk rock act Pilot Whale, Hot Springs, 9 p.m., free. Lucious Spiller Band, the staple of local barrooms, plays its weekly gig at Copeland's, 6 p.m. Karaoke takes over everywhere: Cornerstone Pub & Grill, Prost, Denton's Trotline, Town Pump, all free and at 8 p.m.
The Afterthought opens its doors to local up-and-comers with their weekly Acoustic Open Mic led by local musician Kat Hood, 8 p.m. Acoustic duo Brian and Nick take to Cajun's Wharf, 5:30 p.m. Americana and Red Dirt Country rule the night when Goose and Ryan Burton Band play Juanita's, 9 p.m. Indie rockers The Young Maths share the Revolution stage with drum and bass duo Androids of Ex-Lovers in a rare local gig, 9 p.m., $5. (The two bands also repeat the bill the following night in Hot Springs, at Maxine's, with local songwriter Bryan Frazier breaking down genre-barriers to join Androids of Ex-Lovers on stage.) Organist Ted Allen puts on a recital at the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 8 p.m., free. ACAC hosts progressive, conceptual classical string outfit Kirtan Choir (the Charlotte Moorman-inspired nudists formerly known as the C.J. Boyd Sexxxtet) and locals Devon Crenshaw and Jack Bruno, 9 p.m., $5. Bluesman Big John Miller heads down to Saline County to host a karaoke night at Denton's Trotline, 9 p.m.