Local folk-singing wunderkind Chris Denny kicks off his mini-Southern tour, which will take him and his band, the Old Soles, to Texas and Louisiana, with a show at Pizza D, 9 p.m. At Juanita's, local alt-metal act Anxiety headlines, 9 p.m., $6. The Movement, a branch of Upscale Underground, presents Live Karaoke backed by the nu-soul band Solfude at Crush, 8 p.m., $5. At Cajun's, Six Strings Down blends blues, rock and funk, 9 p.m, $5. The Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio, as it's been known to do, plays a stirring set of new and traditional jazz at the Afterthought, 8 p.m., $5. At Sturgis Hall in the Clinton School of Public Service, Newsweek editor Eleanor Clift discusses her book chronicling her husband's death from cancer and the contemporaneous Terri Schiavo affair, 8:30 a.m., free. The Travs take on the Drillers at Dickey-Stephens, 7:10 p.m., $6-$10. Parents with kids, come early for the Family Fun Fest, a baseball-themed fun park set up outside of the stadium featuring batting and pitching cages, giant slides, bounce rooms, games and bungee runs, 4:10 p.m., free.
Ozark hillbilly favorites Big Smith headline at Revolution, with one of Northwest Arkansas's most popular acts, Charliehorse, opening, 9 p.m., $8. Local trumpet star Rodney Block brings his jazz-soul band the Real Music Lovers to Juanita's, 9:30 p.m., $10. R&B and jazz performer Tonya Leeks is at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Local rockers Typhoid Mary headline at Cajun's, 9 p.m., $5. Popular local cover artist Barrett Baber is at Flying Saucer, 9 p.m., $3. Acoustic performers Kat Hood and Chuck Gilbert perform at Studio Joe, 7 p.m., $7. The Travs' homestand against the Drillers continues at Dickey-Stephens, 7:10 p.m., $6-$10.
Impressive jazz-soul crooner Genine Perez is at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. Good-time rockers Mojo Depot play White Water, 9 p.m., $5. Country star and Blytheville native Trent Tomlinson performs at Timberwood Amphitheater in Magic Springs, 8 p.m., $45.99 (park admission). Local party rockers Mr. Meaner play Juanita's, 9:30 p.m., $7. Versatile cover band the Mudflap Kings headlines at Cajun's, 9 p.m., $5. Conway-based blues act Blue Haze performs at Cornerstone, 9 p.m., $5. The Travs keep at it against the Drillers at Dickey-Stephens, 7:10 p.m., $6-$10.