Arkansas’s first environmental education state park interprets the importance of the natural world and our place within it.
Our favorite stylish punk pillagers of early rock 'n' roll, girl group sounds and the Cramps, Ace Spade and the Whores of Babylon, play Vino's before the sun goes down, 8 p.m., $6. At Cajun's, popular soul cover band Memphis Soul Revue headlines, 9 p.m., $5. Ted Ludwig opens the night with bassist Joe Cripps at the Capital Bar and Grill, 5 p.m., free, then joins his trio (which includes Cripps) at the Afterthought, 8 p.m., $5. Popular Alabama-based alt-metal group TRUSTcompany headlines a gig at the Village that includes One Less Reason and Foundation, 8 p.m., $10 adv., $14 d.o.s. At the Loony Bin, Michael Mack and the Faces of Rock try to be funny, 8 p.m., $6. The Travs take on the Springfield Cardinals at Dickey-Stephens, 7:10 p.m., $6-$10.
Superstar DJ Irene, who always draws heavily in Arkansas, headlines Revolution's first ever “secret show,” which pretty much means that show-goers have little advance warning and there's no presale. The show's also a sign-up location for 8-8-8 Lucky 8 DJ competition, which'll be held next Friday. Aspiring DJs bring demos, 8 p.m., $15-$20. Singer/songwriter Carolyn Wonderland is at Sticky Fingerz, 8:30 p.m., $7. Good-time rockers Jeff Coleman and the Feeders play Vino's with Maria Preston, 8 p.m., $7. Once again Memphis Soul Revue headlines at Cajun's, 9 p.m., $5. Sherwood-based alt-rockers the Glyph celebrate the release of their new CD at Juanita's with Drop Dead Syndicate, Wishtribe and Reticent, 10 p.m., $8. There's more Michael Mack and the Faces of Rock at the Loony Bin, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $9. The Travs start up a homestand against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, 7:10 p.m., $6-$10.
Popular Texas country rocker Bleu Edmonson returns to Sticky Fingerz, with Skinny Sweeney opening, 9 p.m., $8. At the Afterthought versatile duo Brenda and Ellis perform, 9 p.m., $7. Impressive local alt-rockers Sean Rock and the Toltecs headline at Cornerstone, 9 p.m., $5. Funk star Jeffrey Osborne performs at Timberwood Amphitheater in Magic Springs, 8 p.m., $45.99 (park admission). The Odds mix covers and originals at Cajun's, 9 p.m., $5. The Travs continue their series against the Naturals, 7:10 p.m., $6-$10.