Collins to work toward increasing visitation to Arkansas by groups and promoting the state's appeal
After successfully playing solo for the first time in something like two decades, the Boondogs' Jason Weinheimer returns to Satellite Cafe for songs and stories, 9 p.m., free. As it will monthly, the Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio returns to the Afterthought, 8 p.m., $5. As usual catch 'em earlier, at the Capital Bar, too, 5:30 p.m., free. Sticky Fingerz hosts a fashion show for local boutique RK Collections, 9 p.m., $10. At On the Rocks, Searcy's Jason Greenlaw and the Groove offer up blues rock, 9 p.m., $5. Local party band Typhoid Mary plays songs you know at Cajun's, 9 p.m., $5.
Michael Burks didn't earn his nickname, “Iron Man,” from the comic. Rather, it springs from Burks' reputation for delivering intense, physical live sets and touring non-stop. The Camden native returns to Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $10. Fayetteville's Benjamin Del Shreve specializes in swaggering, radio-ready rock. He's at Juanita's with Johnny Rocket, 10 p.m., $7. Chris Denny has been a fixture on Little Rock stages lately, but that's soon to change. Next week, he hits the road with Graham Wilkinson until mid-April. Before he's gone, catch him and his band at White Water, 10 p.m., $5. Kristin Jackson is a Playboy model turned DJ (DJ KayJay). DJ Max is a former Little Rock videographer turned Las Vegas DJ. Breezy Osborne is a former Little Rock celebrity (if such a thing exists) turned Las Vegas yoga instructor and girlfriend to DJ Max. Together, the three host “Girls Night Out” at Revolution, 9 p.m., $10 (for guys; girls get in for free). Osceola's Finding Jimmy Hoffa celebrates the release of its latest Southern-grunge-filled album, “Southern Hospitality,” at the Village. Sufferkate and Sychosys open. All the bluegrass gospel fans congregate for the annual Gaither Homecoming at Alltel Arena, 7 p.m., $21.25-$38.25. Blues rock standout Shannon Boshears headlines at Zack's, 9 p.m.
At the Afterthought, sax man Gerald Johnson leads a revolving cast of local musicians in soul and jazz made for dancing, 9 p.m., $7. At Cajun's, local cover band Crisis! headlines, 9 p.m., $5. Vino's hosts metal acts Wishtribe and Out of Ashes, 8:30 p.m., $7. Late night, local jam band FreeVerse plays Midtown, 12:30 a.m., $5. At Discovery, Michael Shane and Ewell handle the disco, while Balance mans the lobby, midnight, $10.