Historical entertainment planned for joint celebration of three Southwest Arkansas milestone anniversaries
n Fresh from having Bruce Springsteen sit in for its sound check in New Jersey, Texas-based Americana outfit Reckless Kelly return to Revolution with tour mates The Happen-Ins, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 d.o.s. The Elise Davis Band deliver roots-y femme-pop while Adam Faucett and the Tall Grass bring soulful Southern Gothic sounds to White Water Tavern, 10 p.m. At Cajun's Wharf, Little Rock party act Mr. Happy takes the stage at 9 p.m. after acoustic duo Rob and Tyndall perform for the happy hour crowd at 5:30 p.m., $5 after 8:30 p.m. Tommy Roeck and Jay Clinton play classic rock and blues, unplugged, at Town Pump, 10 p.m., $3. The Secret Handshake does electro-soul at The Village, supported by the pop-punk outfit A Cursive Memory and anthemic indie act The Narrative, 7 p.m., $11 adv., $14 d.o.s.
n Cool Shoes returns with Sleek, Jahvis and Cameron Holifield in the DJ booth, 9:30 p.m., $5. Fayetteville singer/songwriter/rocker Benjamin del Shreve takes to Sticky Fingerz with Conway outfit Benjamin's Army (no relation, guys), 9 p.m., $5. No stranger to Little Rock but always a good time, the mobile hootenanny of Big Smith, returns for a night at Revolution with Fayetteville country-rockers Charliehorse, 9 p.m., $6. Another one of our favorite folk acts, Tyrannosaurus Chicken, brings its twisted, two-piece noise to Midtown Billiards, 12:30 a.m., $8 non-members. Provo, Utah's Neon Trees do dance-punk at The Village, with Denmark rockers New Politics, $13 adv., $15 d.o.s. Juanita's hosts Mississippi indie rockers Colour Revolt along with cantina regular Badhand, 9 p.m., $10.
n Downtown Music Hall hosts a Cystic Fibrosis Benefit with a full night full of local punk and metal from Jungle Juice, Forever Eternal, Dead Beat, Something to Stand For and more, 6 p.m., $10. Local Steve Bates and his acoustic guitar provide the tunes at Cregeen's Irish Pub, 8:30 p.m., free. ACAC welcomes two ex-Soophie Nuns back to town with their new band, HumanBeast, as well as local singer/songwriter Matt Anders and a noise set from Falling Up, 9 p.m., $5. Rockers Kickback lay into Fox and Hound, 10 p.m., $5. This week at Discovery, Kramer mans the lobby, Justin Sane deejays the techno room and g-force handles the hip-hop room, 10 p.m., $10.