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n If you've got to get away from the family, Divas in the Rock at Ernie Biggs looks to be the ticket. Tawanna Campbell, Jeron, the Dell Smith Experience and special guests Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers perform, 10 p.m., $10.
Searcy-based grunge act 3 Miles From Providence headlines at Maxine's; experimental industrial rockers The Vail and Southern hard rockers Finding Jimmy Hoffa support, 8 p.m., $5. Comedian Alex Ortiz continues his stand at The Loony Bin, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $6-$9. Local party starters Boom Kinetic take to Revolution, 9:30 p.m., $8. Sticky Fingerz hosts a night of buck jumping and jiving when zydeco outfit Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe return to Little Rock, 9:30 p.m., $5. "Friday Night Blackout" showcases some of the best in local rap and hip-hop when Grim Musik, 4x4 Crew, Ear Fear, E-Dubb and more take to the Cornerstone Pub & Grill stage, 8 p.m., $5. Goldylocks, a modern rock band from Nashville that's fronted by a female wrestler, begins their two day stint at West End Smokehouse and Tavern, 10 p.m., $5. Fox and Hound hosts local country rocker Ryan Couron¸ 10 p.m., $5.
Colorful Memphis soul-rockers The Venus Mission play the hits from the '70s and beyond at Sticky Fingerz, 9:30 p.m., $6. The Afterthought hosts a night of blue eyed soul, R&B, classic rock and blues standards from the Big John Miller Band, 9 p.m., $7. Casey Donahew Band, the Texas country act that's no stranger to Little Rock stages, returns to town for a show at Revolution alongside the locals of the Elise Davis Band, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 d.o.s. White Water Tavern brings in The Frontier Circus, the band of ne'er-do-wells from The Rockin' Guys masquerading as cowboy country ramblers, and the eponymous new project from a ubiquitous local rocker, Chris Michaels and the Cranks, 9:30 p.m., $5. Discovery Nightclub offers up a few different ways to burn your newfound Thanksgiving weight when DJ Kramer spins in the lobby, Wendy Hunt handles the techno room and Brandon Peck cranks it up in the theater, 10 p.m., $10. "The O.D." returns to Cornerstone Pub & Grill with performances from hip-hop heavies Bware, Epiphany, Southwest Boaz and more, 9 p.m., $5-$10.