Winter is the perfect time to explore the natural stone shelters where native Arkansans once lived
Ramblin' folk-rock troubadour Joe Sundell is at White Water Tavern with Damn Arkansan, 9 p.m., $5. Alterna-metal four-piece Machina and industrial-ambient rock band The Vail play Maxine's, 8 p.m., free. Mandy McBryde's country-tinged tunes will scratch your singer/songwriter itch at The Afterthought, 8 p.m., $5. Honky-tonk country crooner David Ball comes to Denton's Trotline, with Luke Williams, 9 p.m. Demento-blues-breakers The Sideshow Tragedy play Downtown Music Hall with local bruisers Brother Andy & His Big Damn Mouth, 8 p.m., $6.
Genre-bending quartet The Toneadoes tear it up at Cornerstone Pub & Grill starting around 9:30. Karla Case sings the blues at Dugan's Pub, 8:30 p.m. with no cover charge. Murry's Dinner Playhouse has the musical classic "The Music Man" at 6 p.m., $23-$33. Fayetteville's Benjamin del Shreve and Little Rock's Glittercore glam it up at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $6. Thomas East tickles the ivories at Sonny Williams' Steak Room, 7 p.m. Bill Scholl, Larry Gatchel and Conrad Wilson offer and evening of jazz at Quapaw Bathhouse in Hot Springs, 6 p.m., $10. How do you like the chance to win a used car? How about nine chances? Well, it's Clunker Car Night at Dickey-Stephens Park, with the Arkansas Travelers set to take on the Tulsa Drillers, starting at 7:10 p.m., $6-$12. The gospel music comedy "Smoke on the Mountain" opens at Center on the Square in Searcy, 6:30 p.m., $10-$27.
Austin-based roots rockers Band of Heathens plays Stickyz with bluesy Memphis songstress Grace Askew, 9 p.m., $10. Marquis Hunt and Rodney Block play a jazz brunch fundraiser for the Jill Trice Endowment Scholarship Fund, Philander Smith College, 11:30 a.m., $40 adv., $50 door. Gospel singer Vickie Woodard plays at New Zion Christian Church, 6:30 p.m. Alabama's 13 Ghosts tastefully crib — and update — some moves from The Band's playbook. The group plays White Water Tavern with fellow Birmingham rock 'n' rollers Model Citizen, 10 p.m., $5. Mountain View alternative rockers Silver Service play Reno's Argenta Café, 9 p.m. Angry Patrick's Comedy Bunker hosts Adam Dodd at Juanita's, 7:30 p.m., $10. Funny expert Pat Godwin brings the yucks to The Loony Bin, at 7 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11 p.m., $12. Charlotte Taylor and Gypsy Rain host a birthday bash and KABF fundraiser at Parrot Beach Cafe, 7 p.m., $5.