Border Cantos is a timely, new and free exhibit now on view at Crystal Bridges.
Comedian Landry will be at the Loony Bin through Saturday, Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m. (and 10 p.m. Friday–Saturday,) $7-$10. The Porter Players Jam Session will take place at Afterthought as part of Jazz Week, 8 p.m., free. South on Main will host a fundraiser for the independent food zine Bruto! featuring music by Mandy McBryde and The Grooms and DJ Poebot, 8 p.m., $5. Tulsa group Native Lights will be at Stickyz with Jumpship Astronaut, 9 p.m., $5. Hometown art-rock favorites Duckstronaut and Collin vs. Adam will join forces at The Joint, 9:30 p.m., $5.
The Dunbar Community Garden Project will hold its 2nd Annual Zine Night, featuring a showcase of zines and mini comix, the food truck Southern Salts and music by Adam Faucett, Willliam Blackart, Radradriot and more, 7 p.m. Alex Bugnon will be at Sway as part of Jazz Week, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., $35-$50. Louisville alt-rock band Tantric will be at Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $10 adv., $14 day of. Little Rock's best instrumental funk group, The Funkanites, will be at Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. North Carolina metal group Invoker will be at Vino's with Soundcult, More Than Sparrows and Cape Fear, 9 p.m., $8.
The Arkansas State Bodybuilding Championships will kick off at 10 a.m. at the Statehouse Convention Center. Grammy-winning Latin-pop fusion star Pepe Aguilar will be at the Walmart AMP, 7:30 p.m., $24-$44. Guitarists Randy Buckner and Brian Ison will be at the Ozark Folk Center Park, $12. Jeff Lorber will be at the Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts as part of Jazz Week, 8 p.m., $45-$65. Knoxville, Tenn., native and Billboard chart-topping country star Rodney Atkins will be at Magic Springs' Timberwood Amphitheater, 8 p.m., $49.99-$54.99. Local soul group Brown Soul Shoes will be at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $5. The Lightbulb Club, in Fayetteville, will host a release party for Fayetteville underground rock compilation Art Amiss, featuring Dead Indian, Shook Yang and Auric, 9 p.m., $5. Pockets will be at White Water Tavern with local favorites Brother Andy and Isaac Alexander, 9:30 p.m., $5.