All you fans of classic stoner rock will not want to miss Lo-Pan, who play Downtown Music Hall, with Red Devil Lies, 8 p.m., $5. England in 1819 is a father-and-sons trio out of Baton Rouge, La., that plays lush, layered chamber rock. They play Stickyz with Laundry for the Apocalypse and This Holy House, 18-and-older, 9 p.m., $5.
Juanita's has lined up an evening of local hip-hop, with T.Jay, Alisyn Reid, Flint Eastwood, J.G. and DJ Jay $outh, 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of. For eardrum-punishing hardcore, check out God City Destroyers, Lost Empires and Peckerwolf, Downtown Music Hall, 8 p.m., $5. Up in Fayetteville, the Walton Arts Center has fiddle virtuoso Eileen Ivers with Immigrant Soul, 7 p.m., $10-$25. White Water Tavern hosts singer/songwriter Tim Easton with The Spring Standards and Adam Faucett, 9 p.m., $7. Designing Hope is a fashion show fundraiser for Arkansas Children's Hospital & Camp Sunshine, Next Level Events, 6 p.m., $25-$55.
Blues rockers Interstate Buffalo play The Afterthought, a venue the band has been packing out recently, 9 p.m., $7. The always entertaining Rodney Block & The Real Music Lovers bring their blend of contemporary jazz, hip-hop and neo-soul to The Joint, 9 p.m. Fayetteville's metal-informed post-rockers Fauxnz play White Water Tavern with local classic hardcore torchbearers R.I.O.T.S., 10 p.m. Burlesque is the name of the game at Maxine's, which hosts The Foul Play Cabaret and Red Snapper Burlesque, 8 p.m., $10 adv., $12 door. The Cadillac Black brings its rocking country back to Stickyz, for an 18-and-older show with The Wild Feathers, 9:30 p.m., $8. Gary Kimble and Richard Springle star in the national tour of the off-Broadway play "Pass It On: An Evening with Bill W. & Dr. Bob," about the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, Argenta Community Theater, Friday through Sunday, 7:30 p.m., with a Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20.
You can meet footwear magnate Steve Madden at the Park Plaza Mall Dillard's 2:30 p.m. Discovery has several Cool Shoes alums, including DJ Max, Wolf-e-Wolf, Jason D, Kichen and g-force. As always, Dominique Sanchez and The Discovery Dolls will also keep you entertained, 9 p.m.-5 a.m. The Jokers Wild Comedy Tour features Sheryl Underwood, Bruce Bruce, J. Anthony Brown and Damn Fool, Robinson Center Music Hall, 8:30 p.m., $51-$62. Vino's has a packed night, with Jab Jab Suckerpunch, Peckerwolf, Crooked Roots and Matt Jewett & The Rowdy Dow, 9 p.m., $5.
I liked it a lot. People in the theater were laughing out loud.