"History is always happening" at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site
Folky singer/songwriter Stacy Mackey plays Bogie’s, 8:30 p.m., free. Cajun’s hosts Memphis party band Yes/No/Maybe, 9 p.m., $5. Nashville funk-rockers Mellow Down Easy play Cornerstone, 9 p.m. Al and Jane from Trans-Siberian Orchestra are O’2L; they’re at Sticky Fingerz, 10 p.m., $5. The Ted Ludwig Trio holds down its regular Thursday night jazz gig at Afterthought, 8 p.m., $2. The Travs begin an 11-day homestand as they take on the Tulsa Talons, 7:10 p.m., $6.
Central Arkansas’s preeminent bluegrass outfit Runaway Planet picks and grins at White Water Tavern, 9 p.m., $5. Reggae stalwart One Stone rocks steady at Juanita’s, 10 p.m., $10. Local cover band Jet420 plays Cornerstone Pub, 9 p.m., $5. Do you think G’N’R cover band Paradise City knows songs from “Chinese Democracy”? Find out at Sticky Fingerz, 9:30 p.m., $8; Memphis Belle opens. The B.E.A.T tour, featuring Platinumb, Kinkade, Michael Shane and Dave McRoberts, comes to the Village. Hellraisin’ local punkabillies Josh the Devil and the Sinners play Midtown late-night, 12:30 a.m., $5. Legendary local blue-eyed soulman Big John Miller Band belts for Cajun’s, 9 p.m., $5. Singer and keyboardist William Staggers plays the Afterthought. The Travs’ homestand against the Talons continues, 7:10 p.m., $6.
Joe Pitts and his jam band celebrate the release of their CD with a concert at Cornerstone, 8 p.m. The KSSN Country Club brings rising country band Whiskey Falls to Juanita’s, 9:30 p.m., $6. Four on the Floor comes to Sticky Fingerz with EC Haynes, 9 p.m., $5. Jonathan Wilkins and Seth Baldy play an acoustic show at White Water Tavern, 9 p.m., $5. Party band the Mudpuppies plays Cajun’s, 9 p.m., $5. The Travs continue to take on the Tulsa Talons, 7:10 p.m., $6.
Ft. Collins, Colo.-based Green Lemon plays self-described “reggadelic conceptual improv jam and intergalactic skank music.” They play Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $5. “Movies in the Park” screens “The Bourne Identity” at sundown at the Riverfest Amphitheatre, free. Revolution hosts weekly salsa classes for free, 7 p.m. The Travs end their series against the Springfield Cardinals, 7:10 p.m., $6.