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Little Rock's finest doom metal purveyors, Pallbearer, perform at White Water Tavern, with the amp-busting blooze rock of Iron Tongue and Fayetteville prog-metal trio Terminus, 9:30 p.m. Long Island-based modern rockers Blameshift play an 18-and-older show at Revolution with Screaming for Silence and Dark From Day One, 8:30 p.m., $10. The 28th Annual MacArthur Park Fishing Derby is open to children ages 6-15, with prizes for catching tagged fish, MacArthur Park, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
The Trey Hawkins Band plays an 18-and-older album-release show at Revolution, with Cons of Formant, 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of. This weekend is your last chance to see comedy troupe The Main Thing's "Wiener Day at the Rollercade," 8 p.m., The Joint, $20. The Dirty Streets bring some of The Bluff City's finest power-trio blues rock to White Water Tavern, with Hot Springs bruisers Opportunist and Little Rock's burliest rock machine, a.k.a. Peckerwolf, 9:30 p.m. Over at Stickyz, you can check out Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band, 18-and-older, 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of. The FOCAL Used Book Sale kicks off at 10 a.m. at CALS Main Library, continuing at 10 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
Clarksville native and standup comedy star Ralphie May performs at a benefit for the Officer Will McGary Memorial Fund, with opener Angry Patrick, The Brick Room in Conway, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., $30 adv., $35 door. Central Arkansas hard rockers Four on the Floor bring the ruckus to Stickyz, 18-and-older, 9 p.m., $5. Discovery Nightclub has Dorrough, Cain Tha Ladies Man, g-force, SWR, Danny Enzo, Ewell, Kichen and all your Disco favorites, 9 p.m.-5 a.m., $10-$15. Down in Spa City, Maxine's will be serving up a musical feast with Deep Fried Squirrel, Poor Ol' Uncle Fatty and The Filthy Kind, 8:30 p.m.
If your Sunday evening calls for some bouncy, reverb-drenched garage pop, don't miss Fletcher C. Johnson. It's an all-ages show with Tsar Bomba and Glittercore, Stickyz, 8 p.m., $5.
This looks like fun: Providence, R.I.'s What Cheer? Marching Brigade brings a real-deal marching band experience to CALS Children's Library, 4:30 p.m., free. The Joint hosts a Finch's Beer tasting from 6-8 p.m., $10. Stick around afterward for a meeting of Skeptics in the Pub, who'll shatter all of your dearly held superstitions and myths.