"History is always happening" at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site
Boogie Bones, who you know as Paul Morphis, DJ Bennett and Graeme Higgins of Damn Bullets, teams up with David's Pegasus, one of Fayetteville's best bands, at The Afterthought, 8 p.m., $5. Parachute, fresh off of an appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," comes to Revolution with a couple of Los Angeles acts, Universal-Motown indie rock Damato and M.O.R. popper Kevin Hammond, 9 p.m., $10. David Olney, whose songs have been recorded by Emmylou Harris and Del McCoury, among many others, teams up with Nashville guitarist Sergio Webb for a free show at Maxine's, 9 p.m. At North Little Rock's North Shore Riverwalk, Riverflicks returns with a sundown screening of "Iron Man 2," 7 p.m., free. And at the Public Theater, the Red Octopus Theater comedy troupe offers up "Camp Allawallaoctopus!" 8 p.m., $10.
The weekend kicks off with a load of dubstep when Los Angeles' drum-and-bass devotee gone dub, DJ Bare, teams up with Little Rock's Wolf-E-Wolf at Downtown Music Hall, 9 p.m., $10. Elise Davis plays a free solo show at the Heights wine bar, By the Glass, 8 p.m. Vino's goes country when Larry Cheshier Jr. and Cody Ives Band take to the backroom, 9 p.m., $7. It's been a while, but Wicked Good are returning to White Water Tavern for a long overdue night of bare-bones rock, 10 p.m. Thomas East, who you can hear on Stones Throw/Now-Again Records' upcoming True Soul Records compilation, handles the weekend's musical offerings at Sonny Williams' Steak Room, 7 p.m. And The Edge 100.3 and Juanita's bring heavy modern rock to town with Crossfade and Pop Evil, 9 p.m., $17.
Magic Springs hosts two Radio Disney big-timers (and — like seriously serious — Justin Bieber cohorts) when Allstar Weekend and Kicking Daisies bring their sugar-rushed pop-punk to Magic Springs' Timberwood Amphitheater, free with paid admission or $5-$10 plus paid admission for reserved seating. The Little Rock Wind Symphony offers up a free "Stars and Stripes Celebration" at MacArthur Park, 7 p.m. Midtown Billiards gets uncharacteristically jazzy with Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers, 12:30 p.m., $8 non-members. And at Reno's Argenta Cafe, the Mockingbird Hillbilly Band brings whacked-out hill music to the neighborhood, 9 p.m.
Congratulations Tara, beautifully written!