Autumn temps are perfect for outdoor activities
Heavy alt-rockers Trapt play an all-ages show at Revolution, with Acidic and The Action Blast, 8:30 p.m., $12 adv., $15 day of. Canadian pop-punkers Sum 41 play George's Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville, 8:30 p.m., $20. White Water Tavern hosts Adam Faucett and Austin, Texas, hell-raisers Black Eyed Vermillion, 10 p.m. The Arkansas Repertory Theatre's production of "Gee's Bend" continues, 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., $25-$40.
The Meshugga Klezmer Band always offers a lively night out, The Joint, 8:30 p.m., $8. Tireless alt-country rockers American Aquarium play George's Majestic Lounge with Fayetteville's Damn Arkansan, who are fresh off a win in the first round of the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase, 10:30 p.m., $7. Speaking of the showcase, Round 2 kicks off Thursday at 9 p.m. at Stickyz. It's an all-ages thing, $5 for 21 and older, $10 for 20 and younger. You can find out all the details over on page 18. Folk-punk duo The Front Bottoms are at Juanita's, with John Neal and Harlo Maxwell, 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of. Vocalist Brian Trubitt and pianist Bob Bidewell will perform Schubert's song cycle "Die Winterreise." The concert benefits Lovers of Learning Fellowship, a new Jewish congregation in Hot Springs, Christ of the Hills United Methodist Church, 6 p.m. It's free, but donations are accepted.
Vino's has lined up an evening of totally rad local rock, with The Bad Years, Glittercore and Crooked Roots, 9 p.m., $5. From Lawtell, La., Dikki Du & The Zydeco Krewe returns for another night of wild bayou revelry, White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $6. From New Orleans comes the Russian folk/punk hybrid Debauche (Gogol Bordello are fans, btw) with Little Rock's own Dangerous Idiots, 18-and-older, Stickyz, 9:30 p.m., $6. Debauche also plays at Midtown Saturday night, 12:30 a.m., $5.
Blues-rockers extraordinaire The Sideshow Tragedy come to the Spa City, with Ben Franks & The Bible Belt Boys and Fitra, Maxine's, 8 p.m., $5 adv., $7 door. The Afterthought screens the film "True Delta" and hosts a live performance from Lucious Spiller, 9 p.m., $7. If bull-riding is your jam, don't miss the PBR Lucas Oil Professional Touring Series, Verizon Arena, 7:30 p.m., $17-$52.