Twihards take note: Movies in the Park screens "Twilight Eclipse" at Riverfest Amphitheatre starting at sundown, free. For something entirely different, Market Street Cinema has a one-night-only screening of the LCD Soundsystem documentary/concert film "Shut Up and Play the Hits," 7:15 p.m., $8.
Stickyz has Little Rock's finest purveyors of fist-pumping rock, The See, playing an 18-and-older show with the Texarkana, Texas, blues rock trio Buffalo Child, 9 p.m., $5. Up in Mountain View, the Ozark Folk Center State Park hosts its youth concert, The Next Generation, which showcases Clancey Ferguson, The Cobb Brothers, The Mickler Sisters and Emily Phillips, 7 p.m., $6-$10. StudioMain screens the documentary "Eames: The Architect and the Painter," which details the lives of renowned designers Charles and Ray Eames, 7 p.m. Saxophonist Michael Eubanks starts a three-night stint at Benihana Japanese Steakhouse, 6 p.m., through Saturday.
The Little Rock blues/funk/soul 10-piece John Michael Vance & The Delta Funk play at Stickyz, 18-and-older, 9 p.m., $5. White Water Tavern has the ragin' punk rock 'n' roll of The Nigh Ends and Svelt, which includes members of The Evelyns, 10 p.m., $5. The Afterthought has the soulful sounds of Kemistri with Nicky Parrish, 9 p.m., $7. Alt-rockers Days of the New play an 18-and-older show at Revolution with local heavies Kingsdown and Northwest Arkansas's Amsterdam, 9 p.m., $10. The Arkansas Travelers kick off a four-game series against the Tulsa Drillers, 7:10 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Monday, 6 p.m. Sunday, $6-$12.
The Arkansas River Blues Society hosts a Blues Jam Fundraiser featuring David Kimbrough Jr. and Lucious Spiller, Cornerstone Pub & Grill, 8 p.m., $3-$5. For some heavy, psychedelic guitar meltdown, check out Smoking Spore and Weedbeast, Vino's, 9 p.m., $6. Fleet-fingered guitarist and singer/songwriter Eric Sommer is fast becoming a favorite at Midtown Billiards. This time, Sommer is joined by the group The Solar Flares and bass player Dave the K, 12:30 a.m., $5.
Vino's weekly 7th Street Peep Show keeps rolling. This week's lineup includes a special guest headlining spot from local power-pop savant and former Reds frontman John McAteer (you might know him as Johnny Mac), whose excellent solo album "Dark Houses" is out now. It starts at 8 p.m. and it's only $1. This show is a solo acoustic affair (a full-band show is in the works) and anyone who comes will get a free copy of "Dark Houses."
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