Jimmie Vaughan performs at CHARTS 

Also, Isaac Alexander plays Maxine's in Hot Springs.


Founding member of the Fabulous Thunderbirds Jimmie Vaughan performs at UA Pulaski Technical College for the Arts Center for Humanities and Arts (CHARTS), 7 p.m., $39-$125. Jacob Metcalf brings the crystalline guitar arrangements from 2016's "Fjord" to South on Main, 8 p.m., $10. Local comedians face off at The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse for Comedy Cage Match: Season Finale, with music from Miki Gaynor, 8 p.m., $5. The Creek Rocks bring their folklore-based songs to Four Quarter Bar for a free, early show, 6 p.m. Delta Translation plays a happy hour set at Cajun's Wharf, 5:30 p.m., free, and at 9 p.m., Tragikly White takes the stage, $5. Texas country singer Mike Ryan brings piano ballad "Sad Song" and others to Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, 8:30 p.m., $10. Appleton, Wis., band Tenement joins locals Fiscal Spliff and Attagirl for a rock show at the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. Comedian Sam Norton tackles "hard-hitting topics like baboons, Furbys, and the psychology of trees" at The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $8-$12. It's Poetry Night at Guillermo's Coffee, Tea & Roastery, 6:30 p.m., free.

FRIDAY 10/13

Isaac Alexander brings tunes from "Like a Sinking Stone" to Maxine's in Hot Springs, with Chuck Dodson, 9 p.m., $7. Ballet Arkansas presents "Emergence," featuring Chris Stuart's "Under the Lights by Chris Stuart," set to the music of Johnny Cash, George Balanchine's "Valse Fantaisie" and a world premiere by Mariana Oliveira, winner of the company's 2017 "Winter Visions" choreography competition, 8 p.m. Walton Arts Center, Baum Walker Hall, $10. Mister Lucky brings its high-energy set to Cajun's Wharf, 9 p.m., $5. Howard & Skye fill Cregeen's Irish Pub with acoustic folk, 9 p.m., free. Chicago's Dead Rider shares a bill with Or and Ghost Bones at Low Key Arts in Hot Springs, 118 Arbor St., 9 p.m., $7-$10. Mark Currey plays songs from "Tarrant County" at Core Public House, 5 p.m., free. Memphis hip-hop artist Moneybagg Yo lands at the Clear Channel Metroplex, 10 p.m., $25-$100 with discounted rate for Pine Bluff residents. Pine Bluff native Kami Renee, who plays bass for Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase reigning champions Dazz & Brie, performs at Chi's Asian Cafe for Sushi & Chill, 10 p.m., free admission. Former showcase champions The Uh Huhs share a bill with Missouri's Mouton for Freaky Friday, 11 p.m., Pizza D'Action. Irma Gerd, Jesse Kitten, Electra Complex and Envy S. Hart share the stage for Club Sway's Club Camp: Scream Queens, 10:30 p.m. and midnight. Highway 124 takes its red dirt country music to the stage at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming's Silks Bar & Grill, 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., free. "Boo!: Images of the Macabre" opens at UA Pulaski Tech's CHARTS with a reception featuring music from saxophonist Barry McVinney and pianist Ron Hall, 6 p.m., Windgate Gallery, free. Airpark makes a stop at Kings Live Music in Conway for a show with Cosmic Farmer, 8:30 p.m., $5. The Little Rock Wind Symphony presents works from Gustav Holst and Adam Gorb, 7:30 p.m., Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive, $8-$15. Guitarist and crooner Liz Brasher returns to the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. The Ben Miller Band brings its rowdy fiddle-forward mix back to Little Rock for a show at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $10-$12.


Monticello country rocker Ward Davis returns to Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $15-$45. Tulsa-based funk ensemble Henna Roso lands at Four Quarter Bar with an opening set from Good Foot, 10 p.m., $8. Tempe, Ari.'s Ded fills Stickyz with nu metal songs like "Anti-Everything," 8:30 p.m., $10. Dirty Lindsey takes the stage at West End Smokehouse, 10 p.m., $7. The Akeem Kemp Band performs at Kings Live Music, 8:30 p.m., $5. The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) kicks off its 2017-18 season with "Masterworks I: Tchaikovsky 5," a concert featuring works from Haydn and Haas, 7:30 p.m., Walton Arts Center, $30-$52.


Ginger Rogers stars in "A Shriek in the Night," the next horror flick up in Central Arkansas Library System's Boos & Booze series, 6 p.m., Ron Robinson Theater, $2. Author David Jauss ("Black Maps," "Glossolalia") reads from his work at UA Pulaski Tech's (CHARTS) as part of the Big Rock on the Map series, 7 p.m., free. Journalists Thomas Oliphant and Curtis Wilkie discuss their book "The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK's Five-Year Campaign," 6 p.m., Clinton School of Public Service, free.


John Burnette, Darren Barry, Tyndall Jackson, Rob Moore and others share the stage for Celebrating the Life of Tom Petty at the Rev Room, 8 p.m., $10-$15. Over at South on Main, V.L. Cox's curated month of Sessions concerts resumes with A+B, 8 p.m., $10. Hendrix graduate and University of North Carolina professor GerShun Avilez gives a lecture titled "Vanishing Acts: Black Labor, Social Absence, & Civil Rights Reform" at Hendrix College, 4:15 p.m.



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