Chuck Haralson and Ken Smith were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during the 43rd annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism
Comedian Landry will be at the Loony Bin through Saturday, Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m. (and 10 p.m. Friday–Saturday,) $7-$10. The Porter Players Jam Session will take place at Afterthought as part of Jazz Week, 8 p.m., free. South on Main will host a fundraiser for the independent food zine Bruto! featuring music by Mandy McBryde and The Grooms and DJ Poebot, 8 p.m., $5. Tulsa group Native Lights will be at Stickyz with Jumpship Astronaut, 9 p.m., $5. Hometown art-rock favorites Duckstronaut and Collin vs. Adam will join forces at The Joint, 9:30 p.m., $5.
The Dunbar Community Garden Project will hold its 2nd Annual Zine Night, featuring a showcase of zines and mini comix, the food truck Southern Salts and music by Adam Faucett, Willliam Blackart, Radradriot and more, 7 p.m. Alex Bugnon will be at Sway as part of Jazz Week, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., $35-$50. Louisville alt-rock band Tantric will be at Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $10 adv., $14 day of. Little Rock's best instrumental funk group, The Funkanites, will be at Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7. North Carolina metal group Invoker will be at Vino's with Soundcult, More Than Sparrows and Cape Fear, 9 p.m., $8.
The Arkansas State Bodybuilding Championships will kick off at 10 a.m. at the Statehouse Convention Center. Grammy-winning Latin-pop fusion star Pepe Aguilar will be at the Walmart AMP, 7:30 p.m., $24-$44. Guitarists Randy Buckner and Brian Ison will be at the Ozark Folk Center Park, $12. Jeff Lorber will be at the Wildwood Park for the Performing Arts as part of Jazz Week, 8 p.m., $45-$65. Knoxville, Tenn., native and Billboard chart-topping country star Rodney Atkins will be at Magic Springs' Timberwood Amphitheater, 8 p.m., $49.99-$54.99. Local soul group Brown Soul Shoes will be at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $5. The Lightbulb Club, in Fayetteville, will host a release party for Fayetteville underground rock compilation Art Amiss, featuring Dead Indian, Shook Yang and Auric, 9 p.m., $5. Pockets will be at White Water Tavern with local favorites Brother Andy and Isaac Alexander, 9:30 p.m., $5.