“Moonlight and Magnolias” goes up for one weekend only at the Elks Lodge, North Little Rock, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun., $14-$16. Jersey goes for laughs at The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $8-$12. Folk singer Tim Easton lands at the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. “Forward March!” is the last concert of the Little Rock Wind Symphony’s masterworks season, and features a Sousa march of the audience’s choosing, 7:30 p.m., Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive, $15. Brian Nahlen and Nick Devlin duet at Cajun’s Wharf for happy hour, 5:30 p.m., free, or come later for Mother Hubbard’s set, 9 p.m., $5.
Earl & Them of the renowned Cate Brothers lineup return to Cajun’s Wharf with blues you can dance to, 9 p.m., $5. Marie/Lepanto (Will Johnson and Justin Peter Kinkle-Schuster) give a cozy basement concert at The Undercroft, 8 p.m., $20. Drag artist Hairy Kate-Olsen hosts “Hairyoke” at Club Sway, 9 p.m. The Big Dam Horns get loud at The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse, 8:30 p.m., $7. Benadriil, ChimpChimpChimp, Wavepool and The Streakers share a punk rock bill at Vino’s, 7:30 p.m., $7. Arkansas musicians Barrett Baber and Erin Enderlin share a bill at Kings Live Music in Conway, 8:30 p.m., $5. The Rios bring their soul and spark to Maxine's, 8 p.m. Bluesman Lightnin’ Malcolm channels his juke joint tutelage at White Water, 9:30 p.m. Organist Jason Pennington-Saugey performs works by Hindemith, Reger and Mozart at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral for “Walpurgisnacht!”, 7 p.m., free. Kadela gets psychedelic at Four Quarter Bar with EDM beats and live instrumentation, 10 p.m., $7. Howard & Skye duet at Hibernia Irish Tavern, 7:30 p.m. Soprano Mary Sandell, alto Diana Salesky, tenor Kyle Davis, and bass David Farwig join the University of Arkansas at Monticello Concert Choir and a 25-piece orchestra for a performance of Mozart’s “Requiem” at Calvary Baptist Church, 5700 Cantrell Road, 7:30 p.m., $20. Clarinetist Yoonah Kim performs Bernstein, Sibelius and more with the Arkansas Symphony Youth Orchestra at Central High School, 7:30 p.m., $10. Highway 124 plays a set at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming’s Silks Bar & Grill, 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., or catch The Pink Piano Show at Pops Lounge, 5 p.m. Fri.-Sat., free. Elsewhere in Hot Springs, Mister Lucky takes the stage at The Big Chill, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.
Bard/wisecracker Kevin Kerby & Battery hold court at the White Water, 9:30 p.m. Georgeanne Yehling, Selena Gordon, Meredith Short Loy and others entertain for THEA Foundation's “Into the Blue” gala, 6 p.m., Center for Humanities and Arts, UA Pulaski Tech, $100-$250. Kevin Hart brings his "Irresponsible” tour to Verizon Arena, 7 p.m., $28-$128. Ballet Arkansas invites the public to attend free afternoon classes and a chat with the artistic directors and dancers in its Main Street studio for “Danceworks,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m., donations accepted, see balletarkansas.org for details. Lee Conell reads from her work at the Argenta Reading Series, 6:30 p.m., 421 Main Street, donations. Songwriter Billy Jeter performs at South on Main, 9 p.m., $10. Ben Byers plays for happy hour at Cajun’s, 5:30 p.m., free, or join Rock Candy for a late-night set, 9 p.m., $5. Comedians Gene Berry, Playa Mook, Amber Glaze and others entertain for “Drinks ‘n’ Jokes” at The Joint, 8 p.m., $10. Bass-baritone Robert Holden, mezzo-soprano Kelley Ponder and tenor Ethan Ezell join the UA Little Rock Community Chorus and Concert Choir for a performance of Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” oratorio, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 800 S. Scott St., $20. Freeverse breaks out its phinest jams at Stickyz, 9:30 p.m., $6. The open-air Bernice Garden Vintage and Craft Market offers vintage, antique and upcycled/recycled treasures from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Anne Farris Rosen discusses the work of her late father, John Herber, a civil rights journalist, 6 p.m., Clinton School of Public Service, free.
Playwright Del Shores (“Sordid Lives,” “Southern Baptist Sissies”) performs “Six Characters in Search of a Play” at The Weekend Theater, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., or Brunch with Del Shores at 610 Center St., 11 a.m., see centralarkansastickets.com for details. Rev Room hosts a Singer’s Extravaganza with performances from Dr. I.J. Routen, Crissy P., Faron Rashelle, Haywood King, Osyrus Bolly and more, 8 p.m., $10. Arkansas Festival Ballet pairs “Beauty and the Beast” with Flyway Brewing for “Beer and Ballet,” 4:30 p.m., 5400 Centerwood Road, $35. Bone Thugs-n-Harmony give a concert at the Clear Channel Metroplex, 8 p.m., $35-$49.
The Chemtrailblazers and Big Still River share a bluegrass-y bill at the White Water, 9 p.m., $5.
Vandoliers bust out the uptempo, fiddle-forward rock riffs at Stickyz, 8 p.m., $7-$10.