THURSDAY 5/31

The World Series of Comedy continues at The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $12. Webb Wilder & The Beatnecks bring “Human Cannonball” and other Southern rock riffs to Stickyz Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicken Shack, with The P-47s, 8 p.m., $15-$20. “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” the touring Broadway production of Carole King’s biography in song, continues at Robinson Center Performance Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tue.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. through June 3, $28-$83. Arkansongs hosts Arkansas-themed trivia at Stone’s Throw Brewing, 6:30 p.m., free. Mourning View and Won Run share a rock ‘n’ roll bill at the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. New Orleans synth-rockers Particle Devotion land at Maxine’s in Hot Springs, 9 p.m. Lance Daniels plays a happy hour set at Cajun’s Wharf, 5:30 p.m., free. Les Pack sits in with the Clyde Pound Trio at the Ohio Club in Hot Springs, 7 p.m. “Menopause: The Musical” continues its run at Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 7:30 p.m. Tue.-Sat., dinner at 6 p.m.; 12:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Sun., dinner at 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. through July 7, $15-$37. Katrice “Butterfly” Newbill performs with her band Irie Soul at El Dorado’s Griffin Restaurant, 8 p.m., free. 

FRIDAY 6/1

Vocalist Ramona Smith gives a concert at Cajun’s Wharf, 9 p.m., $5, or come earlier and catch Andy Tanas, 5:30 p.m., free. The Oxford American Jeff Baskin Writers Fellowship celebrates its outgoing fellow Molly McCully Brown and welcomes a new one with a luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Junior League of Little Rock, $150 suggested donation. FreeWorld brings its horn arrangements to Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m., $7. Jason Boland & The Stragglers bring their new album, “Hard Times Are Relative,” to the Rev Room, 9 p.m., $15. The Main Thing’s “Orange Is the New White,” a two-act political comedy, continues at The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. through June 16, $24. Murphy Arts District brings Hank Williams Jr. (and all his rowdy friends) to the Griffin Music Hall in downtown El Dorado for a concert, with opening sets from Pat Green and Mary Heather and The Sinners, 7 p.m., $50-$60. Tan the Terrible headlines “Quarter Life Crisis,” a hip-hop bill at Rev Room featuring sets from Tsukiyomi, Cool Chris, Fresco Grey, Desi Doom and more, 9 p.m., $10-$12. Galleries on Central Avenue and nearby are open 5-9 p.m. for the monthly Hot Springs Gallery Walk.

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SATURDAY 6/2

Daikaiju, Spirit Cuntz and Revenge Bodies perform at E.J.’s Eats & Drinks, 9 p.m., $5. Melissa Cundief, author of “Darling Nova,” reads from her work as a guest of the Argenta Reading Series, with an opening reading from Trey Moody, 7 p.m., Argenta UMC, 421 Main St., North Little Rock, donations. Vocalist Bijoux reprises “Bijoux Does Badu” with a second round of Erykah Badu picks at South on Main, 9 p.m., $15. Texas country rocker Josh Ward lands at Stickyz Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicken Shack, with an opening set from Jake Worthington, 8:30 p.m., $12-$15. Soul-blues singer Charlotte Taylor performs at Hibernia Irish Tavern, 8 p.m. Steak enthusiasts gather at War Memorial Stadium for the PK Grills Cookout, 8 a.m., register at pkgrills.com. Rock Candy takes the stage at Cajun’s Wharf, 9 p.m., $5, or catch Greg Madden at happy hour, 5:30 p.m., free. TK Cowboy and David Rasico put on the “Dueling Piano Show” at Kings Live Music in Conway, 9 p.m., $5. The Lucas Parker Band entertains at Smoke & Barrel Tavern in Fayetteville, 10 p.m., $5. Elsewhere in Fayetteville, Opal Agafia & The Sweet Nothings host an album release party at George’s Majestic Lounge, 8:30 p.m., $7-$10. The Walmart AMP in Rogers hosts a show from comedian Jim Gaffigan, 8 p.m., $30-$100. Granger Smith (and his Youtube-viral alter ego, Earl Dibbles Jr.) performs at Magic Springs Theme & Water Park’s Timberwood Theater in Hot Springs, 7 p.m. The Funkanites get funky at the White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m.

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TUESDAY 6/5

The Arkansas Travelers take on the Tulsa Drillers, 7:10 p.m. Tue., 5:10 p.m. Wed. (double header), 7:10 Thu.-Fri., Dickey-Stephens Park, $7-$13. Gigi’s Soul Cafe & Lounge hosts a Jazz Jam, 7:30 p.m. Lisa Wingate signs copies of her book “Before We Were Yours” at Wordsworth Books & Co., noon, free. William Blackart and Richard Michael Hall share a bill at the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY 6/6

NYC’s Darwin Deez shares a bill with Listen Sister and Spirit Cuntz at E.J.’s Eats & Drinks, 9:30 p.m., $5. Stephen Neeper & The Wild Hearts warm things up at Stickyz for a show from The Stone Foxes, 8:30 p.m., $10. The “Movies in the Park” series kicks off with a showing of “Wonder Woman” at sunset, First Security Amphitheater, Riverfront Park, free.

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