Mississippi quintet Young Valley charms at the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. The West Little Rock Food Truck Fest kicks off at Chenal Pointe at The Divide, 5 p.m. Army medic-turned-comedian Robert Hawkins takes the stage at The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $8-$12. Or, catch A.J. Marlin’s Comedy Bowl, which kicks off at 8 p.m. at The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse, $5. The Old State House Museum hosts Arkie Pub Trivia at Stone’s Throw Brewing, 6:30 p.m., free. Chuck Pack entertains for happy hour at Cajun’s Wharf, 5:30 p.m., free, and later catch Canvas, 9 p.m., $5. “The Land Before Time” screens at the Hot Springs Farmers Market, 121 Orange St., as part of the Movies at the Market series, sunset (8:25 p.m.), free. Guillermo’s Coffee, Tea & Roastery features Bud Kenny at its Poetry Night, 6:30 p.m.
Sabine Valley brings its surging rock set to Vino’s, 8 p.m., with Benadriil and The Streakers, $8. Songwriter and blues guitarist Shannon Boshears plays at Copper Grill’s “Pickin’ on the Patio,” 5:30 p.m. Arkansauce brings the string sauce to Kings Live Music in Conway, 8:30 p.m., $5. Folk/Americana duo Ten Penny Gypsy’s acoustic cafe series, “Sounds of Unity,” features Jamie Lou Connolly, 7 p.m., Unity of Little Rock, 2610 Reservoir Road, $10 suggested donation. The Greasy Greens entertain for Wildwood Park for the Arts’ Wine & Food Feastival, 6:30 p.m., Cabe Festival Theatre Complex, $65-$75. Adam Faucett & The Tall Grass share a bill with Young Valley at Maxine’s in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $7. Rob & Tyndall duet at Cajun’s Wharf, 5:30 p.m., free, and White Chocolate plays a set after dinner, 9 p.m., $5. Lypstick Hand Grenade performs at Thirst N’ Howl Bar & Grill, 8:30 p.m., $5. Monkeysoop joins Mortalus and Mourning View for a show at Four Quarter Bar, 9 p.m., $7. The Trey Stevens Band entertains at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming’s Silks Bar & Grill. 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., free. Taylormade plays at West End Smokehouse & Tavern, 10 p.m., $7. Boswell Mourot Fine Art hosts a reception for a show of new work by Hans Feyerabend and Elena Petrokhina, 6-9 p.m.
Nikki Parish sings for the crowd at Cajun’s, 9 p.m., $5, or come before dinner and catch Buh Jones, 5:30 p.m., free. The Rios bring their nimble soul arrangements to Kings Live Music, 8:30 p.m., $5, with an opening set from Tyler Grady. Tulsa’s Brother Rabbit and Slow Dreamer join locals Spirit Cuntz for a bill at E.J.’s Eats & Drinks, 9 p.m., $5. The Mike Dillon Band brings an astounding ratio of percussion-per-square-foot to the stage at Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m., $7. Multi-instrumentalist Crowder brings a contemporary Christian set to Timberwood Amphitheater at Magic Springs Theme & Water Park, see magicsprings.com for details. Bill “Bluesboy Jag” Jagitsch plays a solo set at Cregeen’s Irish Pub, 8 p.m. Greers Ferry Lake is home to Fairfield Bay Marina’s Surf the Bay Water Sport Festival, 9 a.m., free, see visitfairfieldbay.com for details. Country rocker Jake Owen performs at Dickey-Stephens Park, 6 p.m., $18-$75. Arkansauce brings its tight string arrangements to the stage with duo Fort Defiance, Maxine’s, $7. Liquid Kitty brings its set to Thirst N’ Howl, 8:30 p.m., $5. Steam Loco lands at Markham Street Grill and Pub, 8:30 p.m., $5. First Nations couple Shoshana Kish and Raven Kanataka play at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville as part of the Forest Concert Series, 7 p.m., $10. The Don Quixote-inspired musical “Man of La Mancha” gets two performances from The Muses Project at its headquarters, 428 Orange St. in Hot Springs, 6 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun., $35.
The Stardust Big Band plays live in Hot Springs at the Arlington Resort Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom, 3 p.m., $10.
Oxford American’s second annual Music & Medicine gala fundraiser features music from Huntertones, 6 p.m., $100. Tom DeBlack gives a Brown Bag Lunch Lecture on the Cadron Settlement titled “Cadron: The Border That Might Have Been the Center,” noon, Old State House Museum, free. In Northwest Arkansas, Trillium Salon Series presents works by 21st century composers David Lang, Wu Man, Missy Mazzoli and Charles Krenner in the 21c Museum Hotel, 8 p.m.
Richmond, Va., vocalist and guitarist Ali Thibodeaux takes her sultry songs to the stage at South on Main with Deau Eyes, 8 p.m., $10. “Dead Men Walk” (1943) screens at CALS’ Ron Robinson Theater as part of the Terror Tuesday series, 6 p.m., $2.
“School of Rock” screens as part of the “Movies in the Park” series, sunset (8:25 p.m.), First Security Amphitheatre, free.