The sweet harmonies of A Rowdy Faith ring through the rafters at The Joint, 7:30 p.m., $10. Potterheads, assemble for the Museum of Discovery’s “Science After Dark: Wizards, Muggles and Science,” 6 p.m., ages 21 and up, $10. Comedian BT goes for laughs at The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $8-$12. Brian Ramsey plays a free happy-hour set at Cajun’s, 5:30 p.m., or come later and catch Tragikly White, 9 p.m., $5. Kassie Moe entertains for The Meteor After Dark, 7:30 p.m., 1001 Kavanaugh Blvd., donations. The Toadies revive “Possum Kingdom” and other alt rock anthems at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville, 8:30 p.m., $20-$25. In El Dorado, DeFrance turns up the volume at the Griffin Restaurant, 8 p.m., free. Flying Saucer hosts “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” Trivia Night, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. At Arkansas State University, John McEuen and the String Wizards give a concert, 7:30 p.m., Fowler Center, $25-$35.
Wrestler/rocker Chris Jericho and Fozzy take the stage at the Rev Room, with Adelita’s Way, Stone Broken and The Stir, 7:30 p.m., $20. Marquis Hunt & Mood kick off a sax-centric set at Hibernia Irish Tavern, 7:30 p.m. Polyester Robot, a band formed from members of Magnolia Brown and Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo, takes the stage at Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m., $7. An art sale and show from Silver Anchors and Shoe benefits the grassroots initiatives of the Central Arkansas Harm Reduction Project, White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. [CANCELLED]
Cofresi, 12th Planet, Barely Alive and a host of other EDM artists are on the bill for the Natural Land Camping Music Festival at Carter Off-Road Park in Alexander, see nlcmf.com for passes and details. The City Boyz take the stage at Stickyz Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicken Shack, 9 p.m., $5. Nuthin’ Fancy performs at Thirst N’ Howl Bar & Grill, 8:30 p.m., $5. Fayetteville-based rockers Mouton and Whoopsi share a bill with Sean Alexander Dixon at Maxine’s in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $5. The Shotgun Billys take their Southern rock set to Silks Bar & Grill inside Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. The West King String Band kicks off the weekend in Conway with a set at Kings Live Music, with John Severs, 8:30 p.m., $5.
Longtime Little Rock blues ambassadors Gil Franklin and Ricky D share a bill at White Water, 8:30 p.m. The Phlegms, Mouton and Fiscal Spliff share a rock show at Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m., $7. R&B holds sway at the Rev Room with a show from SYNRG, 10 p.m., $15-$30. Van Buren’s historic Main Street is home to the Downtown Junk Fest, 9 a.m. Sat.-Sun., free, see vanburen.org/events for details. The Shame fires up a set at Stickyz, 9 p.m., $6. YouTube star Jacob Sartorius, 15, lands at Timberwood Amphitheater at Magic Springs Theme & Water Park, 7 p.m., see magicsprings.com for details. Elsewhere in Hot Springs, Westbound Revival plays at Fat Jack’s Oyster & Sports Bar, 9 p.m. Liquid Kitty fires up a set at Rodney’s Handlebar & Grill, 8 p.m. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville glows for Light Night, with pop-up light installations, fire dancers and EDM from Kishi Bashi, 8 p.m., free. Michigander, a solo project from Jason Singer, plays a set at Nexus Coffee & Creative, 7 p.m., $7-$10. Mayflower rock outfit Siedswipe entertains at Kings Live Music, 8:30 p.m., $5. [CANCELLED]
Turnpike Troubadors take the state at Robinson Center Performance Hall, 8 p.m., $22-$40.
New Orleans rap legend Juvenile takes the stage for an All-White Affair at Empire, 9 p.m., $45-$80. Indie Music Night celebrates eight years of hip-hop showcase events, 8 p.m., $10-$15. Bhutan-born improvisational guitarist Tashi Dorji joins upright bassist Haley Bowman at the next installment of the Trillium Salon Series, 5 p.m., Matt Miller Studio, Fayetteville, donations. Dance Monkey Dance, the multi-instrument project of one-man band Doug Dicharry, kicks off a free, early Sunday set at Four Quarter Bar, 8 p.m. Banda Carnaval returns to Timberwood Amphitheater at Magic Springs, 8 p.m., see magicsprings.com for tickets.
The Diamond Empire Band puts inventive spins on danceable covers at Stickyz, 8 p.m., free. In Conway, Southern rock quintet Vintage Pistol plays a set at Bear’s Den Pizza, 10 p.m.
TwiceSax kicks off the sixth season of the Jazz in the Park series, 6 p.m., History Pavilion, Riverfront Park, free. Magic Beans of Denver take their sunny, funk-informed jams to Stickyz, with string duo Woody & Sunshine, 8:30 p.m., $8-$10.