Nikki Hill


Carolina soul queen Nikki Hill tears the roof off the White Water Tavern, 9 p.m. An exhibition of watercolors by the late Doris Williamson Mapes opens at Wildwood Park for the Arts as part of its Art in the Park series, 6 p.m., free. “The Best of AR&B” at the Rev Room features sets from Dee Dee Jones, Crissy P and Jason Talbert, with host Keith Savage, 9:30 p.m., $15. Comedian Matt McClowry performs a set at The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m., $8. Funky Feat, Sad Daddy, Sierra Hull, Mountain Sprout and more convene in Eureka Springs for the 71st annual Ozark Folk Festival, through Saturday, see for details. The Read Southall Band takes its red dirt rock to Stickyz Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicken Shack, with The Mallett Brothers, 8:30 p.m., $10. Donna Massey entertains at Cajun’s Wharf, 9 p.m., $5, or come early and catch Chris DeClerk, 5:30 p.m., free. Vic Fleming — traffic court judge by day, poet and puzzler by night — headlines Poetry Night at Guillermo’s Coffee, Tea & Roastery, 6 p.m.



Venezuelan artist Jose Alejandro performs at La Terraza Rum & Lounge, 9:30 p.m., $25. Big Red Flag takes the stage at Kings Live Music in Conway, with the I-40 Ramblers, 8:30 p.m., $5. Trumpeter/electronic artist Ryan Viser holds sway at Stickyz, with Pineapplebeatz, 9 p.m., $10. Jazz vocalist Dara Tucker and percussionist Keita Ogawa join forces with Charlie Hunter for a show at CALS’ Ron Robinson Theater as part of the Arkansas Sounds series, 7 p.m., $10. SeanFresh & The NastyFresh Crew, Dazz & Brie, Tiko Brooks, Ashley Evans and Chris McGehee take the stage at the Rev Room for an all-R&B show, 9 p.m., $10-$15. Guitarist Jake Herzog performs at Fenix Fayetteville (16 W. Center St.) as part of the “Sonic Images” series, 7 p.m., $10. Aaron Kamm & The One Drops return to Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m., $10. Gimme a Second! improv comedy troupe takes over the Griffin Restaurant in El Dorado’s Murphy Arts District, 8 p.m. Andy Tanis plays the happy hour set at Cajun’s, 5:30 p.m., free, and after dinner catch Canvas, 9 p.m., $5. Comedian Dave Landau goes for laughs at The Loony Bin, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $12. Mayday By Midnight entertains at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming’s Silks Bar & Grill, 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Bike Rack Records in Bentonville releases its Northwest Arkansas compilation with a party at Record, 7 p.m., 104 S.W. A St., $25-$85.



Nightspake, Tranquilo and Heavy Sun & The Non Believers share a bill at Vino’s, 8:30 p.m. Stax Records soul machine Southern Avenue returns to Stickyz, 9 p.m., $10-$12. Meanwhile, Dazz & Brie take their rock and soul to Kings, with Tate Smith, 8:30 p.m., $5. The Bernice Garden Vintage & Craft Market kicks off at 10 a.m. in SoMa, with goods from local makers and vendors, acoustic music and food trucks, free. Power pop royalty Paul Collins gives a concert at Four Quarter Bar with Isaac Alexander, Listen Sister, The P-47s and Reade Mitchell & The Personal Space Invaders, 8 p.m., $15. If “Bohemian Rhapsody” left you wanting more, catch a reprise of The Fabulous Freddie Mercury Tribute at the Rev Room, featuring Randall Shreve, 9 p.m., $15. Blues heir Kent Burnside takes the small but mighty stage at the White Water, 9 p.m. The Shame takes the stage at Cajun’s, 9 p.m., $5; at happy hour hear Richie Johnson, 5:30 p.m., $5.


SUNDAY 11/11

Colorado country rockers The Drunken Hearts take the stage at Stickyz, 8 p.m., $8-$10. Four on the Floor, One Knight Stands, The Violet Hour, Liquid Kitty and Stony Ground share a bill at the Rev Room for Kittypalooza, 8 p.m., free.


Drive-By Truckers charm and provoke at the Rev Room (fingers crossed for an Adam’s House Cat cameo!), 8 p.m., $25-$30. Australia’s The Ten Tenors perform at Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway, 7:30 p.m., $27-$40. At UA Fayetteville’s Faulkner Performing Arts Center, Latin-folk singer and nine-time Austin Music Award winner Gina Chavez gives a concert, 7:30 p.m., $10-$20. Riverdale 10 Cinema hosts a screening of John Huston’s 1941 film “The Maltese Falcon,” 7 p.m., $9. Black Horse, Adventureland and Atomicons get loud at White Water, 9 p.m., $5. Poet/author Kai Coggin leads “Words & Wine” at Emergent Arts in Hot Springs, 7 p.m., $12.



Zack and Dani Green’s spousal harmonies are at the core of Birdtalker, performing at Stickyz with Braison Cyrus, 8 p.m., $12-$15. The Rockefeller String Quartet, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Concertmasters Andrew Irvin and Kiril Laskarov and ASO oboist Beth Wheeler perform a program of music by J.S. Bach, 4:30 p.m., UAMS Hospital Lobby Gallery, free. Beatmaker/storyteller Fred Nice takes the stage at South on Main, 9 p.m., $10. White Water hosts “Comedy Showcase,” with sets from Big Dre & Friends, Ronel Williams, Nick Moore, May Gayden, Devincey Moore and Wan Morgan, 7:30 p.m., $10.