At White Water, Stella Fancy does hook-laden garage-lounge with indie-pop rock act Whale Fire sharing the bill, 9 p.m., $5.
For GNR fans letdown by “Chinese Democracy,” the tribute act Paradise City, built on a foundation of Axl’s finest ’80s moments, returns to Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m.
At the Afterthought, local jazz stalwart Rex Bell leads a trio, 8 p.m., $5.
Young local singer/songwriter Elise Davis plays a free show at Satellite, 9 p.m., free.*
At Vino’s Battle of the Bands, With A Plea For Mercy, Chrysallis, the Battle Within, Inner City Limits and A Darkened Era square off, 8 p.m., $5.