9 p.m., Revolution. $10.
“Halfway to Heaven,” Brantley Gilbert’s second and most recent album, sees the Jefferson, Ala., singer/songwriter trade in his melancholic, finger-plucked songs about lost love and small-town nostalgia for chunking, alternative rock tension and fireside tales about moonshine and fighting. It’s a role he takes on with apparent ease, landing his new album on the top spot in Billboard’s Heat Seekers chart. The album’s big single, “Kick it in the Sticks,” shows the Harley-Davidson-loving 24-year-old and his band thrashing through their party anthem in the middle of the sticks as four-wheelers ramp and wheelie through bonfire smoke. For his style of river rock, it’s a perfect scene for the rising star and ex-high school quarterback. The all-ages show kicks off at 9 p.m.