The 2014 Little Rock Fashion Week continues at the Statehouse Convention Center through Saturday, July 19. Amasa Hines will be taping “AETN Presents: On the Front Row” live at AETN headquarters in Conway, 6:30 p.m., all are welcome. Comedian Alex Ortiz will be at the Loony Bin through Saturday, July 19, 7:30 p.m. (and 10 p.m. shows Friday and Saturday), $7-$10. Local jazz legend Walter Henderson will be at The Joint at 8:30 p.m., $7.
Baltimore artist Gary Kachadourian will give a free lecture at noon at the Arkansas Arts Center as part of its Feed Your Mind Friday series. Run River North, the L.A.-based indie-folk band, will be at White Water Tavern with Mandy McBryde, 9 p.m. High Magic will be at The Lightbulb Club in Fayetteville with Doctor Nod and High Lonesome, 9 p.m., and Stephen Neeper and The Wild Hearts will be at Stickyz with Hibbity Dibbity, 9 p.m., $5.
Disney Channel star Bridgit Mendler (she of the TV series “Good Luck Charlie” and the movie “Lemonade Mouth”) will headline at Magic Springs alongside Hot Springs native Kimiko, who will open the concert at 7 p.m., $49.99-$54.99. Cons of Format will be at Vino’s with Oh Jeremiah, 9 p.m., $7, and Mystic Dub will be at the Afterthought, 9 p.m. Soulcomm Collective will host “From Disco to Techno” at Zin Urban Wine and Beer Bar with DJs Brad G, Danny Enzo and James Bacon, 9 p.m. What Made Milwaukee Famous will be at Stickyz with A. Sinclair and American Lion, 9 p.m., $6.
Local R&B favorite Nicky Parrish will celebrate her win on BET’s “Apollo Live” at Club Elevations with Rodney Block and Michael Walker, 7 p.m., $7. San Francisco metal group Castle will be at Juanita’s with Little Rock trio Mothwind (who have a new full-length on the way later this month) and Apothecary, 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of. Amanda Shires will perform the first of two tour-stops she has planned at White Water Tavern this month with Ben Danaher, 9 p.m.