The Arkansas Travelers will play the Tulsa Drillers at Dickey-Stephens Park through Sunday, July 27, 7:10 p.m. (6:10 p.m. on Sunday), $6-$12. White Water Tavern will host “Rhymes Galore,” featuring Duke Stigall and Osyrus Bolly backed by the live band Wasanamenem, with special guests 607, Rodney Block, Big Piph (DJing) and many more, 9 p.m., $7. Nashville country group The Railers will be at Juanita’s with The Roosevelts and Rodge Arnold, 9 p.m., $5. SOULution will be at Stickyz at 9 p.m., $5.
Friends of the Central Arkansas Libraries (FOCAL) will hold another used book sale in the Main Library basement on Friday and Saturday beginning at 10 a.m., and on Sunday beginning at 1 p.m. The 17th Floor, a self-proclaimed “Hip-Rock ‘n R&B cover band” based in Illinois, will be at Revolution, 9 p.m., $7 adv., $10 day of. Local favorites Amasa Hines will be at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $7, and Mountain Sprout, the bluegrass band and “hillbilly music machine” from Eureka Springs, will be at Stickyz with Foley’s Van, 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of.
Grammy-nominated, Platinum-selling Memphis Christian rock group Skillet will play at Magic Springs’ Timberwood Amphitheater, 8 p.m., $49.99-$54.99. Big Dam Horns will play at Cajun’s Wharf, 9 p.m., after Bert and Heather, 5:30 p.m. Nine-piece Australian soul band Clairy Browne and The Bangin’ Rackettes will be at Juanita’s with Knox Hamilton, 9 p.m., $15 adv., $18 day of. My Brother, My Friend will be at Vino’s with Idle Hearts, 9 p.m., $5, and the surreal, post-punk honky-tonk group The Frontier Circus will be at the Afterthought playing new stuff from its forthcoming release, “Made in Japan,” with Riverbottom Debutante, 9 p.m., $7.
MONDAY 7/28 — SATURDAY 8/2
The 4th annual Jazz Week, titled “A Work of Art” and hosted by Art Porter Music Education Inc., starts out Monday at noon, with a kickoff ceremony at City Hall featuring 2014 scholarship recipient Lawrence Edward Barnes III. At noon Tuesday, performances will be held at the River Market Pavilions, and Martha Burks will play at Cajun’s Wharf at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday, $25. The free “Porters Players Jam Session” will be held at the Afterthought 8 p.m. Thursday, and Alex Bugnon will be at Sway at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday, $35. Closing out the week, Jeff Lorber will perform at Wildwood Park 8 p.m. Saturday, $45.