FRIDAY 12/26

Comedian Tim Gaither performs at The Loony Bin Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ($7) and 10 p.m. ($10). Ramona and Soul Rhythms play at Cajun’s Wharf at 9 p.m. Tyrannosaurus Chicken headlines at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7-$12.



At Sway, the Andrew Christian Trophy Boys (underwear models, not a band) headlines, featuring go-go dancing, entertainment, prizes and more, all kicking off at 8 p.m., $20-$30. Local alt-country favorites Mulehead play at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7-$12.


SUNDAY 12/28

Vino’s hosts a tribute to TC Edwards featuring a performance by his former bandmates, the original Eddies. Other special guests are likely as well. The 34th anniversary of local music publication Nightflying is at Revolution, with performances by The Schwag, Weakness for Blondes, Jason Hale, Jason Greenlaw, FreeVerse, Stella Luss and more, 5:30 p.m., $10.


MONDAY 12/29

Dallas psychobilly trio Reverend Horton Heat plays at Juanita’s at 8 p.m., $12. Local metal group Cavort Usurp plays at Vino’s. Country singer-songwriter Bonnie Montgomery is at White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m.


Vino’s Brewpub Cinema screens “Teenage Zombies” for free, 7:30 p.m. The Joint holds an end-of-the-year Hogg Roast for their Tuesday night stand-up comedy hosted by Adam Hogg, 9 p.m., $5.



1 oz. Jig presents a tribute to WAR at Stickyz, $5. Juanita’s hosts Chrono Flux, music and arts showcase featuring live painters, free baked goods, dancers and live music by Wolf-e-Wolf, Fractal Sky, MidiGator and more, 5 p.m., $15. Texas Hippie Coalition plays at Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $12 adv., $15 day of, and Milton Patton plays at Another Round Pub, 9 p.m. Eva plays at The Lightbulb Club in Fayetteville with Weed Needles and Mudlung, 9 p.m.


Former Congressman (and Marine Corps serviceman, and FBI special agent) Ed Bethune delivers his “Arkansas autobiography” at the Main Library’s Darragh Center at noon, free. The Charlotte Taylor and Gypsy Rain band performs at South On Main as part of the Local Live series, 7:30 p.m., free. Local improv comedy group The Joint Venture is at The Joint at 8 p.m., $7.