Red Octopus Theater presents its summer sketch comedy production, “Flamingo,” 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., The Public Theater, $8-$10, recommended for mature (18-plus) audiences. Nick Dittmeier & The Sawdusters bring their boogie to Four Quarter Bar, 7 p.m., free. Jazz quintet Saffron performs at CALS’ Dee Brown Library as part of the “Sounds in the Stacks” series, 6:30 p.m., 6325 Baseline Road, free. Canadian comedian Trixx takes the stage at The Loony Bin, 6:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., $8-$12. The Arkansas Travelers take on the Tulsa Drillers, 7:10 p.m. Thu.-Fri., Dickey-Stephens Park, $7-$13. The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse hosts “Tyrannosaurus Sketch: Part Two,” 7:30 p.m., $8. Los Angeles psych rockers Wand take the stage at Stickyz Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicken Shack, with Itasca, 8:30 p.m., $10-$12. The Lewd Awakening Revue entertains with burlesque at Maxine’s in Hot Springs, 9 p.m., $10. Memphis Yahoos perform at Cajun’s Wharf, 9 p.m., $5. Saxophonist Brandon Dorris sits in with the Clyde Pound Trio at the Ohio Club in Hot Springs, 7 p.m. Ballet costume designer Leonard Choo gives the Art of Fashion lecture, 5:30 p.m., Arkansas Arts Center. Fenix Fayetteville opens “Immersion”show for First Thursday, with music by Susan Shore and Michael Cockram, 5-9 p.m., 16 W. Center St., Fayetteville.
Solar Flux 5 kicks off at Cadron Creek Outfitters in Greenbrier with sets from Sad Daddy, Couch Jackets and more, through Sunday, see fluxfamily.com for passes and details. Charlotte Taylor & Gypsy Rain take the stage at Kings Live Music in Conway, 8:30 p.m., $5. Kevin & Gus Kerby duet at The Undercroft, 8 p.m., $10. The North Little Rock Community Concert Band plays works by Holst, Sousa and others for “Songs in the Key of J,” 7:15 p.m., Lakewood Village Shopping Center, North Little Rock, free. Austin rockers Desilu join Black Basement, Whoopsi and Lola Tried for a rock bill at Maxine’s, 9 p.m., $7. Raising Grey kicks off the weekend at Cajun’s, 5:30 p.m., free; after dinner catch Donna Massey, 9 p.m., $5. The Little Rock Wind Symphony presents “Grand Old Flag,” a concert of patriotic tunes, 7 p.m., MacArthur Park (or Arkansas Arts Center if it rains), free. Two Gun Hattie entertains at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming’s Silks Bar & Grill, 10 p.m. Fri.-Sat.
Crooner SeanFresh & The NastyFresh Crew take the stage at The White Water Tavern, with Southwest Boaz, BJ Soule and L-Smooth, 9 p.m. Route 358 brings family band vibes to Kings Live Music, 8:30 p.m., $5. The Arkansas Travelers face off against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, 6:10 p.m. Sat., 2:10 p.m. Sun., 7:10 p.m. Mon.-Tue., Dickey-Stephens Park, $7-$13. The Rodney Block Collective plays for cigar connoisseurs at “Stilettos & Stogies,” 9 p.m., Crush Wine Bar, $10. Hemmed In Hollow plays a show at Nexus Coffee + Creative, 7:30 p.m. DJ Ron keeps the tunes going in the lobby at Discovery Nightclub, and onstage, “Disco Inferno” features performances from Victoria Rios, Blaze Duvall, Roxie Starrlite, Crystal Beth and Chichi Valdez. Queensryche takes the stage at Magic Springs Theme and Water Park, with Warrant and Great White, 5:30 p.m., see magicsprings.com for details. Frank Foster brings “Red Wings and Six Strings” and other country anthems to the Rev Room, 8:30 p.m., $25. Howard & Skye perform at Markham Street Grill and Pub, 8:30 p.m. Fayetteville rockers Goose perform at Stickyz, 9:30 p.m., $10. Big Shane Thornton takes the stage at West End Smokehouse, 10 p.m., $7. Eve, Brother Berra and Walthall share a bill at Maxine’s, 9 p.m., $5. Red Oak Ruse gives a concert at Four Quarter Bar, 10 p.m., $7. All Is At An End takes the stage at Vino’s, 8 p.m., $7. Ben Byers plays happy hour at Cajun’s Wharf, 5:30 p.m., free; later, Mary Kate & The Sinners take the stage, 9 p.m., $5. Rock Town Revival rocks at Thirst N’ Howl, 8:30 p.m., $5. A panel discussion and workshop on early black fraternal organizations will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.
Height Keech, Don’t Cry Paula, Goldzilla and Atomicons share a bill at E.J.’s Eats & Drinks, 9:30 p.m., $5. Guitarist Tim Higgins gives a concert at New Deal Studios and Gallery, 7 p.m., 2003 S. Louisiana St., $10. Wood sculptor Betty Scardino will give a talk and a silent auction will be held at the Friends of Contemporary Craft annual meeting, 5 p.m., Arkansas Arts Center, $10 nonmenbers.
The Miss Arkansas and Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen competitions kick off at Robinson Center, see missarkansas.org for details. CALS’ “Terror Tuesday” series screens “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” Ron Robinson Theater, 6 p.m., $2.
“Movies in the Park” screens Disney’s “Zootopia,” sunset (8:20 p.m.), First Security Amphitheater, Riverfront Park, free.