Shoes optional tonight at MacArthur Park.
FRIDAY, MAY 9
At White Water, Mac Sledge shares a bill with established local pros Sean Rock and The Toltecs, 9 p.m., $5.
The Red Hot and Cool Jazz series celebrates “The Great Jazzmen of the Era” at Wildwood Park for the Arts, 7 p.m., $25.
The final Battle of the Bands installment slugs it out at Counterpoint, 11 p.m., $5.
The Chippendales do what they do at Markham 801, $15 adv., $20 at the door.
SATURDAY, MAY 10
You can’t sleep til noon and still get good produce at the farmers markets in the River Market (7 a.m.-3 p.m.) and Fifth and Main in North Little Rock (7 a.m. to noon).
The Venus Mission deliver a sexy set of tunes at Revolution, 9 p.m., $7.
A localized Blues and Jazz Festival celebrating the Barrow Neighborhood Association will feature The “On Call Band” and William Staggers at West End Park, noon-6:30 p.m., free.
For hip-hop fans, Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase semi-finalists 4×4 Crew hosts “The Let Out Party,” which includes a video shoot and top local DJs, at Markham 801, 10:30 p.m., $10.
Indoor gridiron warriors Arkansas Twisters take on Oklahoma City at Alltel Arena, 7 p.m., $11-$28. It’s Indiana Jones night. If you dress up like Indy, you’ll get $2 off admission. What a deal.