Kate Campbell will perform for the Little Rock Folk Club at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Hibernia Irish Tavern in Little Rock. Admission is $15, $10 for military (with ID), $8 for students (with ID) and free for accompanied children age 12 and younger.
Campbell, a singer-songwriter who plays guitar and piano, was born in New Orleans in 1961 and now lives in Nashville, Tenn. She released her latest, and 18th, album, Damn Sure Blue, on Sept. 21. The album includes two Johnny Cash tunes: "The Ballad of Ira Hayes" and "Forty Shades of Green."
Her songs have been compared to the literary work of fellow Southerners Eudora Welty, William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor. One of her songs, "When Panthers Roamed in Arkansas," was included in the first of the Oxford American's music issues. Guests on her albums have included John Prine, Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris, Guy Clark, Buddy Miller and Nanci Griffith.
Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 N. Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock, (501) 663-0634, littlerockfolkclub.org
Destroyer of Light, along with opening acts Celestials and Baker, will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at White Water Tavern in Little Rock. Admission is $7.
J.D. Wilkes will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10.
Wilkes, who is best-known for his groups the Legendary Shack Shakers and the Dirt Daubers, released his latest solo album, Fire Dream, earlier this year.
He will also perform Friday night at the Hot Water Hills Festival in Hot Springs.
White Water Tavern, West Seventh and Thayer streets, Little Rock, (501) 375-8400, whitewatertavern.com
The Nude Party will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack in Little Rock. Admission is $10; there will be a $2 surcharge for those under age 21.
Tenth Mountain Division, along with opening act Maybe April, will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $8 in advance; $10 the day of the show.
Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, 107 River Market Ave., Little Rock, (501) 372-7707, stickyz.com
Rebel Kettle will host an Octoberfest celebration at 7 p.m. today at Four Quarter Bar in North Little Rock. Admission is free.
The Big News will perform at 10 p.m. Friday. Admission is $7.
The Smoking Flowers will perform at 10 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $7.
Four Quarter Bar, 415 Main St., North Little Rock, (501) 313-4704, fourquarterbar.com
September Mourning will perform at 8 p.m. today at the Rev Room in Little Rock. Admission is $13.
The band, which has a dark culture focus, was created in 2009 by singer and keyboardist Emily Lazar, who has described her creation as something "presented on different media platforms, including music, comic books and live concerts."
Her vision of the project is that of a human grim reaper hybrid, September (Lazar), who travels between the worlds of the living and the dead, giving some souls a second chance.
Indie Music Night will be held at 9 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $10 in advance; $12 the day of the show.
Rev Room, 300 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, (501) 823-0090, revroom.com
Chris DeClerk will perform at 5:30 p.m. and The Gil Franklin Project will perform at 9 p.m. today at Cajun's Wharf in Little Rock.
Ben Beyers will perform at 5:30 p.m. and Rock Candy will perform at 9 p.m. Friday.
David & Sarah will perform at 5:30 p.m. and Lipstick Hand Grenade will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Admission is $5 after 8 p.m.
Cajun's Wharf, 2400 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, (501) 375-5351, cajunswharf.com
The eighth annual Hot Water Hills Festival will be held Friday and Saturday at Hill Wheatley Park in Hot Springs. Admission is $15 per day or $27.24 for an advance weekend pass.
Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday. Performers include Modeling at 4:30 p.m., Bas Clas at 5:45 p.m., Brian Martin at 7 p.m., J.D. Wilkes at 8:30 p.m. and Larkin Poe at 9:45 p.m.
Gates open at noon Saturday. Performers include Spa City Youngbloods at 3 p.m., Reckless Saints at 4 p.m., The Violet Ultras at 5:15 p.m., Rah Howard at 6:30 p.m., Miles Francis at 7:45 p.m., Lola Marsh at 9:15 p.m. and BRONCHO at 10:30 p.m.
Hot Water Hills Festival, Hill Wheatley Park, 629 Central Ave., Hot Springs, hotwaterhills.com
Lewd Awakening Revue will perform at 9 p.m. today at Maxine's in Hot Springs. Admission is $10.
The Sun Machine, along with opening acts Billy Ruben & The Elevated Enzymes and Avery Lee & Tevin Whitney, will perform at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5.
Maxine's, 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs, (501) 321-0909, maxineslive.com
Bri Bagwell will perform at 8 p.m. today at Griffin Restaurant in El Dorado. Admission is free.
Identity Crisis will perform at 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is free.
The Big Damn Horns will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
Griffin Restaurant, 101 E. Locust St., El Dorado, (870) 444-3007, eldomad.com.
Weekend on 10/04/2018