Bluesboy Jag, cigar box guitar artist, Apple repairman and bluesman, will perform from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at the SoMa Outdoor Dining Room, 13th and Main streets, Little Rock. Admission is free.
On Saturday, Dallas Smith plays the venue, also from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
◼️ The "I Luv Da Blues Tour" will feature Mr. Pokey, the Akeem Kemp Band, Lady Tucker, Mo B, Clay T. & Crew, Kymyra, Jeff Floyd, J Wonn and Sweet Angel in an outdoor concert beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds, 2600 Howard St., Little Rock. Tickets are $46.75 general admission lawn or $107.50 for VIP table, on sale at the Barton Coliseum box office, Ugly Mike's Records, Uncle T's Food Mart, Butler's Furniture and The Record Rack in Pine Bluff. (888) 684-9998 or etix.com or impacttickets.com.
◼️ Ricki D will perform at 5:30 p.m. today at the Town Pump, 1321 Rebsamen Park Road, Little Rock. Admission is free. (501) 663-9802.
◼️ DeFrance, along with opening act Elliott S. Cotten, will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday and Kinch, previously known as Tyler Kincheloe, will perform at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Stickyz Rock 'n' Roll Chicken Shack, 107 River Market Ave., Little Rock. (501) 372-7707; stickyz.com.
Tickets to each show are $10 in advance, or $12 at the door if any remain.
In addition, the Mojo Duo (Rob Moore and Tyndall Jackson of the band Mojo Depot) will perform between 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday on Stickyz' outdoor patio. Admission is free.
◼️ Haywood King will perform at 7 p.m. today, Jacob Flores will perform at 8 p.m. Friday and DJ Kramer will perform at 10 p.m. Friday at Cannibal & Craft, 307 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock. (501) 414-8870; cannibalandcraftlr.com.
◼️ Josh Stewart will perform at 8 p.m. Friday and Typsy Gypsy will perform at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at The Library Kitchen + Lounge, 313 President Clinton Ave., Suite 100, Little Rock. (501) 916-9826; thelibrarylr.com.
◼️ Jocko Deal will perform from 7-9 p.m. Friday and Townsend will perform from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at The Hangout, 10840 Maumelle Blvd., North Little Rock. Admission is $5. (501) 904-6911.
Lee Street Lyrical will perform at 6:30 p.m. today at Valhalla Restaurant & Axe Throwing, 224 W. South St., Benton. (501) 316-4082. Admission is free.
◼️ Crutchfieldtheband will perform from 6-9 p.m. today in downtown Benton for the city's Third Thursday Street Festival. Admission is free.
Liquid Kitty will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at HardRider Bar & Grill, 6613 John Harden Drive, Cabot. Admission is free. (501) 241-1151.
Markus Pearson will perform at 8 p.m. Friday and Hayefield will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Kings Live Music, 1020 Front St., Conway. Admission is $5. (501) 205-8512; kingslivemusic.com.
Cody Jinks will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Temple Live, 200 N. 11th St., Fort Smith. Tickets range from $75 to $200. (479) 222-6186; fortsmith.templelive.com.
Three different tribute shows will be held this weekend at The Legendary Vapors, 315 Park Ave., Hot Springs. (501) 463-4463; thelegendaryvaporshotsprings.com.
"Lady Legends of the 70s" (whose first Spa City show was April 3) will perform at 7:30 p.m. today.
"The Blues Brothers" (who performed April 1) will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
"Dreams: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac" (who performed April 2) will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
◼️ Lil Skinny Band will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at The Big Chill, 910 Higdon Ferry Road, Hot Springs. (501) 624-5185.
◼️ The Pleasantly Blue Band will perform at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Frontier Club, 2700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. (501) 620-4000.
◼️ The Youngbloods will perform from 1:20-1:30 p.m. Saturday, followed by Josh Stewart from 2-5 p.m. and Bad Habit from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, for the second anniversary celebration at the 420eats Food Truck Court, 420 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs. Admission is free. (501) 420-3286.
◼️ Chuck & Justin will perform at 5 p.m. today for a "Cajun Boil" at the Blitzed Pig Bar & Grill, 4332 Central Ave., Suite A, in the Temperance Hill Square shopping center in Hot Springs. (501) 525-1616.
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE
Feelin Groovy will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday for community open mic night at The Beehive, 220 Minorca Road, Hot Springs Village. (501) 777-8176; beehiveHSV.com. Admission is free.
Mayday by Midnight will perform at 9 p.m. at the Drunken Monkey, formerly the Elixir Night Club, 7619 John Harden Drive, Jacksonville. Admission is $10. (501) 225-2325.
Elvis Presley impersonators — Cote Deonath and Michael Cullipher — will be featured at "The King in Arkansas Weekend" at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The James Ranch Event Center, 51 James Ranch Road near Pocahontas.
"Elvis the Eras" will be the Friday show and "The King & Cash" will be the Saturday show. Tickets are $20 per show. (352) 789-7269 or 49thpl.com.
Randall Shreve and The Devilles will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at George's Majestic Lounge, W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets are $15, available through stubs.net (479) 527-6618.
◼️ Brick Fields will present "Blues Therapy" from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Morano's, 2179 W. Martin Luther King, Fayetteville. Admission is $5. (479) 935-4800.
Keb' Mo', Rosanne Cash, Patti Smith, Martin Sexton, Shawn Colvin, Raul Malo, The Mountain Goats, Joseph Arthur, Bettye Lavette and others will perform "Best of the Music of 2004-2020," a livestream concert at 7 p.m. today from the City Winery in New York. Tickets to see the event are $25, available through boxoffice.mandolin.com.
◼️ Country singer Wade Bowen will perform a livestream concert, "Any Way You Want It," live from Luckenbach Dance Hall in Texas at 7 p.m. today, available for $20 from wadebowen.com or boxoffice.mandolin.com. Bowen will be joined by Ray Wylie Hubbard, Gary P. Nunn, Pat Green and Kevin Fowler.
◼️ Singer-songwriter-activist Ani DiFranco will perform "Revolutionary Love," her latest (and 22nd) album, live at 7 p.m. Sunday on revlovelive.gctv.stream. Livestream ticket is $20. The concert will take place at "Big Blue," DiFranco's home, and will feature guests Terence Higgins and Ivan Neville.