Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band Open Jam,
1 p.m.-5 p.m., Knuckleheads, 2715 Rochester, Kansas City, Mo.
Americana Music Academy Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass.
Shiny Toy Guns (above), Vibralux, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
Louise Taylor, 7:30 p.m., Corner Bank, 4621 W. Sixth St.
Avishai Cohen Trio, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, KU campus.
Double Reed Festival, 7:30 p.m. recital featuring Nancy Ambrose King and Jeff Keesecker, Swarthout Recital Hall, KU campus.
Staged reading: "On the Yellow Brick Road With Salman Rushdie and Paul Stephen Lim: An Evening of Reminisces and Revelations," 8 p.m. Saturday, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
"Jerry's Girls," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.
Steve Winwood, 8 p.m., Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City Symphony,
8 p.m., Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central, Kansas City, Mo.
Sidewise, The Sound and the Fury, The Leo Project, Penumbra, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass.
Two Gallants, Holy Ghost Revival, 9 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.
London Drive, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third.
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
The Harvey Girls, Danny Pound, 10:30 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second.
The Pomonas, Fizzle Like a Flood, The Years, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Saloon, 943 Mass.