Joe Ely plays the Texas Heritage Songwriters Association Hall of Fame show at ACL Live. Photo by Will Van Overbeek

Texas Heritage Songwriters Association Hall of Fame Show at ACL Live. Each year, the association inducts some of the state’s premier talents in the realm of country and folk music, with a star-studded cast paying tribute to the honorees. A special treat this time is a performance by Joe Ely, who’s being inducted during his current tenure as the official Texas State Musician. Robert Earl Keen will join Ely for the occasion, while Rodney Crowell and Rita Coolidge perform songs by inductee Will Jennings and Raul Malo does the honors for Roy Orbison. Also going into the Hall is J.D. Souther. $28-$250. 7 p.m. 310 Willie Nelson Blvd. acl-live.com. — P.B.

Also: Celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Alice’s Restaurant” when Arlo Guthrie plays the Long Center. Read our interview with Guthrie in Friday’s American-Statesman. … If current weather patterns continue, raindrops won’t be falling on your head, but hey, you might hear another somebody done somebody wrong song when pop singer B.J. Thomas plays One World Theatre. … Australian electro duo Peking Duk stops in at the Parish. … Long-running Ohio folk-rockers Over the Rhine visit Cactus Cafe. … From Los Angeles via Sweden, indie band Grizfolk brings the tour for its Virgin Records debut “Waking up the Giants” to Stubb’s Jr. … The Soul of a Musician series continues at Iron Cactus North with young blues breakouts the Peterson Brothers. … Hometown early-show options include Dale Watson at 3 p.m. at C-Boy’s, the Derailers at 4 p.m. at Little Longhorn Saloon and Miss Lavelle White at 6:30 p.m. at Antone’s. … Strange Brew’s Kacy Crowley rounds up the best of the club’s recent open mic participants for an 8 p.m. New Artists Showcase.