Young rock band from Salem has a cool alt-rock style.
Asheville, North Carolina, act slings a variety of originals.
Party in Elmwood: The Entertainers
If you are “Living for the Summer,” this is your ticket to shag.
Old Town Fields Concert: Crawford & Power
A couple of Franklin County boys are picking and singing some good original country music.
Handmade Music School: Appalachian Dance with Martha Spencer
One of the best old-time dancers in Southwest Virginia shows how it’s done.
Friday Night Backyard Jamboree: Unique Sounds of the Mountains
Spencer, from the previous listing, teams with Larry Sigmon for some old-time music.
Details: 6 p.m. Floyd Country Store, Floyd, and livestreaming from facebook.com/floydcountry store and bit.ly/FloydCountryStoreYTstream. Free (venue suggests $8 donation to musicians). 745-4563, floydcountrystore.com, facebook.com/uniquesoundofthemountains
Jordan Harman Band
Soul and blues from a great singer who works with great players.
Don’t confuse this Charlottesville rock band with the admiral and 1st Viscount.
Details: 10 p.m. Martin’s Downtown. $5. lordnelsonband.com
Al Wittig Jazz Quartet
After 26 years in the U.S. Air Force Band, Wittig’s a civilian jazzer.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Masonic Amphitheatre, Clifton Forge. $25 (plus fees). historicmasonictheatre.com
Paulo Franco & The Freightliners
Acoustic folk and rock from a Richmond-based band.
Space Jam Unplugged
FloydFest co-founder Erika Johnson is involved in this new venture in Floyd. Check it out, open mic-style.
Details: 5 p.m. Outer Space, 324 S. Locust St., Floyd. Free. facebook.com/outerspaceva
Doug & Robin Settles Duo
Classic rock and more from this couple.
Details: 6 p.m. Twisted Track Brewpub, Roanoke. Free. 339-9776, facebook.com/TwistedTrackBrewpub
Completely Unchained With Glam'r Kiti It’s a Van Halen tribute at Dr Pepper Park.
LiveStream Stage — Laura Pole, with Mitchel Evan
Check out Pole having fun with her own “Oat Bran Muffin,” at youtu.be/QZi-yrRRh18.
Elliot brings acoustic rock from Charlottesville, via Richmond.
FRIDAY and SUNDAY
Eric Wayne Band
Two shows from a hard-working, Southern-flecked rock band.
An Australian performer, transplanted to Nashville, hits Sidewinders.
With Morgan Wade
This is as good a bill as you’ll find all summer. Grammy Award-nominated McBryde is riding high, and Wade, from Floyd, may not be far behind.
Allman Betts Band with River Kittens
Allman Brothers Band scions return to Southwest Virginia.
A powerful voice. An impressive songbook. You can’t go wrong here.
The Kody Norris Show
Hear and see this East Tennessee quartet’s “Brand New Hit In Nashville,” via youtu.be/z8VVzTpQ28E.
Gritty rock with strong songcraft from a Roanoke group.
Details: 6:30 p.m. Big Lick Brewing Co. Free. virginiaelectric.bandcamp.com
Will Henson sets up with guitarist Jody Ensor and drummer Mike Hudson.
Details: 4 p.m. Twisted Track Brewpub. Free. facebook.com/willieheadquarters
Issac Hadden Project Acoustified Trio
Enjoy an impressive young musician in the great outdoors.
Black King Coal, Music Road Co
Americana music by day, and funky reggae by evening in Salem.
Handmade Music School: Blue Ridge Style with Mac Traynham and Andy Buckman
These cats show how fiddle and clawhammer banjo work together.
Details: 3 p.m. Handmade Music School, Floyd. $30. handmademusicschool.com
Buck Fi’ty and the Change
Outlaw country, blues and honky-tonk from an Atlanta act.
Live Music on the Village Green: Henry Hardt
Get some deep, old-school blues.
Stella Trudel and Bob Dillard pick and sing.
Sunday Summer Blues Band Jam: Ana Popovic, Eric Gales, Mike Zito
It’s a blues-splosion of epic proportions, with three performers who can simply wail.
Stalwart country performer with a Willie Nelson jones sets up by the lake.
Details: 2 p.m. Mango’s Bar & Grill. Free. jimmiewilsonroadshow.com
Roanoke singer/songwriter does it matinee-style at the downtown Fork.
Tuesday Tunes for Feeding Southwest Virginia — Amanda Bocchi
Bocchi delivers her “Americana soul flood” while you give to the needy.
Lead singer for The Oddfellows has a heckuva voice.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Crescent City Bourbon & BBQ. Free. facebook.com/TylerParrishMusic
Ryan Greer Band
Americana rockers of growing popularity go over the hump at Martin’s.
Details: 9:30 p.m. Martin’s. Free. facebook.com/ryangfunkgreer