With Bad Marriage, Red Reign
Hard rockers Tesla, returning to Dr Pepper Park, have classic hits, including a cover of “Signs,” and good new stuff, too.
The Winn Brothers
Gordon and Andrew Winn are practically rock music royalty in Roanoke. They truck with other outstanding players.
Details: 6 p.m. Fork in the Alley/Fork in Front, Roanoke. Free. 982-3675, forkinthealley.com
Bela Fleck My Bluegrass Heart, feat. Michael Cleveland, Sierra Hull, Justin Moses, Mark Schatz, Bryan Sutton
Fleck, one of the planet’s greatest banjo players and deeply conversant in multiple genres, returns to the style that set him on his path. Along for the show are some of bluegrass music’s finest players.
Dig into some strong throwback blue-eyed soul.
Asheville, North Carolina’s Paul Edelman returns to Floyd with his act.
Werner Helms Edition
This bluegrass and country duo recently started working out in the nightspots, a lot.
With Mike Franke
It’s probably good folk music. Seriously, the headlining trio has a lot of experience.
First Fridays: Fuzzy Logic
Strong harmonies on classic and more recent covers.
Illinois-bred Biggs brings classic rock influences to his country style.
Little River Band
“Reminiscing,” “Lady” and more mellow hits from a band that struck in the 1970s and 1980s.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Berglund Performing Arts Theatre, Roanoke. $89, $49.50, $39, parking $5. 853-5483, berglundcenter.live, reallittleriverband.com
Henry Street Music Festival
With Touch of Class Band, Applebutter Soul, Signature Sounds, Spectrum Band
Check Friday's Extra to read more about this annual event.
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
With Dee White
The Dirt Band’s Jeff Hanna remains from the original lineup. His son, Jamie, is part of a legacy act that has hits including “Fishin’ In The Dark.”
Old-time fiddler from The Bronx, New York, proved decades ago that his soul is in Appalachia. Molsky does a concert and workshop in Floyd.
Big Lick Brewing Co. 7th Anniversary Music: Vintage Pistol, Carver Commodore, Chad Nickell & Loose Change
Arkansas rockers Vintage Pistol headline a solid lineup helping Big Lick Brewing Co. celebrate another year of making hi-test beers and ales.
Audacity Brass Band
New Orleans-style second line horns, with lots of funk.
BOCO BBQ & Country Music Festival: Adam Rutledge, Low Low Chariot, Wound Tight, DJ Flex
Three Roanoke-area bands play country and bluegrass, while you sample pork delights.
Details: 4 p.m. Daleville Town Center Music Pavilion, Daleville. $5, free to first responders, service members, teachers. biglickentertainment.com, adamrutledgemusic.com, lowlowchariot.com, facebook.com/Woundtightbluegrass
Music Road Co
Funk, Latin and reggae band from Floyd brings great energy.
Details: 10 p.m. Martin’s Downtown. $8. musicroadco.com
Soul, rock and blues from a tight band.
Details: 8 p.m. Dogtown Roadhouse. $3. bit.ly/theWildlifeFB
Check out this band’s “My Room” at youtu.be/t0jzsR5Dfww.
Freedom Fest 2021
With Bill Hudson, The Pico Road Band (Saturday), Eric Wayne Band, Tate Tuck (Saturday) and more
Live music, vendors, food and family fun at a place that uses horse therapy and bills itself as a safe space for military veterans, first responders and their families.
No tickets remain for this show from an all-time classic soul and pop singer.
Details: SOLD OUT. Jefferson Center. gladysknight.com