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Top Tickets — Eric Gales, Dead Reckoning, Holy River, Virtual Old Time Music Get Together

Top Tickets — Eric Gales, Dead Reckoning, Holy River, Virtual Old Time Music Get Together

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Eric Gales

Performers playing the Roanoke area this weekend include Eric Gales, Seph Custer and Betsy in the Verse. Tad Dickens / The Roanoke Times



Country, rock, jam, and Parkway Brewing talent buyer Kim Salyers’ birthday make for a sweet Thursday.

Details: 5 p.m. Parkway Brewing Co., Salem. Free. 314-8234,,


Dead Reckoning

This band of Roanoke-area performers does justice to the Grateful Dead.

Details: 6:30 p.m. Wasena Park, Roanoke. one- to four-person general admission pods $20-80; VIP and pod upgrades available.,

Blue Mule

Newgrass-centric local pickers have a storied history and a deep songbook of covers and originals.

Details: 5:30 p.m. Parkway Brewing Co. Free.

Seph Custer & the Flatbreaks

Multi-instrumentalist and singer Custer and his band return to Martin’s.

Details: 9 p.m. Martin’s Downtown, Roanoke. $5. 985-6278,,

LiveStream Stage — Letters To Abigail, with Caleb Meyer

The headliner, an Americana-folk duo, brings close harmonies.

Details: 8 p.m. Streaming from Third Street Coffeehouse, Donation-based.


Steven Metz

Country-rocker Metz returns to Sidewinders.

Details: 8 p.m. Sidewinders Steak House and Saloon, Roanoke. $10. 904-2777,,


Eric Gales

With Isaac Hadden Project

Gales has pulled it all together in recent years to fulfill his prodigious blues/rock-based guitar and vocal talents. He’s one of the best, and young Hadden is a good opening act for him.

Details: 6:30 p.m. Wasena Park. one- to four-person pods general admission $30-$100; VIP and pod upgrades available via,

Holy River

The raga-inspired duo formerly known as Lobo Marino live-streams from The Spot.

Details: 7 p.m. Streaming from The Spot on Kirk, and Donation-based via (write performer’s name in note).,

2021 Virtual Old Time Music Get Together

With Jake Blount, Mac Traynham, Becky Hill, Nora Brown, Kris Truelsen, Kalia Yeagle, Andrew Small, JoeBass, Ash Watkins

Live-streaming workshops, artist performances, a traditional music contest, pre-recorded lectures by Alice Gerrard and Phil Jamison, and much more.

Details: 2 p.m. Streaming from Handmade Music School, Floyd. $50 donation to


JoJo Stockton and company can make it funky and bluesy.

Details: 9 p.m. Martin’s Downtown. $5.

Ryan Greer Band

Singer/songwriter Greer leads a hard-working band.

Details: 5:30 p.m. Parkway Brewing Co. Free.

Music Road Co Trio

Floyd trio brings funk and reggae.

Details: 7 p.m. Dogtown Roadhouse, Floyd. $3 suggested donation.,

Betsy in the Verse

A folk-rock singer and guitar strummer hits the side stage.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Starr Hill Pilot Brewery & Side Stage, Roanoke. Free. 685-2012,,

Virginia Music Collectors Show

It’s time for the regular stop for this purveyor of vinyl, CDs DVDs and more. Wear a mask, or dig not.

Details: 10 a.m. Baymont Inn, 179 Sheraton Drive, Salem. $2.



An all star band of Roanoke Valley stalwarts rocks up the blues, and blueses up the rock.

Details: 4 p.m. Fork in the Alley (Fork in Front), Roanoke. Free. 982-3675,,


Tuesday Tunes for Feeding Southwest Virginia — Ron Ireland

Ireland plays traditional, country, folk, blues and gospel, while you consider donating to an important cause.

Details: 9 p.m. Streaming from Third Street Coffeehouse, Donation-based.,

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