Seph Custer

Seph Custer

Thursday

Party in Elmwood

The Embers featuring Craig Woolard will perform.

When: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Elmwood Park, 706 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke

Cost: $5

Contact: 342-2028

Old Time Jamboree in Pulaski

The open jam session for musicians, singers and listeners celebrates traditional music. Snacks, coffee and soft drinks are available for a donation. This event is part of Mountains of Music Homecoming.

When: 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Pulaski Senior Center, 106 N. Washington Ave., Pulaski

Cost: Free

Contact: 440-8773

GOTE

Performing rock.

When: 8 to 11 p.m.

Where: Billy’s Barn, 1790 Thompson Memorial Drive, Salem

Cost: Free

Contact: 728-0270


Friday

Americana Idol

Be a bluegrass star or a mountain music sensation as part of Mountains of Music Homecoming. A live band will be in session. The professional studio will capture each participant’s performance (using karaoke-style lyrics) and provide them with a DVD of the performance. Registration required.

When: 1 to 4 p.m.

Where: Doty Studios, 61 W. Main St., Pulaski

Cost: $25 for 30-minute session

Contact: 440-8773

Karis Trio

Vocal and acoustic guitar trio playing a mix of eclectic favorites and originals.

When: 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: India Garden Restaurant, 210 Prices Fork Road, Suite D, Blacksburg

Cost: No cover; tips for musicians are appreciated

Contact: 951-5100

Sounds of Summer Concert Series Kickoff

A special Mountains of Music Homecoming offering in this outdoor concert series will feature the Java Brothers bluegrass band. Attendees should bring lawn chairs.

When: 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: Jackson Park, 42 First St. N.W., Pulaski

Cost: Free

Contact: 440-8773

Friday Night Sing

Visitors can play and sing country, Western, bluegrass and other music.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Cowboy Church, 520 E. Main St., Pulaski

Cost: Free

Contact: 392-6166

Music in the Garden Concert Series

Rockin Hoss & The Silver Spurs will perform rock and country. Music-goers are encouraged to bring picnics, lawn chairs or blankets to this family-friendly event. Food trucks will be on-site.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Boxerwood Nature Center & Woodland Garden, 963 Ross Road, Lexington

Cost: Free

Contact: 463-2697

Denise Live!

Vocalist Denise Smith, accompanied by Glen Holmes and Delmar Parker, will perform classics as well as contemporary genres of blues, jazz, R&B, soul and pop.

When: 7 to 10 p.m.

Where: Jefferson Center, 541 Luck Ave., Roanoke

Cost: $25

Contact: 345-2550


Saturday

Annual Gospel Jubilee

Presented by Slate Mountain Church, the event features the Isaacs, the Freemans, Caroline Owens, Tara Hollandsworth and others. Additional activities at this kid-friendly event include food vendors, RV and tent camping, hiking and biking trails and more.

When: 2 to 8 p.m.

Where: Chantilly Farm, 2697 Franklin Pike S.E., Floyd

Cost: Free

Contact: 250-6825

Americana Afternoons

Featured performers are Seph Custer, Acoustic Garcia: A Tribute to Jerry Garcia featuring Dave Fason, Alan Graf, Brad Collier, Stella Trudel, and David Cannaday.

When: Noon to 3 p.m.

Where: Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd

Cost: Free

Contact: 745-4563

Ed Bridge & Dr. John Hassler

Performing classical guitar duets.

When: 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: India Garden Restaurant, 210 Prices Fork Road, Suite D, Blacksburg

Cost: No cover; tips for musicians are appreciated

Contact: 951-5100

Bluegrass Jammin on the Market

Musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and a good chair. Listeners are welcome, too.

When: 6 to 10 p.m.

Where: Salem Farmers Market, 10 Main St., Salem

Cost: Free

Contact: 580-6637

Terry and Johnnie

Performing old-school country.

When: 6 to 11 p.m.

Where: Billy’s Barn, 1790 Thompson Memorial Drive, Salem

Cost: Free

Contact: 728-0270

Music on the Lawn

The monthly concert series will celebrate the Mountains of Music Homecoming with Gina and Jason Dilg, both multi-instrumentalists who play the foot-stomping dance tunes and old country ballads of the American string-band repertoire.

When: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Christiansburg Library, 125 Sheltman St., Christiansburg

Cost: Free

Contact: 382-6965, ext. 214

Sam Austin and Silverline

A snack bar will be on-site.

When: 8 p.m. to midnight

Where: Montvale Rec Club, 1182 Pike Road, Montvale

Cost: $10

Contact: 871-4955


Sunday

Open Mic Nite

Signup begins at 5:30 p.m. and allows for each participant to perform three songs or for 15 minutes.

When: 5 to 10 p.m.

Where: 5 Points Music Sanctuary, 1217 Maple Ave. S.W., Roanoke

Cost: Free

Contact: 795-5618

2019 Sunday Concert Series

Just Us Girls will perform traditional music. Bring chairs and blankets, as well as picnic fare.

When: 7 to 8 p.m.

Where: Roanoke Mountain Picnic Area, Mill Mountain Spur Road, near Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 120.4, Roanoke

Cost: Free

Contact: 745-9662

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