Five-time International Bluegrass Music Association award-winner and two-time Grammy Award nominee brings hits Floyd. The Chicago-based (yep, that’s right — Chicago, also known as a folk music haven) band’s most recent Grammy nom came this year, for its album “Rivers and Roads.” Check out a video cut from that album, “She Took the Tennessee River,” via youtu.be/HpL_Og5Su_Q, featuring guest fiddler Becky Buller.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Floyd Country Store, Floyd. $20 advance, $25 day of show. specialc.com
Hear some vintage rock during your brunch.
Details: 11 a.m. The Inn at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg. $21.50, $10,95 6-12, free 5-younger. 231-0120
The Little Stony Trio
Three-quarters of a band playing old-time, early bluegrass and country hits The Palisades.
Hear world, folk and Americana music for happy hour.
Dogtown Halloween Costume Dance Party and Costume Contest
With Music Road Co.
Floyd knows how to party, and Music Road Co. knows how to spark such efforts.
The Sweet Life
With Lo Key Spark Arrester, Pyrite and more
It’s a Halloween party for rocking and dancing.
Details: 8 p.m. (doors) The Milk Parlor, Blacksburg. $8; 21-older. 951-1393, themilkparlorblacksburg.com, facebook.com/WeThePeopleRise, facebook.com/lokeyband, sparkarrester.bandcamp.com, soundcloud.com/pyriteofficial
See and hear this Nashville, Tennessee-based country act performing “Two Different Places” at youtu.be/MO8YQkNEQmw.