Rocking originals and covers from Brian Mehalso and crew.
Rock, blues and soul from a Christiansburg combo.
Willard Gayheart & Family
Gayheart, 87, recently released his first solo project, the CD “At Home in the Blue Ridge.” Hear him and family members, including rising Americana singer and songwriter Dori Freeman, as they play music from Gayheart’s repertoire. Read more about this Galax-area resident, who is also a noted pencil artist, and hear a music sample in a Roanoke Times story posted at bit.ly/2ZY7U04.
The Virginia Luthiers, with Wayne Henderson & Presley Barker
Sadly, one of the Virginia Luthiers’ members, Gerald Anderson, died on June 20. His mentor, Henderson, phenom Barker and others will pay tribute.
Hear and see this Richmond pop-rock band perform original “Lisa’s Song” at youtu.be/FrvvrO1YP_8.
Details: 8 p.m. Dogtown Roadhouse. $3. thejoband.com
Thursday Jams: The Happy Fits, with Virginia West
The headliner brings indie-pop to Abingdon’s weekly summer soiree.