Blues/rock guitar burner Castiglia’s new album, “Masterpiece,” was inspired by meeting the daughter he never knew he had. He calls it his most meaningful record yet, according to his online bio.
The Wood Brothers
With Nicole Atkins
Flip back to Tuesday’s Extra or visit roanoke.com/entertainment/music for our story, based on an interview with The Wood Brothers singer/guitarist Oliver Wood.
Allman Betts Band
With Joanne Shaw Taylor, Jackson Stokes
Check out Wednesday’s Extra or roanoke.com/entertainment/music to read more about this show.
An Asheville, North Carolina, quartet that has played Floyd Yoga Jam brings some multi-layered, grooving rock and pop.
With The Buck & Griz show
GOTE, a bewhiskered assemblage of strong pickers with a growing catalog of good rock tunes, makes its Milk Parlor debut.
If you have a thing for expertly performed, finger-picked, blues-, jazz- and folk-inspired acoustic guitar music, then surely you know Kottke. He has a humorous way with an audience, too.
With Clare Dunn
Flip back to Wednesday’s Extra or visit roanoke.com/entertainment/music to read more about this show.
With Mad Iguanas
A Widespread Panic tribute band returns to 5 Points. A Salem act inspired by Widespread opens the show.
Pop-rocking, hard-traveling duo from upstate New York brings good riffs, grooves and energy.
Details: 10 p.m. Martin’s Downtown. $5. sirsy.com
Paulo Franco & the Freightliners
This Richmond-based act was booked to open for Los Lobos on Nov. 17 at Virginia Beach. Cool slot.
Good Rocking Sam
A Durham, North Carolina, quartet with a singing drummer slings vintage-style blues.
A Nashville, Tennessee, band playing rock, bluegrass and jam music debuts at Dogtown.
Louisiana man John Hollier brings his rocking tunes to Boones Mill.
Good old gut-bucket blues.
A Frick appearance at Sidewinders is as common as a frisky line dance.
An East Tennessee pack of bluegrassers celebrated 25 years as a band with the release last summer of the album “Somewhere Far Away.” Four of the original five members are still onstage.
Songwriters in the Round IV: Josh Shilling, Corey Hunley, Crawford & Power, Emme Cannon
Flip back to Wednesday’s Extra or visit roanoke.com/entertainment/music to read more about this event.
Erin & The Wildfire
FloydFest perennials Erin Lunsford and her band rate that festival via strong tunes and Lunsford’s crushing vocals.
Details: 9 p.m. The Milk Parlor. $8, 21-older.
Hard funk rockers from Columbia, South Carolina, return to the Martin’s stage.
Details: 10 p.m. Martin’s. $5. villanovarocks.com
Americana Afternoons: The New Macedon Rangers, Anya Hinkle & Tellico
Onetime New River Valley resident Hinkle and her Asheville band have been making a name for songcraft.
With The Dead Reckoning, Mad Iguanas, GOTE, Medicinal Americana
Roanoke Valley bands celebrate a departed friend by raising money to fund a music scholarship for Salem High School students.
Comedy at The Spot: Jeff Simmermon & Derek Humphrey, host Johnny Camacho
Catch a couple of traveling stand-up comics with a collective resume including “This American Life” and Comedy Central appearances.
Black Dog Salvage Holiday Open House & 20th Anniversary
With Jordan Harman, Isaac Hadden, Elise and The Grease
Roanoke’s TV-famous salvage outfit celebrates a big anniversary with live music, a cash bar and food for sale (along with some free samples).
With The Great Dying
Americana/rockers The Floorboards hit Parkway, with a Mississippi singer/songwriter opening.
Keyboardist/singer Jonathan Barker leads this grooving outfit.
Woolly and The Wingnutz Blues Revue
Check out some blues aces from North Carolina’s Triangle region.
Details: 8:30 p.m. Blue 5 Restaurant. Free. facebook.com/WoollysBigBluesJam
New River Valley blues and rock all-stars hit Dogtown.
Details: 8 p.m. Dogtown Roadhouse. $3. reverbnation.com/timewavezerous
Catch an indie-rock quartet from Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Hey crate-diggers: Southern music dealers sell vinyl, CDs and more.
Details: 10 a.m. Baymont Inn, 179 Sheraton Drive, Salem. $2. facebook.com/GregNealShows
Lonesome River Band
Trad-banjo master Sammy Shelor and his outfit hit the Harvester with a repertoire including songs from June release “Outside Looking In,” which was No. 1 on the Billboard bluegrass chart.
Details: 8 p.m. Harvester Performance Center. $22 advance, $26 day of show (plus fee). lonesomeriverband.com
The Quebe Sisters
While Lonesome River Band does its bluegrass upstairs, this Texas swinging, fiddle-sawing trio jams downstairs.
Details: 8 p.m. Harvester, downstairs “Landing Pad” stage. $25.50 advance, $30.50 day of show (plus fee). quebesisters.com
Check out a performer with a strong voice and a diverse playlist.
Details: 2 p.m. Parkway Brewing Co. Free. charissamorrisonproject.com
Folk-rock trio plays Grateful Dead, The Byrds and more.
Look to Monday’s Extra for our piece on this classic rock outfit’s keyboardist, Neal Doughty.
Old Crow Medicine Show
Ketch Secor and his bandmates, who brought the world “Wagon Wheel,” play a sold-out Harvester.
Details: 8 p.m. Harvester. SOLD OUT. crowmedicine.com
Bazaar Presents: Rat Fancy, with Affliction Kid
Pop-punkers from Los Angeles headline. Catch the band’s “Never Is Forever” video at youtu.be/B-NXOsXjOT0. Roanoke’s own punk-adjacent Affliction Kid opening.
Coal Cave Hollow Boys
With Black Mountain Revival
Columbus, Ohio, bluegrass band mixes in some vintage rock and country.
Neil Gregory Johnson
Oregon-based acoustic folk-rocker is on his “100 Breweries in 100 Days Tour.”
Details: 6 p.m. Chaos Mountain Brewing Co. Free. neilgregoryjohnson.com