Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno

Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno


The Howling Craft Beer and Music Festival

With C2 & The Brothers Reed, 49 Winchester (Friday), The Black Lillies, Indieghost (Saturday) and more

Road trip alert: Rock and roots acts of both established and growing reputations descend on Abingdon’s brewery for two days of music that will go late into each night.

Details: 5 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday. Wolf Hills Brewing Co., Abingdon. $10 Friday, $20 Saturday, $27 weekend pass (plus online purchase fees).,,


Old Man Kelly

Folk from the land and sea from Liam “Old Man” Kelly, at Blacksburg’s new brewery.

Details: 5:30 p.m. Eastern Divide Brewing Co., Blacksburg. Free. 577-6877,,

Music Road Co.

Floyd-based band of all stars hits its home venue.

Details: 8 p.m. Dogtown Roadhouse, Floyd. $5. 745-6836,,

Post Bop Revival

It’s jazz night at Wytheville’s craft beer house.

Details: 8 p.m. 7 Dogs Brewpub, Wytheville. Free. 276-228-0994,, (band’s Facebook page)

Flight One

This quartet covers some hip old blues songs.

Details: 6:30 p.m. Fatback Soul Shack, Christiansburg. Free. 251-3182,,


War Chile

Roanoke’s premiere bar rockers hit the Dogtown stage in Floyd.

Details: 8 p.m. Dogtown Roadhouse. $5. (band’s Facebook page)

Long Point String Band Trio

Beckley, West Virginia, old-time music outfit mixes in some bluegrass vibes.

Details: 5:30 p.m. Eastern Divide Brewing Co. Free.

Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno

Young and lauded folk/country singer Leva, from Lexington, and multi-instrumentalist Calcagno are just getting started.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Floyd Country Store, Floyd. $12 advance, $15 day of show. 745-4563,,

Virginia Remnants

Marion-based acoustic band plays Americana and classic rock.

Details: 8 p.m. 7 Dogs Brewpub. Free.


Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives

With Folk Soul Revival, The Virginia Luthiers

Road trip alert: Hear one of the greatest headliners that country music has to offer at one of the genre’s hallowed venues.

Details: 2 p.m. Carter Family Fold, Hiltons. $30, $15 ages 6-11 (includes online purchase fees) via,,


Thursday Jams: Devon Gilfillian, with Carl Anderson

Hear original soul, blues and rock with vintage vibes from Gilfillian, who sparked a lot of interest at FloydFest last year.

Details: 7 p.m. (6:30 p.m. gates) The Abingdon Market Pavilion, Abingdon. Free.,,

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For the past decade, Tad Dickens has been writing about music. For now, it remains sunshine and rainbows.

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