Get a dose of old school rock and blues.
Details: 9 p.m. Billy’s Barn, 1790 Thompson Memorial Drive, Salem. $3. 728-0270, facebook.com/billys.barn.1
Versatile guitarist does the singer-songwriter thing.
Details: 8:30 p.m. (open mic at 7:30 p.m.) Third Street Coffeehouse, Trinity United Methodist Church, 305 Mountain Ave. S.W., Roanoke.
Check out an electronica band with actual musicians. Drummer Carlos Aranguren, bassist Cam McLaughlin, keyboardist Keith Thomas and Matt “DJ Sprigs” Sprigings are playing all electronic instruments, triggering samples, working laptops and the like. Aranguren says the music is influenced by such acts as Chemical Brothers, Chromeo, Daft Punk and DeadMau5.
Details: 10 p.m. The Blues BBQ Co., Roanoke. Free. 344-5683,bluesbbqco.com