Jeff Sipe Trio
From Col. Bruce Hampton to Leftover Salmon to Susan Tedeschi to Jeff Coffin to Hellborg/Lane/Sipe, Jeff Sipe has shown some of the tightest and most musically expressive drumming skills. Flip back to Wednesday’s Extra section to read more, and hear a podcast at blogs.roanoke.com/cutnscratch.
Details: 9:30 p.m. Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill, Roanoke. $8 advance; $10 door. 985-6278, martinsdowntown.com, jeffsipemusic.com, urth.ws
With Rosie Soul and the Rock N Roll Cowboys
Roanoke Valley hard rockers TK-421 welcome a Richmond act with a powerful singer. The bands share a similar musical vibe.
Details: 9:30 p.m. Growler’s American Grill and Venue, Roanoke. $10. 777-0007, growlers-towers.com, tk-421.net, rosiesoulrocks.com
This neo-country singer from North Carolina finished in the top 50 on season seven of “American Idol.”
Details: 9 p.m. Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon, Roanoke. $5. 904-2777, facebook.com/SidewindersSteakhouse
Billy Wallace & the Virginia Blues
Former The Wading Girl frontman returns to the valley, this time to play for the venue owner’s Jimmie Killgore birthday.
Details: 9 p.m. Mountainside Cafe, 7924 Bent Mountain Road, Roanoke. Free. 776-0742, facebook.com/BentMtnBar, thevirginiablues.com/thanksgiving