Details: 7:30 p.m. Burruss Auditorium, Virginia Tech. $18; $15 VT faculty and staff; $7 VT students; $5 children. studentcenters.vt.edu/tickets/events.php, punchbrothers.com
JP Harris & the Tough Choices
Like Hank Snow and Johnny Cash before him, Harris has “been everywhere.” These days, he and his Nashville-based band are keeping old-school country music alive. Ask him what he thinks of Blake Shelton. Check out a 2010 podcast with Harris.
Details: 8:30 p.m. Sycamore Deli, Blacksburg. $7; 21 and older. 951-9817, ilovehonkytonk.com
Homegrown Concert Series
With Robotic Jive
Growler’s resumes the Homegrown series with Superhold spin-off Robotic Jive, doing rock covers from many eras.
Details: 9 p.m. Growler’s American Grill, Roanoke. Free. superholdband.com
Check out a high-energy Americana-rock band from Burlington, Vt. It’s not all about Phish up that way.
Details: 10 p.m. Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill, Roanoke. Free. waylonspeed.blogspot.com