Get the full list of shows and details, with links to podcasts, at http://www.roanoke.com/319992.
The Shack Band
This Richmond-based jam-rock band started out at Virginia Tech before heading north. A couple of guys from the Blacksburg era remain, and they are sounding good these days.
Details: 9:30 p.m. Sycamore Deli, Blacksburg. 18 and older. 951-9817, theshackband.com
With Linear North
Banjo, guitar and stompbox atop the bill. Buzzy riff-rock below.
Details: 6 p.m. Mountainside Cafe. 7924 Bent Mountain Road, Roanoke. Free. 776-0742, facebook.com/BentMtnBar, reverbnation.com/henrysrifle, linearnorthmusic.com
Weaving The Fate
With Electric Chameleon
This bill, though familiar, should rock hard.
Details: 9:30 p.m. Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill, Roanoke. $5. 985-6278, martinsdowntown.com, weavingthefate.com