Jonathan Byrd and the Pickup Cowboys
Jonathan Byrd is one of the finest young songwriters in the Americana genre. He’s bringing a band that includes a crosscut saw player.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Bedford Central Library, 321 N. Bridge St., Bedford. $10 suggested donation. friendsofbedfordlibrary.org, jonathanbyrd.com
This Americana-rock and country band of Roanoke Valley all-stars recently added Bobby Moore on fiddle and mandolin.
Details: 9 p.m. Billy’s Barn, 1790 Thompson Memorial Drive, Salem. $5. 728-0270, facebook.com/billys.barn.1
Jamie McLean Band
This trio never fails to bring tight and wailing blues-rock. It is strong both vocally and instrumentally.
Details: 9:30 p.m. Blue 5 Restaurant, Roanoke. Free. 904-5338, blue5restaurant.com, jamiemcleanband.com
Benefit for Finney Roy A.K.A. Chris Finney
With Eldred, The Pullouts, Troublesome Blues Band, Dave Corbitt & Adam Thomas
Money raised at this event will be donated to charities that the late Chris Finney was passionate about.
Details: 9 p.m. Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill, Roanoke. $5 suggested donation. 985-6278, martinsdowntown.com
The Dowdy brothers and their sidemen put on one rollicking show.
Details: 9 p.m. The Coffee Pot Roadhouse, Roanoke. $10. 774-8256, facebook.com/Roanokesroadhouse, thebluegrassbrothers.com