Top Tix: Upcoming music events in the NRV (Sept. 20-23)
Tad Dickens, The Roanoke Times’ music reporter, shares his top picks for weekend music events.
Kevin Jones Songwriter Showcase
Hear local and original music at the country store.
Details: 6 p.m. Floyd Country Store, Floyd. Free. 745-4563, floydcountrystore.com
Feed God Cabbage
Straight outta Lorton, this band slings energetic reggae/rock.
Details: 9:30 p.m. Sharkey’s, Radford. Free. 267-3434, facebook.com/sharkeysradford, reverbnation.com/feedgodcabbage
You And The Moon
Asheville, N.C.-based guitar/cello duo You And The Moon writes songs and makes different musical arrangements.
Details: 7 p.m. Gillie’s Vegetarian Cuisine, Blacksburg. Free (venue encourages donations to performers). 961-2753, myspace.com/gilliesmusic, themoonandyou.com
With AFJM, Sparrow
Southwest Virginia Christian rockers Decemberadio are readying for a move to Nashville. Catch the act here before it hits the trail.
Details: 4 p.m. (music begins at 4:30 p.m.; Decemberadio begins at 7 p.m.) Chantilly Farm, 2697 Franklin Pike, Floyd. Free (admission is canned goods for area food banks). chantillyfarm.com, decemberadio.com
Matt Walsh’s Low Counts
Blues-rocking, gritty-voiced Walsh fronts this guitar and bass duo.
Details: 10 p.m. Gillie’s Vegetarian Cuisine, Blacksburg. Free (venue encourages donations to performers). 961-2753, myspace.com/gilliesmusic, facebook.com/TheLowCounts
Blacksburg act welcomes new drummer John Cordiano, from TriScale.
Details: 9 p.m. Pine Tavern Inn, Floyd. $5. 745-4482, 745-2898, thepinetavern.com
Friday Night Jamboree
With The Tower Street String Band, Katie & The Bubbatones, The Reece Family & Friends Gospel
Headliner The Tower Street String Band is a family act from Tazewell.
Details: 6:30 p.m. Floyd Country Store, Floyd. $5. 745-4563, floydcountrystore.com
Frontman for Tennessee alt-country/rockers The Toluenes does his own thing in Southwest Virginia.
Details: 6 p.m. The Palisades, Eggleston. Free. 626-2828, thepalisadesrestaurant.com, thetoluenes.com
Americana Afternoon/Americana Open Mic
With Abby Bowen & Luke Thomas
Luke Thomas, singer/guitarist for Floyd alt-rockers Spoon Fight, joins forces with singer Abby Bowen for this show.
Details: Noon (open mic begins at 1:30 p.m.) Floyd Country Store, Floyd. Free. 745-4563, floydcountrystore.com
With The Recipe
Keane, a piper and singer straight outta Caherlistrane, County Galway, Ireland, is touring through the states. Keane wails on flute, whistles and uilleann pipes. Check him out at youtu.be/JIQQSPNfEio. His sidemen include Fergus Feely on mandocello and vocals. We’re happy to report on someone named Fergus. Floyd-based multi-instrumentalist Mike Mitchell and his rock band, The Recipe, open the show.
Details: 7 p.m. Pine Tavern Pavilion, Floyd. $8 advance; $10 door. 745-4482, thepinetavern.com, allcelticmusic.com/artists/Sean Keane.html, mikemitchellmusic.com
RC Faculty Jazz and Friends Concert
The teachers take over the stage for some swinging action. Standards and originals are on the musical menu.
Details: 4 p.m. Olin Recital Hall, Roanoke College, Salem. Free. roanoke.edu
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