Top Tix: Upcoming music events in the NRV
Tad Dickens, The Roanoke Times’ music reporter, shares his top picks for weekend music events.
“Song of the Mountains” recording
With Henderson & Little, Folk Soul Revival, Tune Town Old Time Band, Empty Bottle String Band, Gravel Road Acoustic Trio
Luthier and fingerpicker Wayne Henderson joins “bluegrass piano player” Jeff Little to headline this PBS show’s taping. Folk Soul Revival makes its first appearance on the show.
Details: 7 p.m. The Lincoln Theatre, Marion. $25. 276-783-6093, thelincoln.org, songofthemountains.org
This is not your everyday cello performance. Bell runs his electrically, with looping, beat-boxing and electric piano in an indie-pop mix.
Details: 7 p.m. Gillie’s Vegetarian Cuisine, Blacksburg. Free (venue encourages donations to performers); all ages. 961-2703, myspace.com/gilliesmusic, thechrisbell.com
With The Reasons Were Legion, Eldred, The Ziggurat
Prepare for a hard metal blasting from four Southwest Virginia bands.
Details: 9 p.m. Ceritano’s, 428 N. Main St., Blacksburg. $5. 443-9135, ceritanos.com, facebook.com/pathogenesis666
600Lbs. of Sin
This West Virginia band combines country, reggae, bluegrass, and more, with improvised jams.
Details: 9:30 p.m. 622 North, Blacksburg. $5. 951-1022, 622north.com, 600lbsofsin.com
Americana rock ‘n’ roll band is grooving the goodness.
Details: 9 p.m. The Cellar, Blacksburg. Free. 953-0651, the-cellar.com, thefloorboards.net
New River Community College Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club Jamboree
With Crooked Road Ramblers, Upland Express
Strong pickers gather for your flat-footing pleasure.
Details: 6 p.m. New River Community College, Edwards Hall, room 117, Dublin. Free (club encourages donations to performers). 674-3600, ext. 4307, nr.edu/fiddle, facebook.com/crookedroadramblers
The Gerbil Conspiracy
Alt-folk kids are working on original songs now.
Details: 8 p.m. Sycamore Deli, Blacksburg. Free; all ages. 951-9817, youtube.com/user/thegerbilconspiracy
The Black Twig pickers
The Black Twigs’ upcoming album, “Rough Carpenters,” has already been hailed by NPR. The band will have advance copies for sale.
Details: 6:30 p.m. The Palisades, Eggleston. Free. 626-2828, thepalisadesrestaurant.com, blacktwigpickers.org
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