Buzzing in To Two Concerts & the Beach Bash

This Thursday, August 23, you should take advantage of it at a concert Party in The Park in Roanoke. Jim Quick and Coastline will perform at Elmwood Park starting at 5:30 p.m. The group blends soul, blues and rock to produce a sound known as Coastline. Tickets are $6.

August 24, another kind of band will be on stage in Lynchburg. The alternative rock band Buckcherry will be at Phase 2. They'll sing their top hits like the song "Sorry" and "Lit Up." Tickets are $35 in advance or $42 at the door.

August 25, get ready for the 5th Annual Beach Bash! Come out to Parkway Marina at Smith Mountain Lake for the "Sip-and-Shag." There will be eight local wineries and three microbreweries. The bands Hop Pocket and Vokal Fuzion Band will perform all day. There will also be tons of food, dance contests and prizes. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.