Draper Mercantile | Draper/Pulaski
Live music concert series
website | (540) 980-3048
Pick Bristol | Bristol
Music videos, history, events listings, glossery of terms and local venues where you can see some of the best in the industry.
website | (276) 236-5309
CG's Garage | Bristol
Our goal is to become the venue where every band wants to play and where everyone wants to see them perform! We have a great sounding room with an intimate, casual and comfortable atmosphere. We are seeking to provide family friendly shows, while offering opportunities to help others who are in need. We are a brand spankin' new music venue located at Common Ground, directly across from the main entrance of the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, TN.
Facebook | (276) 706-6748
Crooked Road General Store | Bristol
Celebrating the traditions of a true "general store", the Crooked Road General Store is just that...intimate and charming. An official venue along Virginia's Heritage Music Trail: The Crooked Road, the CRGS features homemade southern daily specials, local groceries, and a pickin' porch stage. Live music events every week - check out their schedule online.
website | (276) 644-9958
Theatre Bristol | Bristol
Theatre Bristol, founded in 1965, is a classic black-box theatre that seats 100 plus people with clear view of the stage in historic downtown Bristol. Call to rent our space for your next concert, performance or event. We will be more than happy to fax or email you our rate sheet and discuss with you the dates available for rental. An intimate venue perfect for concerts, CD release parties, and artist showcases.
website | (423) 968-4977
Blue Ridge Music Center | Galax
The Blue Ridge Music Center celebrates the music and musicians of the Blue Ridge. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1985, the site includes an outdoor amphitheater and indoor interpretive center used to highlight an important strand of American musical culture, which is still alive and thriving in the region.
website | (276) 236-5309
The Sun Music Hall | Floyd
The Sun Music Hall is a performance venue as well as a space for classes, workshops and private events, located in downtown Floyd, VA in the Appalachian mountains. In operation as a performance hall for over 10 years, many great acts have pass through our small town. Attracting folks from Blacksburg, Roanoke, and Greensboro, NC the Sun Music Hall has a reputation for being a great place to both perform and be entertained.
website | ( 540) 745-6836
Music at Virginia Tech | Blacksburg
The Department of Music produces the University Chamber Music Series and the New River Valley Symphony Series; both series offer ticketed performances. In addition, numerous choral and instrumental ensemble performances are also produced and are free and open to the public. The University Chamber Music series combines the talents of our faculty with internationally known guest artists creating world-class entertainment. The New River Valley Symphony, comprised of the outstanding musicianship of Virginia Tech faculty, students, and artists from throughout the New River Valley, performs masterworks by the great composers of yesterday and today.
The Rex Theater | Galax
Every Friday night in the City of Galax, Virginia WBRF 98.1 FM sends out 100,000 watts of live old-time and bluegrass music from the stage of the historic Rex Theater into five states and over the World Wide Web. The show is called Blue Ridge Back Roads and thanks to a faithful group of volunteers has become the cornerstone for the revitalization of this 70 year old theater.
website | (276) 238-8130
The Radford Fiddle and Banjo Jam | Radford
The Radford Fiddle and Banjo Jam has been a mainstay of Radford’s music scene since 2000. Bluegrass, old-time and country songs are performed with enthusiasm, skill and wild and wooly abandon, usually to a lively, appreciative crowd.
Floyd Country Store | Floyd
Some of the finest old-time musicians around turn up on stage at the store, enjoying the energy and enthusiasm of an audience that truly appreciates traditional music. The Friday Night Jamboree happens every Friday, rain or shine, all year ’round.
Lincoln Theatre | Marion
Song of the Mountains showcases the music from the Southern Appalachian Region which includes bluegrass, old time, celtic, gospel and country music. Generally the first Saturday of every month at 7:00 pm you and your family are invited to the beautiful Lincoln Theatre in Marion, VA to see and hear the music from the region where it all began. Song of the Mountains started in 2005 with TV tapings for Public TV. These shows were, and continue to be taped before a live audience at the Lincoln Theatre and are broadcast on PBS. Since the 2005 season the show is now syndicated nationally and offered to all PBS affiliates across the United States. Song of the Mountains has won the prestigious Telly Award" and is being aired on over 190 outlets nationwide. Plan to be part of our live TV audience for this season's tapings!
website | (276) 783-6093 (423) 323-7829
Jams and Smaller Venues
- The Cellar | Live Blues, Jazz, and Rock-a-Billy Music
Performances starting at 9:00 pm every Tuesday and Thursday night Open Blues Mic with the Blue Monday Band every Monday at 9:00 pm
website | (540) 953-0651
- Radford Fiddle and Banjo Jam | River City Grill
Bluegrass and old-time mountain music starting at 7:00 pm every Monday night at the River City Grill Join in the jam session or just enjoy the show
website | (540) 629-2130
- Friday Night Jamboree | Floyd Country Store
One of the two best places in the country to listen to Bluegrass music according to Country Living magazine (March, 2000) Bluegrass and Gospel music starting at 6:30 pm every Friday night Traditional Bluegrass and Mountain Music in an informal “round” style jam 2-5 pm every Sunday Americana Afternoons starting at Noon every Saturday!
website | (540) 745-4563
- Old Time Jam | Gillies Restaurant
Old Time music and dancing from 8-11 pm every Tuesday night. Blacksburg
- Due South BBQ | Bluegrass Jam
6:30 pm to close on Thursday nights. Christiansburg
- Old Time Jam | Anna’s Restaurant Old Time Jam
7-10 pm every Thursday night 100 Monroe St in Narrows
- Blacksburg's Market Square Jam | Blacksburg’s
A weekly jam session that takes place on Tuesday evenings in downtown on the corner of Draper Road and Roanoke Street. Every Tuesday from 7:00 – 11:00 PM