5 Musical Adventures Awaiting in Virginia

Whether you enjoy a heartwarming song or a heart-racing outdoor adventure, your options in Virginia are nearly endless. In fact, you don't have to choose between the two. The following festivals, venues, and pairings show how you can get your adrenaline pumping in the Old Dominion via live music…

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Brewing Musically: Where Great Beers and Great Music Meet

Virginia is home to some of the most delicious and creative beers anywhere, and there’s an excellent chance that while you’re reading this, somewhere in the commonwealth, devoted fans of craft brewing are gathered at the source to enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of the brewery boom that’s…

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Virginia's Bluegrass History, One Stop at a Time

The nickname “The Bluegrass State” may already be taken, but no thorough exploration of the genre’s sights and sounds would be complete without devoting a generous amount of time to exploring the rich tradition of bluegrass in Virginia. More than 70 years after the Stanley Brothers formed…

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Live Music and Breweries in Northern Virginia: A Pairing Guide

What’s your pre-concert routine? Do you like to meet up with friends beforehand? Maybe grab a drink near the venue? If so, Northern Virginia has you covered. The region is home to some of the state’s — and the nation’s — most storied stages, from large amphitheaters to intimate listening rooms, and…

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9 Family-Friendly Music Spots

It’s a time-honored tradition — parents reminisce about the bands they saw when they were younger, kids react with amazement at how inexpensive concert tickets were back in the day. But even better is getting out and making musical memories together as a family, and Virginia is home to some of the…

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19 Virginia Destinations for Music Lovers

From the rolling mountains to the sandy coastal towns, Virginia has been filled with music since the earliest inhabitants entertained with the simplest of instruments. Today, you’ll find rich music experiences in every corner of the state, whether you’re looking for a bluegrass band in the Blue…

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Keller Williams: What he LOVES about Virginia

Photo credit: Josh Timmermans Virginia musician Keller Williams is a constant staple at many of Virginia's music festivals as well as festivals throughout the country. It's no secret that the Fredericksburg native loves his home state and he often performs in the Commonwealth with his own style of…

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