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VIRGINIA IS FOR MUSIC LOVERS

Virginia is for Music Lovers

Virginia is for Music Lovers

September is Virginia's Music Heritage Month
Celebrating the rich origins of music across the state.

Live Stream Concerts

Celebrate Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion virtually. Featuring some of Virginia's best up-and-coming talent. Check it out here.
Photo collage of Amythyst Kiah, Morgan Wade, and Martha Stewart

Music Legacy in Virginia

Learn more about Virginia's Crooked Road and the entire area's musical history here.

For another take on Virginia's music heritage, check out Hip Hop in Hampton Roads

Virtual Virginia Music

Stay safe and socially-distanced, but still enjoy the incredible musical diversity available in the Commonwealth. Check here for frequent new events.

While you can't crowd in with 1000 of your closest friends now, you can find out Where to Catch Live Music Digitally in Virginia


Virginia’s music scene boasts a variety of different genres such as bluegrass, country, gospel, R&B, rock and roll, jazz, folk, and more. Diverse music venues ranging from historic concert halls to small intimate settings, provide music lovers across the state with hundreds of performances a year by world-famous musicians.

Know before you go! Please wear a mask or face covering when indoors and observe Virginia’s current safety guidelines when you travel.

Here you'll find a variety of year-round events showcasing Virginia's rich musical history such as the American Music Festival, LOCKN’ Festival, Galax Old Fiddlers’ Convention, FloydFest, Richmond Folk Festival, Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion, and Red Wing Roots Music Festival along with a countless number of smaller music festivals. Please note: Many music festivals and concerts in music venues across the state have been postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19.

Whether you go to a small club, attend a symphony, follow Virginia’s Crooked Road Music Trail, groove to some jazz or rock out at a festival, you can still feel that same passion and energy in every Virginia performance.

 

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