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Virginia is for Music Lovers

Upcoming Big Names in Concert

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Virginia is for Music Lovers

The Crooked Road

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Virginia is for Music Lovers

FloydFest - Late July

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Virginia is for Music Lovers

Lockn Music Festival - Late August

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Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion - Mid-September

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Richmond Folk Festival - Early October

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Virginia Music

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Virginia’s music scene boasts a variety of different genres such as bluegrass, country, gospel, R&B, rock and roll, jazz, folk, and more. The diverse music venues across the state provide music lovers hundreds of performances a year by world-famous musicians on stages around the state.

Get to the music!

Virginia also hosts a variety of events to showcase its rich musical history. There are several popular festivals around the state that take place year-round such as the American Music Festival, Lockn’ Festival, Galax Old Fiddler’s Convention, FloydFest, Richmond Folk Festival, and Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion, along with a countless number of smaller music festivals.

Richmond is home to a trendy and ever-growing art and music scene that celebrates a multitude of diverse talent. Large venues such as the National and the Broadberry welcome various performers of all genres, while small spots around the city host creative emerging bands, musicians, and local artists. There are hot spots all over the state to find music throughout the year whether it’s the Paramount Theater and The Jefferson in Charlottesville, the Berglund Center in Roanoke, or the Norva in Norfolk.

A major highlight of music in Virginia is The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail. This road encompasses almost 300 miles of spectacular natural landscape. There are 19 counties, four cities and 54 towns while traveling through this path. The goal of the trail is to acknowledge the state’s deep ties to its bluegrass and country music roots.

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.

Find all you need to plan your Virginia music getaway below.

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Virginia Music Experiences

August 21st, 2017
 Festival season may be winding down, but that is not stopping the amount a great music coming to Virginia. From major ...
August 10th, 2017
Whether you’re moving to the frenetic flutter of an Irish jig, listening intently to Latin jazz, or just trying to figure ...
July 30th, 2017
The history of country music is still alive in the mountains in Hiltons, Virginia, where every Saturday night, the Carter ...
July 29th, 2017
Known as the “Birthplace of Country Music,” Bristol’s streets are almost always filled with the sounds of live ...
July 24th, 2017
Festival season is still going strong and throughout August, and many big name musicians will be coming to Virginia. From ...
July 13th, 2017
Virginia is home to some of the most delicious and creative beers anywhere, and there’s an excellent chance that while ...
July 7th, 2017
The nickname “The Bluegrass State” may already be taken, but no thorough exploration of the genre’s sights and sounds would ...
June 24th, 2017
Festival season is well underway and throughout July, many big name musicians will be coming to Virginia. From major country ...
June 5th, 2017
Given Virginia’s natural beauty, you’d be forgiven for breaking out in song while standing atop one of its mountains or ...
May 30th, 2017
Festival season is here and throughout June, many big name musicians will be coming to Virginia. From major country acts to ...

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