Are you going to a concert in Virginia’s Blue Ridge this month?

There’s live music available almost every night of the month and the calendar includes a wide selection of musical styles.

April is always a fun month for music in Virginia’s Blue Ridge with the annual Down by Downtown Festival - a 3 day event featuring live music at 12 different venues throughout the downtown area. This year’s event takes place April 19-21 and includes a free concert in Elmwood Park on Friday night and a headline performance by moe in Elmwood Park on Saturday, April 21.

That festival is just a small sample of the sounds you’ll hear in the region this month!

The following is a preview of some of the concerts and musical events on the schedule:

Get more familiar with the live music in Virginia’s Blue Ridge by listening to our VBR Music Scene Spotify playlist. It’s updated every month to highlight the bands and artists performing in the region and it’s one of multiple playlists on the visitvbr Spotify channel.


Don’t forget to visit our Music section to find out more about upcoming concerts and live music venues in the area. We also recommend checking out Blue Ridge Rocks and Cut ‘n' Scratch - two other great online resources with lots of information about live music in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.