The music scene in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia’s Blue Ridge is packed full of exciting live performances and concerts this month. We’ve updated our Spotify playlist to feature many of the acts you can expect to find this August.

Take advantage of the late nights of summer with some of the great outdoor concerts taking place in the region at Elmwood Park in Downtown Roanoke and the Daleville Town Center in Botetourt County.

The sounds of country music will be heard throughout Elmwood Park on August 7 with Lee Brice in concert. On August 20, the park will be feeling the good vibrations of Brian Wilson from The Beach Boys. You can jam out to additional beach music in the park every Thursday at Party in Elmwood.

The Daleville Town Center will host McKenzies Mill as part of the Sidewinders Summer Concert Series on August 6, Low Low Chariot for Flat Pickin’ Fridays on August 12, and great music every Thursday evening with its Party in the Park series.

Live music is also on the menu at some of the major festivals taking place in Virginia’s Blue Ridge, including BaconFest on August 6, Microfestivus on August 13, and the Deschutes Street Pub on August 27.

In addition to the shows at Elmwood Park, there are many other great options for live music in Downtown Roanoke, including Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill, The Spot on Kirk, Sidewinders Steakhouse & Saloon, and the two First Fridays events.

August will also be another big month for music at the Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount. The Bacon Brothers on August 23, Webb Wilder & The Beatnecks on August 12, and Hal Ketchum on August 26 are some of the venue’s biggest shows this month.

Get more familiar with this month’s music scene in Virginia’s Blue Ridge by subscribing and listening to our Spotify playlist. You can also follow our visitvbr Spotify account to keep up with more playlists.

Visit our Music page to learn more about live music in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia’s Blue Ridge and check our Calendar of Events to keep up with what’s happening in the region.