Virginia’s Blue Ridge is jamming with live music this month!

In addition to the performance calendars filling up at local bars and music venues in the region, it’s also a busy time of year for festivals and outdoor concerts, which creates the perfect combination of an abundance of live shows for music fans.

You’ll find a variety of musical styles with everything from rock and symphony to country and hip hop. There are also artists represented from many different eras and shows for all age groups.

Whether you’re ready to party with Willie Nelson at the Harvester Performance Center, rock out with Third Eye Blind in Elmwood Park, show your dance moves at the I Love the 90’s - The Party Continues Tour at the Salem Civic Center, or jam with the Forlorn Strangers at the Jefferson Center, it’s all part of this month’s music scene in Virginia’s Blue Ridge!

To get more familiar with the artists and bands performing in this month, check out our VBR Music Scene Spotify playlist. This month’s playlist features nearly five hours of great music for rocking out!

You can also subscribe to the playlist as it’s updated monthly to reflect the upcoming concerts. Don’t forget to check out our complete visitvbr Spotify profile to get more acquainted with the music culture of the area.

And to help you plan which shows you’ll be attending, here’s a preview of some of the unique concerts on the calendar:

  • Holy Ghost Tent Revival - 5 Points Music Sanctuary | September 2
  • Chatham County Line - 5 Points Music Sanctuary | September 3
  • Willie Nelson & Family - Harvester Performance Center | September 6
  • Lilly Hiatt & Amanda Bocchi - Spot on Kirk | September 7
  • I Love the 90’s - The Party Continues Tour - Salem Civic Center | September 8
  • Mingle at the Market: Seven Mile Ford - Vinton Farmers Market | September 9
  • Franklin County Agricultural Fair - Franklin County Recreation Park | September 13-16
  • Hayes Carll with Matt Powell - Harvester Performance Center | September 14
  • Luke Bryan with Brett Eldredge & Granger Smith - Berglund Center | September 14
  • Bill Frisell with Petra Haden, Hank Roberts, Luke Bergman - Jefferson Center | September 15
  • WA Fest - Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing | September 15-17
  • Andy Frasco & The UN - Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill | September 15
  • Third Eye Blind - Berglund Center | September 15
  • Henry Street Heritage Festival - Elmwood Park | September 16
  • Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers with Dori Freeman - Spot on Kirk | September 16
  • Don McLean - Harvester Performance Center | September 16
  • Boz Scaggs - Harvester Performance Center | September 19
  • Party at the Pavilion: The Worx - Daleville Town Center | September 21
  • Tyler Farr - Sidewinders Steakhouse & Saloon | September 21
  • Ari Hest - Spot on Kirk | September 23
  • Ana Popovic - Harvester Performance Center | September 26
  • The Toasters - The Vatican Bistro | September 27
  • Dawes - Harvester Performance Center | September 28
  • Roanoke Symphony Orchestra & Ellis Hall: Ray, Motown & Beyond - Salem Civic Center | September 29
  • Atlas Road Crew - Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill | September 30

For a complete list, visit the Music section of our website. It has information about local venues and links to performance calendars.

You can also get ideas to plan your next music adventure by checking our recent blog post: 20 Experiences for Music Lovers in Virginia’s Blue Ridge