Downtown Roanoke Live Music

Concerts & Music in Downtown Roanoke, VA

Downtown Roanoke is one of the best spots to enjoy live music in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

With weekly concert series and jam sessions, breweries and bars that regularly host live performances, and a variety of venues for major concerts, Downtown Roanoke features an eclectic musical scene.

The following is a list of some of the most popular music venues in Downtown Roanoke:

The Spot on Kirk - Downtown Roanoke

If you’re looking for a combined dining & live music experience, check out restaurants like Blue 5, Martin’s, and Sidewinders, which are all known for regularly offering live music.

Downtown Roanoke breweries such as Big Lick Brewing Company, Starr Hill Pilot Brewery & Side Stage, Twisted Track Brewpub, A Few Old Goats, and Golden Cactus Brewing are great spots to have a craft beer and enjoy the occasional band, performer, or jam session.

In addition to concerts and performances, many of the special events and festivals that take place in Downtown Roanoke often include live music.

A few of the signature annual events featuring music include:

  • Local Colors Festival
  • Down by Downtown Music Festival
  • Festival in the Park
  • Henry Street Festival
  • Roanoke GO Outside Festival

Down by Downtown Music Festival Roanoke

And if you’re an avid music fan, make some time to also stop by Fret Mill Music Co., an awesome local shop located on Salem Avenue near the City Market Building.

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