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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, and Deschutes Brewery 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.

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. You might also like our blog post featuring the Best Experiences for Music Lovers in Virginia's Blue Ridge >

The following is a list of events in Downtown Roanoke that feature live music.

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