Virginia's Blue Ridge is now open in the Phase Three stage of the Commonwealth's Forward Virginia plan. Learn more about the program and what it means for various types of businesses & experiences in the region with our Phase Three Guidelines page. Phase Three >
The city of Salem in Virginia’s Blue Ridge hosts many of the biggest names in music throughout the year with concerts at the Salem Civic Center. There are also local and regional bands with performances at special events, such as the annual Salem After 5 concert series.
In addition to great music, you can also see locally-created art and special exhibitions at the Olin Hall Galleries at Roanoke College.
The cultural scene of Salem is showcased throughout the year at special events, including during the fall at the popular Olde Salem Days, which has become one of Virginia’s premier arts & craft festivals.
Below is a list of arts & culture related businesses and organizations in Salem.