Live Music in Downtown Blacksburg

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Friday Night Outdoor Concerts

Summer Arts Festival

Henderson Lawn Stage, Virginia Tech Campus
(Rainsite: Old Dominion Ballroom, Squires Student Center)
6 pm - 7:30 pm
Admission: FREE

June 2 - Surrender Dorothy (Classic Rock and Country)
June 9 - Jamtastics (Smooth R&B Jazz)
June 16 - Gerry Timlin (Irish Singer)
June 23 - Rick Strickland Band (Beach & Shag)
July 7 - Crossties (Bluegrass)
July 14 - Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul (Blue-eyed Soul)
July 21 - Domino Band (R&B, Soul, and Variety)
July 28 - Zydeco-a-Go-Go (New Orleans-style Jazz)

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnics, and families for a warm summer evening of music on the Virginia Tech Campus in Blacksburg, Virginia!
(Henderson Lawn is located at the corner of Main St. and College Ave.)

Market Square Jam

Blacksburg's Market Square Jam - Every Wednesday beginning June 1 and each successive Wednesday through September 28, 2017 - 8 pm - 10:00 pm

Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam is an official Crooked Road affiliated venue that provides fun and entertainment on Wednesday evenings, June through September. The Jam takes place at Market Square Park from 8-10 p.m. Catering to traditional old time music, the Market Square Jam brings regional musicians together to pick a tune, enjoy fun times with their friends and family, and take in all that downtown Blacksburg has to offer.

For more information about the jam or to inquire about being a host band contact the Town of Blacksburg Community Relations Office at 540-961-1199 or email

Champs Sports Bar & Cafe

Every Wednesday Karaoke with DJ Rob

India Garden

All times are 6 to 8:30 pm. No cover; tips are suggested.

Fri June 2 Daniel Burton, solo guitarist, playing a wide variety of genres, including classical, jazz, and pop with vocal
Sat June 3 Chris Spradling, singer/songwriter performing a large range of musical styles from standards to originals on guitar and piano

Fri June 9 Leslie Brooks, singer/songwriter performing solo with guitar, playing jazz, blues, and popular favorites
Sat June 10 Marc Baskind, singer/guitarist, playing jazz standards, Latin jazz, and swing

Fri June 16 Ed Bridge & Dr. John Hassler, classical guitar duets
Sat June 17 Eric Lanoue, singer/songwriter and guitarist with an eclectic mix of unique styles

Fri June 23 Joy Truskowski, singer/songwriter, performing acoustic indie folk pop originals and covers
Sat June 24 Tim & Maggie, flute & guitar duo, playing folk, classical, and jazz

Fri June 30 Brian Peters, jazz and popular standards played on vibraphone in the style of a solo pianist

Sycamore Deli

We love hosting events @ Sycamore! For more info regarding events please see our Facebook Page:

The Cellar

Open blues mic w/ The Blue Monday Band 9pm-12:30am- No cover! Show up early if you want to play, the sign-up sheet fills up fast! Every Monday.

Top Of The Stairs

Every Week
Tuesday – Karaoke
Thursday – DJ Markus
Friday – Acoustic Act

Champs Sports Bar & Cafe

111 N. Main St.
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Cafe, Restaurant and Sports bar in the heart of downtown Blacksburg. Catering available.

Gillie's Restaurant

153 College Ave.
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Blacksburg's finest Vegetarian Restaurant!

Green's Grill & Sushi Bar

109A College Avenue
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Serving Sushi, Wraps, Salads & More.

India Garden

210 Prices Fork Rd.
Blacksburg, VA 24060

A richly-varied menu of fresh, natural ingredients, wholesome sauces and flavorful spices.

She-Sha Cafe & Hookah Lounge

211 Draper Rd.
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Providing Blacksburg with a uniquely artistic atmosphere where our customers can relax and enjoy a taste of our internationally inspired cuisine.

Social House

103 S.Main Street
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Providing a unique brunch, soups and chopsticks dining experience in Downtown Blacksburg at the Historic "Old Taylor Frames" House.

Sycamore Deli

211- B Draper Rd
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Offering a VERY large selection of great sandwiches, wraps, melts,and subs.

The Cellar Restaurant

302 N. Main St.
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Enjoy a relaxing night of great food, pick from a large beer list, and listen to music from local bands.

The Lyric Theatre

135 College Ave.
Blacksburg, VA 24060

A not-for-profit movie theatre and community center in the heart of downtown Blacksburg, Virginia.

The Moss Arts Center

190 Alumni Mall,
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech transforms lives through exploration and engagement with the arts and creative process.

Top of the Stairs

217 College Ave.
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Offering a variety of activities and events where friends can meet and feel at home.