MARKET SQUARE JAM
Every Wednesday June- September in Market Square Park. 8pm-10pm. All are welcome
2016 Host Bands
August 17 Sugar Run Band
August 24 New River Bound
August 31 Hoyt Street Hotshots
September 7 The Happy Hollow String Band
September 14 Mac and Cheese
September 21 Sam Linkous and Friends
September 28 Indian Run String Band
For more information visit www.blacksburg.gov/marketsquarejam Henderson Lawn Stage, Virginia Tech Campus
Introducing the Blacksburg Drum Circle!
The Blacksburg Drum Circle is starting as a Friday night Sidewalk Stage happening in Blacksburg. The drum circle will begin on June 3rd and happen every Friday night from 7:30-9:30 at the Blacksburg Farmers Market.
So come one, come all! Bring your drums, bring your tambourines, bring your pots and pans, bring your hula-hoops, bring the kids, and bring your dancing feet!
Friday, August 12 7:30-9:30
Friday, August 19 7:30-9:30
Friday, August 26 7:30-9:30
UP ON THE ROOF
Mark your calendars for the 2016 Up on the Roof season! Our events are the LAST Thursday of every month from April - Sept. from 5:30pm - 8pm on APRIL 28th, May 26th, June 30th, July 28th, Aug 25th, Sept 29th. We are looking forward to another successful season of rooftop events, amazing local bands, local eats and craft beer and vodka - and of course, the best place to mix and mingle with old friends and new! Please contact us if you'd like to sponsor our event and support the community in this way. We are also looking for charities wanted to trade a booth space for volunteers! Please contact us here.
Please look over our description for our policies. UOTR is an all volunteer run event organized by our dedicated committee. Admission is $4 includes one drink and food, $9 includes 3 drinks and food - $1 reusable cup. Non drinkers pay $4. Looking forward to seeing you there. UOTR is a registered non-profit. After covering the costs of our event, we give back to our community. UOTR is the proud supporter of the Downtown Blacksburg Mural Project, the 16 Blocks Frogs Project, Mix at the Mac, The Montgomery County Christmas Store, and United Way. Thank you for making it possible!
Spread the word! Be Young. Be Fun. Be Local. Be Social!
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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.
All times are 6 to 8:30 pm. No cover; tips are suggested.
Fri, Aug 12 Brian Peters, jazz and popular standards played on vibraphone in the style of a solo pianist
Sat, Aug 13 Bobby Parker, singer/guitarist, playing cozy folk music, blues and ragtime on 6- and 12-string guitar
Fri, Aug 19 Ed Bridge & Dr. John Hassler, classical guitar duets
Sat, Aug 20 Eric Lanoue, singer/songwriter and guitarist with an eclectic mix of unique styles
Fri, Aug 26 Leslie Brooks, singer/songwriter performing solo with guitar, playing jazz, blues, and popular favorites
Sat, Aug 27 Tim & Maggie, flute & guitar duo, playing folk, classical and jazz
TOP OF THE STAIRS
Tuesday – Karaoke
Thursday – DJ Markus
Friday – Acoustic Act
Let your hair down and show us your wicked side! Whether you can belt a tune or just think you can, we want you at Wicked Taco on Wednesday nights for Karaoke+Tacos. Karaoke Wednesdays begin 10/21 and will be held from 9PM-Midnight. Tone deaf et al, bring on the entertainment!
CHAMPS SPORTS BAR & CAFE
Every Wednesday Karaoke with DJ Rob
For specific information on Downtown Blacksburg Events
Laureen Blakemore, Director