2016 Host Bands
June 1 Katie and the Bubbatones
June 8 The Happy Hollow String Band
June 15 Indian Run String Band
*Celebrating the Crooked Road Mountains of Music Homecoming Festival
June 10-18
June 22 Hoyt Street Hotshots
June 29 Sam Linkous and Friends
July 6 Katie and the Bubbatones
July 13 Farm Use Only
July 20 Mac and Cheese
July 27 Eddie, Frank, and Friends
August 3 Indian Run String Band
August 10 The Happy Hollow String Band
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 Henderson Lawn Stage, Virginia Tech Campus

Friday Night Outdoor Concerts

(Rainsite: Old Dominion Ballroom, Squires Student Center)
6 pm - 7:30 pm
Admission: FREE

June 3 - Domino Band (R&B)
June 10 - Rick Strickland Band (Beach & Shag)
June 17 - Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul (Blue-eyed Soul)
June 24 - Surrender Dorothy (Classic Rock and Country)
July 8 - Crossties (Bluegrass)
July 15 - Gerry Timlin (Irish Singer)
July 22 - Zydeco-a-go-go (New Orleans-style Jazz)
Panjammers (Steel Drums) (5:50--6:10 pm)
Megan Jean & KFB (Gypsy Jazz/Americana) (6:15-7:30 pm)

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, June 3 7:30-9:30
Friday, June 10 7:30-9:30
Saturday, June 18 Time To Be Announced (Summer Solstice Fest)
Friday, June 24 7:30-9:30
Friday, July 1 8:00-10:00 (after Vintage Market)
Friday, July 8 7:30-9:30
Friday, July 15 7:30-9:30
Friday, July 22 7:30-9:30
Friday, July 29 7:30-9:30
Friday, August 5 7:30-9:30 (Steppin' Out)
Friday, August 12 7:30-9:30
Friday, August 19 7:30-9:30
Friday, August 26 7:30-9:30


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!

More Details at:


Dinner 7PM
Justin Craig every Friday at 6pm

May 4-9pm WUVT Wakes // Boyscott
May 5-7pm The Jangling Sparrows
May 7- 7pm JBR3

May 12- 7pm Old Man Kelly
May 14-7pm John Hildreth

May 19-7pm Bobby Parker
May 21-7pm Furious Jones

May 26- 7pm Matt Walsh
June 2- 7pm 2BOBS 4U

Late Night 10 PM



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.

Thursday, July 21-9:00pm-Live Irish Music


Music is from 6 to 8:30 pm. No cover; tips are appreciated.

Fri June 3 Bobby Parker, singer/guitarist, playing cozy folk music, blues and ragtime on 6- and 12-string guitar
Sat June 4 Brian Peters, jazz and popular standards played on vibraphone in the style of a solo pianist

Fri June 10 Levi Moneyhun, singer/guitarist playing an eclectic mix of jazz, folk, and indie covers
Sat June 11 Ed Bridge & Dr. John Hassler, classical guitar duets

Fri June 17 Melissa Mcsherry, singer/pianist, presenting inspirational piano compositions and top 40 covers
Sat June 18 Leslie Brooks, singer/songwriter performing solo with guitar, playing jazz, blues, and popular favorites

Fri June 24 Art Tuchler, acoustic guitarist playing original improvisational compositions
Sat June 25 Eric Lanoue, singer/songwriter and guitarist with an eclectic mix of unique styles


Every Week
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!


Every Wednesday Karaoke with DJ Rob

For specific information on Downtown Blacksburg Events

Please contact:
Laureen Blakemore, Director
Tel: 540-951-0454

Downtown Blacksburg, Inc.  |  P.O. Box 233  |  Blacksburg, Virginia 24063  |  (540) 951-0454  |