Live Music in Downtown Blacksburg

Visit the venues' website for details

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.

Champs Sportsbar & Cafe

Join us for Karaoke every Wednesday night starting at 10pm

Friday Night Outdoor Concerts

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

July 19 - Surrender Dorothy (Class Rock & Rockabilly)
July 26 - Rick Strickland Band (Beach & Shag)

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.)

Gillie's Vegetarian Restaurant

Music from 6:30-8:30pm

Fri Aug 9th Nice Couch-Roanoke singer/songwriter duo
Sat Aug 10th Flip Shoemaker-solo jazz guitar
Fri Aug 16th American Roots-swing & blues acoustic duo
Sat Aug 17th Furious Jones-local singer/songwriter
Fri Aug 23rd Justin Craig-solo jazz guitar
Sat Aug 24th Tina & Her Pony- cello, guitar & vocal duo from Asheville
Fri Aug 30th Justin Craig-solo jazz guitar
Sat Aug 31st Wine & Roses-jazz group led by Bob McGraw

India Garden

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

Friday July 19: Ben Slaughter: Pianist blending jazz, Latin, pop and R&B in his own style
Saturday July 20: Al Coffey: (The Swiss Army Musician) Extraordinary multi-instrumentalist &
vocalist/songwriter from Roanoke playing varied styles.

Friday July 26: Karas Duet: Kristy's lovely voice and Rick's awesome guitar accompaniment
entertain with a mix of eclectic favorites & original tunes
Sat July 27: Kirsti Kaldro: Celtic harpist playing a mix of classical & popular songs

Moss Arts Center

SEPT 13
Dance Theatre of Harlem
This internationally acclaimed, history-making company returns to the Moss Arts Center with a program that includes a new ballet as part of American Evolution, which marks the 400th anniversary of historical and defining events in Virginia.

SEPT 17
National Geographic Live: "Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice"
David Doubilet, underwater photographer, and Jennifer Hayes, aquatic biologist and photojournalist

SEPT 20
wild Up: "Future Folk"
wild Up is the ultimately flexible, go anywhere, play anything modern music collective led by Christopher Rountree, artistic director and conductor.

Market Square Jam

Location: Market Square Park
100 Draper Rd SW
Time: 8-10pm

7/17 Eight Point Star String Band

7/24 Farm Use Only

7/31 Indian Run String Band

8/7 Eight Point Star String Band

8/14 LP Kelly and the Trash Pickers

8/21 Eight Point Star String Band

8/28 The Happy Hollow String Band

9/4 Mac and Cheese

9/11 Mac and Cheese

9/18 The McKenzies

9/25 Indian Run String Band

Top Of The Stairs

Bburg Comedy Summer Showcase

The Blacksburg Comedy Club is kicking off its summer series with a jam packed banger of a showcase, Comics from Blacksburg, Roanoke, Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Richmond and all parts in between converge for a night of comedy that you don't want to miss. We'll be joined by Ben House, Justin Wyer, Brandon Spangler, Danielle Kang, Colby Knight, John Marg, David McCallie, Matthew Borin, Grant Klich, Mauricio Singleton, Jake Snyder, Juan Nicholas Guacheta and Kristina Montouri! Your host as always Robert Hockett has some important announcements for the summer shows, including the brackets for the Blacksburg Roast Battle, as well as a special BCC reunion show! Don't miss out, only 6 bucks gets you a great night of standup, show starts ar 9:30!

Up On The Roof

Up on The Roof is Blacksburg Premier Creative Professional's mixer. We meet on the last Thursday of every month (April through Sept) on the rooftop of the Kent Square parking lot from 5:30-8pm - it is a happy hour networking social. The event was originally designed to bring fun locals, grad students and professionals together for the purposes of socializing and enjoying our downtown venues. Food (happy hour samples), beer and vodka mixers are available with a $5 or $10 donation! Reusable cups are $1. Blacksburg is a great place to be! Downtown Events Inc., the non-profit that produces of Up on the Roof, is first and foremost a social organization with a mission to connect newcomers, locals and creative professionals in Blacksburg. Come and join us! Be Local. Be Social.

Dates for 2019

May 29
June 27
July 25
August 29
September 26

Whitebarrel Wine Bar

JUN 28
True North Live at Whitebarrel Winery!
Fri 6 PM

AUG 30
True North Live at WhiteBarrel Winery!
Fri 6 PM

NOV 10
True North Live at Whitebarrel Wine Bar!
Sun 3 PM

Champs Sportsbar & Cafe

111 N. Main St.
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Casual sports bar with multiple HD TV's to catch your favorite team while enjoying freshly prepared sandwiches, wraps, burgers and wings. If we can't get your game, nobody can!

Gillie's Restaurant

153 College Ave.
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Serving Blacksburg since 1974, Gillie's serves a variety of vegetarian & seafood specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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.

Poor Billy's

201 N. Main St
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Handcut steaks, fresh seafood and seafood.

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

Located in the heart of downtown Blacksburg. Here you can a relaxing night of great food, pick from a large beer list and listen to music from local bands. Our recently opened craft beer store has one of the best selections in all of SW Virginia. Come by and see what's going on at The Cellar tonight. Also call us to check out what we have on special today - Cheers!

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.