As summer transitions into fall and the kids head back to school and college, it’s tempting to mourn balmy days spent vacationing at the beach or lounging poolside. But crisp autumn evenings are just around the corner, bringing fun of their own. Celebrate the in-between season by getting out and enjoying some live music with a few good friends! We’ve got the scoop on where to find live music in and around Wytheville, Virginia.
On August 3rd, Downtown Wytheville hosts its last Classic Car Cruise-In of the summer, while the Town of Wytheville’s After-Hours Concert is happening in Withers Park. Band of Oz will be performing beach music from 6:45 to 9:45pm with $7 admission at the gate.
300 North 4th Street, Wytheville, VA
Located right on Main Street, the Bolling Wilson Hotel is one of Wytheville’s premier destinations for musical events year-round. On Wednesdays from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, catch talented musicians while sipping your favorite red or white for Wine Down Wednesdays. They also offer Jazz Piano Fridays!
170 East Main Street, Wytheville, VA
Did you know you can find live music right in the heart of downtown Wytheville every Thursday night—for free?! The Old Stage Jam takes place at Classic Homes and Farms in the Old Stage Mall on Tazewell Street from 6:30 to 8:30pm and features local musicians playing bluegrass and gospel favorites.
145-A Tazewell Street, Wytheville, VA
First Fridays at the Listening Room at Ron Ireland Studio is like Wytheville’s own “Tiny Desk” concert series. This popular event starts back up for the season on Friday, September 7th with a performance by Todd Burge. Reservations for First Fridays are required and can be booked by calling 888-265-0324.
In addition to delicious produce and local goods, the Wytheville Farmer’s Market features family entertainment on most of its regular season Saturdays. On July 28th, catch live music by Forrest Hite. Click here to view their schedule of events for the remainder of the 2018 season.
210 West Spring Street, Wytheville, VA
In addition to breathtaking panoramic views, Big Walker Lookout offers free admission to front-porch musical performances highlighting bluegrass, gospel, and old-time genres. They’ll feature Jim Crandall on Saturday, August 11th and Mike Gray Gospel on Sunday, August 12th. Later in the month, catch Valley Grass Band on August 19th, Cabin Creek Bluegrass on August 25th, and Jon Gray Gospel on August 26th.
8711 Stoney Fork Road, Wytheville, VA
On the first Saturday of the month, West Wind Winery in Max Meadows features live music outdoors, which pairs perfectly with the food and drink on offer. In August and September, the concert series takes place from 5:00 to 8:00pm.
180 West Wind Drive, Max Meadows, VA
There are several handy event calendars to help you stay in the loop on Wytheville and Wythe County happenings. Downtown Wytheville’s calendar highlights happenings in the downtown business district, while Visit Wytheville’s calendar showcases fun stuff throughout the county. The Chamber of Commerce has an even wider reach, covering their service area of Wytheville, Wythe County, and Bland County.