Waynesboro's Live Music Scene ROCKS

April 01, 2024
Arts & Culture, Craft Beverage

Tucked away in Virginia's picturesque Shenandoah Valley, right off the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive, Waynesboro has an unexpected music scene for a city of under 25,000. From a laid-back acoustic open mic night to outdoor pavilions with live music every weekend, local music festivals, and an 800 person venue that hosts national acts, Waynesboro truly has something for fans of every genre. Dive in with us as we cover all the music venues that makes Waynesboro a top-notch destination for live tunes!

 

 

Groovin’ at the Greenway 

Thursday nights from May to the end of July enjoy a free concert at Constitution Park! This season starts May 23rd with Little Walter & the Convictions and hosts local favorites all season long with bands like Who Shot John and Sundried Opossum. There is also a food truck for the evening and kid's activities hosted by Blue Ridge Children's Museum. So grab your lawn chair and get ready for live music all summer long!

Wayne on Main 

The last Wednesday of the month from May until August you can dance on the street in front of the Wayne Theatre’s marquee while enjoying concessions from the Wayne and local food trucks. Enjoy Jack and Davis Reid on May 29th, which caps off the annual Tour the Town in downtown Waynesboro! The Wayne also hosts national acts and produces their own musicals all throughout the year, as well as offering classic movies every Monday and lots of pay-what-you-will programming. Check out their calendar for a complete list of events!

Hiker Fest

Hiker Fest is back in 2024 with a day of free live music! Hobojac, Who Shot John, and The Wilson Springs Hotel will be playing the day away while you enjoy some Basic City brews, practice some yoga, get some henna, browse local artisans, and more! Celebrate the hundreds of AT thru hikers who come through Waynesboro every year and all things outdoors!

The Foundry

Waynesboro’s newest and largest live music venue, The Foundry hosts nationally known and local acts in the renovated Virginia Metalcrafters factory. Grab a Basic City beer, a cocktail, and some delicious food and watch your favorite bands! Check out their upcoming shows!

Plaza Antigua 

Enjoy live music most weeks Thursday through Sunday at Plaza’s fantastic outdoor concert pavilion. Enjoy elevated Mexican cuisine, homemade margaritas and the best guac in the Valley while listening to live music under the starts. Save the date for Plaza's huge Cinco de Mayo celebration and the annual Reggae Fest on July 29th.

The Fishin’ Pig 

The Pig Pen is open for concerts! Enjoy live music Fridays and Saturdays with an outdoor bar, special Pig Pen menu including delicious BBQ, and plenty of seating. Be sure to keep up with their band line up here!

3rd Generations Grill

3rd Generations Grill hosts popular local bands and soloists every Friday and Saturday while serving great cocktails and delicious pub food.

Green Leaf Grill

For soothing acoustic tunes while enjoying delicious dinner and drinks every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Tuesday head to Green Leaf for dinner.

Bottles

Bottles hosts a dance party every Friday night with DJ Groovematic, but they have on demand karaoke anytime they're open. Click here for hours and info.

 
Seven Arrows Brewing

Along with hosting live music every Saturday, Seven Arrows also hosts open mic the first Tuesday of every month. They are also the home of Nobos Kitchen and excellent craft beer.  

Barren Ridge Vineyards

Barren Ridge offers free live music Saturdays, Sundays, and Wednesdays on their patio overlooking acres of grape vines with the perfect view of the sunset.

Stable Craft Brewing

Visit this destination farm brewery for live music most Fridays and Saturdays and lots of fun and unique events throughout the year.

Waynesboro Music

Waynesboro Music is the go-to for all of your instrument needs! If you need a new guitar or banjo, want to learn how to play, or want to jam out on a Saturday this is definitely the place for you. 

 

View Waynesboro’s complete calendar of events here.

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