Every year, fun concert series take place throughout the parks of Fairfax County, Virginia. Performances are free and feature a variety of musical genres, including pop, rock, R & B, bluegrass, classical, big band and more. There is something for everyone. Grab your chairs or blankets and a picnic and relax in the parks this summer!
Here is a handy list of upcoming performances so you can plan your schedule.
Lee District Nights at Lee District Park (Wednesdays 7:30-8:30)
August 1: The Pietasters (Ska) at Lee District Park
August 8: Sharon Clark Quartet (Jazz)
August 15: The Nighthawks (Blues)
August 22: Junkyard Band (GoGo Band)
August 29: The United States Navy “Cruisers” (Pop/Rock)
Mount Vernon Nights at Grist Mill Park (Fridays 7:30-8:30)
July 27: Chaise Lounge Band (Jazz/Lounge/Swing) at Grist Mill Park
August 3: Southpaw Country (Country) at Grist Mill Park
August 10: Ryanhood (Acoustic Rock)
August 17: Justin Trawick and the Common Good (Urban Rock)
August 24: Bill Kirchen (Rockabilly)
August 31: The Sweetback Sisters (Country)
Mount Vernon Nights at the Workhouse Arts Center (Saturdays 7-8)
July 28: Mariachi Los Amigos (Mariachi) at the Workhouse Arts Center
August 4: BrewFest (for details, visit workhousearts.org; tickets required)
August 11: Kevin Maines and The Volts (Soul/Blues/Jazz)
August 18: Bill and the Belles (Country/Roots)
August 25: Washington Balalaika Orchestra (Russian)
Braddock Nights at Lake Accotink Park (Fridays 7:30-8:30)
July 27: Marian McLaughlin Ensemble (Chamber/Folk) at Lake Accotink Park
August 3: Empty Bottle String Band (Oldtime String) at Lake Accotink Park
August 10: The Ragbirds (Folk/Roots/Pop)
August 17: City of Fairfax Band ‘Alte Kameraden German Band’ (German)
August 24: Stacy Brooks Band (Blues)
Spotlight by Starlight at Mason District Park (Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 7:30)
July 27: Chris Urquiaga Band (Pop/R&B/Latin)
July 29: The Hall Brothers (Rock & Roll)
August 1: Kings Park Band (Concert)
August 3: Gold Top County Ramblers (String Rock/Bluegrass)
August 5 Sunday Andrew Acosta Band (Acoustic Roots)
August 8: Billy Coulter (Roots Rock/Pop)
August 10: Daryl Davis (Swing)
August 12: Mystic Warriors (Andean)
August 15: The Back Roads Band (Country)
August 17: DuPont Bras (Soul)
August 19: The United States Air Force ‘Airmen of Note’ (Big Band)
August 22: The United States Navy ‘Sea Chanters’ (Chorale)
August 24: Tom Principato Band (Blues)
Springfield Nights at Burke Lake Park (Wednesdays 7-8:30)
August 8: The Colin Thompson Band (Blues/Rock)
August 15: Dr. FU (Rock/Cover Band)
August 22: The Johnny Artis Band (R&B)
There are other concert series throughout Fairfax County, including ones in Fairfax, Herndon and Vienna. Click here for a complete list of all of the many events!
Let us know what shows you are planning to attend–maybe we’ll see you around!
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