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Live Music in Alexandria

Alexandria doesn't just attract visitors in search of an incredible getaway; it also draws in musicians, both locally-known names and chart-toppers, looking to share their craft with lively audiences at music venues, restaurants and historic sites. The Legendary Birchmere Music Hall has housed top musicians Johnny Cash, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Ray Charles, as well as many other artists on their journey to fame. At the Grille at Morrison House, enthusiastic crowds swoon to live piano tunes as they dine on classic American bites, giving new meaning to "dinner and a show."

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Happening This Month

Justin Townes Earle

  • September 17, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $29.50
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle is an American singer-songwriter and musician. Earle recently signed with Vagrant Records and has released five albums with Bloodshot Records since 2007.

The Walin' Jennys

  • September 19, 2014 to September 20, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $39.50
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
The Walin' Jennys

The Wailin' Jennys are a Canadian music group. They have released several albums and received a Juno Award.

Dance in the Gallery: Abigail Wallace Dance

Dance in the Gallery: Abigail Wallace Dance

Our personalities are molded by genetics and interpersonal interactions. In every situation we decide what to show and what to hide. ACW Dances presents Optimal Distinctiveness, a group dance about ... Learn More

Tower of Power

  • September 25, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $55
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Tower of Power

Tower of Power is an American R&B-based horn section and band, originating in Oakland, California, that has been performing since 1968.

CRAVE

CRAVE

CRAVE is a micro-granting dinner supporting creative projects in the DC area. It's purpose is to encourage and promote the role of artists and art-making in our community as social and civic ... Learn More

Eclipse Chamber Recital

Eclipse Chamber Recital

Jan Chong (violin), Eugena Chang (cello), Ellen Hwangbo (piano). Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 3; Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 2., concert will begin at 3:00 p.m. and conclude at 4:30 pm, info 703-637-2770 ... Learn More

Ralph Stanley

  • September 28, 2014
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Venue: Birchmere
  • Admission: $35
  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Phone: 703-549-7500
  • Visit Website
Ralph Stanley

Ralph Stanley, is an American bluegrass artist, known for his distinctive singing and banjo playing.

On-Going Events

Bluegrass Brunch at FireFlies

  • September 21, 2014
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Times: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Venue: Fireflies Bar & Restaurant
  • Admission: Free
  • 1501 Mt. Vernon Ave.
  • Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Phone: 703-548-7200
  • Visit Website
Bluegrass Brunch at FireFlies

Every Sunday we have Bluegrass brunch with Bob Perilla's Big Hillbilly Bluegrass. The band is highly regarded as bluegrass royalty. They play from 11-2 and we serve awesome brunch from our exciting ... Learn More

Open Mic Night

  • September 23, 2014 to October 07, 2014 (Every Tuesday)
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday
  • Venue: John Strongbow's Tavern
  • 710 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Phone: 703-836-4000
  • Visit Website
Open Mic Night

Join us for Open Mic Night every Tuesday night in The Great Hall. Prizes for the best musician's and you get the chance to judge the performers! So if you want to perform, e-mail us back and let us ... Learn More

 

 


 

Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association
221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-3301 or 800-388-9119
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