Music Venues

Attractions & Venues

77 Restaurant

  • Jam session Mondays, from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Food for sale, coffee and water available.

    Fees: none

  • (540) 365-7197

Blue Ridge Institute & Farm Museum

  • At Ferrum College, the official State Center for Blue Ridge Folklore, highlighting folk traditions of western Virginia. The Farm Museum highlights life on 1800-era Virginia-German farmstead. Annual Blue Ridge Folklife Festival, fourth Saturday in October. A Major Venue along the Crooked Road.

    Hours: Galleries and store open year-round, Monday-Saturday. Farm Museum open weekends mid-May through mid-August or by group reservation any day, April through October.

    Fees: $5 adults, $4 children

    Wheelchair accessible.

  • (540) 365-4416
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DQ Bluegrass Band

  • The DQ Bluegrass Band performs each Thursday morning, September through May, from 9 a.m.-10 a.m at the Dairy Queen in Rocky Mount (on Route 40 West). Other musicians are welcome to participate.

    Fees: none

    The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail Affiliate

  • (540) 483-7987

Harvester Performance Center

  • A new, mid-size music venue in downtown Rocky Mount showcasing live performances by local, regional, national, and international artists in a variety of genres. Its intimate setting combined with state-of-the art audio, lighting and video systems, make every show a premiere concert experience and may be the reason it’s been named  the Best Live Music Venue in Southwest Virginia.

  • (540) 484-8277
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J&J Hall

  • The Blue Spruce Band performs Tuesdays, from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Buffet food served at 8:30 p.m. Band featuring “sit-in musicians” follows from 9 p.m.-10 p.m.

    Fees: $5, includes meal

  • (540) 721-4009

Pigg River Community Center

  • Crooked Road Gospel Sing program from March through November on the second Saturday night of the month. Call to confirm schedule and time.

    Fees: none (except for special performances)

  • (540) 483-9135

Redwood Community Building

  • Live country and bluegrass music and dancing every Saturday night from 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Food and drinks available.

    Fees: $5

  • (540) 243-0045

The Crooked Road

  • As the eastern gateway to the Crooked Road, Franklin County soulfully combines the charm of casual venues, musicians by the dozens, and the authentic soundtrack of the Blue Ridge Mountains for an unrivaled, toe-tapping experience.

  • (540) 483-3040
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Waidsboro Ruritan Club

  • Jam sessions September through May on first and third Thursdays, from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Food and drinks available.

    Fees: none

  • (540) 483-1514