summer concerts in Lynchburg, VA

Here's a list of all the summer concerts happening in Lynchburg, VA this year. Be sure to check out our Summer Giveaways for free tickets to some of these events!

Muscadine Bloodline @ Phase 2

Breakout Country Stars Muscadine Bloodline return to Lynchburg! The Independent Duo has made a quick ascent in Country music through a devout fan base and authentic sound.

Showtime:

  • Friday, June 1st @ 8pm-11pm

An Evening with Andrew Lloyd Webber @ Mill Mountain Theatre

Over the past 50 years, much of the most memorable theatre music has been the creation of English composer and impresario, Andrew Lloyd Webber. Knighted by the Queen in 1992 for his service to music, Lloyd Webber composed The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats, the recent School of Rock, and many others. MMT’s intimate concert format encourages you to hum along to your favorites.

Showtime:

  • Friday, June 1st @7:30pm
  • Saturday, June 2nd @ 7:30pm

Music in the Blue Ridge @ Devils Backbone Brewing Co.

All General Admission tickets include full access to all facilities at Basecamp and all activities including the Pop Up Beer Tastings from 5-6 PM and Little Planets Family Activity area

Showtime:

  • Saturday, June 2nd @ 4:30pm-10pm

Naughty by Nature & Big Daddy Kane @ Riverfront Park

Join Academy Center of the Arts and the Historic Theatre Restoration Partners for the June Riverfront Park Concert featuring Naughty by Nature and Big Daddy Kane.

Showtime:

  • Saturday, June 9th @ 5pm-10:30pm

Grayson Ty @ Beale's

Join Beale's as they have Grayson Ty as their guest for the night. 

Showtime:

  • Saturday, June 9th @5pm-8pm

Echoes of Appalachia @ Bower Center for the Arts

Going back to our roots! Echoes of Appalachia will have you stomping your feet and singing along as Spectrum Arts Society brings you Bluegrass and folks songs.

Showtime:

  • Saturday, June 9th @ 7pm

Will Kimbrough @ Riverviews Artspace

In the music business, the type of person who can sing, write songs, and play multiple instruments, as well as engineer and produce music in a recording studio is considered gifted. When such a person is also an internationally touring performer, bandleader, record producer, and 2004 Americana Music Association Instrumentalist of the Year, you might call them a musical “renaissance man.”

Showtime:

  • Sunday, June 10th @ 7pm-9:30pm

Dr. Danny @ Speakertree

Come out and see Dr Danny at Speakertree! Featuring Danny Ayala of The Lemon Twigs. 

Showtime:

  • Sunday, June 10th @ 7pm-10pm

Rodney Atkins @ Phase 2

ACM Award Winner and Country Music Veteran Rodney Atkins finally returns to Lynchburg, Virginia!

Showtime:

  • Friday, June 15th @ doors open: 7pm | show begins: 8pm

Drake Bell @ Speakertree

Speakertree is happy to announce Drake Bell is coming to Speakertree. Come see Drake Bell live and stripped down at Speakertree June 18th.

Showtimes:

  • Sunday, June 17th @ 7pm-10pm- Sold Out
  • Monday, June 18th @ 7pm-10pm- Sold Out

Geoff Tate's 30th Anniversary or Operation: Mindcrime @ Phase 2

Geoff Tate celebrates the 30th Anniversary of one of the best-selling rock concept albums, Operation: Mindcrime - certified Platinum and named as one of the “100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums Of All Time”. Come again and follow Nikki through his journey of a corrupt society as he gets involved with a revolutionary group along with Father William, Dr. X and Sister Mary.

Showtime:

  • Sunday, June 17th @ doors open: 6:30pm | show begins: 7:30pm

Jimmie's Chicken Shack: 25th Anniversary Tour @ Phase 2

Jimmie's Chicken Shack is an American alternative rock band from Annapolis, Maryland. They emerged through MTV as one of the first post-grunge bands of the era.

Showtime:

  • Friday, June 22nd @ doors open: 7pm | show begins: 8pm

REV RUN with Special Guest: Celebrity DJ Ruckus @ Cheers Lynchburg: Riverfront Park

Summer in Lynchburg is synonymous to live music and great food with family and friends. MG Productions & Lynchburg Concerts’ premier outdoor concert series, Cheers to the Weekend, will be held in Summer 2018, with a stellar line-up of bands you won’t want to miss, at one of Lynchburg’s most beautiful outdoor venues. Enjoy amazing local and national bands; alongside Lynchburg’s hometown talent.

Showtime:

  • Friday, June 22nd @ 7pm-10pm

TBA @ Cheers Lynchburg: Riverfront Park

Summer in Lynchburg is synonymous to live music and great food with family and friends. MG Productions & Lynchburg Concerts’ premier outdoor concert series, Cheers to the Weekend, will be held in Summer 2018, with a stellar line-up of bands you won’t want to miss, at one of Lynchburg’s most beautiful outdoor venues. Enjoy amazing local and national bands; alongside Lynchburg’s hometown talent.

Showtime:

  • Friday, June 29th @ 7pm-10pm

Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening @ Phase 2

Bonham's Iconic Zeppelin Experience has Wow'd Millions Across the Globe consistently performing on the World's Largest Classic Rocks Tours of the Year. Now, the Live Concert Experience Debuts in Lynchburg, Virginia this Summer to bring Central Virginia A Zeppelin Evening Unlike Any Other.

Showtime:

  • Sunday, July 1st @ doors open: 7pm | show begins: 8pm

The Worx @ Cheers Lynchburg: Riverfront Park

Summer in Lynchburg is synonymous to live music and great food with family and friends. MG Productions & Lynchburg Concerts’ premier outdoor concert series, Cheers to the Weekend, will be held in Summer 2018, with a stellar line-up of bands you won’t want to miss, at one of Lynchburg’s most beautiful outdoor venues. Enjoy amazing local and national bands; alongside Lynchburg’s hometown talent.

Showtime:

  • Friday, July 6th @ 7pm-10pm

Lit @ Phase 2

ince their formation in the mid-90s, Lit has paved a unique path to success that continues on today. The hit records A Place in the Sun (1999) and Atomic (2001) spawned mega-singles “My Own Worst Enemy," "Zip-Lock," "Miserable," and “Lipstick and Bruises”... as well as a decade of sold-out crowds, major label deals and world tours. An 11-week No.1 single, platinum records, all fueled by a dedicated and active fanbase. 

Showtime:

  • Sunday, July 8th @ doors open: 6pm | show begins: 7pm

Dragonfly @ Cheers Lynchburg: Riverfront Park

Summer in Lynchburg is synonymous to live music and great food with family and friends. MG Productions & Lynchburg Concerts’ premier outdoor concert series, Cheers to the Weekend, will be held in Summer 2018, with a stellar line-up of bands you won’t want to miss, at one of Lynchburg’s most beautiful outdoor venues. Enjoy amazing local and national bands; alongside Lynchburg’s hometown talent.

Showtime:

  • Friday, July 13th @ 7pm-10pm

Off the Cuff @ Charley's Restaurant

Lynchburg Laughs presents 'OFF the CUFF' for a night of fun and laughter. You've seen it on television, now you can see LIVE Improvisational Comedy, right here in Lynchburg! Watch as we create comedic scenes based on your suggestions!

Showtime:

  • Friday, July 15th @ 9pm

TBA @ Cheers Lynchburg: Riverfront Park

Summer in Lynchburg is synonymous to live music and great food with family and friends. MG Productions & Lynchburg Concerts’ premier outdoor concert series, Cheers to the Weekend, will be held in Summer 2018, with a stellar line-up of bands you won’t want to miss, at one of Lynchburg’s most beautiful outdoor venues. Enjoy amazing local and national bands; alongside Lynchburg’s hometown talent.

Showtime:

  • Friday, July 20th @ 7pm-10pm

Whiskey Myers @ Cheers Lynchburg: Riverfront Park

Summer in Lynchburg is synonymous to live music and great food with family and friends. MG Productions & Lynchburg Concerts’ premier outdoor concert series, Cheers to the Weekend, will be held in Summer 2018, with a stellar line-up of bands you won’t want to miss, at one of Lynchburg’s most beautiful outdoor venues. Enjoy amazing local and national bands; alongside Lynchburg’s hometown talent.

Showtime:

  • Friday, July 27th @ 7pm-10pm

Black Label Society @ Phase 2

Black Label Society bandleader Zakk Wylde wields his guitar like a Viking weapon, bashing out thick riffage and squeezing out expressive squeals as if the glory of his Berserker brotherhood depends upon every single note, which of course, it does.

Showtime:

  • Friday, August 3rd @ doors open: 6:30pm | show begins: 7:30pm

TBA @ Cheers Lynchburg: Riverfront Park

Summer in Lynchburg is synonymous to live music and great food with family and friends. MG Productions & Lynchburg Concerts’ premier outdoor concert series, Cheers to the Weekend, will be held in Summer 2018, with a stellar line-up of bands you won’t want to miss, at one of Lynchburg’s most beautiful outdoor venues. Enjoy amazing local and national bands; alongside Lynchburg’s hometown talent.

Showtime:

  • Friday, August 3rd @ 7pm-10pm

Upchurch the Redneck @ Phase 2

My name is Ryan Upchurch, AKA: Upchurch The Redneck. I am a comedian from Nashville, TN. I was raised on the outskirts of town where the asphalt turns to dirt. I'm just a regular southern guy from middle Tennessee, with a talent I didn't know I had. Now that I see that, my passion is sharing it with the world! Feel free to share comments and share videos, enjoy life, live laugh and love! 

Showtimes:

  • Saturday, August 4th - Sold Out
  • Sunday, August 5th @ doors open: 7pm | show begins: 8pm

Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters @ Cheers Lynchburg: Riverfront Park

American actor, director, musician and screenwriter, born 4 August 1955 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA.

Showtime:

  • Friday, August 10th @ doors open: 6:30pm | show begins: 7:30pm

Wynonna & The Big Noise @ Riverfront Park

Join the Academy Center of the Arts and Framatome Inc. for the August Riverfront Park Concert featuring Wynonna & The Big Noise

Showtime:

  • Saturday, August 11th @ 5pm-10:30pm

Jackyl @ Phase 2

It’s been 25 years since Jackyl shot out of Georgia with its wild, untamed and uncouth approach to rock ‘n’ roll. Equal parts hard rock, heavy metal and Southern rock, Jackyl formed in 1991 and brought back rock ‘n’ roll back — back to its down-to-earth, wild, fun-loving origins. 

Showtime:

  • Friday, August 17th @ doors open: 7pm | show begins: 8pm

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