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18 Live Music Shows This Week in Fredericksburg

by | Feb 19, 2015 | Arts and Entertainment

By Ashleigh Chevalier

Editor’s Note: I’m tellin’ you, Fredericksburg is the place to be for music. Ashleigh has assembled a great list of options for the week of February 12 – 17, 2015. Thanks, Ashleigh.

Thursday, Feb. 12
Brianna
A fresh voice takes the mic down by the river.
WHERE: Amy’s Café, 103 Cambridge St., Falmouth, VA
WHEN: 6-8:00p.m.
Cover: FREE

Piano Thursday
Dueling Pianos. Fire it up.
WHERE: The Local (Plank Road, Fredericksburg)
WHEN: 8-12:00p.m.
COVER: $5ADV, $10DOOR

Cabin Creek & Save the Arcadian (Modern Folk)
These folk acts have been heating up the circuit for the past year. This double bill will be an upbeat, enjoyable night of Americana music.
WHERE: Kenmore Inn, 1200 Princess Anne St., Downtown Fredericksburg
WHEN: 7:30-10:30p.m.
Cover: FREE

Fredericksburg Jazz Collective Jazz Jam Series: FEATURING GARY GRAINGER
A jazz bass legend hosts The FJC’s monthly jam. Gary Grainger has performed with John Scofield, Dennis Chambers, and Earth Wind and Fire. Yes, he is the real deal, a legend in our midst, at least for this one evening.
WHERE: Colonial Tavern, 406 Lafayette Blvd, Downtown Fredericksburg
WHEN: 9-12p.m.
Cover: FREE

Friday, Feb. 13
Reckless Brigade (Bluegrass)
Scott Buchanon, Glenn Fines, Keith Harrison, Pete Hardy kick off the boots at one of the most historic watering holes in Fredericksburg.
WHERE: The Rec Center, 213 William St, Downtown Fredericksburg
WHEN: 8-11p.m.
Cover: FREE

Nature Boy Explorer, Hang the Lights, Intrepid Trio
These three Indie Rock groups take the stage with their original music. Check out Nature Boy Explorer’s original EP One of These Days.
WHERE: Colonial Tavern, 406 Lafayette Blvd, Downtown Fredericksburg
WHEN: 9p.m.-12.00a.m.
Cover: FREE

N2N Band (R&B/Soul/Funk/Dance)
Get down to the sounds on one of the best dance floors in town.
WHERE: Shannon’s Bar & Grille (Hospitality House), 406 Lafayette Blvd, Central Park Fredericksburg
WHEN: 9p.m.-1:00a.m.
Cover: $7

Saturday, Feb. 14
The Kingbolts Love!
It is all about the rock and roll. You will rock, and if you’re lucky, you will roll. Happy Valentine’s Day to the lovers and the haters. May we all be rock and rollers in the end.
(Learn more about The Kingbolts in Front Porch Magazine this month.)
WHERE: Colonial Tavern, 406 Lafayette Blvd, Downtown Fredericksburg
WHEN: 9p.m.-12.00a.m.
Cover: $5

Mary Triola
Harpist performs for you and yours during dinner!
WHERE: The Blarney Stone, 715 Caroline St., Downtown Fredericksburg
WHEN: 5p.m.
Cover: FREE

Just Us (Country)
Sweetheart Valentine’s Day Dinner & Dance Celebration!
WHERE: Shannon’s Bar & Grille (Hospitality House), 406 Lafayette Blvd, Central Park Fredericksburg
WHEN: 7p.m.-1:00a.m.
Cover: $7

Dueling Pianos
Get sweet with your sweetheart, honky tonk style.
WHERE: The Local (Plank Rd, Fredericksburg)
WHEN: 8-12:00p.m.
COVER: No Cover

Sunday, Feb. 15
Bluegrass Jam
Every Sunday eve, a group of local blue-grassers, head down to the Sunken Well and play music. It is all ages, kid friendly. The food is great. The music is great. And you never know who may show up to sit in…
WHERE: Sunken Well Tavern, 720 Little Page, Downtown Fredericksburg
WHEN: 7:00p.m.
Cover: FREE

Fifty Minutes of Forte
Forte Music Studios hosts a student recital and showcase.
WHERE: Peace United Methodist Church, 801 Maple Grove Dr., Fredericksburg
WHEN: 2:30-3:30p.m.
COVER: Free

Chamber Music Concert Series
A concert in St. George’s chamber music series.
WHERE: St. George’s Episcopal, 905 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg
WHEN: 3-4p.m.
COVER: Free

Monday, Feb. 16
Open Mic with Thom Schiff!
All ages until 10p.m. All instruments, genres, and bands welcome!
WHERE: Colonial Tavern, 406 Lafayette Blvd, Downtown Fredericksburg
WHEN: 8p.m. (Sign Ups begin at 7p.m.)
Cover: FREE

Tuesday, Feb. 17
Open Mic hosted Maddie Paige! Come share your own music at a beautiful spot on the river!
WHERE: Amy’s Café,
WHEN: 7-9p.m.
Cover: FREE

Swamp Trash (swamp rock)
The band breaks it down acoustically, performing original and favorite classic American rock and roll, Great music. Great art. Great food and beverages.
WHERE: Bistro Bethem, Downtown Fredericksburg
WHEN: 7-10p.m.
Cover: FREE

Bluegrass Jam w/ Reckless Brigade
WHERE: Colonial Tavern, 406 Lafayette Blvd, Downtown Fredericksburg
WHEN: 9p.m.-12.00a.m.
Cover: FREE

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