4 Days of Live Music

Downtown Roanoke will be alive with sound April 20-23, 2023. Acts will play at 11 venues throughout the weekend.

11 Venues in Downtown Roanoke

Performances include a variety of genres from acoustic sets in intimate settings, to rock concerts at outdoor breweries, to funk and reggae shows at local venues, to national acts in Elmwood amphitheater. Many events are free; check with each venue for details.

Volunteer at the Festival

We need help serving beer at the Elmwood Park Amphitheater shows. (It’s a great way to give back … and hear some awesome live music.)

Blue Ridge Marathon Finish Festival

Live music at Elmwood Park is free. Come out, listen to some live music, have a cold beer or snack from a food truck, enjoy the expo and atmosphere and high-five a runner.

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers Headline Elmwood Park | Sat. Apr 22

They promise attendees a ride on the rainbow across the mountains of Motown, through the fjords of folk, over the archipelagos of Americana, and-at last-into a funky firth, where only the fiercest of friendships can be found.  GATES 5:30. $20 advance. $25 at the gate.

Opening: Kentucky Ruckus and Liv Sloan & The Die Hards


Visit each venue for more details


Visit each venue for more details


Visit each venue for more details


Visit each venue for more details

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