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2017’s Best Fall Concerts & Shows in Roanoke, VA


Summer has just about run its course for most of the country, but for Roanoke residents and visitors, the fun is just beginning. Whether you’re a fan of country, rock, blues, or anything in between, the Roanoke and Salem, VA area has a concert to satiate your tune-adoring appetite until Turkey Day. Mark your calendar for these local fall concerts, shows, and festivals.

Blue Ridge Ragtime Festival

For the first time ever, Lynchburg will play host to the newbie on the block: The Blue Ridge Ragtime Festival! This three-day weekend event kicks off on Friday, October 6th with live ragtime performances at Lynchburg schools (in the morning) before ending with an evening concert. On Saturday the 7th, Downtown Lynchburg and the Community Market become big concert halls featuring free acts from local and national performers; at night, sit back and catch a silent film with accompanying live music. Sunday the 8th will mark the end of the Lynchburg festival with an afternoon concert.

Date & Time: October 6th-8th
Location: Academy Center of the Arts (Lynchburg, VA)

The California Honeydrops

Straight out of the Bay Area blues scene, The California Honeydrops bring their funky R&B sound all the way to the Jefferson Center in Roanoke, VA on October 8th. Known for their eclectic style and musical backgrounds, the members of the Honeydrops claim that they “don’t just play music—they throw parties.” You’ve got the blaring trumpet delivering those sultry New Orleans-Delta blues sounds. Lead vocals are reminiscent of old-school Southern soul mixed with a healthy sprinkling of hip-hop. Then there’s the trombone and its sliding bass lines to hold it all together beautifully.

Date & Time: October 8th (7:30 PM)
Location: Jefferson Center (Roanoke, VA)


The Wildflowers: A Tom Petty & the Heartbreaker Tribute Band

Virginia is for Lovers 364 days out of the year, but when The Wildflowers hit Dr. Pepper Park on October 13th, 2017, Virginia will be for Covers. Taking on hits like “Learning to Fly,” “Mary Jane’s Last Dance,” and “Refugee,” lead singer Jonathan Guthrie not only sounds a bit like Tom Petty, but he even bears a striking resemblance to the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer! Check out their live show and watch October transform into Rocktober.

Date & Time: October 13th (5:30 PM)
Location: Dr. Pepper Park (Roanoke, VA)

Amos Lee

Singer-songwriter Amos Lee visits Roanoke on November 1st, and with him comes those famous soulful folk pipes. Having opened for big-time acts like Norah Jones, Elvis Costello, Dave Matthews, and the legendary Bob Dylan, Lee now sets his own tempo to allow his own complex sound—and ultimately a glorious career—to unfold. Sway along with his acoustic performance, which is sure to turn Jefferson Center into a karaoke-inspired sing-a-long.

Date & Time: November 1st (7:30 PM)
Location: Jefferson Center (Roanoke, VA)

The Alabama Band


After selling over 75 million albums and landing dozens of number one hits, Alabama is certainly up there alongside the all-time great Southern rock-country bands. Songs like “Tennessee River” and “Mountain Music” helped get them to the top, and when they visit the Berglund Center — hey, that’s our name! — this November, you can revisit those classic 80s tunes with a cell phone in hand. They called it quits 15 years ago, but they’re back and better than ever, so be sure and grab your tickets.

Date & Time: November 2nd (7:30 PM)
Location: The Berglund Center (Roanoke, VA)

Yo-Yo Ma (with Kathryn Stott)

Few composers have had a lasting impact on the stage or Hollywood’s silver screen, let alone both—Yo-Yo Ma is certainly one of them. With 100 albums and 18 Grammy Awards under his belt, this prolific Juilliard School-trained cellist heads to Blacksburg on November 5th. Alongside co-pilot Kathryn Scott, a wonderful composer and pianist in her own right, Ma should induce a few tears from the audience with his rich, warm tones and beautiful orchestral arrangements. Tickets are probably sold out by now, but join the waiting list if you can afford it.

Date & Time: November 5th (3:00 PM)
Location: Moss Arts Center (Blacksburg, VA)

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

As YouTube sensations—they’ve got 266 videos garnering over 800 million views—Postmodern Jukebox arrives in Roanoke on November 7th to dazzle, inspire, and make you crave more of their unique sound. Putting a twist on everything from the oldies to 90s alt-rock to today’s radio hits, Scott Bradlee’s vintage-inspired band is not to be missed. What do they have in store for the Berglund Center audience? We’ll just have to wait and find out, but it should be epic.

Date & Time: November 7th (8:00 PM)
Location: The Berglund Center (Roanoke, VA)

Roanoke may not be Virginia’s largest town, but with a full slate of fall concerts and musical performances on tap, it’s one of the liveliest. For even sweeter fall sounds, come check out the newest SUVs and cars for sale at our Berglund Luxury Roanoke dealers. We have a large variety of all-new vehicles available for lease or purchase, including Jaguar, INFINITI, Land Rover, Volvo, and Mercedes-Benz models. What’s more, our lease offers and finance deals will save you hundreds or thousands on a new ride. That’s some music to your ears.

Contact our Roanoke car dealerships at (540) 344-6284 to schedule a test drive in a new or used car. You can also swing by our Roanoke luxury car dealer at 5000 Franklin Rd. We’re conveniently located to best serve drivers in the areas of Salem, Blacksburg, and Martinsville, VA.

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