Sprawl across blankets or lounge in a lawn chair with a glass in hand to discover Loudoun’s live music performances this summer. Lucky for you, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the sounds of summer in Loudoun County all season long!

The Tarara Summer Concert Series is the perfect family friendly live music event on Saturday evenings. Delicious food and wine and excellent music keeps the crowds coming back week after week. Do not miss throwbacks from the 2000’s with So Fetch on July 10, Beach Boys Tribute, Still Surfin’ with Dave White July 24,  Gonzo’s Nose in August and Groovalicious – Ultimate 70’s Dance party in September.

Bring a picnic blanket and your dancing shoes for a fun-filled, Open Late Concert Series at the National Sporting Library & Museum in the heart of Hunt Country on July 30th. Enjoy a concert by the Bryan Shepherd Country Band on the lawn. The event is free and open to the public; concessions will also be available. Pets welcome on a leash and there is free parking at the venue. As an added bonus, enjoy free admission to the museum!

Love the sounds of acoustic tunes? Then you will love The Town of Leesburg’s free, award-winning concert series, Acoustic on the Green, held every Saturday from now until the end of August on the Town Hall Green. Picnics, lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged.

Party every Friday and Saturday from now until September 25 at the Plaza Party at the Village at Leesburg. Enjoy live music, outdoor games and numerous dining options. This concert event is free and offers plenty of fun for the entire family!

Kick your weekends off on Thursdays this summer at Cascades Overlook Plaza in Sterling. From now until the end of September, enjoy live music every Thursday from scheduled bands. Every First Thursday – Just a Groove, Every Second Thursday – Quimbao Latin Band, Every Third Thursday – Gary Jay & Fireball, Every Fourth Thursday – Accidental Red, Every Fifth Thursday – Chris Timbers Band.

River Creek Club Summer Live Music Series is a great excuse to hang out, relax and listen to music on Thursdays and Fridays throughout July and August. The bands will be playing on the Potomac Patio on Thursdays and the Pool patio on Fridays.

Listen to music inspired from Bluegrass, Appalachia and Slavic traditions at the Appalachian Chamber Music Festival, August 20 at Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center. The festival melds together world-class performances with rich and inspiring nature and history. Tickets for the event are $15 for in person or $8 for a virtual experience.

Jazz it up this summer and experience Loudoun in a new way. Local musicians, great company and a sky scattered with stars makes Loudoun’s warm summer evenings even sweeter--and this is just a taste of what is out there! To see more live music performances, check our events calendar. Many wineries and breweries offer live performances throughout the summer too. If you are looking to take in the tunes with a glass in hand, check out these LoCo Ale Trail Breweries and DC’s Wine Country Wineries.