Weekly Jams

Bluegrass Jam every Monday at 7 PM

Old Time Jam every Monday from 6pm – 7pm, starting on 9/25

Blues Jam every Tuesday at 7 PM

Every Saturday at 11 AM we host the West African Drum Ensemble‘s open drum circle

Our partners at C-ville Hoedown host square and contra dances biweekly. The dances have finished until the end of the summer and will resume on August 24th

Swing Dance every Wednesday from 7 PM to 10:30 PM with SwingCville

Check out our Events Calendar and click on any of the listings to learn more.



Our Fall 2017 Session of Lessons is available for registration! Click here to register for our 10 week session of classes that begins on September 25th. The Front Porch’s talented and experienced teaching staff offers private lessons and group lessons on various instruments, including guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, fiddle, piano, ukulele, voice, accordion, and songwriting. Call Jess at (434)806-7062 with questions, or email us at


Workshops and Concerts

Workshops and Concerts

Tuesday, September 5 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm: The Front Porch, in partnership with James Monroe’s Highland, will host the 3rd annual Tuesday Tunes, a five-part series of sunset concerts at the home of President James Monroe. These performances are a perfect opportunity to bring the family out with blanket and chairs in tow to enjoy music from Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region! The August 8th Tuesday Tunes concert will feature Bud’s Collective. Tix here.

Join us on Friday, September 8 from 8:00 – 11:00 pm for a swing dance party with a live swing band! Come swing, hop, waltz, scream, shout, wear your best, wear your jeans, your saddle shoes or your high heels. Tix and more info here.

Join us on Saturday, September 16 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm for An Evening with Alash Ensemble. Alash ensemble is a trio of master throat singers (xöömeizhi) from Tuva, a tiny republic in the heart of Central Asia. Come watch this amazing ancient art form! Tix here.

On Sunday, September 17th from 7:00 – 10:00 pm, come experience our monthly Front Porch open mic! This event is free, open to all musicians and singers, and is the perfect place for Front Porch students to perform in a true listening room setting! More information here.

Join us on Friday, October 27 at 7:30 PM for a special performance by multi-instrumentalist and inventor of the Banjar (a seven-string banjo), Michael Nix. Tix here.

Join us for another Reggae Dance Party with Positive Collective on Saturday, October 28 from 8:00 – 11:00 pm. $5 gets you in to the best dance party in Cville! Tix here.

Love our reggae dance parties? Come get groovy with us at our Blues Dance Party with Jon Spear Band on Friday, November 10 from 8:00 – 11:00 pm. Tix here.

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