Weekly Jams

Bluegrass Jam every Monday at 7 PM

Blues Jam every Tuesday at 7 PM

Old Time Jam on the second Thursday of every month 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 square and contra dances first and third Thursdays of the month

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 Summer 2017 Session of Lessons is available for registration! Click here to register for our 6 week session of classes that begins on May 15th. 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, and songwriting. Call Jess at (434)806-7062 with questions, or email us at

Workshops and Concerts

Workshops and Concerts

On Monday, May 1 at 7:30 pm, join us for Jayme Stone’s Folklife Concert. Jayme Stone’s Folklife is a wonderful blend of sea island spirituals, Creole calypsos and stomp-down Appalachian dance tunes. Tix here.

On Saturday, May 6th at 11:oo am – 4pm, join us for our Spring Block Party here at The Front Porch!  Live music from Small Town Rodeo, Gold Top County Ramblers, and Front Porch African Drum Tribe.  Local food trucks, libations, kids games and activities!  We’ll have a vinyl and instrument sale going on, proceeds benefit our scholarship program.

On Thursday, May 11 at 7:00 pm, join us for a concert with Wytold Ensemble! Wytold Ensemble creates original music by blending classical technique and inspiration with contemporary song structures, jazz improvisation, and progressive world rhythms. Tix here.

On Saturday, May 20 at 7:30 pm, join us for Devon Sproule’s Hometown CD Release Party for her new album, The Gold String. Tix here.

Tuesday, May 23 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 May 23rd Tuesday Tunes concert will feature The Onlies with Vivian Leva. Tix here.

On Saturday, May 27, join us from 9 – 11 am at The Front Porch for coffee, tea, delicious baked goods by Tara, and a hot pickin’ bluegrass jam session!! 

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