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May 2018

Punky Reggae Party with Positive Collective

May 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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$5 100 tickets left

Doors 7:30 / Show 8:00 PM Positive Collective returns to The Front Porch for another punky reggae dance party!! Come shake your groove thang with these amazing folks and musicians: Greg Ward, Chris Leva: guitars and vocals Nate Hawkes: Baritone sax Nathaniel Lee: Trombone Rob Hubbard: drums Gabe Gavin: bass Shallel Inglima: keyboards Darrell Rose: percussion

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Danny Knicely and Jack Dunlap

May 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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$12 - $15 100 tickets left

Doors 7:00 / Show 7:30 PM Danny and Jack are both considered master mandolinist's, both pushing the boundaries of their instrument in their own individual ways. In 2014, Danny apprenticed Jack through the VA Folklife Program. In 2015, the duo recorded their album, Chop, Shred & Split: A Mandolin Player's Apprenticeship, which went on to win Best Bluegrass Album of The Year at the Washington Area Music Awards (WAMA) in 2016. When Danny and Jack perform together, whether on stage,…

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June 2018

An Evening with Tony Trischka

June 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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$18 - $20

Doors 7:30 / Show 8:00 PM Tony is coming back! He'll be offering afternoon workshops (more information TBA) for intermediate/ advanced banjoists and an evening concert.  We were enthralled with his performances at The Front Porch two years in a row, and can't wait to host him again! Plus, this time he'll be sharing the stage for part of the night with some very special guests -- more info to come! Tony is considered to be the consummate banjo artist…

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The Front Porch Open Mic

June 3 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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Please join us for our monthly open mic and potluck! Potluck at 5:30 pm, open mic begins at 6 pm. Feel free to bring a dish, snacks, or beverages. Wine and Champion Brewing beer will be available. Our monthly open mic is free, open to all, and includes Front Porch friends and Central Virginia songwriters. 2 songs per performer. Originals or clever covers are welcome. Front Porch students – this is the perfect opportunity to perform some of the songs…

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Brews with a View – Small Town Rodeo and Wild Common

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Street Gallery, 115 2nd Street SE
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Held on the rooftop of Second Street Gallery, the Front Porch and Second Street Gallery presents: Brews with a View featuring Small Town Rodeo and Wild Common. This is a 21+ event. Brews with a View featuring Small Town Rodeo and Wild Common. Proceeds from this event benefit both Second Street Gallery and the Front Porch's Roots and Wings Program, a free music education program for children who could otherwise not afford it. It costs $10 a person. Beer from…

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The Brother Brothers

June 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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$12 - $15 100 tickets left

Doors 7:30 / Show 8:00 PM "The Brother Brothers’ 2017 EP Tugboats might be one of the best releases of the year." -Saving Country Music Identical twins Adam and David Moss are a musical duo unlike most others. Often leaning towards the darker elements of Appalachian, klezmer, and bluegrass traditions, The Brother Brothers sound is striking and captivating. Their music is laden with close sibling harmonies, compelling songwriting, and imaginative arrangements, featuring David on cello and guitar and Adam on…

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Tuesday Tunes: Family Square Dance with Faster Than Walking

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
James Monroe’s Highland, 2050 James Monroe Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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The Front Porch, in partnership with James Monroe’s Highland, will host the 4th annual Tuesday Tunes, a three-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! Tuesday Tunes is a free concert series. For our first Tuesday Tunes of the season, come out and see Faster Than Walking! This concert will…

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July 2018

Tuesday Tunes: Meadow Mountain

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
James Monroe’s Highland, 2050 James Monroe Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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The Front Porch, in partnership with James Monroe’s Highland, will host the 4th annual Tuesday Tunes, a three-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! Tuesday Tunes is a free concert series. For the second Tuesday Tunes of the season, come see George Guthrie's group, Meadow Mountain. Meadow Mountain started…

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An Evening with Claire Lynch

July 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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$22 - $25 100 tickets left

Doors 7:30 / Show 8:00 PM Long recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. Her career has been decorated with many accolades including three GRAMMY nominations, six International Bluegrass Music Association awards and the prestigious United States Artists Walker Fellowship. Dolly Parton credits Claire with "one of the sweetest, purest and best lead voices in the music business today." Her harmonies have graced…

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August 2018

Tuesday Tunes: The Pollocks

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
James Monroe’s Highland, 2050 James Monroe Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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The Front Porch, in partnership with James Monroe’s Highland, will host the 4th annual Tuesday Tunes, a three-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! Tuesday Tunes is a free concert series. For our final Tuesday Tunes of the season, come out and enjoy The Pollocks. We will open the…

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September 2018

The Jellyman’s Daughter

September 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Stage Left, 105 E 3rd Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903 United States
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$10 - $12 50 tickets left

Doors 7:00 PM / Concert 7:30 PM Scottish duo The Jellyman's Daughter lands squarely in the middle of a strange crossroads between bluegrass, post-rock, folk and soul. Mixing their unique vocal harmonies with wild and visceral cello, driving guitar and sweet mandolin, Emily and Graham write their songs together with a focus on doing something new. After making each other’s acquaintance in the inspiring setting of Edinburgh, the pair soon found a love for playing music with each other, staying…

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October 2018

Commonwealth Bluegrass Band

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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$10 - $12 100 tickets left

Doors 7:00 / Show 7:30 PM Playing together for many years and recording two CD's with the band James Bailey & Company, Randy Cook (Mandolin), and Malcolm Pulley (Banjo), have teamed up with guitarist Mike Baliff, fiddle player Wally Hughes, and bass player Joe Currence to form the Commonwealth Bluegrass Band. The Commonwealth Bluegrass Band is based in central Virginia. The band has been together since 2012, quickly building a fan base in central Virginia and beyond. In February, 2014 the band released its first well received self-titled CD. The band plays traditional and…

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November 2018

Riley Baugus, James Leva and Leo Shannon

November 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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$12 - $15

Doors 7:30 / Show 8:00 PM Riley Baugus and James Leva met at Tommy Jarrell’s house while Riley was still in his teens. They share a repertoire of tunes and songs in the Round Peak style. Riley’s many musical endeavors include playing with Willie Nelson, and with Allison Krauss and Robert Plant as well as on the soundtrack for the movie “Cold Mountain”. James Leva has played and recorded with many seminal bands, such as the Hellbenders, The Renegades, and Purgatory Mountain, that combined…

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December 2018

An Evening with Robin and Linda Williams

December 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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$22 - $25

Doors 7:30 / Show 8:00 PM Robin and Linda Williams return to The Front Porch for a double header concert on Friday and Saturday, December 7th and 8th! For more than three decades now, Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, “a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism.” Today some might call it “Americana,” but these two revered music…

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An Evening with Robin and Linda Williams

December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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$22 - $25

Doors 7:30 / Show 8:00 PM Robin and Linda Williams return to The Front Porch for a double header concert on Friday and Saturday, December 7th and 8th! For more than three decades now, Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, “a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism.” Today some might call it “Americana,” but these two revered music…

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