Concert FAQs


What time do the concerts start? Our concerts run from 8 – 10 PM with doors at 7:30 PM. Concerts that take place on Sundays run from 7 – 9 PM with doors at 6:30 PM. Doors always open half an hour before the concert begins.

Do you serve alcohol? Yes! We serve wine, Champion Brewing beer and Albemarle Ciderworks hard cider. We also serve non-alcoholic beverages.

What is your capacity? 100 capacity.

Are your concerts seated or standing? Our concerts are mostly seated. We can guarantee seats for the first 80 people to arrive. Our seating is first come first served.

Do you serve food? No.

Are restrooms available? Yes. We have 3 restrooms in our venue, one with ADA accessibility.

Are your concerts for all ages? Yes. Children 12 and under can attend for free.

Who do I contact if I want to perform at The Front Porch? Please review our booking policies here.

How do I purchase tickets for a concert? Go to our concert page here. Click on the concert you are interested, scroll to the bottom of the page, choose how many tickets you want to purchase, hit the button that says “add to cart”, you can also edit how many tickets you want to purchase then (don’t forget to hit the button that says “update cart” if you do), and then click the button that says “proceed to checkout”, fill out the form including credit card information, and then hit the button that says “place order”.

I purchased tickets, now what? Do I need to print the receipt and bring it to the concert? No. You do not need to print the receipt. Once you purchase tickets to a concert at The Front Porch, your name, email address and number of tickets you bought automatically gets uploaded into the guest list of the concert you purchased the ticket(s) for. All you have to do is come to the concert and give your name and the number of tickets bought to the staff working the door!

Are you handicap accessible? Yes. Where can I park? There is parking available across the street from The Front Porch at the Water Street garage. The first hour is free. Past that, it is $2 per hour. There is also street parking all around downtown Charlottesville. Is your venue indoor or outdoor? Indoor. Is there assigned seating? No. Our seating is first come, first served. Do you have discounts for senior or military? No. Can I bring my own alcohol and food? No.