Contact and Hours

We have two locations in Downtown Charlottesville:
Venue and Downtown Class Studios:

221 Water St E
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Dale Ave Studio Location:

508 Dale Avenue,
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Right behind Bodos Bagels on Preston!

Private Lessons, Group Classes, and Instrument Rentals

musicschool@frontporchcville.org, or call 434-806-7062

Band Bookings and Space Rental


Other Inquiries



Monday – Thursday: 10 am – 7 pm
Friday – Sunday: 5 pm – 10:30 pm (ONLY when concerts are occurring)

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The Front Porch has two locations in Downtown Charlottesville. Our concert venue and several of our teaching studios are located at 221 Water Street East, on Charlottesville’s beautiful historic downtown mall. We have a second location for classes at 508 Dale Avenue, behind the Bodo’s Bagels on Preston Ave.

From 64 East: take VA-20 exit, EXIT 121 towards Charlottesville/Scottsville. Turn right on Monticello Ave/VA-20, continue to follow Monticello Ave for approximately 1.24 miles. Take a right onto 2nd St. SE then a right onto Water St. E, our blue building will be on the left.

From 64 West: Take the VA-631/5th St. exit, Exit 120 towards Charlottesville. Turn left onto 5th St. and continue to follow for approximately 2.13 miles. Turn right onto Water St. E, our building will be on the left.

Hourly parking available in the Water St. Parking Garage for our Downtown location. There is plenty of available parking at our Dale Ave location.