It’s a new year and there’s lots of new music coming to Virginia in January 2018. From major country acts to the biggest names in rock and pop, celebrate the season with your favorite artists and discover new ones all over the Commonwealth.
Over at Virginia’s many live music venues:
The National in Richmond will be bringing a number of big name artists throughout the month. The venue will be hosting Neko Case (Jan. 18), Rebelution (Jan. 21), Anthrax & Killswitch Engage (Jan. 28), Big Head Todd and the Monsters (Jan. 31) and others.
The Beacon Theatre in Hopewell will host Travis Tritt on Jan. 16, Tracey Lawrence on Jan. 20 and The Nighthawks on Jan. 26.
In Charlottesville, the Jefferson Theater will hosts artists like Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven (Jan. 15), Yonder Mountain String Band (Jan. 16), They Might Be Giants (Jan. 17), The Infamous Stringdusters (Jan. 19), Donna the Buffalo (Jan. 20), The Wood Brothers (Jan. 25) and Cole Swindell (Jan. 27).
The NorVa in Norfolk will be bringing in Collie Buddz (Jan. 12), Badfish – A Tribute to Sublime (Jan. 14), The Legwarmers (Jan. 19) and many others.
The Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount will host An Evening With Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder on Jan. 25. Also performing in January are Charles Esten & Clare Bowen (Jan. 6), Jacob Jollif Band (Jan. 7) and Henry Rollins (Jan. 13).
The Tally Ho Theatre in Leesburg will be hosting Cowboy Mouth on Jan. 19 and Blue Öyster Cult on Jan. 20 among other shows.
At Wolf Trap National Park for Performing Arts in Vienna, shows will include The Verve Pipe (Jan. 19), Lucy Kaplansky (Jan. 20), Aaron Tveit (Jan. 26 & 27) and more.
Alexandria music hall The Birchmere will host the Rock of Ages Music ROAMFEST 2018 on Jan. 5 & 6. The event will feature 21 bands over two nights. Also on the Birchmere’s schedule are Eddie From Ohio (Jan. 12-14), Angie Stone (Jan. 15), Eric Benet (Jan. 17 & 18), Rufus Wainwright (Jan. 20), Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder (Jan. 26) and many more.
For more big names coming to Virginia this month, go to virginia.org/music. At a Virginia concert this month? Share your photos with @VisitVirginia on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtags #vamusic and #vaisformusiclovers.