Summer Sounds

Music, arts, and more around the state.

Five Mile Mountain Road performing at Concerts by Canoe.

Photo by Matt Ross Photography / courtesy of Franklin County Parks and Recreation

May 24

Slavic Passions, Garth Newel Music Center, Hot Springs, 540-839-5018,

May 30-June 1

Graves Mountain Festival of Music, Graves Mountain Lodge, Syria, 540-923-4231,

June 7-15

Mountains of Music Homecoming, The Crooked Road, 276-492-2409,

June 8

Tarara Summer Concert Series: Still Surfin’, Tarara Winery, Leesburg, 703-646-1282,

June 14

Concerts by Canoe, Twin Ridge Recreation Area on Philpott Lake, Henry, 540-483-9293,

June 22

Classic Albums Live Presents Pink Floyd: The Wall 50th Anniversary, Wolf Trap’s Filene Center, Vienna, 703-255-1900,

June 28-30

Hampton Jazz Festival, Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, 757-838-4203,


Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.

Photo by Rachel Ellison / courtesy of the Cincinnati Art Museum

Through Aug. 18

Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 804-340-1400,

May 24-26

Roanoke Valley SpringGem & Mineral Show, Salem Civic Center, Salem, 540-384-6047,

June 1-2

Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour, Loudoun County, 540-338-7973,

June 1-Sept. 1

Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, 540-662-1473,

June 8-Sept. 3

Pompeii: The Immortal City, Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, 804-864-1400,

June 13-16

MOCA Boardwalk Art Show, Virginia Beach Boardwalk, Virginia Beach, 757-425-0000,

Theater, Performance & Dance
June 1-July 13

The Savannah Sipping Society, Swift Creek Mill Theatre, Chesterfield, 804-748-5203,

June 6-30

The Tempest, Agecroft Hall & Gardens, Richmond, 804-353-4241,

June 18-July 14

Blackbeard, Signature Theatre, Arlington, 703-820-9771,

June 21-23, 26-30

The Bluest Water, Thoresen Theatre at Randolph College, Lynchburg, 434-226-0686,

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June 11, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum
July 9, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum
August 13, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum