For 46 years, there’s been no better place for bluegrass than Lucketts on Saturday night.  The 2019-2020 concert series is underway, with an all-star collection of bands.  Shows begin at 7 pm at the Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Road in Leesburg, VA 20176.  Tickets are $17 for adults, $5 for ages 3-17, cash only.  For more information, including band profiles, go to luckettsbluegrass.org.

  • Jan 25 – High Fidelity with Shannon Bielski and Moonlight Drive
  • Feb 2 – Colebrook Road
  • Feb 8 – Serene Green and Jakobs Ferry Stragglers
  • Feb 15 – Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers
  • Feb 22 – Becky Buller Band
  • Feb 29 – The Hillbilly Gypsies

There are eight more shows in March and April.  Click here for a printable calendar.

Americana, country, honky-tonk, bluegrass – there’s lots of great live music at the Pearl Street Warehouse in the Wharf District of Washington, DC.  Here are some highlights:

  • Jan 23 – SweetHearts of Americana, featuring Karen Jonas, Lauren Calve and Mink’s Miracle Medicine
  • Jan 24 – Chase Tyler Band
  • Jan 31 – The Tommy McGee Band
  • Feb 5 – Two Ton Twig, Radii and Emma G
  • Feb 7 – Better Off Dead
  • Feb 20 – Billy Gilman

See the full lineup at pearlstreetwarehouse.com.

Old Town Warrenton, Virginia is a hot spot for live music, presented by the Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance at 92 Main Street.

  • Jan 25 – The High and Wides with Songs from the Road Band
  • Feb 7 – Serene Green
  • Feb 15 – DC-based bluegrass, jazz, fun fusion band Pictrola is playing a benefit show.  All proceeds go to support the Alliance’s mission of providing instruments and music instruction to children in need.
  • Mar 28 – The Nighthawks

The DC Bluegrass Festival features Claire Lynch, Man About a Horse and the Gina Furtado Project, along with the Mid Atlantic Bluegrass Band Competition.  It’s March 28 in Falls Church, VA.  Details at dcbluegrassfest.org.

Check our festival roundup for events in your area, and listen to A Bluegrass Morning for Jonathan Fine’s updates on festivals and shows.