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.

  • Feb 15 – Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers
  • Feb 22 – Becky Buller Band
  • Feb 29 – The Hillbilly Gypsies
  • Mar 7 – David Davis and the Warrior River Boys
  • Mar 14 – The Little Roy and Lizzy Show
  • Mar 21 – Sideline
  • Mar 28 – Danny Paisley and the Southern Grass
  • Apr 4 – Special Consensus
  • Apr 11 – Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
  • Apr 18 – Dave Adkins Band
  • Apr 25 – Dry Branch Fire Squad

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:

  • Feb 15 – Wil Gravatt Band
  • Feb 20 – Billy Gilman
  • Feb 23 – Mardi Gras 2020 with the Naptown Brass Band and DC Meters
  • Feb 25 – Funky Miracle Presents a Funky and Fat Tuesday
  • Feb 29 – The Brook and The Bluff with Doc Robinson
  • Mar 6 – Virginia Coalition
  • Mar 7 – Chuck Brown Band
  • Mar 10 – Waylon Payne and Doug Seegers

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.

  • 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.
  • Feb 29 – The Second Hand Band
  • Mar 6 – King Street Bluegrass
  • Mar 27 – Time Sawyer
  • 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.