The Sounds of Summer 2022

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture

Outdoor Concert Series are Back!

As the weather gets warmer the area’s summer concerts series return. This season offers diverse choices with something for everyone—jazz, nostalgic and fun cover bands, family-friendly entertainment, country, and more. So grab your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of summer in your neighborhood!

Monday

Kids Summer Concert Series

June 6 – August 29
Mondays, 11:00 a.m – 2 p.m

One Loudoun on the Plaza
Ashburn, VA

Rocknoceros Popular Kid’s Band plays original hits, every Monday on the Plaza at One Loudoun.

Wednesday

Hunter Mill Melodies

Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m

Frying Pan Park Visitor Center Pavilion
2739 West Ox Rd.
Herndon, VA

June
  • June 22 – the grandsons, Jr. (Children’s Songs)
  • June 29 – Mr. Lilo (Children’s Songs)
July
  • July 6 – Rainbow Puppets Production (Puppets Show)
  • July 13 – Rocknoceros (Children’s Songs)
  • July 20 – The Great Zucchini (Comedy, Magic)
August
  • August 10 – 123 Andrés (Children’s Songs)
  • August 17 – The Uncle Devin Show (Children’s Songs)

Nottoway Nights

Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m

Graham Road Community Building
3036 Graham Rd
Falls Church, VA

July
  • July 6 – Silver Tones Swing Band (Swing Dance)
  • July 13 – Fraternidad Folklorica Cultural Morenada Bolivia (Bolivian Dance)
  • July 20 – Violin Dreams (Klezmer Music)
  • July 27 – Mariachi Los Amigos (Mariachi Dance)
August
  • August 3 – The Continentals (Polka Music)
  • August 10 – El Tayrona (Colombian Dance)
  • August 17 – Centro Cultural Peru
  • August 24 – Caiso Steel Drum Band (Caribbean Music)

Thursday

Thursdays With The Arts At Mason

Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Reston Town Square Park
Corner of Market Street and Explorer Street
Reston, VA

May

June

Summer Live Music Series

June 2 – September 1
Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Boro on the Upper Promenade near Boro Park
Tysons, VA

Join The Boro for a free live music series featuring a pop-up bar, local artists and other entertainment.

Concerts in the Park

Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.

Cherry Hill Park
Falls Church, VA

June
July
August

Take a Break Concert Series

Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Reston Station
Reston, VA
Parking is free at ParkX with validation from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for these concerts.

June
July
August
September

Nottoway Nights

Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Nottoway Park
9537 Courthouse Road
Vienna, VA

July
  • July 7 – Voices of Classic Soul (R&B, Motown)
  • July 14 – Project Locrea (World Music)
  • July 21 – King Soul (Southern Soul)
  • July 28 – Seth Kibel & The Kleztet (Jazz, Swing)
August
  • August 3 – The Continentals (Polka Music)
  • August 10 – El Tayrona (Colombian Dance)
  • August 17 – Centro Cultural Peru
  • August 24 – Caiso Steel Drum Band (Caribbean Music)

Hunter Mill Melodies

Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Frying Pan Farm Park Kidwell Farm
2709 West Ox Road
Herndon, VA

July
  • July 7 – Natyabhoomi School of Dance (Indian Dance & Music)
  • July 14 – Speidel, Goodrich, Goggin & Lille (Rock)
  • July 21 – German Band – Kings Park Band (Music of Germany)
  • July 28 – Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen (Bluegrass)
August
  • August 4 – Elikeh (Afropop/Afrofunk)
  • August 11 – Shenandoah Run (Folk)
  • August 18 – The United States Army Blues Swamp Romp (Jazz)

Friday

The Plaza Live

Now through September 30
Fridays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m

The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center
Tysons, VA

Enjoy Live music The Plaza! Featuring acoustic music spanning a variety of genres or a DJ playing popular hits.

Plaza Party

Fridays, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Village at Leesburg
Leesburg, VA

May
June

Summer on the Green

Fridays at 6:30 p.m.

The Town Green
Vienna, VA

June
July
August
  • Aug 5 – Sarah Bennett Swanner Band 
  • Aug 12 – TBA

Chillin’ on Church

Every third Friday June through September
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Church Street
Vienna, VA

Chillin’ on Church is the hottest block party around and fun for the whole Town!  The event includes food, local beer and wine, music, and family-friendly activities. Admission is free.

2022 Line Up:

Rock the Block

Fourth Friday of the month through October
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m

Old Town Square
10415 North Street
Fairfax City, VA

  • May 27 – 70’s Flasback
  • June 24 – Perfekt Blend
  • July 22 – Bridge Brothers
  • August 26 – Ocho de Bastos
  • September 23 – U.S. Army Downrange
  • October 28 – Rob Hornfeck opening for our SPECIAL GUEST!
    *Announcement will be made on May 10th

Summerbration Fab Fridays

Fridays, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Reston Station
Reston, VA
Parking is free at ParkX with validation from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for these concerts.

June
July
August
September

Friday Night Live! – Herndon Rocks

Fridays, 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

The Town Green in Herndon
777 Lynn Street
Herndon, VA

May
June
July
August

Saturday

Family Fun Entertainment Series

Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Reston Town Square Park
Corner of Market Street and Explorer Street
Reston, VA
Parking is free on weekends at Reston Town Center

June
July
August

Family Picnic Day

Saturdays, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Various locations in Reston, VA

  • August 6
    Temporary Road picnic Pavilion
    Corner of North Shore Drive and Temporary Roa
    Steel Drum Band, face painter and balloon artist
  • August 13
    Pony Barn picnic Pavilion
    Corner of Steeplechase Drive and Triple Crown Road
    DJ, caricature artist and balloon artist
  • August 20
    North Hills picnic Pavilion
    Center Harbor Road and North Village Road
    DJ, caricature artist and face painter

The Plaza Live

Saturadays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m

The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center
Tysons, VA

Enjoy Live music on The Plaza! Featuring acoustic music spanning a variety of genres or a DJ playing popular hits.

Plaza Party

Saturdays, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Village at Leesburg
Leesburg, VA

May
June

Acoustic on the Green

Saturdays, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
No concerts on August 13

The Town Green
Downtown Leesburg, VA

June
  • June 4 – Caribbean Vibe Steel Drum Band
  • June 11 – Meisha Herron
  • June 18 – Calista Garcia
  • June 25 – Gary Jay & Fireball
July
  • July 2 – Georgia Randall
  • July 9 – Robbie Limon
  • July 16 – Joe Heilman
  • July 23 – Jefferson Street Strutters
  • July 30 – Dave Mininberg
August
  • August 6 – Melissa Quinn Fox
  • August 20 – David Thong Trio

Music at Arrowbrook Park

Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Arrowbrook Centre Park
2351 Field Point Road
Herndon, VA

July
  • July 9 – Scythian (Irish Rock)
  • July 16 – Cecily (Soul/Jazz)
  • July 23 – John Jorgenson Quintet (Gypsy Jazz)
  • July 30 – Nada Surf (Alternative Rock)
August
  • August 6 – High Noon (Sothern Rock)
  • August 13 – Bumper Jacksons (American Roots)
  • August 20 – Bill Kirchen (Rockabilly)
  • August 27 – Brass 5 (Light Classical Jazz)

Sunday

The Plaza Live

Sundays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m

The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center
Tysons, VA

Enjoy Live music on The Plaza! Featuring acoustic music spanning a variety of genres or a DJ playing popular hits.

Concerts on the Green

Sundays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Great Falls Village Centre Green
Great Falls, VA

May
  • May 15 – Radio Vinyl
  • May 22 – Wes Tucker & The Skillets
  • May 29 – Diamond Alley
June
  • June 5 – Angelee with special guest Eric Sayles
  • June 12 – Timmie Metz Band
  • June 19 – The Walkaways
  • June 26 – Four Star Combo
July
  • July 24 – Ranger Rik & The Trash Pandas
  • July 31 – Hit or Miss
August
  • August 7 – The Oxymorons
  • August 14 – The HalFSmokes
  • August 21 – Something’s Brewing
  • August 28 – Mike Terpak Blues Explosion
September
  • September 11 – The Unfinished
  • September 18 – Scott Kurt & Memphis 59
  • September 25 – Mars Rodeo

Sunday Art in the Park

Sundays, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Reston Town Square Park
Corner of Market Street and Explorer Street
Reston, VA
Parking is free on Sundays at Reston Town Center

June
July
August