Out and About: Concerts & Events

TysonsToday Staff Art & Culture

See what concerts and events are taking place near you.

1st Stage

1524 Spring Hill Road
Tysons, VA 22102
www.1ststage.org

The Logan Festival of Solo Performance

July 18 – July 28
General Admission Tickets $20

Fly Me to the Sun 
Written and performed by Brian Quijada
Directed by Raymond O. Caldwell

Too Fat for China
Written and performed by Phoebe Potts

GUAC
Written and performed by Manuel Oliver
Directed by Michael Cotey

Capital One Hall

7750 Capital One Tower Road
Tysons, VA 22102
www.capitalonehall.com 

EU Featuring Sugar Bear

July 12 | Doors 7:00pm
Tickets start at $35.00

Gregory “Sugar Bear” Elliott is a globally known recording artist, front man, lead vocalist, and bass player of the band E.U. (Experience Unlimited). E.U. has had 3 billboard hits including the “Da Butt” which peaked at #1 on the US Billboard Hot Black Singles in 1988 and was also a featured performance in Spike Lee’s film “School Daze”. Also, to his credit, his group Experience Unlimited aka E.U. was not only an opening act for the commencement ceremony for the 2016 opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture but they also have an exhibit on the third floor of the museum.

Danny Go! Live!

July 14 | Doors 4:00pm
Tickets Start At $50.75

“Danny Go!” is a live-action educational children’s show filled with music, movement and silliness. Created in 2019 by 3 childhood friends in Charlotte, North Carolina, the show inspires learning and off-the-couch exercise for kids ages 3 to 7. 

The trio is producing some of the most engaging and educational children’s content on the internet today, all from their humble production studio in North Carolina. They plan to take the show on the road, touring across North America. You can find DANNY GO! Being shown in public schools across the nation, including the NYC public school system.

Creative Cauldron

410 South Maple Avenue, Retail 116
Falls Church, VA 22046
www.creativecauldron.org

Summer Concert Series

June 28 – August 24
Tickets
Tier One Seats $30, Tier 2 Seats $25,
Table for 2,Table for 4 $180,
​Live Stream $15

Featuring some of the most talented and diverse musicians in the metro area and beyond, this annual series, now in its 14th year, is one of the most popular events of the Creative Cauldron season. The concert series offers musical styles for every taste: latin, jazz, blues, folk and world music. Presented in a cozy club format that has been described by one of our frequent performers musicians as “one of the best listening venues in the DMV.”

Jammin’ Java

227 Maple Ave E
Vienna, VA 22180
www.jamminjava.com

Dead Letter Office – A Tribute to R.E.M.

July 19 | Doors 7:00pm
General Admission $20.00

Dead Letter Office have dedicated themselves to faithfully reproducing the music and energy of a live R.E.M. show. Since 2014, Dead Letter Office has been thrilling audiences throughout the U.S. & Canada, providing a show that’s been sorely missed since R.E.M called it quits.Dead Letter Office not only performs R.E.M.’s major hits but also dives deep into their catalog to please the die-hard fans!

Toronzo Cannon

July 24 | Doors 6:00pm
Tickets start at $25.00

“I want my songs to be heard and experienced, not just listened to,” says cliché-defying, internationally beloved Chicago bluesman Toronzo Cannon. With his richly detailed, truth-telling original songs, blistering, inventive guitar work and impassioned vocals, Cannon is on the cutting edge of today’s contemporary blues scene, and is known as one of the genre’s most creative artists.

McLean Community Center
The Alden Theatre

1234 Ingleside Ave.
McLean, VA 22101
www.mcleancenter.org

“Heathers: The Musical”

Weekends, July 19-28
Friday-Saturday, 8:00pm
Sunday matinees, 2:00pm
$30/$25 seniors (65+), students, MCC district residents and groups of 10 or more

Based on the cult classic film of the same name, “Heathers” is the story of Veronica Sawyer, a senior at the fictional Westerberg High. Veronica longs to be cool like the clique of it-girls that runs Westerberg: the unaffected, unattainable Heathers. Unfortunately, in addition to awesome levels of popularity, the Heathers are also cruel, choosing to mock and bully their kingdom into submission.

The State Theatre

220 N Washington St
Falls Church, VA
www.thestatetheatre.com

Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers

July 17 | Doors 7:00pm
Tickets:
$20 in advance, $25 day o show 

Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers have toured all over the US and achieved a faithful following through hard work and great music. They have done this all while being independent, without the safety net of a label or a label’s radio promotion department.  Dubbed “The Springsteen of the Southwest,” by the Asbury Park Press. 

Thurston Howell: A Yacht Rock Spectacular!

July 27 | Doors 7:00pm
Tickets:
$15 in advance, $18 day o show 

It’s all about taking the audience on a journey through some of the most iconic soft rock songs of the 70’s and 80’s, performing them with modern energy while staying true to that classic sound. From Steely Dan to Cristopher Cross, Little River Band to Carly Simon, Thurston Howell navigates across your favorite smooth sailing hits of the 70’s and early 80’s. The evening is always complimented with tasty licks of Pina Coladas and Brandy. So grab your mates and make your way out to the edge of the dock, climb on board the Thurston Howell Yacht Rock Spectacular and enjoy a musical tour!

Wolf Trap

Filene Center
1551 Trap Road, Vienna, VA 22182
www.wolftrap.org

RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles

July 11 | Doors 6:30pm
Tickets Start at $45

“The Magical Mystery Tour is waiting to take you away” to relive the timeless sounds of the fab four with RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles. This mesmerizing concert traverses The Beatles’ iconic eras of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and Magical Mystery Tour, plus all your favorite hits. Sing along as the band weaves an unforgettable performance complete with vibrant costumes and psychedelic visuals.

Beck with the National Symphony Orchestra

July 27 | Doors 6:30pm
Tickets Start at $49

Indie royalty Beck takes the stage! Having amassed a boundary-breaking catalog of gold and platinum albums that consistently straddle the mainstream and avant-garde, the eight-time Grammy winner makes his debut performance with the National Symphony Orchestra in a once-in-a-lifetime concert experience. See and hear Beck as never before with unique arrangements of familiar favorites and seldom-heard deep cuts from the master of perpetual reinvention.