Out and About: Concerts & Events

Out and About: Concerts & Events

See what concerts and events are taking place near you.

1st Stage

1524 Spring Hill Road
Tysons, VA 22102

The Chosen

September 28 – October 15
General Admission Tickets $55.00

Following a twice-extended run of My Name is Asher Lev in 2016— making it the most successful production in 1st Stage’s history— 1st Stage brings another Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok adaptation to the region.  Adapted from the well-loved novel, this critically acclaimed play takes us on a journey with two young Jewish boys as they navigate the complexities of their relationships with each other, their families, and their religion. Set against the backdrop of 1940s Brooklyn, The Chosen is a timeless story about the universal struggles of growing up and finding one’s place in the world.

Capital One Hall

7750 Capital One Tower Road
Tysons, VA 22102

C.S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters

September 16 | Doors 3pm & 7pm
Tickets Start At $53.00

Photo courtesy of Capital One Hall

The Screwtape Letters is a provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ novel about spiritual warfare from a demon’s point of view. 

The Screwtape Letters creates a topsy-turvy, morally inverted universe, set in an eerily stylish office in hell, where God is called the “Enemy,” and the devil is referred to as “Our Father Below.” The play follows His Abysmal Sublimity Screwtape and his slavish creature-demon Toadpipe as they train an apprentice demon, Wormwood, on how to ruin the life and damn the soul of an unsuspecting human on earth.

Craig Morgan: God, Family, Country Tour 2023

September 23 | Doors 7pm
Tickets start at $40.50

Country music hit-maker, author and Army veteran Craig Morgan will launch his headlining “God, Family, Country Tour 2023,” in partnership with Operation Finally Home and special guests The Reeves Brothers. Catch Craig Morgan live in Tysons, VA when he performs at Capital One Hall on Saturday, September 23. 

Following his sold-out tour stop at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium last year, Craig is excited to bring his fan-favorite “God, Family, Country Tour 2023” back out on the road this fall.  “I cannot wait to bring the GFC tour back out again this year and share our music with the greatest fans in the world,” says Craig. “It was truly special performing in intimate venues last year and we just enjoyed it too much to not do another run.”

TripleS: [Authentic] LOVElution

October 3 | Doors 6:30pm
Tickets Start At $49.50

Recently debuted K-pop girl group tripleS garnered attention as the world’s first decentralized artist. The 8 members of tripleS LOVElution will come to you live with the tripleS 1st World Tour [Authentic] LOVElution in Tysons, which will be held on October 3 at the Capital One Hall.

Proving their capabilities as rookie monsters, tripleS LOVElution is ready to take center stage on their first world tour starting from the U.S. They have showcased their presence through special performances combined with beautiful melodies. The unit is expected to showcase lovely pop-genre music.

Pat McGee Band With John Popper Of Blues Traveler

October 14 | Doors 6pm
Tickets Start At $35.00

We Rock Cancer presents their annual benefit concert at Capital One Hall – join us for Pat McGee Band with John Popper of Blues Traveler.

Doors open at 6:00PM for skin screenings in the Atrium.

Creative Cauldron

410 South Maple Avenue, Retail 116
Falls Church, VA 22046

​A Mexican-American Musical

October 5 – 29
Tier One $50, Tier Two $40,
Students $25

Monarch follows the journey of dreamers and undocumented immigrants who live and work in this country, but still must remain in the shadows. After 20 years of running a successful workshop in the US, beloved handyman Luis becomes the relentless focus of ICE Officer Castelo. Fearing for his future, Luis seeks sanctuary in a local church where memories abound of the Monarch sanctuary in Mexico where he met his wife. Like the Monarch butterfly, Luis is determined to follow his fate-defining journey.

Jammin’ Java

227 Maple Ave E
Vienna, VA 22180

Shenandoah Run

September 16 | Doors 5:30pm
Tickets Start At $20.00

Photo courtesy of Jammin’ Java

Shenandoah Run is comprised of founder Bob Melissinos (vocals and guitar), Jill Nelson (vocals, guitar and percussion), Ben Hamblin (vocals and guitar), Renee Moyer (vocals and percussion), Leslie Smile Hoyle (vocals and fiddle), Joe Dickey (banjo), John Werntz (bass), Jim Johnson (vocals, guitar, mandolin). With a winning blend of voices and instruments, our performances attract large, often “sold out” audiences of as many as 1,200 patrons. For events such as summer concert series, SR regularly attracts some of the largest audiences the venues have experienced.

Daniel Champagne

October 1 | Doors 5:30pm
Tickets Start At $25.00

One reviewer recently wrote “Daniel Champagne exudes a natural ease on stage, as he sings poignant lyrics and beautifully crafted melodies that invariably whisk the heart up with grand romanticism. Coupled with an exhilarating guitar talent that transcends mere acoustic playing to replicate a whole band, Champagne must be seen to be believed’ 

Toby Lightman

October 20 | Doors 6pm
Tickets Start At $22.00

Through her sultry vocals and soothingly epic productions, the album focuses on themes of womanhood; the trials of becoming a mother while struggling through infertility and loss. In her relatable songwriting, and her epically glorious productions, Lightman confidently sings encouragingly to herself through her own personal hard times, while reeling her listener in with messages of strength, support and comfort.

NextStop Theatre

269 Sunset Park Drive
Herndon, Virginia 20170

The 39 Steps

September 8 – October 8
General Admission Tickets $45.00

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the beginning of NextStop, we are remounting the very first production we ever presented as a professional theater! The 39 Steps is an hysterical comedy based on one of Alfred Hitchcock’s first hit films. It is the thrilling saga of a handsome, yet unassuming gentleman who gets swept up in the high stakes world of international espionage.

Reston Community Center
the CenterStage 

2310 Colts Neck Rd.
Reston, VA

A Conversation with Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody – Moderated by their son Gideon Grody-Patinkin

September 30 | 3pm & 8pm
Reston $40.00, Non-Reston $60.00

He’s a star of TV, stage and film. She’s an award-winning actress and writer. Together on social media Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody shared hilarious nuggets of their “uninterrupted togetherness,” thoughts on marriage and hundreds of other topics, entertaining millions during the COVID shutdown. Now they are hitting the road with A Conversation with Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody, moderated by their son Gideon Grody-Patinkin, a live in-person visit full of family stories, professional anecdotes and glimpses into their 40-plus years of mostly marital bliss.

Screening of “We Feed People” with producer Nate Mook

Octobber 16 | 7:30pm
Reston $15.00, Non-Reston $20.00

“We Feed People”, from Oscar-winning director Ron Howard, spotlights renowned chef José Andrés and his nonprofit World Central Kitchen’s incredible mission evolution over 12 years. The film follows them from being a scrappy group of grassroots volunteers to becoming one of the most highly regarded humanitarian aid organizations in the world relief sector. This screening will be followed by a discussion with one of the executive producers, Restonian Nathan Mook. 

The State Theatre

220 N. Washington St
Falls Church, VA 22046

Cherry Poppin Daddies

September 16 | Doors 7pm
Tickets $25.00

The Daddies’ music is primarily a mix of swing and ska, contrastingly encompassing both traditional jazz-influenced variations of the genres as well as contemporary rock and punk hybrids, characterized by a prominent horn section and Perry’s acerbic and innuendot-laced lyricism.

The Legwarmers

September 23 | Doors 8pm
Tickets $25.00

Washington DC’s Premier 80’s Tribute Band.

Judging from the huge response we get every time they’re here, a lot of you find the same guilty pleasure we do in reliving the 80s. The big hair. The lacy ankle socks. And the music! You thought it was a forgettable decade, but the Legwarmers (great accessory, great band name) will make you remember each and every hit. Come out and Safety Dance like it’s 1985.


October 7 | Doors 7pm
Tickets $33.00 Advance
$37.00 Day of Show

Gondwana brings forth a fresh blend of Latin and Jamaican rhythms among other influences such as Rock n’ Roll and soul. With pulsating energy and a smooth, original sound, eight polished musicians are the soul of Chile’s number one reggae band.

Wolf Trap


The Filene Center at Wolf Trap
1551 Trap Rd
Vienna, VA 22182

The Psychedelic Furs

September 14 | Gates Open 6pm
Tickets Start at $49.00

Talk about a tempting line-up! British New Wave heavy hitters Squeeze (“Tempted,” “Pulling Mussels (From the Shell)”) team up with The Psychedelic Furs (“Love My Way,” “Pretty in Pink”) for an evening that is “Cool for Cats.”

Ray LaMontagne

September 17 | Gates Open 6:30pm
Tickets Start At $39.00

Master songwriter Ray LaMontagne creates folk songs that are alternately lush and intimately earthy. Taking inspiration from Laurel Canyon-era greats like Stephen Stills, Richard Manuel, and Rick Danko, LaMontagne weaves together lyrics and music full of heart and soul. Many of his songs, including “You Are the Best Thing,” “Let It Be Me,” and “Be Here Now” have been featured on countless hit shows such as Bones, Criminal Minds, House, ER, and One Tree Hill. Kentucky singer/songwriter Tomberlin opens the show.

The Barns at Wolf Trap
1635 Trap Road
Vienna, VA 22182

Andy Summers of The Police

October 13 | Doors 6:30pm
Tickets Start At $58.00

Andy Summers, renowned member of The Police and one of Rolling Stone’s top 100 guitarists, brings his unique blend of music, photography, and literature to The Barns with The Cracked Lens + A Missing String tour. Fans don’t need to worry about “standing so close” to the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer in the intimate setting at The Barns as he sequences photographs and his signature guitar style and music in a captivating evening.

Magpie: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

October 14 | Doors 6:30pm
Tickets Start At $34.00

Folk music fans rejoice! Stalwarts of the DMV scene for decades, Magpie celebrates their 50th anniversary by showcasing their stirring harmonies and moving instrumental arrangements at The Barns. Magpie’s 

versatile compositions blend blues, swing, folk, and country music with the instrumentation of the mandolin, harmonica, dulcimer, and concertina to create a unique sound on stage.

Branford Marsalis Quartet

October 17 & 18 | Doors 6:30pm
Tickets Start At $68.00

National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Branford Marsalis shares his signature contemporary saxophone sound at The Barns. As the eldest son of “the first family of jazz,” Marsalis thrives in the national spotlight: writing for stage and screen, acting in Hollywood, and leading the Tonight Show Band. Adept as a soloist and a bandleader, Marsalis and his Quartet turn The Barns into a lively jazz club for two special performances.

Festivals & Oktoberfests


September 15 – 17

Capital One Center
1805 Capital One Dr
Tysons, VA 22102

Capital One Center’s weekend festival returns September 15th-17th featuring putt putt, local music, craft beer from Starr Hill Biergarten, fitness classes, Shop Made in VA & community vendors, and so much more. New this year: the inaugural Perch Putt Open will kick-off the weekend festivities on September 15th.

Falls Church Festival

Septmber 23 | 10am – 4pm

City Hall and Community Center Grounds
300 Park Ave.
Falls Church, VA 22046

Our 47th Annual Falls Church Festival returns to The Little City in 2023! This family-fun event features The Taste of Falls Church, a beer garden, live music, children’s entertainment, and booths from local crafters, businesses, and civic organizations. 

Reston Multicultural Festival

Septmber 23 | 11am – 6pm

Reston Town Center
Performances in the Pavilion and Reston Town Square Park

The Reston Multicultural Festival is a celebration of Reston’s diversity and community spirit. This annual event brings together the people of Reston to celebrate our rich medley of cultures.

Oktoberfest at The Boro

Septmber 23 | 2pm – 5pm

8350 Broad Street
Tysons, VA

Our annual Oktoberfest is returning to The Boro! Join us in celebration of our favorite fall traditions including specialty German food from local food trucks, a biergarten featuring pumpkin and other traditional beer favorites from local breweries, a steinholding competition, a polka band, family activities and giveaways!

Mosaic Fall Fest

Septmber 23 & 24 | 11am – 6pm

District Avenue
Fairfax, VA 22031

Join us for a weekend of fun-filled activities for the whole family. In partnership with URBNmarket and FRESHFARM; Mosaic District will transform into a vibrant outdoor festival with over 90 handmade and vintage vendors, special performances, and an array of activities for the entire family.

MPAartfest 2023

October 1 | 10am – 4pm

McLean Central Park
1468 Dolley Madison Blvd
McLean, VA

Photo courtesy of McLean Project for the Arts

During MPAartfest, McLean Central Park is transformed into a lively landscape of mini art galleries showcasing and offering for sale the work of juried artists from throughout the mid-Atlantic region. This FREE event features contemporary art, live music throughout the day from some of the DC-area’s best musical talents, a Children’s Art Walk, food vendors, and much more!

Vienna Oktoberfest

October 7 | 11am – 7pm

Historic Church Street
Vienna, VA

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Vienna, VA with great food, vendors, music & entertainment, plenty of kids activities and, of course, our top, locally-sourced beer and wine selections! The festival has historically drawn 25,000-30,000 attendees and increases each year!

47th Annual Fall Festival

October 14 | 10am – 5pm

After Fest Concert
5:30PM – 8:30PM

Old Town Fairfax

The annual fall festival brings more than 400 arts, crafts, information, food & gourmet food vendors, children’s activities, three stages of music and entertainment for all ages to historic Old Town Fairfax. 

Pictured at top: Photo courtesy of Wolf Trap

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