34 Restaurants Where You Can Catch Live Music

Plenty of great performances are happening each week on this side of the Potomac.

Galaxy Hut

Where: 2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington (Clarendon)

When: Sundays and Mondays, 9 p.m.

Sounds Like: Varies

Cover Charge: $5

This dive bar known for its craft beer and totchos is a go-to for local bands performing original music. Check out their website music calendar or their Facebook page for the latest.

Heritage Brewing Co.

Where: 1300-1398 N. Fillmore St., Arlington (Clarendon)

When: Thursdays, 7-10 p.m. (twice monthly)

Sounds Like: Varies

Cover Charge: None

This brewpub at Market Common features bluegrass, folk and acoustic rock—and it’s got a house band to boot. Find the latest on their Facebook page.

Ireland’s Four Courts

Where: 2051 Wilson Blvd., Arlington (Court House)

When: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 p.m.

Sounds Like: Varies

Cover Charge: None

This Irish pub, one of several in the area, features mostly cover bands but occasionally has groups that are “more like Simon and Garfunkel,” we’re told. Take a peek at their online calendar to find out who’s playing.

Ireland’s Four Provinces

Where: 105 W. Broad St., Falls Church City

When: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.

Sounds Like: Irish music

Cover Charge: None

This Falls Church tavern keeps things traditional with mostly Irish music. To see who’s up next, check their web calendar.


Where: 6666 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church

When: Nightly

Sounds Like: Varies

Cover Charge: Varies with event

Their motto is “ageless charm without yuppie bastardization.” And that about sums up this longtime (as in 71 years) establishment near Seven Corners, known for blues, country and rock and roll. Find their music calendar on their site.

Categories: Arts & Entertainment