Reston Concerts on the Town

Reston Concerts on the Town


When will you be posting the 2019 schedule? Some of us would like to plan on coming, to the swing-danceable events... but you have lots of competition...

Saturday night summer concert series at Reston Town Center Plan to spend your Saturday nights this summer listening to FREE live concerts at Reston Town Center in Reston, Virginia.

Showtime is 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. June thru August, rain or shine. The concerts are family-friendly and dog-friendly. Come ready to have a swingin' good time!

Operating as usual

[06/26/20]   Summer 2020 update: To our music-loving fans and concert-goers, we have officially canceled the entire summer 2020 series. It was a tough call, but the safety of our bands, staff/crew, and audience are our top priority. Please stay safe out there, and know that we're already moving some of this year's intended lineup to 2021, when we hope to safely and joyously celebrate our 30th anniversary season. in the meantime, check out some free virtual concerts by some of our favorite bands, including Scythian, Brian Alex of Entrain, and Incendio. We can't wait to see you all next year!

[05/22/20]   Summer 2020 update: Reston Concerts on the Town are canceled through August 1. We will update in the coming weeks about our remaining summer dates. Stay safe out there, everyone!

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Summer 2020 update (4/26): Our concerts for the month of June have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are keeping a close eye on CDC and state guidance for events/large gatherings and will update you on the rest of the lineup as summer draws closer. For a full list of our concerts and other RTC events (including updates on cancellations), please see: Many of our restaurants remain open for carry out and delivery. Please visit the website of your favorite to see what options are currently offered.

Summer 2020 sneak peek: Back by popular demand, Plena Libre, Latin dance band from Puerto Rico, will grace the Reston summer stage on July 11.

Summer 2020 Sneak Peek: the Deanna Bogart Band, with special guest Magic Dick, harmonica player from the J. Geils Band, are coming on Aug 8!

[02/05/20]   Hey Reston, we're fully booked for summer 2020. Get ready to dance...and dance some more! For our 30th anniversary season, some favorites are returning and we've got a few surprises too. I'll post some sneak peeks soon...

[11/16/19]   Hey Reston, we’re hard at work booking the 2020 summer season. What past favorite band would you most like to see back next summer?

This Saturday night, July 20, swing on over to the Pavilion for Good Shot Judy. They'll be playing your favorite classic and contemporary swing and jazz tunes. 7:30 pm, free show. See you there!

What kind of music is more American than jazz? Come on over to Reston Town Center this Saturday night for world-class jazz featuring vibraphonist Chuck Redd with special guests: bassist Nicki Parrott, trumpeter Byron Stripling and pianist Tadataka Unno. Sat., July 6, 7:30 pm. Free show! Bring a chair.

The summer 2019 schedule is out! Just click on Events right from this page and check out bios and pix of all our bands. We've got some favorites and lots of new bands as well. Free, family-friendly concerts. Come ready to dance!

Tonight! We're ecstatic to welcome national recording artist JD McPherson to Reston Town Center on Sat., July 27. He & his band from Nashville will have you swingin' and rockin' to a sound that's retro, yet modern. It's rockabilly at its finest. Free show! 7:30 pm in the pavilion. Bring a chair and your dancing shoes.

2019 Sneak Peek: We'll be kicking off the summer series with a Solid Gold Saturday Night, featuring Joe Coleman & Joe Blunt, former lead singers of the Platters and the Drifters! On June 1, take a musical journey Under the Boardwalk with classic hits from the 50s and 60s.

Sneak Peek 2019: Empire Strikes Brass--a funk-rock band from Asheville, NC that plays your favorite hits, some originals, and some cool jazzy brass tunes--will make their Reston debut in August.

Plena Libre Music - Grammy & Latin Grammy nominated.

Our 2019 summer series is fully booked and we have some great surprises in store, including quite a few new acts. Coming June 29 from Puerto Rico...salsa, plena, bomba & more with Plena Libre! Check back in the coming weeks for more sneak peeks. Listen and buy all of Plena Libre's music. Get the latests news on albums realeses and follow us on our Spotify account. Share Plena Libre's songs & more.

[12/14/18]   Hey Reston, we're busy booking the 2019 summer series. Which favorites from concerts' past would you most like to see return???

Join us for the summer concerts finale this Sat. night as we welcome back Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. An incredible jazz crooner whose velvety voice will make you swoon, Landau is the 2011 winner of America's Got Talent. Don't miss Landau and his big band as they take you through the Great American Songbook. 7:30 pm in the pavilion. Free show.

This Sat. night, Aug. 18, don't miss the T-Sisters on their east coast tour. The 3 sisters from California have been singing and writing music together since childhood and will bring with them a talented acoustic band. Their sound incorporates traditional and pop influences, from moments of breathtaking a cappella to swells of energetic indie Americana. Free show, 7:30 pm. See you there!

The forecast for Sat., July 28: tiempo soleado! Come bask in the sunshine with Incendio! This LA-based Latin fusion band is a Reston favorite; they'll dazzle you with fiery Latin guitar and other worldly rhythms. ¡Baile! July 28, 7:30 pm., free show.

[07/21/18]   Tonight’s Entrain show is canceled. Pavilion is flooding and heavy rain and winds won’t let up till very late. Too dangerous for sound crew. Stay safe everyone!

This Saturday night, don't miss Entrain! They play a funky mix of roots-rock, ska, calypso and other wildly danceable rhythms (with great percussion & horns). See you at 7:30 pm Saturday, at the Reston Town Center pavilion. Free show.

Don't miss the fiddling Fedorykov brothers this Sat. night, July 14, when SCYTHIAN returns to Reston. They play a raucous mix of Celtic, klezmer, gypsy/folk-rock that is guaranteed to keep you dancing (and astounded) all night long. Free show. 7:30 pm, Reston Town Center pavilion. See you there!

Good Shot Judy

Swing on over to the Pavilion this Sat. night, July 7 for Good Shot Judy! From the swingin' sounds of Sinatra and Basie to the modern sounds of Harry Connick, Jr. and Michael Buble, this band will keep you lindy hopping all night long. Free show. 7:30 pm in the Pavilion. See you there!

The sounds of Rio come to Reston this Sat. night, June 30, with Beleza! Enjoy samba and bossa nova and a unique sound that draws from other genres, what Beleza calls: Funkalicious Samba Soul. [and you will fall in love with Madeline's voice]. Free show. See you Sat., 7:30 pm, under the Pavilion.

We're back this Saturday with an eclectic night of jazz! Join us for our annual Chuck Redd & Friends concert with Chuck's special guests: vocalist Sharon Clark, bassist/vocalist Nicki Parrott & harmonica virtuoso Hendrik Muerkens. Sat., June 23 at 7:30 pm. See you there!

We're kicking off the series this Sat. night w/ the Blues Beatles! If you love to Twist & Shout, you're gonna love their swingin' bluesy spin on your favorite Beatles songs. Fun fact: these blokes are a bunch of Beatles-loving blues musicians based in Brazil. See you Sat., June 9 at 7:30.

[06/02/18]   Tonight’s concert (June 2) is canceled due to the severe storms coming this afternoon and evening. Safety comes above all else. We will see you all next Sat night to kick off the series with Blues Beatles. Please stay safe!

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The 2018 summer schedule is out!

BelezaMusic — Funaklicious Samba Soul

Summer 2018 sneak peek: Rio comes to Reston on June 30 when Beleza takes the stage. Get ready to dance to a funkalicious mix of samba, bossa, flamenco and other Latin rhythms. ¡ven a bailar!

Summer 2018 Sneak Peek: Get ready to Twist & Shout - with a twist. Introducing...The Blues Beatles! They're gonna shake things up with jump blues & swing covers of your favorite Beatles tunes. June 9.

Another Summer 2018 Sneak Peek: Back by popular demand, doing their Celtic/klezmer/Americana mix, don't miss the fabulous Fedoryko brothers of SCYTHIAN! July 14.

Good Shot Judy

Our 2018 summer schedule is complete and will be announced soon. In the meantime, here's a sneak peek. This one's for all you swing dancers out there! Don't miss Good Shot Judy on July 7.

[10/31/17]   Hey everyone, we're already starting to plan for summer 2018. What band(s) would you most like to see back again at Reston's summer series?

Don't miss our summer season finale featuring David Akers & the Soul Shakers - Motown & more - this Sat., Aug. 26, 7:30 pm. Free show, free garage parking. Come ready to dance!

Ready to boogie on the bayou? Don't miss 2-time Grammy-winning Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, when they bring zydeco and indigenous Louisiana roots music to the Reston Town Center pavilion this Sat., Aug. 19, 7:30 pm. Free show & free garage parking. Laissez les bons temps rouler! [Let the good times roll!]

Tango over to the pavilion this Sat. night, Aug. 5, for the Latin fusion sounds of Incendio. Come ready to dance the night away! 7:30 pm, free show, free garage parking.

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