Downtown Directory / Live Music

Artful Dodger Coffeehouse and Cocktail Lounge

Since 1992, the Artful Dodger has been serving downtown Harrisonburg a unique experience they'll never forget. The Dodger serves everything from breakfast (all day!), lunch, dinner, coffee, and cocktails, as they're up "From Wake Up Call to Last Call." Events like Jazz & $3 Tuesday through Salsa Night every Friday, the Dodger is always waiting for you to stop in. more

Brothers Craft Brewing

Brothers Adam, Jason and Tyler opened downtown Harrisonburg's first brewery in 2012. They turned an old soda bottling plant into a hip brewery that offers a rustic taproom, regular food trucks and events. Their beer is distributed all over Virginia, but most importantly, the brothers use their collective experience to brew unique brews that enhance and support the local community. more

Clementine & Ruby’s Lounge

Owner Clay Clark's vision for this restaurant was an innovative space that focused not only on food, but also music and art. This concept is infused into every part of the business, from the changing menus and art-lined walls to the band line-up. Clementine always tops the list of great places to see music in town. With two stages for live music performances - upstairs or downstairs at Ruby's Lounge - they bring in local bands and bigger names on a regular basis. more

Court Square Theater

This 250-seat theater once operated as the Rockingham Motor Co., one of the premier car dealers in downtown from the 1920s to the 1970s. Today, you can enjoy first-run films, plays, and other live performances. more

Jimmy Madison’s Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar

Prepare yourself for a special blend of soulful music, modern southern cuisine, and premium whiskeys at Jimmy Madison's. Chef Isaac's use of fresh ingredients to create menu items such as fried green tomatoes, a selection of southern burgers, baby back ribs, jambalaya, and more will make you feel like you just landed in The Big Easy. more

OASIS Fine Art & Craft

Harrisonburg Virginia’s premiere artist cooperative is part of the city’s Arts & Cultural District! At OASIS Fine Art & Craft, you'll always buy local, because works are nearly all by Shenandoah Valley region artists and artisans. At the gallery, you'll find fine hand-crafted Shenandoah Valley pottery, jewelry, fiber art, wood, metal, glass, wearable art, paintings, and photography. Attend an OASIS event such as their one-person shows, theme shows, free live concerts, classes and more. more

Pale Fire Brewing Co.

Pale Fire Brewing is one of five craft breweries in downtown Harrisonburg. They've mastered the art of entertaining by creating a beautiful space to relax with great tunes and beer. Grab a book from their Little Free Library and a pint and sink into their comfy couch or enjoy the patio and take in their long list of events, from music performances and trivia nights to a monthly Books & Brews events with local authors. more

Restless Moons Brewing

All of Restless Moons' beers are made just a few feet away from the bar in their taproom. By brewing their beers in small batches, five barrels at a time, they're able to constantly rotate the beers they offer and maintain a diverse tap list. Their tap list is constantly changing, so check back often to see what's new and currently on tap. more

The Friendly Fermenter

The Friendly Fermenter is a nanobrewery and homebrewing shop, with brew on-site classes where you can make your own beer. The Fermenter cranks out new homebrew inspired beers weekly, so check them out regularly to see what's on tap. more

Three Notch’d Valley Collab House

Three Notch'd Valley Collab House is leaving their mark on the craft beer scene in Harrisonburg with their small batches of beer. Their taproom is casual and comfy: the perfect place to hang out with friends and a brew or to check out one of their events, from Bend & Brews yoga classes on Saturday mornings to live music and art shows on the First Friday of every month. more