“Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.”
― Sarah Dessen, Just Listen

Few things can bring people together like a shared love of music. It enhances our lives in so many ways. Why not take advantage of every opportunity to experience the joy of music near you? With so many options within driving distance, the only problem you’ll have is narrowing down which shows to see!

Crossing state lines into VA is worth it to discover all the NorVA has to offer. With a full schedule of upcoming bands, performers, comedians and speakers alike, there is something for everyone at NorVA. NorVA isn’t only about entertainment though. They are currently making efforts towards environmental sustainability and raising awareness about environmental issues. So check them out and help them give back to the community as well!

Union Bank and Trust Pavilion in nearby Portsmouth is yet another venue worth exploring. With an array of musical genres and festivals to choose from, there is always something entertaining to explore at the Union Bank and Trust Pavilion.

If a more intimate musical indulgence is what you’re after, you can keep it to the Carolinas and visit the Back Bar in the Blue Point Yard in Duck, NC. You can sit at the open air bar or partake in a glass of wine or delicious cocktail on the lawn while listening to live music. Take in the sunset while listening to smooth jazz and order from the delicious Blue Point restaurant.
Even closer to home in nearby Elizabeth City; you can hit Hoppin’ Johnz every Saturday for live music and occasionally theatrical performances in a quaint intimate environment. Enjoy cocktails, beer or wine and the “new south” cuisine Hoppin Johnz is known for!

Support local! Take a visit to Kitty Hawk and scope out all the local Outer Banks talent at Trio. Featuring live local talent 3-5 days a week year round, Trio has something for everyone. Whether you like jazz, reggae, acoustic rock or bluegrass, you won’t be disappointed. And with an abundance of beer, wine, cocktail and dining options, Trio has it all!
There is no limit to the musical entertainment options near us! So grab some friends and let the music move you!