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Music Festivals in the Washington, DC Area

Find music festivals in the Washington, DC area held throughout the year. Jazz festivals, folk music festivals, popular music festivals and more in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.

Abbey Road on the River – Washington DC
Abbey Road on the River is a Beatles Tribute Festival which is coming to the Washington DC area with More than 50 bands from around the world, Abbey Road on the River will include two indoor stages, four outdoor stages, seminar gatherings, and a Fab Four merchandise marketplace.

Alexandria Guitar Festival
The Alexandria Guitar Festival in Old Town Alexandria features guitar concerts, seminars, adult classes, children’s classes, and a vendor’s fair.

DC Jazz Festival
The music festival is held each summer and features more than 100 jazz performances at concert venues and clubs throughout Washington, DC.

Kennedy Center Prelude Festival
Celebrate a new season of performing arts at the annual Kennedy Center Prelude Festival in Washington, DC. Enjoy a wide variety of performances from Washington, DC artists and get a glimpse of the the upcoming theater season.

Rosslyn Jazz Festival
Rosslyn Jazz Festival, Rosslyn, Virginia, music festival just across Key Bridge from Washington, DC.

Silver Spring Jazz Festival
Silver Spring Jazz Festival, free performances by a variety of jazz musicians, Silver Spring, Maryland

Summer Music Festival at the National Cathedral
Summer Music Festival at the National Cathedral, a full calendar of free and ticketed concerts at the Washington National Cathedral

Takoma Park Folk Festival
The Takoma Park Folk Festival is an annual festival featuring music and dance from around the world on eight stages in Takoma Park, Maryland.

Lake Anne Jazz & Blues Festival - Reston, VA
The all-day event will take place on Labor Day weekend and will showcase a variety of talented local emerging artist and national jazz performers.

Washington DC Funk Parade – U Street Music Festival
Learn about the DC Funk Parade, a one-of-a-kind street fair, parade and music festival celebrating the music heritage of the U Street neighborhood of Washington DC.

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