Summer Music Venues in Fayetteville

Whether you prefer a well-known country singer or a local jazz artist, Fayetteville's music scene has something for everyone to enjoy. Grab a bite to eat and wet your whistle this summer at these live music venues in Fayetteville!


JJ’s Beer Garden and Brewing Co.’s brand new location in uptown Fayetteville boasts a full menu, in-house craft brews and a free summer concert series to boot. Every Thursday night from Memorial Day through Labor Day, JBGB will host a number of regional and national acts, including Marc Broussard, Kellie Pickler and The Strumbellas, at their large outdoor venue off of Steele and Van Asche. Visit their website for a full concert schedule.

Smoke & Barrel Tavern

A classic downtown favorite for the 21+ crowd, The Smoke & Barrel Tavern will be showcasing local and regional favorites every weekend throughout the summer. Grab a worthy whiskey and a pool cue and tune-in to their eclectic lineup of bands and DJ’s, featuring everything from Neo-Folk to R&B on their classic indoor stage off of Dickson Street. Click here to see the full summer line-up.

Stage Eighteen

Already a popular spot for First Thursday goers, Stage Eighteen is a brand new multi-purpose venue on Center Street off of the Fayetteville Square. In addition to their impressive cocktail menu and rotating visual art gallery, Stage Eighteen will be hosting a variety of regional and local musicians this summer, including Randall Shreve, Abram Shook and Casper Allen. They will also uniquely feature free open community jam sessions for the public to join in or stop by to listen! Visit the Stage Eighteen website for a full calendar of events.

Want to get your summer music fix all at once? Be sure to attend the 8th Annual Fayetteville Roots Festival!

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