Virginia Beach has a lot to offer when it comes to Nightlife.  There are so many places to go that it is difficult to list them all in one place.  If you are at the oceanfront, then you don’t need to look far. Every hotel and restaurant has a bar or lounge and many of them change their atmosphere throughout the day to be appropriate to the crowd they want to entertain.

If you are more adventurous and have transportation, there are many more locations inland where you can go and have the time of your life without having to deal with the crowds that the beach may have to offer.

It really is up to the individual.  Be sure to look around and don’t get yourself stuck in one location.  There is plenty of nightlife to explore all over Virginia Beach.


If you want to see where the LIVE MUSIC is playing and other nightlife events, please click the LIVE MUSIC image:
Live Music and Entertainment in Virginia Beach



These are FREE stages/gazebos on the oceanfront boardwalk that are playing great music all summer long!


If you love great live music, these places are famous for bringing in the best bands week after week all year long!


This is a list of our local bars, pubs, clubs and night hot spots. If you are looking for fun action, these are the places to go.
This is a list of the most popular local bands (and some others) that typically play throughout Virginia Beach. They could be anywhere on any given weekend so be sure to check out our LIVE MUSIC PAGE or click on their link to find out any details.
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Acoustic, Alternative, Blues, Christian, Classic Rock

Aaron Firestone

Acoustic Duo, Acoustic Rock, Cover, Dance, Folk Rock

Absolute Acoustic

Acoustic, Progressive, Rock

All Thread

Funk, Fusion, Reggae, Rock

Almost Famous Band

Blues, Country, Dance, Rock

Asphalt Jungle

80's, 80's Cover Band, 90's, Alternative, Alternative Rock, Blues, Classic Rock, Country, Cover, Dance, New Country, Variety

Audio Sauce

Classic, Country, Funky, Pop, Rock

Austin Ferguson

Country, New Country, Rock

Ax to Grind

Blues, Country, Rock

Baba Louie

60's, 70's, 80's, 80's Cover Band, 90's, 90's Rock, Alternative, Classic Rock, Cover, Dance, Funk, Old School, Pop, R&B, Rock, Southern Rock, Top 40, Top 40 Hits, Variety

Backwoods Company

Attitude Country, Country, Rock, Southern Rock


Acoustic, Rock

Beautiful Noise

80's, 80's Cover Band, 90's

Ben Phelps Project

Acoustic, Progressive, Rock

Benton Blount

Attitude Country, Country, Cover, New Country, Progressive New Country
Bigger Dream Band

Bigger Dream

Christian, Oldies, Variety

Billy Joe Trio

Blues, Funk, Rock
Bimini Road

Bimini Rd

Alternative, Reggae, Rock

Black White Blues

Blues, Jazz, Soul

Blackwater Jam

Classic Country
Blame Canada Band

Blame Canada

Classic Rock, Rock

Blank Slate

50’s, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, 90's Rock, Acoustic, Acoustic Rock, Alternative, Alternative Rock

Blue City Bombers

60's, 70's, Blues, Classic Rock, Funky, Motown, Originals, R&B, Reggae, Rock
Blushing Melons

Blushing Melons

Acoustic Rock, Blues, Contemporary

Bobby McClendon

Attitude Country, Country, Cover, New Country
Borderline Crazy

Borderline Crazy

Pop, Rock, Top 40

Brae King Band

80's, 80's Cover Band, Top 40, Top 40 Hits, Top 40's
Brandon Bower Band

Brandon Bower

Classic Rock, Folk Rock, Funk, Funky, Guitar
Brent Shepard

Brent Shepard

Acoustic Rock, Light Rock, Pop

Brett Williams

Alternative Rock

Brian Grilli Band

Attitude Country, Country

Brian Shultz

90's Rock, Classic Rock
Broke By Sunday

Broke By Sunday

80's, Dance, Hip Hop, Rock, Top 40, Variety

Broseph E. Lee

Country, New Country
Bryan Dunn

Bryan Dunn

Blues, Classic Rock, R&B, Reggae


Attitude Country, Country, Rock
Burn The Radio

Burn the Radio

Experimental, Indie, Progressive
Canyon Road Band

Canyon Road Band

Classic Rock, Rock, Southern Rock

Casey Jamerson

Country, Cover, Dance, Mashup, Progressive New Country, Variety
Celeste Kellog

Celeste Kellogg

Country, New Country
Charles Darden

Charles Darden

Jazz, Swing and Big Band

Charlton Phaneuf

Acoustic Rock, Cover, Originals, Variety

Chase Payne

Acoustic, Acoustic Duo, Classic Country, Country, New Country
Chasing Arrows Band

Chasing Arrows

Alternative, Indie, Rock
Chasing Comets

Chasing Comets

Classic, Country, Dance, Rock
Chasing Corona Band

Chasing Corona

Alternative, Metal, Rock
Chasing Shadows

Chasing Shadows

Metal, Pop, Rock

Cheap Thrills

80's, Alternative

Childz Play

90's Rock, Alternative, Classic Rock, Country, Cover, Dance, Funky, Hip Hop, Pop, Rap, Rock, Top 40's Dance, Variety


Alternative, Indie, Rock
Cooling Out

Coolin Out

Motown, Oldies, R&B