live at lena's

Join us for live music every Tuesday (6-9pm) Thursday (6-8pm) at either Lena's Beer Garden or The Loft at Lena's!

Text LIVEMUSIC to (703) 683-5330 to receive text updates about our music schedule.

Reservations for The Loft at Lena's are recommended.

Seating at Lena's Beer Garden is on a first-come, first-served basis. Although Lena's Beer Garden is an outdoor space, it is equipped with heaters and a firepit!

In the case of inclement weather, live music on Tuesdays at Lena's Beer Garden will be moved to The Loft at Lena's.

If you are a group or individual who is interested in being considered for Live @ Lena's, please complete the form below.


Tuesday, November 30

Lena's Beer Garden 

Chris Timbers Band


Thursday, December 2

Lena's Beer Garden 

Justin Trawick & The Common Good

Thursday, December 2

The Loft at Lena's

Sara Zhu and Austin Stahle Jazz

Tuesday, December 7

Lena's Beer Garden 

Melissa Quinn Fox

Thursday, December 9

The Loft at Lena's

Vaughn Ambrose Jazz Trio

Tuesday, December 14

Lena's Beer Garden 

Chris Timbers Band

Thursday, December 16

The Loft at Lena's

Jon Steele Trio

Tuesday, December 21

Lena's Beer Garden 

Delta Spur

Thursday, December 23

The Loft at Lena's

Rodney Richards

Tuesday, December 28

Lena's Beer Garden 

Melissa Quinn Fox

Thursday, December 30

The Loft at Lena's

Vaughn Ambrose Jazz Trio


Chris Timbers Band - The Chris Timbers Band represents a style of music that’s a combination of country, contemporary jazz, blues, rock and “alternative soul.”  Together they continue to revamp old songs while writing and recording new ones.

ilyAIMY (i love you And I Miss You) - A percussive acoustic rock animal hailing from Baltimore, MD.  Mixing genres from rock to folk to soul to bluegrass; flavors as varied as jazz and hip hop curl through what is undoubtedly one of the most exciting sounds in today’s folk(ish) music scene. 


Melissa Quinn Fox - A singer/songwriter from Pittsburgh, PA, with deep roots in both Country and Americana music.  She is known best for her story-driven songs and powerful vocals.  Capturing the attention of her audience through her charismatic live performances, Melissa continues to inspire listeners to find gratitude in every moment.

Tobago Bay Calypso Trio - Northern Virginia’s Hot Calypso band featuring music from the Caribbean and the sound of steel drums. A stylistically unique group from day one, with music ranging from Soca and Calypso to Latin, Pop and Jazz.

David Manley and Mauro Mir -  Guitarist David Manley and Brazilian Vocalist Mauro Mir share their love for Brazilian jazz with their personalized interpretation of this South American indigenous music. 

Delta Spur - Delta Spur is DC/MD/VA's hottest country band, performing Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Zac Brown, Keith Urban, as well as other country favorites.  A Delta Spur show is an energetic performance of fresh, modern country music; mixing the fun and excitement of a party band with country songs you want to hear.

Classic Soul Duo - This bass and guitar singing duo covers all your favorite 70s and 80s soul and funky style Jazz grooves with a little Motown thrown in. 

Vaughn Ambrose and Michael Pavone Jazz Duo - Join Alexandria’s own Vaughn Ambrose and Michael Pavone on guitar for a swinging evening exploring the music of the Great American Songbook, and compositions by some of Jazz history’s most celebrated artists.

Trifilio Tango - International bandoneonist and prolific tango composer, Argentinian Emmanuel Trifilio brings a fresh perspective to the traditional tango sound, both in performance and composition to Lena’s Loft!


Manley & Paddock - Guitarist Dave Manley and vocalist Landon Paddock share their interpretation of classic jazz standards, Brazilian tunes and a few well known pop songs.  

Tobago Bay Calypso Solo Pans - Showcasing Northern Virginia’s Hot Calypso band member, Stacey Loggins. Stacey will feature music from the Caribbean and the sound of steel drums. A stylistically unique performance, with music ranging from Soca and Calypso to Latin, Pop and Jazz.

Adrian Duke Project - a piano player/ singer / songwriter in the New Orleans musical tradition of Professor Longhair, James Booker & Dr. John.  Add to that voice that is infused with a startling imprint of early Atlantic sides of Ray Charles, and what you get just begins to describe what’s in Duke’s bag as a performer and composer.  Where New Orleans blues, classic soul, and American collide is where he lives.

Mark Desrochers - An accomplished singer/acoustic guitarist performing classic favorites from Van Morrison, James Taylor, Jimmy Buffet and more.

Sara Zhu and Austin Stable Jazz - This DMV based trio features Sara Zhu on vocals/flute, Austin Stable on guitar and Zack Pride on Acoustic Bass. Specialize in swing-era standards and selections from the great American Song.

Jon Steele Trio - Bassist Jon Steele leads his traditional jazz trio through the standards of the great American Songbook.

Rodney Richards - Join Washington DC’s own Rodney Richards as he shares the rich DC jazz tradition. The trio plays jazz standards of Legendary DC jazz artists including Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway.


musician submission

If you would like to be considered to play at Live @ Lena's, please complete the form below. Musicians can only be acoustic. Singing is permitted, but a microphone is not. Jazz, strings or guitar are preferred. Thank you for your interest!

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