The Herndon venue is doing a limited series of Parking Lot Concerts for the next few months, transforming its parking lot into an outdoor venue and wine garden with socially-distant cafe-style seating for 40 patrons. Guests are invited to pack a meal, bring takeout or order from a local restaurant for delivery to the event, and beer, wine and soft drinks are for sale at the temporary outdoor bar. All staff and guests are required to wear a mask except when eating or drinking at a table; a table of two tickets is for two guests in the same household to sit with one another, with 12-feet between tables, and there are limited “standing room single stools” for single guests. // 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon
Upcoming shows: Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m., A Marvelous Night for a Moondance with Jim Van Slyke; Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m., a Halloween Comedy Spectacular with Rebecca Ballinger & Joshua Simon.
The Vienna coffeehouse and intimate theater is hosting an outdoor concert series dubbed “A Song and a Slice,” with a suggested donation to a cause selected by the performing artist to serve as the ticket; $1 from every beer sold also goes towards the cause. The series celebrates the opening of Union Pie at Jammin Java, their pizza shop which serves thin-crust pizza, loaded fries, salads, drinks and cocktails. There is limited capacity with first-come, first-served, a two-item minimum purchase policy for all guests seated at tables, and everyone must wear a mask. // 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
Upcoming shows: Oct. 28 at 6 p.m., Mona Speaks Mountains benefiting Casa Chirilagua; Oct. 30 at 6 p.m., Casey Cavanagh benefiting the NIVA Emergency Relief Fund
The outdoor space at the Falls Church venue is open for dining and free concerts; a donation through PayPal is suggested to help with operating and performer costs. A menu is available via a QR code with options including cocktails, boozy shakes, salads, bratwurst, gyros and snacks. // 22 North Washington St., Falls Church
Upcoming shows: Oct. 24 at 8 p.m., Feel Free; Oct. 25 at 7 p.m., Form of Expression; Oct. 28 at 7 p.m., SOL Roots; Oct. 29 at 7 p.m., Twin Brothers Band; Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m., Allman Others Band; Oct. 31 at 6:30 p.m., free outdoor show with Celebration Summer
On the DC waterfront at District Wharf, this all-American live music destination is offering outdoor concerts with advanced reservations. Shows are free but have very limited capacity at tables that sit two, four, five or six; book a table in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, Additional seating is available on the patio depending on the weather. All tables require a $30 per seat minimum spend required, all Phase 2 COVID-19 guidelines will be enforced, masks are required and patrons must stay seated unless going to the restroom or leaving the venue. // 33 Pearl St. SW, Washington, DC
Upcoming shows: Oct. 25 at 4:30 p.m., The Honey Larks; Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m., The Rock-a-Sonics
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