King Alley


Kickin’ Back @ King Alley is a free summer concert and event series in Gate City, Virginia. Talented bands from across the region preform at the King Alley location in downtown Gate City.  Our events are made possible by a collaborated effort between the Town of Gate City, Gate City Frontier, Inc, Scott County Tourism, local civic groups and our sponsorship partners.

In 2013, Kickin’ Back @ King Alley was developed as venue to help capture the rich music heritage in Gate City and surrounding areas.  The Town of Gate City recognizes that by developing a vibrant music economy it will drive value in several important ways. It fuels job creation, economic growth, tourism development and artistic growth, and strengthens the Town’s brand.  Today our events bring 15,000 visitors and tourist to Gate City annually.

Every event is geared to provide family fun for all ages to enjoy.  Visitors will enjoy local food, antique shopping and, arts and crafts.  There is a Beer Garden onsite.  Many events include activities for the kids, car and motorcycle shows, sport venues and more.  Be sure to bring your friends and your lawn chair!

Downtown Gate City, VA is rich with locally owned restaurants and antique shopping within walking distance of our music event venues.  We are pet friendly but don’t forget the leash!

If you have an idea for an event, please let us know.  We are constantly looking for new ideas!

Our events are always free!  Discover our small-town charm and visit Gate City, VA today!


If you are interested in performing at a future concert series please contact us via email:  Please include your social media pages, youtube, Reverbnation page, etc.  Please send press kit if available.

Please complete the following forms:

Band Vendor FormW-9 Form

Forms must be completed & returned in order to process payment.

Interested in becoming a vendor?

Vendor Sign-up Form

The application can be send via email to  or fax to 276-386-7789. You can also mail it to:

Town of Gate City
Vendor Application License
156 East Jackson Street
Gate City, VA 24251