Rod Tompkins Music
bluelogoLike Us on FacebookAs a solo pianist, keyboardist & vocalist, or with his band, Rod can add just the right musical touch to your wedding, social or corporate event, or any other occasion from formal to casual. Serving Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC and beyond.

Play What a Wonderful World - More on the Listen page!

Live at Grounded Coffee Shop! Sun, Nov 16th

groundedcoffee1I‘ll be performing at Grounded Coffee Shop on Sunday, November 16th, 2014  11am- 1pm. Come and hang out with me while I play and sing some tunes relaxing and lively! In case you didn’t already know, Grounded is an awesome independent Alexandria coffee shop with a relaxed and warm atmosphere. There’s never a cover charge, and it’s kid-friendly, so bring along the youngsters of all ages!  Want to know what tasty treats are waiting for you? Check out the MenuFacebook   Map

Grounded in Love…..of Coffee! Sunday, Feb 16th

grounded_coffee_bannerContinuing with a Valentine theme this weekend, I’ll be at Grounded Coffee Shop on Sunday, February 16th, 11am-1pm. I’ll be playing a few more love songs than usual, so bring your honey, if you have one! In case you didn’t already know, Grounded is an awesome independent Alexandria coffee shop with a relaxed and warm atmosphere. It’s kid-friendly, so bring along the little ones!  Want to know what tasty treats are waiting for you? Check out the Menu!       Directions

Valentine’s Day 2014 at Indigo Landing

I’ll be performing solo on keyboard and vocals for Indigo Landing’s Valentine Dinner this Friday, February 14th, 6:30-9:30pm. Bring your sweetheart for an evening of great food, attentive service, and love songs! Reservations: 703-548-0001 or OpenTable.com . Indigo Landing, One Marina Drive, Alexandria, VA – Website – Facebook – Map

Holiday Music at Grounded Coffee Shop 12/22/13

groundedcoffee1I’ll be at Grounded Coffee Shop on Sunday, December 22nd, 11am-1pm. In addition to my usual eclectic mix of jazz, show tunes and oldies, I’ll be playing a healthy dose of holiday music. As a special treat for all of us, my daughter, Emily Tompkins, will be joining me on vocals and violin!

Grounded Coffee is an awesome independent Alexandria coffee shop with a relaxed and warm atmosphere. It’s kid-friendly, so bring along the little ones!  Directions

Rod at Walker’s Grille on Thursday, Oct 24th, 6pm-8pm

walkers-oct24-landscapeRod will be performing solo at Walker’s Grille in Alexandria (near Kingstowne) on Thursday, October 24th, 6pm-8pm. Stop by after work for a drink and/or  some dinner and enjoy some mellow jazzy tunes. Rod will be playing out on the patio, but it’s covered and heated, so you’ll be comfy even if the weather isn’t perfect. Click here for more info on Facebook.

Thursday, October 24th, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Walker’s Grille, 6909 Metro Park Drive, Franconia, Virginia 22310 map

Four Public Appearances in October!

Although most of my performing is for private events, I have 4 gigs coming up in October that will be open to the Public. Here are the basics for now with details to come soon!

Feel free to contact me if you’d like to know more about one of the events!

Lakeside Musicale for Virginia Chamber Orchestra

vcologoRod Tompkins Duo (piano & sax) will perform selections from Baroque to Jazz in a spectacular lakeside setting for a special event to support the Virginia Chamber Orchestra. Hors d’oeuvres provided by Private Reserve Gourmet Foods. Wine supplied by Willowcroft Farm Vineyards. Delicious desserts also included.

Sunday, June 2, 2013, 4:00pm-6:00pm, Lake Barcroft, Falls Church, VA
Suggested tax-deductable donations: $80 per person, $150 per couple
MORE INFO and Online Reservations!

Rod at Bridal Showcase, Sun Apr 14th at Dulles Expo Center

Rod will be an exhibitor at the Washington Bridal Showcase at the Dulles Expo Center on Sunday, April 14, 2013, 11AM-5PM. Please stop by Booth 523 to talk with Rod and hear him playing  and singing throughout the event. This show is a must-attend event for anyone planning a wedding. Contact Rod if you want to know more about this show or his wedding music services!

HALF Price Admission! Purchase tickets online and enter promo code HALF.

New Wedding Ceremony Music Samples

New recordings of piano and soprano saxophone playing some of our most requested wedding ceremony music are available below and on the Listen page. Outdoor Wedding? We bring the digital piano and even have an option for remote locations with no electric service. Ask about other intrumental combinations and vocals, too!

      Canon in D (Pachelbel)
      Forever in Love (Kenny G)
      Trumpet Tune (Purcell)
      Trumpet Voluntary (Clarke)
      Wedding Song (Kenny G)

Rod & The Band

Wedding Reception at Gadsby's Tavern Wedding Reception at the St. Regis Hotel Wedding Reception at Gadsby's Tavern Wedding Reception at the St. Regis Hotel Wedding Brunch at the Hay-Adams Hotel Wedding Reception at Gadsby's Tavern Wedding Brunch at the Hay-Adams Hotel Wedding Reception at the St. Regis Hotel Photo Shoot in Old Town Alexandria, VA Wedding at Raspberry Plain in Leesburg, VA Wedding Reception at the St. Regis Hotel Wedding at Raspberry Plain in Leesburg, VA