Concerts & Live Performances

Live Music for All

Greater Williamsburg is home to many different musical events. Sit in on a serenade from the symphony, or take the kids to sing along with "Sesame Street" characters at Busch Gardens. In between find time to sit and enjoy the music festivities that dot the summer during the year. Jamestown, Yorktown, and Williamsburg offer music for aficionados of all genres. 

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Friday, May 26, 2017
Water Street Grille
Every Wednesday, Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 5 - 31, 2017

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout the month.  Times vary.

Fri 5/5 7pm-10pm- Billy Joe Trio

Sat 5/6 7pm-10pm- Planet Full of Blues

Fri 5/12 8pm-11pm- Dharma Initiative

Sat 5/13 8pm-11pm- Jonny Cardigan

Wed 5/17 7pm-10pm- Felicia Hoyos

Fri 5/19 8pm-11pm- Wampler Brothers

Sat 5/20 8pm-11pm- Andrew Ballentine

Wed 5/24 7pm-10pm- The LCV Project

Fri 5/26 8pm-11pm- Good Shot Judy

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, ends on May 31, 2017
Yorktown Pup
Every Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 5 - 27, 2017, 9:30am - 11:59pm

Enjoy your evenings at the Yorktown Pub with live music and great food throughout the month. $ 757.886.9964 or Yorktown Pub Website

Fri, May 5th PCJ 

Sat, May 6th Stuck on a name 

Frid, May12th TBA 

Sat, May 13th Felicia Hoyas band

Fri, May 19th Mathew Linard 

Sat, May 20th TBA 

Sat, May 27th Dharma

Full pub menu including fresh seafood. Live entertainment on weekends. Lunch and dinner overlooking the York River.

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, Saturday, ends on May 27, 2017
Charly's Airport Restaurant
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
May 12 - 26, 2017, 5pm - 8:30pm

Enjoy live acoustic music on the patio of Charly's Airport Restaurant each Friday now through early autumn during Friday Night Flights. The patio provides great views as planes takeoff (you never know what you'll see!) and there are always delicious specials on homemade bread and slices of pie for dessert.

Friday Night Flights are from 5-8:30 p.m. Charly's Airport Restaurant is family-friendly (with a playground next door) and pets are welcome on the patio.

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on May 26, 2017
Watermen's Museum
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
May 5 - 26, 2017, 6pm - 8pm

Come and enjoy us for an evening of music and fun along the beautiful York River.  $  757.887.2641    

Friday, May 26, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on May 26, 2017
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
May 26, 2017, 8:30pm
June 30, 2017, 8:30pm
September 1, 2017, 8:30pm

Enjoy an outdoor movie under the stars! Bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks. All ages welcome. Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Movie subject to change. Weather permitting.

May 26 - Brave (PG)

June 30 - Storks (PG)

Sept. 1 - Annie (2014) (PG)

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 8:30pm
Water Street Grille
Every Wednesday, Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 5 - 31, 2017

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout the month.  Times vary.

Fri 5/5 7pm-10pm- Billy Joe Trio

Sat 5/6 7pm-10pm- Planet Full of Blues

Fri 5/12 8pm-11pm- Dharma Initiative

Sat 5/13 8pm-11pm- Jonny Cardigan

Wed 5/17 7pm-10pm- Felicia Hoyos

Fri 5/19 8pm-11pm- Wampler Brothers

Sat 5/20 8pm-11pm- Andrew Ballentine

Wed 5/24 7pm-10pm- The LCV Project

Fri 5/26 8pm-11pm- Good Shot Judy

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, ends on May 31, 2017
Yorktown Pup
Every Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 5 - 27, 2017, 9:30am - 11:59pm

Enjoy your evenings at the Yorktown Pub with live music and great food throughout the month. $ 757.886.9964 or Yorktown Pub Website

Fri, May 5th PCJ 

Sat, May 6th Stuck on a name 

Frid, May12th TBA 

Sat, May 13th Felicia Hoyas band

Fri, May 19th Mathew Linard 

Sat, May 20th TBA 

Sat, May 27th Dharma

Full pub menu including fresh seafood. Live entertainment on weekends. Lunch and dinner overlooking the York River.

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, Saturday, ends on May 27, 2017
Nelson House and York Hall
May 27, 2017, 4pm - 4:30pm
May 29, 2017, 11:45am - 12:15pm

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, May 27, 4:00 pm. Nelson House on Main Street.

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, May 29, 11:45 am. Memorial Day Ceremony, York Hall, 301 Main Street.

Free. Call for information 757.898.9418

Saturday, May 27, 2017 -
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Hennage Auditorium
May 27, 2017, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Ever since men, and the occasional woman, have headed off to war, songs have been sung about the experience. Join Lynn and Barry Trott to explore songs of the soldier's life and the life of those on the home front, from the 17th century through the Napoleonic wars.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Chickahominy Riverfront Park
September 5, 2015
May 27, 2017, 7pm - 9pm
July 1, 2017, 7pm - 9pm
September 2, 2017, 7pm - 9pm

Sing the night away while enjoying the park! All ages welcome. 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Weather permitting.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Monday, May 29, 2017
Nelson House and York Hall
May 27, 2017, 4pm - 4:30pm
May 29, 2017, 11:45am - 12:15pm

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, May 27, 4:00 pm. Nelson House on Main Street.

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, May 29, 11:45 am. Memorial Day Ceremony, York Hall, 301 Main Street.

Free. Call for information 757.898.9418

Monday, May 29, 2017 -
11:45am to 12:15pm
Kimball Theatre
Every Monday. Repeats Weekly.
May 8 - 31, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Owen Murdock's Company gamely tries to present an 18th-century traveling variety show, but their misfortunes provide a comedy of errors for the entire family to enjoy. A colonial entertainment so amusing that even Colonel Washington would have laughed!

Tickets $19 adult, $9.50 youth age 6-12, under 6 Free

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Monday, ends on May 31, 2017
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Hennage Auditorium
May 30, 2017, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

The first permanent English settlement in America was established at Jamestown on 14 May 1607.  Balladeers John Turner and Cliff Williams share tunes on recorders, guitar, pipe and tabor, fiddle and kit that the English inhabitants of Virginia in the first quarter of the 17th century would have been familiar with.  (1 hour)

Program included in Museum Admission

Museum Admission included in your Good Neighbor Pass

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Water Street Grille
Every Wednesday, Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
May 5 - 31, 2017

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout the month.  Times vary.

Fri 5/5 7pm-10pm- Billy Joe Trio

Sat 5/6 7pm-10pm- Planet Full of Blues

Fri 5/12 8pm-11pm- Dharma Initiative

Sat 5/13 8pm-11pm- Jonny Cardigan

Wed 5/17 7pm-10pm- Felicia Hoyos

Fri 5/19 8pm-11pm- Wampler Brothers

Sat 5/20 8pm-11pm- Andrew Ballentine

Wed 5/24 7pm-10pm- The LCV Project

Fri 5/26 8pm-11pm- Good Shot Judy

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, ends on May 31, 2017
Friday, June 02, 2017
Watermen's Museum
Every First Friday. Repeats Monthly.
June 2 - December 2, 2017, 6pm - 9pm

Come and enjoy us for an evening of music and fun along the beautiful York River.  $  757.887.2641    

Friday, June 2, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the first Friday of the month, ends on Dec 02, 2017
Chowning's Tavern
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
June 2 - September 29, 2017, 7pm - 10pm

Join friends on Friday nights in the garden of Colonial Williamsburg's Chowning's Tavern for Sunset Serenades, our weekly live music event featuring the best local folk, Americana, blues, and bluegrass bands. Good food, good friends, and colonial-style libations.

Friday, June 2, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Sep 29, 2017
Kimball Theater
June 2, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join renowned character historian Bill Barker portraying Thomas Jefferson with Georgia Dunn, owner of the British West Indies Trading Company and direct descendant of Thomas Harriott, the first of the British Explorers to record making beer in the New World, as they share the fascinating history of ginger beer and the prominence of this beverage throughout the country's history.

Friday, June 2, 2017 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Kimball Theatre
June 2, 2017, 7:30pm

Join renowned character historian Bill Barker portraying Thomas Jefferson with Georgia Dunn, owner of the British West Indies Trading Company and direct descendent of Thomas Harriott, the first of the British Explorers to record making beer in the New World, as they share the fascinating history of ginger beer and the prominence of this beverage throughout the country's history.

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 7:30pm
Saturday, June 03, 2017
Water Street Grille
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 3 - July 1, 2017

Enjoy your evenings with great, live music at the Water Street Grille throughout the month.  

Wednesday Nights, 7-10pm, Friday and Saturday Nights, 8-11pm

Fri, June 2nd: Jonny Cardigan Band 8-11pm

Sat, June 3rd: Felicia Hoyos Band 8-11pm

Wed, June 7th: BC West 7-10pm

Fri, June 9th: The Mullan Sisters 8-11pm

Sat, June 10th: Hector 8-11pm

Wed, June 14th: Felicia Hoyos Solo 7-10pm

Fri, June 16th: Good Shot Judy 8-11pm

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Jul 01, 2017
Oceans & Ale
June 3, 2017, 11am - 2am

Oceans & Ale is celebrating seven years in Williamsburg on Saturday, June 3 with O&A Day.  There will be plenty going on when Bell's Brewery and Founders Brewing Co. come visit Oceans & Ale! There will be red carpet photos, a tasting tent with craft brews and beer infused cocktails, and a special anniversary menu. Live music that night kicks off with BJ Griffin at 7:30 p.m. followed by Jesse Chong at 10 p.m.

Lots of drink specials. Call 757-253-2ALE with any questions.

Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00am
Kimball Theatre
June 3, 2017, 7:30pm - 9pm

Code Blue is a high energy bluegrass band playing everything from traditional bluegrass music to doing their own arrangements their way.  Code Blue puts in the hard work and individual experience to provide the best sound so they can please every age group.  Sponsored by the James City County Rotary Club

Tickets $20

Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

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