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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Saturday, July 22, 2017
Busch Gardens
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 8 - August 26, 2017

In July and August, Busch Gardens® becomes a cooler place after dark during Summer Nights, presented by Coca-Cola®. Special entertainment, culinary experiences and a fun nighttime atmosphere will give guests a new reason to visit during summer evenings.

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Aug 26, 2017
Water Street Grille
Every Wednesday, Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - 29, 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 30th: Planet Full of Blues 8-11pm

Sat, July 1st: Good Shot Judy 8-11pm

Wed, July 5th: Dear Hearts 7-10pm

Fri, July 7th: Hector 8-11pm

Sat, July 8th: Jonny Cardigan Band 8-11pm

Wed, July 12th: Ron Hamilton, Steel Drums 7-10pm

Fri, July 14th: Dharma Initiative 8-11pm

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jul 29, 2017
"Comedy Club of Williamsburg" Inside the DoubleTree Hotel
July 22, 2017

A former P.E. teacher, West Virginia native Reno Collier has endeared himself to a wide range of audiences from college students to church softball teams. With a contagious laugh and friendly, almost intoxicating demeanor, Reno's observations often find him recalling mishaps of his West Virginia cousins, his Scottish heritage, unruly in-laws and alien abductions. Reno's journey began at the Punchline Comedy Club in Atlanta, GA where he tended bar to supplement his day job.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Capitol Building
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 17 - 30, 2017, 7:30pm - 10pm
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 9pm - 10pm
Every Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 3 - November 23, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 3 - November 23, 2017, 9pm - 10pm

Sit in on the 1719 trial of Israel Hands, one of the crew members of the fearsome pirate Blackbeard. Hands is on trial for piracy at the Capitol by Virginia Governor Alexander Spotswood. Weigh the evidence against him and judge for yourself! Not appropriate for young children due to subject matter.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Capitol Building
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 17 - 30, 2017, 7:30pm - 10pm
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 9pm - 10pm
Every Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 3 - November 23, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 3 - November 23, 2017, 9pm - 10pm

Sit in on the 1719 trial of Israel Hands, one of the crew members of the fearsome pirate Blackbeard. Hands is on trial for piracy at the Capitol by Virginia Governor Alexander Spotswood. Weigh the evidence against him and judge for yourself! Not appropriate for young children due to subject matter.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
9:00pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Revolution Golf and Grille
Every Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 21 - 23, 2017, 9pm - 12am

Every Friday and Saturday join us for Live Music at Revolution Golf and Grille Every weekend this summer from 9pm-midnight. All musicians are local talent. Join us for daily specials, interactive Golf (golf courses and games), daily happy hour 4pm-7pm. Check out our calendar for musician line-up revolutiongolfandgrille.com

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
9:00pm to 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, Saturday, ends on Jul 23, 2017
Yorktown Pup
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - 29, 2017, 9:30pm - 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

Sat, 1st - Stuck on a Name 

Fri, 7th  – Marty Moore 

Sat, 8th – The Cover Ups        

Fri, 14th – Johnny Cardigan 

Sat, 15th – Wampler Brothers

Sat, 29th - Red Light District

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
9:30pm to 11:59pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Jul 29, 2017
Busch Gardens
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 8 - August 26, 2017

In July and August, Busch Gardens® becomes a cooler place after dark during Summer Nights, presented by Coca-Cola®. Special entertainment, culinary experiences and a fun nighttime atmosphere will give guests a new reason to visit during summer evenings.

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Aug 26, 2017
Grace Episcopal Church
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
July 2 - August 27, 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Well known musicians and bands perform each Sunday including contemporary and country music, bluegrass, classic rock, modern hits, jazz quartet, Celtic music, traditional barbershop melodies and more. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and pack a picnic supper.  

Free. 757.890.4490

July 2 York River Concert Band

July 9 Chisman Creek

July 16 The Mullins Sisters

July 23 Runaway String Band

July 30 Something Different Duo

August

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Aug 27, 2017
Waterman's Museum
June 25, 2017, 5pm - 9pm
July 23, 2017, 5pm - 9pm
August 6, 2017, 5pm - 9pm

Carrot Tree and Toby's Dog House will be sponsoring a new concert series call "Rock the Boat". Come and enjoy Sunday evenings with music, food and beer.  The restaurants will provide hot dogs and steamed spiced shrimp and craft beer for purchase.  $  757.988.1999

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Monday, July 24, 2017
Busch Gardens
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 8 - August 26, 2017

In July and August, Busch Gardens® becomes a cooler place after dark during Summer Nights, presented by Coca-Cola®. Special entertainment, culinary experiences and a fun nighttime atmosphere will give guests a new reason to visit during summer evenings.

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Aug 26, 2017
Watermen's Museum
Every Fourth Monday. Repeats Monthly.
March 27 - December 26, 2017, 7pm - 8:30pm

Story tellers come together at the Yorktown Story Slam every fourth Monday of the month to share their true personal tales about a monthly theme.  7 PM - Storytellers Presentation.  8 to 8:30 PM - Audience Stories.

Monday, July 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 month(s), on the fourth Monday of the month, ends on Dec 26, 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Busch Gardens
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 8 - August 26, 2017

In July and August, Busch Gardens® becomes a cooler place after dark during Summer Nights, presented by Coca-Cola®. Special entertainment, culinary experiences and a fun nighttime atmosphere will give guests a new reason to visit during summer evenings.

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Aug 26, 2017
Hennage Auditorium
July 25, 2017, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Kelly Kennedy and friend perform the lively dance tunes and haunting songs that have been part of Irish traditional music sessions for centuries. Enjoy singing along and stomping your feet to old and new reels, jigs and ballads from the shores of Donegal to the Irish American communities across America. 

Program included in Museum Admission

Museum Admission included in your Good Neighbor Pass

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Busch Gardens
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 8 - August 26, 2017

In July and August, Busch Gardens® becomes a cooler place after dark during Summer Nights, presented by Coca-Cola®. Special entertainment, culinary experiences and a fun nighttime atmosphere will give guests a new reason to visit during summer evenings.

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Aug 26, 2017
Water Street Grille
Every Wednesday, Friday - Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - 29, 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 30th: Planet Full of Blues 8-11pm

Sat, July 1st: Good Shot Judy 8-11pm

Wed, July 5th: Dear Hearts 7-10pm

Fri, July 7th: Hector 8-11pm

Sat, July 8th: Jonny Cardigan Band 8-11pm

Wed, July 12th: Ron Hamilton, Steel Drums 7-10pm

Fri, July 14th: Dharma Initiative 8-11pm

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jul 29, 2017
Merchants Square
July 26, 2017, 7pm - 9pm

Join friends in Merchants Square as local favorite Good Shot Judy takes the stage. Break out your dancing shoes as they're sure to start a party in the Square. Bring a chair or blanket and grab some dinner from one of our local eateries and spend the evening under the stars in Merchants Square.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Capitol Building
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 17 - 30, 2017, 7:30pm - 10pm
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 9pm - 10pm
Every Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 3 - November 23, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 3 - November 23, 2017, 9pm - 10pm

Sit in on the 1719 trial of Israel Hands, one of the crew members of the fearsome pirate Blackbeard. Hands is on trial for piracy at the Capitol by Virginia Governor Alexander Spotswood. Weigh the evidence against him and judge for yourself! Not appropriate for young children due to subject matter.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Capitol Building
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 17 - 30, 2017, 7:30pm - 10pm
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Wednesday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 1 - September 2, 2017, 9pm - 10pm
Every Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 3 - November 23, 2017, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Thursday, Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
September 3 - November 23, 2017, 9pm - 10pm

Sit in on the 1719 trial of Israel Hands, one of the crew members of the fearsome pirate Blackbeard. Hands is on trial for piracy at the Capitol by Virginia Governor Alexander Spotswood. Weigh the evidence against him and judge for yourself! Not appropriate for young children due to subject matter.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
9:00pm to 10:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Busch Gardens
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
July 8 - August 26, 2017

In July and August, Busch Gardens® becomes a cooler place after dark during Summer Nights, presented by Coca-Cola®. Special entertainment, culinary experiences and a fun nighttime atmosphere will give guests a new reason to visit during summer evenings.

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Aug 26, 2017
Hennage Auditorium
July 27, 2017, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Come out of the heat for Gaelic stories designed to cool you off while having fun. Master storytellers Shel Browder and Donna Wolf invite audience members on stage to act out the stories. You might find yourself playing the role of a dashing Celtic warrior saving his true love from an evil ogre during this interactive program for children of all ages.  

Program included in Museum Admission

Museum Admission included in your Good Neighbor Pass

Thursday, July 27, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Virginia Living Museum
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
June 15 - August 31, 2017, 5pm - 8pm

Enjoy our Summer Nights every Thursday, when the museum will be open for extended hours. Stay late ‘til 8pm and enjoy live music, canoeing, human hamster balls, animal encounters, planetarium shows and family-friendly activities. Attend the education classes from our Naturally Speaking: Summer Family Series or museum collections team. Enjoy an evening stroll along the outdoor trail where animals will be out until 7:30pm. Grab dinner at the Wild Side Café with special family dining options.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Aug 31, 2017
Riverwalk Landing
Every Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
June 8 - July 27, 2017, 7pm - 9:30pm

"Yorktown Sounds of Summer Concerts" (formerly Shagging), 7 pm to 9:30 pm. We've got everyone's Sounds of Summer here at Riverwalk Landing guaranteed to get you on your feet and swaying to the beat!  Put on your dancing shoes and join us Thursday's on the river for the annual concert series featuring beach music and more for all ages. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Riverwalk Landing. Free. 757.890.3500

June 8 - The Holiday Band

June 15 - Soul Intent

Thursday, July 27, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Thursday, ends on Jul 27, 2017

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