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. 

E.g., 10/22/2019
E.g., 10/22/2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Williamsburg Community Chapel
3899 John Tyler Highway Williamsburg 23185
October 22, 2019, 7:30pm - 9:45pm

The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra presents the second Masterworks concert of the season featuring Music Director candidate, Paul Polivnick. The program includes Handel's Concerto Grosso Op. 3 #2 in B flat; Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor featuring internationally acclaimed violinist, Chee Yun Kim; and Beethoven Symphony #7 in A major. Tickets start at $10 for Students & $38 for General Public.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:45pm
Friday, October 25, 2019
Billsburg Brewery
2054 Jamestown Rd WILLIAMSBURG 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
September 6 - November 22, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

The Jamestown Get Down at Billsburg Brewery brings you live music every Friday night this fall from great local and regional bands. Every Friday, Sept. 6 – Nov 22 from 6-9pm, enjoy great live music outdoors on the waterfront of the James City County Marina at your favorite local brewery, Billsburg Brewery. Our taproom opens at noon, brewhouse garage door opens at 5pm for full pours of your favorite brews.

Friday, October 25, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Nov 22, 2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Rd Williamsburg 23188
October 26, 2019, 12pm - 10pm

Hello goblins and ghouls! Join us for our 2nd Annual Ghostoberfest, a charity event for Heritage Humane Society. From creepy decor to themed beers leading up to the event it's going to be SPOOKTACULAR year. Live music by Two if by Sea & Kevin Bleakley, costumes, dancing, tarot card readings, games and more are in store, so put on those witchin' hats and fly to the Cannon October 26th. See ya there!

Saturday, October 26, 2019 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Williamsburg United Methodist Church
500 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
October 27, 2019, 4pm - 5:30pm

Join the Williamsburg Choral Guild Guild under the guidance of our new artistic director, Brian J. Isaac, as we open our 44th season with The Promise of Living, an international folk program. This concert features composers like Keith McCutchen (Amazing Grace), Chen Yi (Set of Chinese Folk Songs), James Gordon (Frobisher Bay), Geoffrey Edwards (Irish Tune from County Derry), James Erb (Shenandoah), Yu-Shan Tsai (Fa Shu Ha), Mack Wilberg (Homeward Bound) and Joseph Flummerfelt (Danny Boy).

Sunday, October 27, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Friday, November 01, 2019
Billsburg Brewery
2054 Jamestown Rd WILLIAMSBURG 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
September 6 - November 22, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

The Jamestown Get Down at Billsburg Brewery brings you live music every Friday night this fall from great local and regional bands. Every Friday, Sept. 6 – Nov 22 from 6-9pm, enjoy great live music outdoors on the waterfront of the James City County Marina at your favorite local brewery, Billsburg Brewery. Our taproom opens at noon, brewhouse garage door opens at 5pm for full pours of your favorite brews.

Friday, November 1, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Nov 22, 2019
Friday, November 08, 2019
Billsburg Brewery
2054 Jamestown Rd WILLIAMSBURG 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
September 6 - November 22, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

The Jamestown Get Down at Billsburg Brewery brings you live music every Friday night this fall from great local and regional bands. Every Friday, Sept. 6 – Nov 22 from 6-9pm, enjoy great live music outdoors on the waterfront of the James City County Marina at your favorite local brewery, Billsburg Brewery. Our taproom opens at noon, brewhouse garage door opens at 5pm for full pours of your favorite brews.

Friday, November 8, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Nov 22, 2019
Harrison Opera House
160 W Virginia Beach Blvd Norfolk 23510
November 8, 2019, 8pm - 11pm
November 10, 2019, 2:30pm - 5pm
November 12, 2019, 7:30pm - 10pm

Based on the 1994 Oscar-winning film of the same title, this universal story of love longed-for and won recalls the imagined life of exiled Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, as he provides his love-struck postman, Mario, with the words to reveal his heart to the woman of his dreams.

Composed by Daniel Catán Directed by Crystal Manich

Sung in Spanish with English Supertitles

The orchestra for this production is provided by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.

Friday, November 8, 2019 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Monday, November 11, 2019
York Hall
301 Main Street Yorktown 23690
November 11, 2019, 12pm - 1pm

Join the York County WWI & WWII Commemoration Committee and Yorktown churches as we participate in a national bell-ringing ceremony on the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.  The WWI armistice between the Allies and Germany took effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918.  On this day we will honor veterans not only of WWI, but all veterans who have served our country. 

Monday, November 11, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Friday, November 15, 2019
Billsburg Brewery
2054 Jamestown Rd WILLIAMSBURG 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
September 6 - November 22, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

The Jamestown Get Down at Billsburg Brewery brings you live music every Friday night this fall from great local and regional bands. Every Friday, Sept. 6 – Nov 22 from 6-9pm, enjoy great live music outdoors on the waterfront of the James City County Marina at your favorite local brewery, Billsburg Brewery. Our taproom opens at noon, brewhouse garage door opens at 5pm for full pours of your favorite brews.

Friday, November 15, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Nov 22, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The Williamsburg Library Theatre
515 Scotland Street WILLIAMSBURG 23185
November 19, 2019, 8pm - 10pm

The Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg presents the Harlem Quartet Tuesday evening, November 19 at 8:00 PM in the Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre. The Harlem Quartet enchants audiences with their "fresh, bracing, and intelligent" perspective on classical music and its missions to provide diverse programming, a collaborative approach to performance through partnerships with other musicians, and a commitment to educational outreach.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Williamsburg Community Chapel
3899 John Tyler Hwy Williamsburg 23185
November 21, 2019, 7:30pm - 9:45pm

The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra presents the third Masterworks concert of the season featuring Music Director candidate, Steven White. The musical program will include Mozart’s Overture to Die Zauberflöte, KV 620; Strauss Oboe Concerto in D Major featuring Frank Rosenwein; and Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64.Tickets start at $38.00 at www.williamsburgsymphony.org.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:45pm
Friday, November 22, 2019
Billsburg Brewery
2054 Jamestown Rd WILLIAMSBURG 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
September 6 - November 22, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

The Jamestown Get Down at Billsburg Brewery brings you live music every Friday night this fall from great local and regional bands. Every Friday, Sept. 6 – Nov 22 from 6-9pm, enjoy great live music outdoors on the waterfront of the James City County Marina at your favorite local brewery, Billsburg Brewery. Our taproom opens at noon, brewhouse garage door opens at 5pm for full pours of your favorite brews.

Friday, November 22, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Nov 22, 2019
Dominion Energy Center
600 E Grace St Richmond 23219
November 22, 2019, 8pm - 11pm
November 24, 2019, 2:30pm - 5pm

Based on the 1994 Oscar-winning film of the same title, this universal story of love longed-for and won recalls the imagined life of exiled Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, as he provides his love-struck postman, Mario, with the words to reveal his heart to the woman of his dreams.

Composed by Daniel Catán

Directed by Crystal Manich

Sung in Spanish with English Supertitles

The orchestra for this production is provided by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.

Friday, November 22, 2019 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Lawn of the Dewitt-Wallace Art Museum
325 Francis St E Williamsburg 23185
November 30, 2019, 1pm - 8pm

Precarious Beer Project hosts the 2nd Annual "Field Dayz Fest"! A day of craft beer, food, music, and field days antics all wrapped up in a festival unlike any other!

Field Dayz is a precarious throwback to the best day in middle school, Field Day! Located on the Lawns of the Colonial Williamsburg Art Museum, enjoy some amazing craft beer, bites, music and jovial antics, all to benefit the kids at CHKD!

Saturday, November 30, 2019 -
1:00pm to 8:00pm
The Williamsburg Winery
5800 Wessex Hundred Williamsburg 23185
November 30, 2019, 3pm - 5pm

Begin the holidays on a high note, listening to the sounds of Grammy-award winning composer Chris Botti while sipping smooth red and white varietals at the Williamsburg Winery. On November 30, Newsradio WRVA will broadcast live with Uncorked and Unplugged – Holiday Edition, bringing hundreds of enthusiastic like-minded folks together in a beautiful vineyard backdrop.

Saturday, November 30, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, December 07, 2019
Kimball Theatre
428 W. Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
Repeats Daily.
December 7 - 8, 2019, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Repeats Daily.
December 7 - 8, 2019, 3am - 4pm

Kick off your holiday season with the WSO during Grand Illumination weekend! Share in joyful holiday classics, familiar themes, and beloved carols with family and friends.Featuring the orchestra under guest conductor Silas Huff with soloist Tommy Wazelle. Tickets are $30 adults/$15 students at www.williamsburgsymphony.org.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Dec 08, 2019
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Riverwalk Restaurant
323 Water Street Yorktown 23690
December 14, 2019, 8:30am - 11am

Create special memories and start new family traditions during Riverwalk Restaurant's annual Breakfast with Santa.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 -
8:30am to 11:00am
Friday, December 20, 2019
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street Yorktown 23690
December 20 - 31, 2019, 9am - 5pm

Christmastide in Virginia at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown recalls 17th- and 18th-century holiday traditions through special interpretive programs and musical entertainment of the period.

Friday, December 20, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Kimball Theatre
428 W. Duke of Gloucester Street Williamsburg 23185
January 16, 2020, 7:30pm - 9:45pm

The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra presents the fourth Masterworks concert of the season featuring Music Director candidate, James Blachly. The musical program will include Dame Ethel Smyth’s Chorale Prelude from The Prison, Samuel Barber Knoxsville: Summer of 1915 with Kathryn Mueller, soprano, and Dvorak Symphony No. 8

Thursday, January 16, 2020 -
7:30pm to 9:45pm
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Williamsburg Lodge
310 S. England Street Williamsburg 23185
January 25, 2020, 8pm - 10pm

Singer-songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway celebrates the past century of the song and the songstress featuring hits by Judy Garland. Ella Fitzgerald. Carole King. Linda Ronstadt. All exquisitely performed by this multi-platinum Broadway star with the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre
515 Scotland Street WILLIAMSBURG 23185
February 25, 2020, 8pm - 10pm

The Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg presents Trio Con Brio Copenhagen Tuesday evening, February 25 at 8:00 PM in the Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre. Acknowledged as one of the world’s finest piano trios, Con Brio has a worldwide reputation for their fresh and contemporary approach to the core repertoire. For further information and tickets visit our website ---- chambermusicwilliamsburg.org

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday, March 20, 2020
Harrison Opera House
160 W Virginia Beach Blvd Norfolk 23510
March 20, 2020, 8pm - 11pm
March 22, 2020, 2:30pm - 5pm
March 23, 2020, 7:30pm - 10pm

Aida is the story of an enslaved Ethiopian princess who captures the heart of her Egyptian conqueror-dividing allegiances and hearts alike. Set in ancient Egypt, Aida remains among the grandest operas of all time, and provides audiences with a story that is still among the world's epic narratives of undying love.

Composed by Giuseppe Verdi

Directed by Lillian Groag

Sung in Italian with English Supertitles

Friday, March 20, 2020 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre
515 Scotland Street WILLIAMSBURG 23185
March 24, 2020, 8pm - 10pm

The Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg presents the Parker Quartet Tuesday evening, March 24 at 8:00 PM in the Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre. Hailed by The New York Times as “something extraordinary” the Grammy Award winning Parker is known for its inspiring performances, luminous sound, and exceptional musicianship.For further information and tickets visit our website ---- chambermusicwilliamsburg.org

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

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