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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E.g., 08/19/2019
Friday, August 23, 2019
Fort Monroe National Monument
20 Ingalls Road Fort Monroe 23651
August 23 - 25, 2019

To commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in English North America, the 2019 Commemoration showcases the dedication ceremony with hosts Fort Monroe Authority (FMA) and the National Park Service (NPS). This project involves the renovation of the former Coast Artillery School Library at Fort Monroe and the addition of two wings.

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 12:00am
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
April 12 - October 4, 2019, 12pm - 9:30pm

Welcome the weekend at The Virginia Beer Company...

12-9:30 pm: 16+ draft beers flowing! 

4 pm: Friday Brewmaster's Pin tapping - one-of-a-kind cask concoction tapped EVERY Friday!

6-9 pm: FREE Friday Night Concert Series featuring live music in the beer garden!

12:30-8:30 pm: Local food trucks pairing bites + beers!

Friday, August 23, 2019 -
12:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Oct 04, 2019
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
August 23 - 26, 2019, 12pm - 9pm

Beginning on August 23rd, join us for the release of 39 Words - a Super Saison brewed with Blueberry Puree, Raspberry Puree, and Lemon Zest.

Designed and Brewed by the Women of the Virginia Beer Co., this recipe was created to celebrate Women's Equality Day 2019 (commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution).

Friday, August 23, 2019 -
12:00pm to 9:00pm
Williamsburg Winery
5800 Wessex Hundred Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
July 12 - August 30, 2019, 5pm - 8pm

All summer long, the Williamsburg Winery will be hosting live music and wine by the glass specials from 5-8 p.m. on their new 1619 Wine Pavilion! Kick off the weekend with a glass or bottle of your favorite wine and relax while overlooking the vineyards at Wessex Hundred.

Each week will feature a different musician and a different featured wine flight of the week.

Friday, August 23, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Aug 30, 2019
Saturday, August 24, 2019
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
August 24, 2019, 12pm - 6pm

Join us on Saturday, August 24th from 12-6 pm for a good old fashioned summertime crab pickin' at The Virginia Beer Company! Chef Viola and the VA Blue Crab Co. crew will be steaming Chesapeake Blues and serving up some seasonal seafood favorites.

Seating will be available at the picnic tables in the beer garden on a first come, first served basis beginning at Noon. Live music from 1-4 pm!

Saturday, August 24, 2019 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
August 24, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

These cool cats are a blues band based out of the Hampton Roads area of the vibrant coastal cities of Virginia. They offer a new twist on classic tunes from the prewar delta masters and the early '50s blues artists we all know and love! Expect to also see some original compositions steeped in Chicago style, West Coast swing and infectious Latin and funky New Orleans grooves for your listening and dancing pleasures!

Saturday, August 24, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fort Monroe National Monument
20 Ingalls Road Fort Monroe 23651
August 23 - 25, 2019

To commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in English North America, the 2019 Commemoration showcases the dedication ceremony with hosts Fort Monroe Authority (FMA) and the National Park Service (NPS). This project involves the renovation of the former Coast Artillery School Library at Fort Monroe and the addition of two wings.

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 12:00am
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
August 23 - 26, 2019, 12pm - 9pm

Beginning on August 23rd, join us for the release of 39 Words - a Super Saison brewed with Blueberry Puree, Raspberry Puree, and Lemon Zest.

Designed and Brewed by the Women of the Virginia Beer Co., this recipe was created to celebrate Women's Equality Day 2019 (commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution).

Saturday, August 24, 2019 -
12:00pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, August 25, 2019
Fort Monroe National Monument
20 Ingalls Road Fort Monroe 23651
August 23 - 25, 2019

To commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in English North America, the 2019 Commemoration showcases the dedication ceremony with hosts Fort Monroe Authority (FMA) and the National Park Service (NPS). This project involves the renovation of the former Coast Artillery School Library at Fort Monroe and the addition of two wings.

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 12:00am
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
July 8 - October 28, 2018, 12pm - 7pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
April 7 - October 6, 2019, 12pm - 7pm

Wrap the weekend at The Virginia Beer Company...

12-7 pm: 16 draft beers - plus discounts on multi-packs of Crowlers, first fills in new Premium Growlers, and on cases of 12 oz. Cans!

2-5 pm: Acoustic Sundays featuring live music from local acts in the beer garden!

12:30-6:30 pm: Local food trucks pairing bites + beers!

Sunday, August 25, 2019 -
12:00pm to 7:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Oct 28, 2018
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
August 23 - 26, 2019, 12pm - 9pm

Beginning on August 23rd, join us for the release of 39 Words - a Super Saison brewed with Blueberry Puree, Raspberry Puree, and Lemon Zest.

Designed and Brewed by the Women of the Virginia Beer Co., this recipe was created to celebrate Women's Equality Day 2019 (commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution).

Sunday, August 25, 2019 -
12:00pm to 9:00pm
Grace Episcopal Church
111 Church Street Yorktown 23690
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 30 - August 25, 2019, 5pm - 6:30pm

Well-known local 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.  Flyer

Sundays at 5pm at Grace Episcopal Church

Sunday, August 25, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Aug 25, 2019
Monday, August 26, 2019
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
August 23 - 26, 2019, 12pm - 9pm

Beginning on August 23rd, join us for the release of 39 Words - a Super Saison brewed with Blueberry Puree, Raspberry Puree, and Lemon Zest.

Designed and Brewed by the Women of the Virginia Beer Co., this recipe was created to celebrate Women's Equality Day 2019 (commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution).

Monday, August 26, 2019 -
12:00pm to 9:00pm
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Colonial Heritage Clubhouse
6500 Arthur Hill Drive Williamsburg 23188
August 29, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

Enjoy a lovely dinner and a beautiful concert with Opera in Williamsburg's singers, in town rehearsing for The Pearl Fishers. Table seatings. Three menu options: salmon served with fresh herb mango salsa, seared steak medallions with caper compound butter, or a vegetarian selection, Grilled Vegetable Stack with portobello mushrooms, asparagus, squash and tomato medley. Cash bar.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, August 30, 2019
Jamestown Beach Event Park
2205 Jamestown Road Williamsburg 23185
August 30, 2019, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Come and enjoy free live music at the Jamestown Jams concert on Friday, Aug. 30. The concert theme is Jazz Night featuring Good Shot Judy.

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Stryker Building
412 North Boundary St, Williamsburg 23185
August 30, 2019, 7pm - 8pm

Meet the cast and the creative team of Opera in Williamsburg’s The Pearl Fishers, in town rehearsing for their performances coming up the following week (September 4, 6, and 8). Meet them, hear them sing, and talk with them about the opera. Free and open to the public, light refreshments served, seating available, no reservations needed. Free parking.

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
April 12 - October 4, 2019, 12pm - 9:30pm

Welcome the weekend at The Virginia Beer Company...

12-9:30 pm: 16+ draft beers flowing! 

4 pm: Friday Brewmaster's Pin tapping - one-of-a-kind cask concoction tapped EVERY Friday!

6-9 pm: FREE Friday Night Concert Series featuring live music in the beer garden!

12:30-8:30 pm: Local food trucks pairing bites + beers!

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
12:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Oct 04, 2019
Williamsburg Winery
5800 Wessex Hundred Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
July 12 - August 30, 2019, 5pm - 8pm

All summer long, the Williamsburg Winery will be hosting live music and wine by the glass specials from 5-8 p.m. on their new 1619 Wine Pavilion! Kick off the weekend with a glass or bottle of your favorite wine and relax while overlooking the vineyards at Wessex Hundred.

Each week will feature a different musician and a different featured wine flight of the week.

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Aug 30, 2019
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Riverwalk Landing
331 Water Street Yorktown 23690
August 31, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will take to the Riverwalk Landing stage for this free outdoor concert funded by community contributors and volunteers. Pack a picnic, bring a lawn chair or blanket, and try to get there early for this amazing night of music. The award-winning Fifes and Drums of Yorktown will kick things off at 6 p.m. and blue ribbons will be awarded to the most creative picnic set-ups prior to the event.

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Brass Cannon Brewing Co.
5476 Mooretown Road Williamsburg 23188
August 31, 2019, 6pm - 9pm

Herb Desseyn and Andy Petkofsky team up to deliver amazing performances of Appalachian Blues, jump blues, New Orleans inspired blues and a variety of popular music. With Herb on guitar and Andy on the stand up bass, this duo gives one heck of a show you don't want to miss. While they delight your ears let Habana Hemingway- The ONE & ONLY Cuban Restaurant in Williamsburg delight your taste buds.

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, September 01, 2019
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
July 8 - October 28, 2018, 12pm - 7pm
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
April 7 - October 6, 2019, 12pm - 7pm

Wrap the weekend at The Virginia Beer Company...

12-7 pm: 16 draft beers - plus discounts on multi-packs of Crowlers, first fills in new Premium Growlers, and on cases of 12 oz. Cans!

2-5 pm: Acoustic Sundays featuring live music from local acts in the beer garden!

12:30-6:30 pm: Local food trucks pairing bites + beers!

Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
12:00pm to 7:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Oct 28, 2018
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Kimball Theatre
428 W Duke of Gloucester St Williamsburg 23185
September 4, 2019, 7pm - 10pm
September 6, 2019, 8pm - 11pm
September 8, 2019, 2pm - 5pm

The Pearl Fishers by Georges Bizet, in French with English supertitles. Live fully-staged opera with world-class cast, presenting a masterpiece by the composer of Carmen.  Two loyal friends fall in love with the same woman. Will their friendship survive? Eve Summer, the director of Opera in Williamsburg's The Magic Flute in May 2019, will direct. Maestro Jorge Parodi conducts the orchestra. Costume design: Eric Lamp.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday, September 06, 2019
The Virginia Beer Company
401 Second Street Williamsburg 23185
Every Friday. Repeats Weekly.
April 12 - October 4, 2019, 12pm - 9:30pm

Welcome the weekend at The Virginia Beer Company...

12-9:30 pm: 16+ draft beers flowing! 

4 pm: Friday Brewmaster's Pin tapping - one-of-a-kind cask concoction tapped EVERY Friday!

6-9 pm: FREE Friday Night Concert Series featuring live music in the beer garden!

12:30-8:30 pm: Local food trucks pairing bites + beers!

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
12:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Oct 04, 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. 2019 Jamestown Get Down Band Lineup:
9/6: Ben Phelps Project

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Friday, ends on Nov 22, 2019

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