Bay Days starts today and continues through the weekend in downtown Hampton. Visitors will experience a unique, three-day family festival featuring national recording artists, children’s activities, arts and crafts, fireworks, and more.
On Saturday, September 11, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic will perform at the Hampton Bay Days Festival. The show begins at 8:30 p.m. The performances are free and open to the public and will be followed by a 20-minute fireworks celebration at 10 p.m.
Other artists include The Fabulous Thunderbirds tonight and Joe Nichols Sunday afternoon. A wide variety of musical talent will perform on multiple outdoor stages throughout the Hampton Bay Days weekend. For a full schedule of performances and other event activities, visit
Hampton Bay Days
September 10: noon-11 PM
September 11: 10 AM-11 PM
September 12: noon-6 PM
Friday 8:30 p.m.
Featured Performers include:
Fabulous Thunderbirds Friday 8:30 p.m.
For over 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band. Influenced by a diversity of musical styles, the group’s sound manifested itself into a unique musical hybrid with hits like "Tuff Enuff" and "Wrap It Up". Co-founder Kim Wilson, still spearheads the group as it evolves into its newest incarnation.
Saturday 8:30 p.m.
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
Clinton has been showing the world what the funk is for fifty years! Known for combining musical trends like funk and rock with rhythm and hip hop, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic will entertain guests with landmark hits including "Atomic Dog" "We Want the Funk" "Flashlight" and more.
Sunday 3:30 p.m.
Country music superstar Joe Nichols takes the stage to entertain guests with toe tapping hits including "Gimmie That Girl" "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off" "Believers" and more. With eleven top 20 singles on the country charts, including two Number Ones, this award-winning singer balances artistry with accessibility, applying his distinctive baritone to new songs that define music for modern times.
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