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Shagging Returns To Yorktown for 2011

imageYork County, VA is excited to offer the 2011 Shagging on the Riverwalk Beach Music Concert Series, to be held this spring and summer at Riverwalk Landing in Historic Yorktown. 

Shagging on the Riverwalk is a  summer concert series held at Riverwalk Landing in Historic Yorktown and features some of the area’s finest beach music, Motown, oldies and more. Guests have the opportunity to practice the “shag” on the large outdoor dance floor, and all are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. The event is free and open to the public.

This gathering is truly fun and exciting for anyone who really appreciates the shag. Back by popular demand for a sixth straight year, York County is excited to offer the 2011 Shagging on the Riverwalk Beach Music Concert Series. Entertainment will take place on the performance stage at Riverwalk Landing, overlooking the York River in historic Yorktown.

If you don’t know what " Shagging or Beach Music is listen to this clip  showcasing Local Musician Bill Deal and the Rhondels

. Bill Deal passed suddenly in 2003 and we lost one of the great Beach singers of his time..Most Folks think the Rhondels were one-hit wonders but the truth is that they had 3 Top 40 hits to their credit; "I’ve Been Hurt", "May I" and Who Do You Think You Are.

I guess I am showing my age as I remember him playing at a high school prom when I was growing up in VA Beach.

This years seven-week concert series will feature some of the areas top acts playing beach favorites, oldies, Motown and more. Start your weekend early this summer, and join us for Shagging on the Riverwalk every Thursday night from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. June 16 through June 30, and again from July 21 through August 11. The Colonial Shag Club will again provide shag lessons, demonstrations, club information, and answer questions related to this popular form of dance.

Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes, as one of the area’s largest outdoor dance floors will give you the opportunity to practice your shagging: 

v June 16            The Main Event Band

v June 23            Mark Roberts and Breeze

v June 30            The Catalinas

         – – – – – 2 Week Break – – – – –

v July 21             Band of OZ

v July 28             The Holiday Band

v August 4         L.P. and Company

v August 11       The Original Rhondels

imageThis series is free and open to the public. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and/or lawn chairs. Food will be available for purchase. Free parking is available at the Riverwalk Landing parking terrace, York Hall, York-Poquoson Courthouse, County Administration Building, and other designated public parking lots throughout Yorktown. Signage directing motorists to parking lots will be in place.

For more information about Shagging on the Riverwalk or any other events in York County, call the York County Parks and Recreation Office at 890-3500 or visit www.visityorktown.org. Event Weather Hotline: 890-3520. Sponsored by York County.

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