• psst … I’m a Realtor! Thanks for stopping by my website. I would love to help you find your dream home and community in the Hampton Roads or Williamsburg area or to sell your existing home. This website is authored by local resident and REALTOR, John Womeldorf. John is known around town as Mr. Williamsburg, for both his extensive knowledge of Hampton Roads and the historic triangle, and his expertise in the local real estate market. His websites, WilliamsburgsRealEstate.com and Mr Williamsburg.com were created as a resource for folks who are exploring a move to Williamsburg, VA , Hampton Roads VA and the surrounding areas of the Virginia Peninsula. On his website you can search homes for sale , foreclosures, 55+ active adult communities, condos and town homes , land and commercial property for sale in Williamsburg, Yorktown, New Kent, Poquoson, and Gloucester, VA as well as surrounding markets of Carrolton, Chesapeake,Gloucester, Hampton, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth Mathews, Newport News Norfolk, Poquoson, Smithfield, , Suffolk, Surry, Va Beach, Yorktown and York County Virginia You can reach John by email John@MrWilliamsburg.com or phone @ 757-254-813

A Cappella Sing-Off, Dec. 6 at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Next week, the Gentlemen of the College and One Accord will give a whole new meaning to “Jingle Bell Rock.”

The two men’s a cappella groups from William & Mary competed with others from across Virginia to be part of the “A Cappella Sing-Off,” which will take place on Dec. 6 at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg. The music and merriment start at 7:30 p.m., and general admission is $25.The two men’s a cappella groups from William & Mary competed with others from across Virginia to be part of the “A Cappella Sing-Off,” which will take place on Dec. 6 at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg. The music and merriment start at 7:30 p.m., and general admission is $25.

In the park’s Globe Theatre, 10 a cappella groups – including groups from James Madison University, Christopher Newport University and the University of Richmond — will compete for $4,000 dollars in cash prizes.

Sponsored by SunTrust, the “A Capella Sing-Off” will give all proceeds from the event to Williamsburg Choral Guild and Literacy for Life, a program housed in William & Mary’s School of Education that teaches literacy skills to adults.

imageThe members of Rockapella will serve as judges for the event.

“We are really excited to be a part of this concert,” said Alexander Blaha ’13, business manager for the Gentlemen of the College. “It is awesome to see a cappella, which can often be seen as silly or even superficial, as a means towards meeting deeply important needs in the community.”

The competition will be hosted by WHRV-FM radio personality Cathy Lewis, and the members of professional a cappella group Rockapella will serve as the judges.

While Rockapella will be judging the participants for the cash prizes, a capella fans can show their support by going to the event’s website and voting for their favorite groups. Each vote costs $1. With enough votes, fans can help their preferred a cappella groups win the “Fan Favorite” award.

“We are also interested in the competitive aspect of this event,” said Blaha. “The Gentlemen have not competed in many years — not since well before I joined the group — so this will be a completely new and educational experience for us.”

Win or lose, everything about the event makes it worth doing, said Blaha.

And he promises a fun, blast-from-the-past treat for those fans who can make it there in person to show their support.

“I promise you’ll get to hear us sing one of the great 90’s boy band hits,” he said.

Elisabeth von Trapp: Sculpting Her Own Sounds of Music

imageElisabeth von Trapp in concert

Join Elisabeth for her personal “sound of music”, with selections that range from sacred to secular, from Schubert to Sting.

Born and raised in Vermont, Elisabeth is the granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired The Sound of Music. Singing professionally since childhood, Elisabeth has enthralled audiences from European cathedrals to Washington D.C.’s Kennedy Center.

Want to go ?

Where: Wellspring United Methodist church -4871 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188

When : October 5th, 2012 at 7:30pm.

Concert is open to all ages and it’s FREE!

Calling all Parrot Heads

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Calling All Parrot Heads

THE PARROTS OF THE CARIBBEAN-A SALUTE TO JIMMY BUFFETT.
September 15, 2012
Lake Matoaka Amphitheater (College of W&M Campus). Gates will open at 6:30 pm show starts at 7 pm and will conclude at 11 pm. “Parrots of the Caribbean is the #1 Jimmy Buffett Tribute Act in the Country…Bar None.” Parrots of the Caribbean will bring excitement, energy, and first class musicianship. It’s a show you will not forget. With their island costume changes it’s sure to spread that island feeling. This concert is a fundraiser for PIPE, Providing Indoor Plumbing to Everyone. In 2007 there were several homes still lacking indoor plumbing in the Historic Triangle. Thanks to the efforts of the members of the Leadership Historic Triangle (LHT, now LEAD) Class of 2007 and Housing Partnerships, there are now only a few homes in our community lacking this basic necessity. This project aims to keep continue raising money to help provide gap funding for these remaining projects, which are not fully covered by available state funds.

We encourage you to wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt, and break out those flip flops as we dance and move to the sounds of Parrots of the Caribbean! Ticket and concert information www.PIPEConcert.com

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Free Symphony Concert Kicks Off Arts Month in Williamsburg VA

Arts Month 2012 is right around the corner in Williamsburg VA

imageThis year Arts Month kicks off with a Virginia Symphony Concert at the Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre, at William and Mary on Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 7:30pm

The FREE performance is open to the public and co-sponsored by the City of Williamsburg, the College of William & Mary, William & Mary’s Student Assembly and APM Terminals.
In his third year performing at Lake Matoaka, VSO’s dynamic Associate Conductor Benjamin Rous returns with Symphony Under the Stars, a prelude to the VSO’s 2012-2013 program. It features selections by Mozart, Rossini, Scott Joplin, Marvin Hamlisch and more.
Guests are invited to bring family and friends, beach chairs and blankets. Personal coolers and picnic baskets will be permitted; however, no external alcohol will be allowed. Wine will be available for purchase on site. The doors will open at 6:30 pm. In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be held at Phi Beta Kappa Hall.
The Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre is located at 121 Ukrop Way. A campus map is available here

This concert is the start of The Virginia Symphony’s annual series of fall outdoor concerts, Symphony under the Stars, with a total four concerts taking place over Labor Day weekend and three additional performances that take place in September.

 

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Williamsburg’s Got Talent 2012

Williamsburg’s Got Talent returns for 2012image

Bands, Comedians, Dancers, Impressionists,Jugglers, Magicians and singers will have a chance to shine next month when the Williamsburg Land Conservancy hosts it’s second annual   “Williamsburg’s Got Talent” fundraising event.

The event, scheduled for September 28, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.  will showcase 10 area talents vying for a trophy. Ticket sales will benefit the Land Conservancy, which is dedicated to protecting and preserving significant natural, scenic, agricultural and history land in the Historic Triangle.

2012 Auditions will be held at the Williamsburg Landing in the Alvin Anderson Auditorium on:

Saturday, August 18th from 8:00 a.m. to Noon;
Monday, August 20th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 23rd from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 6th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Judges for the 2012 show include: Kathy Hornsby, local artist and no stranger to talent; Everett Collins, former member of the Isley Brothers and middle school music teacher; and Sam McDonald, Entertainment Editor for the Daily Press.   Dick Smith, musician extraordinaire and member of the Smith Wade Band will again serve as our MC for the evening.

Tickets will be available through Colonial Williamsburg and can be purchased online at , at the Kimball Theater or any Colonial Williamsburg ticket office, or by calling 1-800-HISTORY.  Tickets will go on sale later this month..

If you would like to audition for Williamsburg’s Got Talent, please print out the following documents and follow the instructions contained within:

Registration Form | Appearance Release Form| Contest Rules

Thanks to the sponsors, Chesapeake Bank, Howell Creative Group and The Tide/WYDaily/BACHfm, this year’s event promises to be a great evening.

 

About the Williamsburg Land Conservancy

Founded in 1990 as the Historic Rivers Land Conservancy, was the first private non-profit land trust in Virginia incorporated specifically to use the provisions of the Virginia Conservation Easement Act.  In 1996 their name was changed and today, the Conservancy operates as a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, supported by annual membership dues, donations and grants. A Board of Directors, comprised of community leaders from throughout the Historic Triangle, governs the organization. Working committees help to carry out the programs and projects of the Conservancy.

The Conservancy is dedicated to protecting and preserving significant natural, scenic, agricultural and historic land in the Historic Triangle. Through a combination of land preservation tools, education and advocacy programs, and shaping public policy, the Conservancy strives to maintain the character and ambiance of this special place where we live and work. Today, 4,400 acres of protected land later, the Williamsburg Land Conservancy is proudly celebrating its 23rd year.

Slapwater Caps Off July Summer Breeze Concerts

Slapwater will return to Merchants Square for the fourth year in a row to cap off the July series of Summer Breeze concerts. Slapwater is a 10-member, high-energy band has been entertaining crowds in Hampton Roads for nearly 40 years with the powerful horn-driven music that never fails to inspire audiences to get up and dance.  The concert takes place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25.

In addition to the concert, Merchants Square offers free entertainment for younger members of the audience beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Duke of Gloucester Street, between Williams-Sonoma and Talbots.  Entertainment includes face painting, bubble making and clowns.

All Summer Breeze concerts take place on Duke of Gloucester Street in Merchants Square and are free to the public.

Concertgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and their dancing shoes to the performances. Food and beverages, including carryout, are available from Merchants Square’s nine restaurants.

Convenient concert night parking is available at the Prince George Street garage and the lot at the corner of South Henry and Francis Streets.

The Summer Breeze Concert Series is sponsored by Merchants Square, the City of Williamsburg Department of Parks and Recreation, and Legacy Financial Group.

For more information about weather-related cancellations, please see the Merchants Square website, www.merchantssquare.org, or call the events hotline on concert days at (757) 565-8889.

All concerts are free, and are sponsored by Merchants Square, the City of Williamsburg and the Legacy Financial Group.

Summer Breeze Concerts starts July 1 in Williamsburg

June 1, 2012

The annual Merchants Square Summer Breeze Concert Series returns for the 21st year, featuring special bands and great music. This year the annual Independence Day concert, featuring the U.S. Air Force Heritage of  America Band, will take place on July 1. The free outdoor events take place Wednesdays from July 11 to Aug. 29.The annual Merchants Square Summer Breeze Concert Series returns for the 21st year, featuring special bands and great music. This year the annual Independence Day concert, featuring the U.S. Air Force Heritage of  America Band, will take place on July 1. The free outdoor events take place Wednesdays from July 11 to Aug. 29., 2012

  • U.S. Air Force (USAF) Heritage of America Band Back for the 21st year, the full Heritage of America concert band will play American favorites and patriotic tunes in honor of Independence Day. 6:30–7:45 p.m. Sunday, July 1.
  • Central Virginia Jazz Orchestra – This selective 19-member orchestra specializes in big band jazz, and will feature the talented jazz vocalist Sharon Rae North who performed in the Square in 2011. 7–9 p.m. Wednesday, July 11.
  • Kings of Swing – This versatile dance and show band from Richmond plays beach music, Motown favorites and everyone’s favorite music of the 1970s – 90s. 7–9 p.m. Wednesday, July 18.
  • Slapwater Virginia’s premier party and dance band, a.k.a. “The Lords of Longevity,” has earned numerous awards while delighting crowds in Hampton Roads for more than 30 years. 7–9 p.m. Wednesday, July 25.
  • USAF Heritage Brass Ensemble – From classical to jazz and popular music, from Bach to the Beetles, the quintet brings its brilliant brass sound to all music genres, providing a variety of music that’s as educational as it is exciting. 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1.
  • USAF Heritage Ramblers Ensemble – Heritage Ramblers bring the New Orleans and Chicago styles of traditional jazz to life in each performance. 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8.
  • USAF Blue Aces Ensemble – The energetic productions of this 10-piece ensemble encompass a wide variety of musical styles. 7-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 15.
  • U.S. Army TRADOC Band – The Fort Eustis-based Army concert band plays a mixture of old favorites and modern works. 7–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22.
  • USAF Rhythm in Blue Ensemble – A versatile 13-piece ensemble that performs a wide variety of jazz, blues and funk. 7–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29.

Beginning with the July 11 concert, Merchants Square also offers children’s entertainment beginning at 6:30 p.m. including face painting, bubble making and clowns.

For more information about weather-related cancellations, please see the Merchants Square website, www.merchantssquare.org, or call the events hotline on concert days: (757) 565-8889.

All concerts are free, and are sponsored by Merchants Square, the City of Williamsburg and the Legacy Financial Group

Enjoy the Sounds of Big Bands, the Symphony, and Broadway @ Festival Williamsburg May 25–27, 2012

imageColonial Williamsburg has partnered with the Virginia Arts Festival to create fun-filled musical weekend. From the swinging sounds of the Big Bands, to the majesty of Mahler, to the bravado of Broadway, you’ll experience some of the best of today’s performers. Join us for a weekend of stellar entertainment.

 

Harlem Renaissance Orchestra

Friday, May 25, 8 p.m.
Virginia Room ($45/$35) Reserved table seating

For an authentic Big Band sound, the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra is second to none. Dedicated to keeping the spirit of swing alive and thriving, the Orchestra plays tribute to the great composers and band leaders of the Swing Era: Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lucky Millinder, Earl Hines, Billy Eckstine, Lionel Hampton, and more. Join us for a dazzling evening at the Williamsburg Lodge.

Click here to purchase tickets through Ticketmaster.

Mahler’s 8th Symphony, A Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

Saturday, May 26, 8 p.m.
William & Mary Hall ($85/$67/$52/$42/$20)

In the classical music world, it’s a monster. Huge and complicated and a bear to pull off.

Mahler’s 8th.

Part of it is the numbers.

During a rehearsal this week at Chrysler Hall some 280 singers clomped up a steep riser, 10 rows deep, behind a Virginia Symphony Orchestra swollen to 120 players.

And that wasn’t everyone. When the Virginia Arts Festival event, presented with the symphony, is performed for the first time on Saturday at William and Mary Hall in Williamsburg, an 85-member Virginia Children’s Chorus will be in place, too. Not to mention eight vocal soloists.

The glory of Gustav Mahler’s vision of divine redemption will envelope the hall with the sound of an orchestra of 100, massed choruses of 300, and 8 soloists, led by the amazing JoAnn Falletta. Dubbed the “Symphony of a Thousand,” the work is rarely performed because of the vast musical resources required. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience a truly awe-inspiring musical event.

Guests of the official Colonial Williamsburg hotels will receive complimentary transportation to William & Mary Hall and back to their hotels: Williamsburg Lodge and Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & Suites. Click here to purchase tickets.

An Evening with Jane Krakowski

Sunday, May 27, 5:30 and 8 p.m.
Virginia Room ($65/$45) Reserve table seating.

There’s towering star power packed into that petite frame, from her hilarious characterization of Jenna Maroney on 30 Rock to her Tony Award-winning performance in Guys and Dolls in London’s West End, and her sold-out cabaret sessions at Feinstein’s at the Regency. Now Jane Krakowski takes her turn in the Festival’s Broadway spotlight. Seating is limited, so order early.

 Click here to purchase tickets through Ticketmaster.

Jane Krakowski Preconcert Dinner

More info here

Jane Krakowski, (from 30 Rock) headlines Festival Williamsburg Concert at Williamsburg Inn

Sunday, May 27, 2012 the Broadway spotlight is on Jane Krakowski, the Tony award-winning and Emmy-nominated star of NBC’s “30 Rock,” who will perform classic Broadway hits under the musical direction of Rob Fisher. Ms. Krakowski has appeared on Broadway in “Guys and Dolls,” “Grand Hotel,” “Company,” “Once upon a Mattress,” “Tartuffe” and “Starlight Express.” In 2003, she won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Carla opposite Antonio Banderas in the musical “Nine.” Tickets are $65 and $45 for reserved table seating at 5:30 and 8 p.m. in the Virginia Room of the Williamsburg Lodge.Sunday, May 27, 2012 the Broadway spotlight is on Jane Krakowski, the Tony award-winning and Emmy-nominated star of NBC’s “30 Rock,” who will perform classic Broadway hits under the musical direction of Rob Fisher. Ms. Krakowski has appeared on Broadway in “Guys and Dolls,” “Grand Hotel,” “Company,” “Once upon a Mattress,” “Tartuffe” and “Starlight Express.” In 2003, she won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Carla opposite Antonio Banderas in the musical “Nine.” Tickets are $65 and $45 for reserved table seating at 5:30 and 8 p.m. in the Virginia Room of the Williamsburg Lodge.

On Friday May 25 at 8 p.m., the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra brings the authentic Big Band sound to life. Dedicated to keeping the spirit of swing alive and thriving, the orchestra pays tribute to imagethe great composers and band leaders of the swing era: Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Pops Louie Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lucky Millinder, Earl Fatha Hines, Billy Eckstine, Lionel Hampton and more. The New York Times calls their sound “potent music, tailor-made for dancing.”

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TribeFest for the Cure. a family-friendly, day-long music festival @ W&M to benefit Susan G Komen for the cure

The Mason School of Business MBA Association and Tidewater affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the cure are teaming up to host the W&M TribeFest for the Cure on Saturday, March 31, 2012. TribeFest for the Cure is a family-friendly, day-long music festival designed to bring the local community together to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer education and research.

imageThe event will take place at Alan B. Miller Hall on the campus of William & Mary from 2 to 11 p.m. and feature two stages of live music, food from Paul’s Deli and Smithfield Foods,Williamsburg AleWorks’ craft beers, a kid’s activity zone and a breast cancer informational exhibit presented by the Tidewater affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Tickets are $10 per adult (13 and older), $20 per family (two adults and all children), and $5 for William & Mary staff, faculty and students. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.tribefestforthecure.com or at the event.

imageIn Layman Terms will kick off the main stage in the Fields Courtyard at Miller Hall at 2:15 p.m. followed by W&M Intonations and The Kari Velandria Trio. Local breast cancer survivors will share remarks on the stage at 5:45 p.m. followed by The Lef Dovers and headliners Rich Whiskey Audition at 7:30 p.m. The Brinkley Commons stage will commence at 2 p.m. with MaryKate Heron Galke followed by Stephen Christoff and special guest Robin Jester, The Delvers, Jocelyn Oldham and the Ron Fetner Band.

For a complete schedule and additional information of the performers, please visit the event’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WMTribeFest.

The TribeFest Grille will feature a menu of delicious items from Paul’s Deli.

Williamsburg AleWorks  the official sponsor of the TribeFest Beer Garden,  will provide a selection of its offerings at an additional cost to guests 21 and older. Additionally, a representative from Williamsburg AleWorks will be on hand to educate guests on the brewing process and different styles of beer the local brewery crafts.

The Lil’ Tribe Kids Zone will feature an assortment of fun activities for children including outdoor games, professional face painting, balloon art, a caricature artist, a moon bounce and more.

Also planned are hourly wine raffles, a silent auction with donated items from local individuals and businesses, and an exhibition area for event sponsors.

The Susan G. Komen local affiliate will receive 75% of the proceeds from TribeFest for the Cure. Funds are set aside to provide breast health educational materials and funding to non-profit programs that save lives and support women’s health. The remaining 25% of the net proceeds will go to the Komen Award and Research Grant Program. No local money goes toward national administrative or operating expenses.

For additional information on TribeFest for the Cure, or to purchase tickets, please visit:www.tribefestforthecure.com.

SHAMROCK the BLOCK 2012

imageThe Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg presents SHAMROCK the BLOCK sponsored by ESG, International. Join us for a blockbuster event! For the second year in a row, we’re throwing a St. Patty’s Day party a little early, Saturday, March 10, 2012. We’ll be celebrating with the popular band,The Fighting Jamesons. YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS THIS!

When: Saturday March 10, 2012 – Doors open at 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Where: Legacy Hall 4301 New Town Ave Williamsburg
Why: To benefit Avalon, Bacon St and Jamestown 4H. See below for links to these agencies.
Ticket Price: Adults $15.00 (must be 21)

Only 300 tickets will be sold.
For more information and the ability to purchase tickets online –

For more information, click here

VA Arts Fest 2012

imageThe time has come! All tickets for the Virginia Arts Festival are on sale now—your chance to get best seats for spring performances by Academy Award winning actor Al Pacino, the legendary American Ballet Theatre, Grammy Award winning trumpeter Chris Botti, Banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck, the awe-inspiring Virginia International Tattoo—plus electrifying dance, theater, and music for every taste. Choose from dozens of performances!

The festival runs from April 16 through June 6, 2012  this 16th annual  festival is a star-packed event with performances by opera singer Renee Fleming, actor Al Pacino, jazz trumpeter Chris Botti and violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Click here for a calendar of this years performances across the Hampton Roads Va area

For more information and to order your tickets, visit VaFest.org or call 757 282-2822.

World-famous Irish Tenor, Anthony Kearns, performs a solo concert at Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre

One of the three world-famous Irish Tenors, Anthony Kearns, performs a solo concert at Colonial Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21. His appearance is part of a U.S. spring tour that also includes stops in Washington, D.C., Dallas, Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C.

Revered pianist Patrick Healy serves as an accompanist for Kearns. Selections range from the traditional songs of his homeland, well-known classics, to beautifully rendered opera and classical pieces. The duets with the young tenor and his accompanist are charming bits of theater, much enjoyed by concert attendees.

Kearns was born in Kiltealy, Ireland. He was selected as an original member of the famous Irish Tenors in 1998 at age 27, and his vocal range has added significantly to the sound and popularity of the group. With the Irish Tenors, he has appeared at many international venues including Wolf Trap, Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden and in a 10-part series for Ireland’s national radio and television broadcaster, RTE television, “The Irish Tenors and Friends.” The Irish Tenors have recorded numerous best-selling CDs and audio performances and continue to “sell out the house” in live performances. Their most recent Christmas Tour played to 15 venues across the United States and gave their audiences a full measure of “comfort and joy.”

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Jane Krakowski, (from 30 Rock) headlines Festival Williamsburg Concert at Williamsburg Inn

Sunday, May 27, 2012 the Broadway spotlight is on Jane Krakowski, the Tony award-winning and Emmy-nominated star of NBC’s “30 Rock,” who will perform classic Broadway hits under the musical direction of Rob Fisher. Ms. Krakowski has appeared on Broadway in “Guys and Dolls,” “Grand Hotel,” “Company,” “Once upon a Mattress,” “Tartuffe” and “Starlight Express.” In 2003, she won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Carla opposite Antonio Banderas in the musical “Nine.” Tickets are $65 and $45 for reserved table seating at 5:30 and 8 p.m. in the Virginia Room of the Williamsburg Lodge.Sunday, May 27, 2012 the Broadway spotlight is on Jane Krakowski, the Tony award-winning and Emmy-nominated star of NBC’s “30 Rock,” who will perform classic Broadway hits under the musical direction of Rob Fisher. Ms. Krakowski has appeared on Broadway in “Guys and Dolls,” “Grand Hotel,” “Company,” “Once upon a Mattress,” “Tartuffe” and “Starlight Express.” In 2003, she won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Carla opposite Antonio Banderas in the musical “Nine.” Tickets are $65 and $45 for reserved table seating at 5:30 and 8 p.m. in the Virginia Room of the Williamsburg Lodge.

On Friday May 25 at 8 p.m., the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra brings the authentic Big Band sound to life. Dedicated to keeping the spirit of swing alive and thriving, the orchestra pays tribute to imagethe great composers and band leaders of the swing era: Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Pops Louie Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lucky Millinder, Earl Fatha Hines, Billy Eckstine, Lionel Hampton and more. The New York Times calls their sound “potent music, tailor-made for dancing.”

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Benefit Concert @ Busch Gardens 11/11/11

imageThe first annual James River Jam will be held Friday, November 11, 2011, at Busch Gardens’ Royal Palace Theatre in Williamsburg, Virginia. The charity jam session is presented by Tempus Jets and Busch Gardens, and will benefit An Achievable Dream Academy, Folds of Honor Foundation and Eastern Congo Initiative, organizations dedicated to improving educational opportunities for children and young adults.

Event organizers chose the Veterans Day holiday in honor of the local military personnel living and working in the region. A portion of the concert tickets will be given to local military bases for complimentary admission to the James River Jam.

The following artists will appear at the James River Jam on November 11:

  • Joe Don Rooney, Rascal Flatts’ lead guitarist
  • Don Felder, former Eagles guitarist
  • John Oates, singer/songwriter and co-founder of Hall & Oates
  • JD Souther, legendary singer/songwriter
  • Micky Dolenz, lead singer of The Monkees
  • Jerry Eubanks, former member of the Marshall Tucker Band
  • Sam Bush, musician, vocalist and Father of Newgrass
  • Joe Horowitz, musician and Canadian professional golfer
  • Special video appearance from actor and Eastern Congo Initiative founder Ben Affleck

Tickets are still available and may be purchased online at www.jamesriverjam.com or by contacting Amanda Johnson, 757-875-7779 or ajohnson@orionairgroup.com

( NOTE, I would love to go but $200 for a ticket ?, I know it’s a benefit but really guys ?)

Va Symphony Free Concert at Matoaka Amphitheatre, Williamsburg

Free VSO Concert still on for Thursday

The City of Williamsburg invites the entire community to celebrate Irene’s departure at the Virginia Symphony Orchestra (VSO) concert Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 7:30pm at William & Mary’s Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre. The performance in Williamsburg is open to the public and co-sponsored by the City of Williamsburg and the College of William & Mary. Mayor Clyde Haulman and President Taylor Reveley will welcome the audience. The William & Mary Griffin will add his special musical talents to round out the evening.
In his second year performing at Lake Matoaka, VSO’s dynamic Associate Conductor Benjamin Rous returns with Symphony Under the Stars, a new, eclectic program. It features composers from Verdi to Copland; film scores, including those from the The Magnificent Seven and Titanic to Pirates of the Caribbean; stirring patriotic favorites; and much more.
Guests are invited to bring family and friends, picnic baskets, beach chairs and blankets. In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be held at Phi Beta Kappa Hall, For information please call 757-221-3300.

 

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra (VSO)  musicians are back from summer vacation and tuning up to entertain you with a free outdoor concert! Check out these family-friendly outdoor nights with the orchestra. Bring family and friends; bring picnic baskets, beach chairs and blankets. Discover for yourself why the premier Virginia Symphony Orchestra is in the top ten percent of symphony orchestras in the nation.

The free concert will be on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at William & Mary’s Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre. The family-friendly concert is the first in a series of five free concerts that the Symphony is giving in the Hampton Roads area as a prelude to their new season.  The performance in Williamsburg is open to the public and co-sponsored by the City of Williamsburg and the College of William & Mary.

imageIn his second year performing at Lake Matoaka, VSO’s dynamic Associate Conductor Benjamin Rous returns with Symphony Under the Stars, a new, eclectic program. It features composers from Verdi to Copland; film scores, including those from The Magnificent Seven, Titanic and Pirates of the Caribbean; stirring patriotic favorites; and much more.

Guests are invited to bring family and friends, picnic baskets, beach chairs and blankets. In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be held at Phi Beta Kappa Hall.   For more information please call 757-221-3300.

The VSO will also perform a series of concerts this year at Phi Beta Kappa Hall.  For information about that series, other VSO concerts and tickets, visit www.virginiasymphony.org.

Barbecue Blast—The Young Friends of the Virginia Symphony Society of Greater Williamsburg invite music and food lovers to its second annual Blast, 5 p.m. on the grounds of the College of William & Mary. Tickets are $20 for adults, with no charge for ages under 12. Includes the acclaimed instrument petting zoo where children can get a close-up look at various instruments. http://www.vssgw.com, or reservations at 345-6633. Held in conjunction with the Symphony’s 7:30 p.m. performance at Lake Matoaka
From I-64 traveling West (from the Peninsula)

Take Exit 242, Route 199, toward Jamestown. After about 5 miles, turn right onto Jamestown Rd. After about 2 miles, you will pass Lake Matoaka on your left, then turn left onto Ukrop’s Way. Park in the parking deck on your left (free) and use the walkway through the woods to the amphitheater.

From I-64 traveling East (from Richmond)

Take Exit 234, Route 199, and turn right at the top of the exit. After about 8 miles, turn left onto Jamestown Rd. After about 2 miles, you will pass Lake Matoaka on your left, then turn left onto Akron’s Way. Park in the parking deck on your left (free) and use the walkway through the woods to the amphitheater

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Rockin The Burg Concert Sept 10, 2011

imageThe Deloreans – "America’s Favorite 80s Band"

7pm, Saturday, September 10, 2011

Lake Matoaka Amphitheater – Map

College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, Virginia

Tickets:  $10 General Admission, $8 for students

Click here to purchase.

80s attire encouraged

Drinks and food will be sold (no outside drinks or food allowed)

All proceeds benefit PIPE (Providing Indoor Plumbing to Everyone) to install plumbing in homes that still lack it.

Thank you to our sponsors.

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What is PIPE?

The Leadership Historic Triangle (LHT) Class of 2007 created the PIPE (Providing Indoor Plumbing to Everyone) Fund to install plumbing in the 80 occupied homes in the Historic Triangle that lack indoor plumbing.  Housing Partnerships Inc (HPI) manages the fund and installs the indoor plumbing in the homes that need it.  

More details about the PIPE Project

What To Do This Week In Williamsburg VA

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Top Gun To Host Free Concert At Wanner Stadium in Williamsburg VA

This year the Top Gun Football Camp  in Williamsburg VA has added a new, exciting element to the already amazing weekend. The band Ocean Street will perform on Saturday night July 23rd, 2011 at Wanner Stadium in conjunction with the camp’s award ceremony. The concert is open to all FBU athletes and parents, along with the general  public.


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Ocean Street sound has been described as a “melodic collision of Southern-Soul and Songwriter-Rock”. They are known best for their lyrically-catchy songs and great live shows. The band has recently toured and played alongside big-name performers such as Sister Hazel, Gin Blossoms, Lifehouse, Corey Smith, Zac Brown Band, and Lonestar.

The band’s self-titled, independent release has received major attention and great feedback. Songs from the album were licensed for use on six MTV shows. “Till I’m Gone,” was played in three different episodes of MTV’s “The Real World”.

Having played over 200 shows in 2010 alone, Ocean Street is excited for the opportunity to play in front of athletes and fans from all over the country. The scheduled appearance will be a special performance during what will be an exciting and fun-filled ending to the Top Gun weekend.

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If you would like listen to their music for FREE you can download six of their songs at no charge by signing up here

. For a full album, just visit the Store Section on this site or go to iTunes and search for Ocean Street .

Listen to their music here

For more information regarding the football camp, visit FBU’s Top Gun site at http://www.footballuniversity.org/topgun/welcome.php

Who: Ocean Street & DJ Nolan

What: Concert & Top Gun Awards Ceremony

When: Saturday, July 23rd 8:30-10:15 PM (Doors: 7:45 PM)

Where: Sanford B. Wanner Stadium @ Warhill Sports Complex

Directions:

map to Wanner Stadium

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Merchants Square Summer Breeze Concerts Celebrate 20th Anniversary in Colonial Williamsburg

   The annual Merchants Square Summer Breeze Concert Series returns for the 20th year, featuring special bands and great music. The regular series runs July 6-Aug. 24. This year two additional concerts have been added on June 25 and July 2. The free outdoor events take place Wednesdays from June 25 to Aug. 24.

 

Here is the 2011 concert line-up:

  • Peninsula Concert Band – The 60-member concert band from Newport News plays a variety of music from show tunes to marches and pop standards. 6–7:15 p.m. Saturday, June 25.
  • U.S. Air Force (USAF) Heritage of America Band Back for the 20th year, the full Heritage of America concert band will play American favorites and patriotic tunes in honor of Independence Day. 7–8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 2.
  • Kings of Swing – This versatile dance and show band from Richmond plays beach music, Motown favorites and everyone’s favorite music of the 1970s – 1990s. 7–9 p.m. Wednesday, July 6.
  • B2B Band – This seven-member Jimmy Buffett tribute band hails from Richmond. While Jimmy Buffet is the inspiration, B2B covers a wide variety of music from The Beatles to Kenny Chesney, plus some original tunes of their own. 7–9 p.m. Wednesday, July 13.
  • Sharon Rae North This Ohio-born singer performed extensively in Atlanta and recently relocated to Richmond. Sharon sings jazz and standards and often adds in some jazz versions of R&B and Top 40 hits. 7–9 p.m. Wednesday, July 20. Also featuring opening act of “Alladin Jr.” by Stagelights at 6:15 p.m.
  • Slapwater Virginia’s premier party and dance band, a.k.a. “The Lords of Longevity,” has earned numerous awards while delighting crowds in Hampton Roads for more than 30 years. 7–9 p.m. Wednesday, July 27.
  • USAF Rhythm in Blue Ensemble – A versatile 13-piece ensemble that performs a wide variety of jazz, blues and funk. 7–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3.
  • USAF Heritage Ramblers Ensemble – Heritage Ramblers bring the New Orleans and Chicago styles of traditional jazz to life in each performance. 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10.
  • USAF Blue Aces Ensemble – The energetic productions of this 10-piece ensemble encompass a wide variety of musical styles. 7-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17.
  • USAF Heritage of America Band – The Langley-based concert band plays a mixture of old favorites and modern works. 7–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24.

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Summerfest By The Bay In Hampton VA

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For Concert info call Fort Monroe MWR: (757) 788-3151

Note: You must have Photo ID, Drivers License and Vehicle Registration to get on the base. You do not need a military ID. Civilians are allowed on base.

Map and Directions to Fort Monroe

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Planet Full Of Blues at The Corner Pocket On Saturday

imagePlanet Full Of Blues – is a modern electric blues band based in Gloucester VA The band’s habanero-fueled original music is often described as a collision between Stevie Ray Vaughan and Blood, Sweat, and Tears. Critics agree that the Planet Full Of Blues sound reflects the best in today’s progressive blues rock music.

You can catch PFOB at  The Corner Pocket in New Town this Saturday May 21, 2011 June 11, and July 23.  All performances will be from 9 – 12 midnight.

Joining them  for the May 21 gig, will be a great harmonica player, Charles Rose, and of course the usual trio, Johnny Ray Light on guitar and vocals, Brock Howe on drums and vocals, and Mike Connell on bass.  These will be their first gigs at The Corner Pocket and PFOB wants to invite everybody to come out and join them for some great rockin’ blues!  Listen to them here

Corner Pocket New Town

 

 

DETAILS
When: Saturday May 21, 2011
9 PM – Midnight

Where:
The Corner Pocket
4805 Courthouse St. Williamsburg, VA 23188 
http://www.thecornerpocket.us/index.html
757-220-0808
Live Music By:
Planet Full Of Blues
Come Get Your Blues On!
www.planetfullofblues.com

 

Map : Click for Directions

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Concerts Returning to New Town in Williamsburg, VA

Good news and bad news for Williamsburg VA concert goers. First the good , weekly concerts are returning to New Town this summer. The bad news ? The beautifully renovated Matoaka Amphitheater at William and Mary will NOT HAVE A CONCERT series this year, BOO……..

Concerts at New Town, Sullivan SquareKick off your Memorial Day Weekend right with friends and family at New Town’s beautiful Sullivan Square. Bring your blankets and chairs to kick back and relax with free live music in the center of Sullivan Square. And afterwards, be sure to enjoy the many shops and restaurants that New Town has to offer.

As part of the Festival Williamsburg series the VA Arts Festival will sponsor a free concert at Sullivan Square in New Town ( Behind Legacy Hall) on Friday, May 27 at, 5:30 pm. The featured band is local favorite Butter/ Bootylicious this is a fund band for young and old alike.

Festival Williamsburg weekend which also includes Lynda Carter, jazz legends Chick Corea and Gary Burton on May 27 and super slick swing masters Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on May 28.
For a complete listing of events, tickets, or information, please visit www.vafest.org

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Concerts in New Town Series will also be On Sullivan Square behind Legacy Hall on Thursdays June 23-August 25, 2011  from 6:00-9:30 pm

Adults will be  $7 , Kids 16 and under Free, even though they are charging you will probably be able to hear the concert from any point within 300 yards….

Food and beer will be available as well as kid activities

Scheduled Bands and Dates for the 2011 season are :

June 23 – Slapwater
June 30 – The English Channel
July 7 – Snackbar Jones
July 14 – Butter
July 21 – Cheap Thrills
July 28 – No Revese opening for Rich Whiskey
August 4 – The Deloreans
August 11 – Julius Pittman & Revival
August 18 – Crazy X
August 25 – Party Fins

Bring Music Back To Matoaka Amphitheater

Lake Matoaka Amphitheater at W&MAre there any others whoLakeMatoakaamphitheater would like to see music return to Matoaka Amphitheater ? Please post your comments below and lets see if we can make it happen..It’s a shame for such a beautiful facility to sit there unused except for occassional uses.

This Week at the “Dewey Decibel Concert Series in Williamsburg

Acoustic Image is made up of five talented musicians who perform tunes ranging from country, bluegrass, pop and jazz. It’s members include Bill Gurley and singer-songwriter Mary Lou Osterhous, Performing with bassist Jimmy Masters, guitarist Trey Pollard, and Richmond-based Wells Hanley, an accomplished jazz pianist.  This band creates its own special brand of acoustic music, covering the gamut from country to contemporary singer-songwriter acoustic music. With the varied backgrounds of the players involved it creates a real amalgam of sounds and textures.

  Acoustic Image will perform at the Williamsburg Library Theatre, 515 Scotland St., on Friday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets for this Dewey Decibel Concert Series performance are $15 for adults, $13 for Friends of WRL and students, and $7 for those under 16.  They can be purchased at the Williamsburg Library or by calling (757) 259-4070.

Upcoming artists in the Dewey Decibel Concert series for 2011 include:

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W&M, Virginia Symphony Announce Series at Phi Beta Kappa Hall

The College of William & Mary and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra today announced the inauguration of a series of classical performances by the orchestra at Phi Beta Kappa Hall in 2011-2012. The four-concert series debuts in October and will feature concerts in December, February, and March. The concerts will be conducted by VSO Music Director JoAnn Falletta, VSO Associate Conductor Benjamin Rous, and guest conductor Robert Franz.

Concerts begin at 8pm.

pbkhall Williamsburg VA“The Virginia Symphony has real ties to William & Mary,” said President Taylor Reveley. “Nine VSO musicians belong to our music faculty, and the Symphony annually performs a free outdoor concert at Lake Matoaka every September. It will be good for the campus and the community to have the VSO performing in PBK Hall.”

The opening performance of the classical concert series, to be conducted by Benjamin Rous, takes place on  Oct. 6, 2011 and features Jefferson in his Own Words, a commissioned work by Judith Shatin.  The piece for narrator and orchestra was written by a composer at the University of Virginia and will be performed at William & Mary, appropriately linking both educational worlds of Thomas Jefferson. The opening concert repertoire also includes Beethoven’s Violin Concerto performed by VSO Concertmaster Vahn Armstrong.

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Free Concert at Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre

If you haven’t not had the opportunity to attend a concert at the amphitheater at Lake Matoaka (behind the William & Mary business school), it is an AWESOME venue. We have been many times and its always a great time. 
LakeMatoakaamphitheaterThe Virginia Symphony Orchestra (VSO) will perform a free concert Thursday, September 2, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at William & Mary’s Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre. The family-friendly concert is the first in a series of five free concerts in the Hampton Roads area that the Symphony is giving as a prelude to their new season. The performance in Williamsburg is co-sponsored by the City of Williamsburg, the College of William & Mary, and William & Mary’s Student Assembly.
The Symphony’s new Associate Conductor Benjamin Rous has crafted a rousing and varied program entitled Symphonic Fireworks. Selections include John Williams’ Star Wars Suite; Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee; Broadway highlights from Evita and Gypsy; and Tchaikovsky’s stirring 1812 Overture.

Guests are invited to bring their family and friends, picnic baskets, beach chairs and blankets.( there is seating available)

 In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be held at Phi Beta Kappa Hall, For information please call 221-3300.

The Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre is located at 121 Ukrop Way.

A campus map is available here

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If you can’t make this concert catch the VSO concert at Oyster Point in City Center Newport News VA on Friday, September 03, 2010 at 7:30 PM

Made possible by the City of Newport News and sponsored by Altria

Visit www.VirginiaSymphony.org  or call 757-892-6366 for more information.

Tickets: Free

Location:
City Center at Oyster Point

City Center Fountain Plaza
Newport News, VA 23606

Location of Lake Matoaka Amphitheater and the parking garage at W&M

 

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Robbin Thompson performs at Kimball Theater

RobbinThompsonBack in 1980, it seemed like everybody in Virginia had an album called Two “B’s” Please by the Richmond-based Robbin Thompson Band.

Upon its release it was outselling  the Rolling Stones record  [Emotional Rescue ] that had come out at the same time.” according to local area radio stations in the Hampton Roads area.

Two B’s included Thompson’s signature tune and unofficial state anthem, “Sweet Virginia Breeze,” written with fellow Richmonder Steve Bassett, and other longtime favorites including “Candy Apple Red,” “Even Cowgirls Get the Blues,” and “All Alone in the End zone.”

Though Thompson already had an impressive self-titled national label debut, it was the Richmond-recorded Two B’s that caught on with the public and remains his definitive musical statement.

This Friday night ( July 30th ) you can catch Robbin at the Kimball Theater in the Recovery Rocks Concert series.

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Merchants Square Summer Breeze Concert Series Returns to Williamsburg VA

merchants square summer breezeThe popular Merchants Square Summer Breeze Concert Series now in its 19th season features free outdoor evening concerts each Wednesday throughout July and August beginning July 7, with a kick-off concert to celebrate our nation’s birth on Saturday, July 3, 2010

On July 3,  enjoy an energetic performance from Satellite, a 12-member ensemble of the Heritage of America Band. Satellite will entertain the audience with patriotic tunes, American music and other classic renditions. The program will include  favorites including  Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America,” Glenn Miller’s “In The Mood,” and “America The Beautiful.” Concert Time : from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

In July, the Square will be filled with the sounds of military marches, big band music, and party bands. In a new twist this year, one of the July concerts will turn the spotlight on some of the many talented youth performers in our region. The August concerts continue with the excellent music of the USAF Heritage of America Band and its ensembles.

Beginning July 7, the Wednesday July concerts will run from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and feature a variety of styles of music, from big band to party band. The season kicks off with the Richmond-based Kings of Swing, and continues in successive weeks with big band sounds from the Super Jazz Band, the talented teens of the Coastland Band and friends, and perennial favorite Slapwater.

August concerts feature the return of the USAF Heritage of America Concert Band and various ensembles. The August concerts run from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Concerts in Merchants Square are free to the public, and concertgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets  and a picnic dinner, or enjoy great take-out dining from one of Merchants Square’s fine restaurants!

On concert nights beginning with the July 7 concert, Merchants Square also offers children’s entertainment beginning at 6:30 p.m., including face painting, bubble making, and clowns. Convenient concert night parking is available at the Prince George Street garage and the lot at the corner of South Henry and Francis Streets.

The 2010 Summer Breeze Concert Series is sponsored by Merchants Square, the City of Williamsburg Department of Parks and Recreation, the Legacy Financial Group, and the York County Arts Commission.

For more information on Merchants Square’s Summer Breeze series and other activities occurring in the Square, visit the calendar of events page on our website: www.merchantssquare.org , or call the events hotline: 757-259-0209.

 

2010 Summer Breeze Concert Schedule
July 3
7 – 8:30 p.m.
USAF Satellite Jazz Ensemble
Heritage of America Band
A versatile 12-piece ensemble performing
patriotic tunes, American music and other
classic renditions.
July 7
7 – 9:00 p.m.
Kings of Swing
A versatile dance and show band from
Richmond, playing beach music, Motown
favorites and everyone’s favorite music of
the 70s through the 90s.
July 14
7 – 9:00 p.m.
The Super Jazz Band
A professional big band from Yorktown, VA,
with over 25 years of experience. Musical
style ranges from Latin to swing, with
specific concentration in the Glenn Miller,
Duke Ellington and Count Basie styles.
July 21
7* – 9:00 p.m.
*6:15 p.m.
opening act
The Coastland Band
Also Featuring:
• Opening act preview of “Willie
Wonka, Jr.” by Stagelights
• 16-year old fiddler Jessica
Zelinsky and friends
Featuring 14-year old award-winning lead
vocalist Bria Kelly, CoastLand plays an
eclectic mixture of rock, country and blues,
from Led Zeppelin and Pat Benatar to Stevie
Ray Vaughan and Taylor Swift.
16-year old state champion fiddler Jessica
Zelinsky of Williamsburg will provide a
bluegrass musical interlude with several
friends.
July 28
7 – 9:00 p.m.
Slapwater
Virginia’s premier party and dance band,
a.k.a. “The Lords of Longevity,” has earned
numerous awards while delighting crowds in
Hampton Roads for more than 30 years.
August 4
7 – 8:30 p.m.
USAF Satellite Jazz Ensemble
Heritage of America Band
A versatile nine-piece ensemble that
performs a wide variety of jazz, blues and
funk.
August 11
7 – 8:30 p.m.
USAF Heritage of America Band
Heritage of America Band
The Langley-based concert band will play a
mixture of old favorites and modern works.
August 18
7 – 8:30 p.m.
USAF Blue Aces Ensemble
Heritage of America Band
The energetic productions of this 10-piece
ensemble encompass a wide variety of
musical styles.
August 25
7 – 8:30 p.m.
USAF Heritage of America Band
Heritage of America Band
The Langley-based concert band will play a
mixture of old favorites and modern works.

Convenient concert night parking is available at the
Prince George Street garage and the lot at the corner of South Henry and Francis Streets.

For more information: http://www.merchantssquare.org/calendar.html

 

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Free Concert in New Town Friday Night May 28th

Slapwater BandJoin the Virginia Arts Festival for a free TGIF party in Williamsburg. SLAPWATER will be performing so bring the whole family for a fun night!  SLAPWATER has been entertaining crowds of all sizes since 1971. Playing everything from Rock ‘n Roll and Motown to Beach Music and Oldies, this band is sure to keep you on your feet dancing. Bring a picnic, blanket and chairs and start the weekend off right!

Friday, May 28, 5:30 pm
Sullivan Square, New Town, Williamsburg

Location: Sullivan Square and Legacy Hall in New Town, Williamsburg, VA

Food, beer, and other refreshments will be available for purchase.

Read more about  New Town here

Sullivan Square

 

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Lake Matoaka Concerts are Back at W & M for 2010

LakeMatoaka After a one year hiatus The Matoaka Summer Concert series at is back.

The first concert of the 2010 season is  May 21

A new format has concerts running every other Friday this season

Activities like face-painting and bounce rides will be available for children. Concertgoers are welcome to take their own food, and food will be available on site along with wine , beer and drinks. 

Local bands  headlining this year include area favorites  the Rhondels, Slapwater,  The Janitors, The English Channel,  Butter/ Bootylicious, ( Our Favorite)  and Borderline Crazy.

 

Details:

Live Music 6:30-10:00 PM
(Gate opens at 6:00 PM)
Adults $7 – Kids 12 & Under Free
William & Mary Students, Staff and Faculty $5 with ID
New This Year : Season passes are available for $35

More info: www.matoakasummerconcerts.com

CONCERT SCHEDULE 2010
May 21 – Slapwater June 4 – The Janitors June 18 – The English Channel July 2 – (To be announced) July 16 – Butter July 30 – Borderline Crazy Aug. 13 – The Rhondels

parking is available in the lot on Jamestown Rd or in the Parking garage on Ukrops Way

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