Gig Guide

Sunflower Music Festival

On Sunday, August 28 from noon to 6:30 PM, Norfolk Botanical Garden will present a true variety of local bands featuring Grateful Dead tribute group Last Fair Deal (pictured), rockin’ country act Tailgate Down, and blues greats Henry Johnson Band. Check out the vendors, local craft beer and more. More info at nbgs.org   

 

Labor Day Weekend Concerts

7:30 PM, Free Admission

Friday, September 2

31st Street Park: Smashmouth w/Vince Kornegay Band

24th Street Park: Doug E. Fresh w/DJ Bee

17th Street Park: Chester Benton’s We Are The One Show

 

Saturday, September 3

31st Street Park: Steel Pulse w/Cultivated Mind

24th Street Park: Rick Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder w/Fixity

17th Street Park: DJ Spider

 

Sunday, September 4

31st Street Park: Ben Folds w/Bennett Wales

24th Street Park: Coolio

17th Street Park: School of Rock

 

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 

8/21 – Kenny Wayne Shepherd/Buddy Guy/Kingfish

8/25 – Slightly Stoopid

8/27 – A Day To Remember

9/4 – Jamey Johnson w/Blackberry Smoke

9/17 – Lalah Hathaway & Robert Glasper

 

Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater @ Virginia Beach

8/14 – Keith Urban 

8/31 – Sting

9/2 – Dispatch & OAR

9/9 – Five Finger Death Punch w/Megadeth/The Hu

9/11 – Willie Nelson/Billy Strings

9/14 – NAS/Wu-Tang Clan

 

The NorVa

8/17 – Pinegrove

8/19 – Ne-Yo

8/20 – Snail Mail

8/21 – Murder By Death

8/24 – Beres Hammond

8/27 – Giveon

9/3 – State Property

9/9 – Courtney Barnett

9/11 – Protoje

9/12 – Thundercat

 

Elevation 27

8/18 – The Collection

8/20 – Almost Queen/Jacob Vanko

8/24 – Crowbar

8/26 – Finally Moving

8/28 – Aaron Watson

9/2 – Wilder Horses

9/3 – Poisonous Crue

9/7 – Zach Deputy

9/9 – Night Train

9/10 – Live Wire

9/11 – The Grass Is Dead

9/15 – Shwayze

 

Good Vibes

8/27 – Junkyard Go Go Band

 

Live on the Lawn @TASTE Bayville Farms Location

8/19 – Brackish Water Jamboree

8/26 – Snackbar Jones

9/2 – Tiki Bar Band

 

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Concert Series

8/17 – Jefferson Starship @ 24th St Stage

 

New Realm Summer Concert Series

New Realm Brewing Company

8/18 – Iya Terra/Mike Love

8/25 – Frank Ray

 

Music on the Lawn Series

New Realm Brewing Company

8/17 – Tiki Bar Band

8/24 – Deja

8/31 – Lionsbridge

 

Jay Lang’s The Sundown Concert Series (Smooth Jazz)

8/20 – Julian Vaughn (Mill Point Park) 

 

Downtown Hampton Live!

8/19 – Good Shot Judy (Mill Point Park)

8/20 – 21& Up (Maritime Center)

8/26 – Mike Mickxer (Mill Point Park)

8/27 – Bam Bam Betty (Maritime Center)

 

Sunset Thursdays

High Street Landing/Olde Towne Portsmouth

8/18Power Play Band 

8/25J & The Band 

9/1Revelation 

9/8Hot Cakes 

 

First Fridays

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center Courtyard

9/2 – The Wampler Brothers

 

YNOT Wednesdays

Sandler Center Front Plaza

8/17 – The Fuzz Band

8/24 – Buck Shot

8/31 – Party Fins

 

Neptune Festival’s Symphony By The Sea

31st Street Park @ Oceanfront

8/18 – Virginia Symphony Orchestra

8/25 – Symphonicity

9/8 – Virginia Symphony Orchestra 

 

Zoo Grooves

@Virginia Zoo

8/20 – Fireside Collective w/Palmyra

 

Miller Jazz Series

@Sandler Center (indoors)

8/18 – After Bebop

9/22 – Music of Burt Bacharach

 

Summer Breeze Series

On Lawn of Museums of Colonial Williamsburg

8/17 – Lionsbridge

8/24 – USAF Heritage of America Band

8/31 – Bobby Black Hat Walters

 

Summer Concert Series at Port Warwick

8/17 – Forte Jazz Band

8/24 – Runnin’ Shine

8/31 – Right On

 

Suffolk TGIF

@Bennett’s Creek Park

8/12 – WOAH

8/19 – Rocky 7

 

Big Bands on the Bay

@Ocean View Park

8/14 – The Top Hats Orchestra 

 

Hampton History Museum

8/17 – Bobby BlackHat Band

 

Big Pink/Victorian Station

8/14 – Larry Berwald/Dustin Furlow/Matt Thomas/Travis Bowman

 

Brothers Norfolk (Jazz Series)

8/18 – RaJazz Trio

8/28 – Vincent Ingala

9/1 – RaJazz Trio

9/9-11 – Jonathan Butler

 

The Vanguard Distillery & Brewpub

8/19 – Jason Cale Trio

8/20 – Blues For Ukraine: JD Silvia Band/Dave Potvin/Bobby BlackHat/Groove Cats

8/26 – Runnin’ Shine

8/27 – Messer w/As The World Burns

 

Froggies

8/18 – Love Cats

8/19 – EverAfter

8/20 – Anthony Rosano & The Conqueroos

8/21 – Lassiter & The Weeds

8/25 – Intangible Cats

8/26 – Free For All

8/27 – Plastic Eddie

8/28 – Almost Famous 4ever

 

Grace OMalleys Irish Pub

8/13 – Donal O’Shaughnessy

8/16-20 – Glasgow kiss

8/23-27 – Sean Heely

8/30-9/3 – Conor Malone

9/6-10 – Mossy Moran

9/13-17 – Glasgow Kiss

 

Hilton Tavern

8/16 – Brian Bleakley

8/17 – Rusty Ancel

8/19 – Jim Masters

8/20 – Rich Ridolfino

8/23 – Micah Foxx

8/24 – Second Wind

8/25 – Rich Ridolfino

8/26 – Thru w/Therapy

8/27 – TriBeCa

8/30 – Rusty Ancel

8/31-  Lane Rice

9/1 – Bob Woodland

9/2 – Lana Puckett and Kim Person

9/3 – Karl Werne

9/6 – Troy Breslow

9/7 – Rusty Ancel

9/8 – Rich Ridolfino

9/9 – Zack Salsberry

9/10 – Jim Masters

9/13 – Brian Bleakley

9/14 – Henry Jones

9/15 – Karl Werne 

 

Open Mic Nights

Mondays – South Beach Grill

Mondays – Tap It Local

Tuesdays – Abbey Road w/Doyle & Dunn

Tuesdays – STUFT Open Jam

Tuesdays – Winston’s Cafe w/Joey Wood

Tuesdays – Froggies w/Fred Karam

Tuesdays – 501 North

Wednesdays – Sunset Grill

Wednesdays – Capstan Bar Brewing Co.

Wednesdays – Stellar Wine Co.

Wednesdays – BLVD Bistro

Thursdays – Blue Ribbon BBQ

Thursdays – Poppa’s Pub