September 23: Blue Tips Rhythm Revue
They didn’t set out to be the next go-to Motown band in the region, but when they played for their friend’s wedding over ten years ago, they fell into a groove that was too good to let go. The performers may be young but don’t let their age fool you. They are filled with old-school soul.
September 30: Bobby BlackHat Band
Bobby "BlackHat" Walters is a recording artist, harmonica player, vocalist, songwriter, and actor who hails from Cleveland. His band brings together the finest blues musicians in Hampton Roads to perform classic, modern, and even some original blues tunes that will keep your toes tappin’ and your hips shakin’ all night long.
October 7: Dave Cynar Band
This high-energy modern country band promises to rock new music in the styles of Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Blake Shelton, Jake Owen, Tim McGraw, and other favorites. He just finished his latest album, recorded in Nashville and you may even get to hear some of his original hits when he takes the stage.
October 14: Good Shot Judy
This talented group plays some of the best songs written in the last hundred years—in a way that’s all their own. They put on a stellar performance every time they play in Yorktown—filling the Riverwalk with the smooth sounds of jazz, a little swing, and even some big band favorites! GSJ has opened for national acts like Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Squirrel Nut Zippers, and The Cherry Poppin’ Daddies.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
You are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for seating. Coolers are also allowed and many Historic Yorktown restaurants will be open before and after the concert for dine-in and takeout options. In addition, Boyd’s Tasty Dogs and Coastal Thirst food trucks will rotate service on the concert field, offering to-go snacks and meals for purchase.
Parking will not be available on the upper level of the Water Street Parking Terrace through Oct. 1 and the lower level may also have limited capacity some evenings. This is so that required maintenance and structural repairs can be completed. On affected concert nights, a special shuttle will run attendees from the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown’s parking lot to Riverwalk Landing, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The free Yorktown Trolley will also be running until 9 p.m. on all concert nights to pick up visitors from nearby public lots including those behind York Hall, the York-Poquoson Courthouse, and the County Administration Building. You can access our digital parking map here.