“Rock Your Wednesdays: Full Lineup for the 2024 Port Warwick Summer Concert Series!”

Celebrating 17 Years of Musical Excellence

Hello, fellow music enthusiasts! It’s John Womeldorf, your go-to guy for all things Williamsburg, and as a music lover who’s traveled far and wide for the best tunes, I’m thrilled to announce the return of the Port Warwick Summer Concert Series. Set your summer Wednesdays from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM for some outstanding live music at William Styron Square, starting May 22 through August 28.

The Port Warwick concert series is celebrating its 17th year, continuing its tradition as the first and most popular free outdoor summer concert series in Newport News. Offering a diverse range of musical genres, this series is a staple for anyone wanting to indulge in jazz, blues, rock and roll, samba, and folk, attracting anywhere from 1,000 to over 3,000 people per event.

2024 Summer Concert Lineup

Prepare for a season of exhilarating performances each Wednesday evening:

  • May 22: Brasswind – Motown, R&B, Classic Horn Band Sound
  • May 29: Bobby Black Hat & Fade to Blue – Award-winning Blues Showcase
  • June 5: Girl Can’t Help It – 80s Hits, Female Journey Tribute Band
  • June 12: Down River – Southern Rock, Traditional Country
  • June 19: BJ Griffin Band – A mix of Classical, Funk, Jazz, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, as seen on America’s Got Talent
  • June 26: Soul Intent – Funk and Soul Rhythms from the 60s and 70s
  • July 3: Revelation – Versatile, High Energy Band
  • July 10: Blackout – Classic Modern Rock and Party Band
  • July 17: Celeste Kellogg – CMA, Nashville charting recording artist, Country, Rock, Pop
  • July 24: Phazz II – Smooth and Funky Jazz
  • July 31: 2nd Wynd Band – Contemporary R&B
  • August 7: Wonderland – High-energy Party Band
  • August 14: Anthony Rosano & the Conqueroos – National Touring Artist, #1 on the iTunes blues chart – Funk, Rock and Roll
  • August 21: USAF Rhythm in Blue – Patriotic, Dynamic Jazz Ensemble
  • August 28: Good Shot Judy – Swing and Swagger with Classic Vocal Jazz Entertainment

Event Insights

  • Seating: Bring your blankets, chairs, and small coolers. Please note, personal tents and umbrellas are not permitted.
  • Dining: Arrive early to dine at Port Warwick’s exceptional restaurants or enjoy selections from local food vendors available each concert night.
  • Parking: Free parking is provided at nearby Sentara Hospital, away from the emergency room entrance. Be mindful of private lots reserved exclusively for residents and merchants of Port Warwick.

Weather and Sponsorship

Our concerts are rain or shine, with weather updates posted by 5:30 PM on our website and Facebook page. Interested in sponsoring and gaining exclusive access to tents and tables? Contact us at (757) 223-0284 or via email at [email protected].

Join us under the stars for unforgettable Wednesday evenings filled with music and community spirit. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, the Port Warwick Summer Concert Series promises a blend of auditory delights in a scenic setting—making it a must-visit summer destination!

Explore Life in Port Warwick, Newport News, VA

Port Warwick is an award-winning mixed-use community centered around Styron Square, a three-acre green space inspired by London’s great squares, and named after Pulitzer prize-winning author William Styron. Developed by Bobby Freeman, this vibrant neighborhood offers a variety of living options, including houses, townhomes, apartments, and condominiums, with over 1,500 residents calling it home.

Residents of Port Warwick enjoy convenient access to local shops and dining right in their community, enhancing their daily lives with ease and luxury. The Port Warwick Conservancy and Foundation actively enrich the community spirit by sponsoring year-round events such as a summer concert series, an annual arts festival, and a holiday tree lighting.

Discover more about this lively and connected community by visiting my neighborhood page for Port Warwick on mrwilliamsburg.com.

Experience the perfect blend of historic charm and modern convenience in Port Warwick, making it an ideal place to live in Newport News.

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