VIRGINIA ARTS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES
Friday, June 21
Saturday, June 22
The Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
Two iconic singers, one unforgettable weekend! The Virginia Arts Festival announces its new Williamsburg summer music event, Williamsburg Live June 21 – 22 on The Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. Headlining the weekend will be two singers who define American music: Grammy winner, singer, songwriter and pianist Norah Jones performs Friday, June 21, and Country Music Hall of Fame member Emmylou Harris, who boasts 14 Grammy Awards, three CMA Awards, and four Americana Awards, will headline Saturday, June 22. Americana duo Mandolin Orange will open for Emmylou Harris on Saturday.
Williamsburg Live offers a unique beautiful setting for an intimate music festival experience designed to appeal to all the senses. Shaded by centuries-old trees, The Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg is surrounded by history – the perfect spot to enjoy great music, delicious local food truck fare, and local and regional craft beers and wines. As the sun goes down and the stars come out, there’s no better place to rediscover your favorite musical artists among friends and family.
FRIDAY, JUNE 21
Gates open at 6:00pm
Opening act to be announced – 7:30pm
Norah Jones – 9:00pm
SATURDAY, JUNE 22
Gates open at 5:30pm
Mandolin Orange – 7:00pm
Emmylou Harris – 9:00pm
Tickets for Williamsburg Live go on sale Friday, February 22 and will be available online at www.vafest.org, by phone at 757-282-2822, or in person at the Virginia Arts Festival Box Office at 440 Bank Street, Norfolk, VA.
Colonial Williamsburg Hotels will offer special Williamsburg Live hotel packages. Please visit colonialwilliamsburghotels.com or call 1-877-568-8225 for more information.