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  • Introducing the 2024 Merchants Square Concert Series: A Harmonious Journey Begins 6

We are thrilled to unveil the much-anticipated 2024 Merchant Square Concert Series, promising an electrifying extravaganza of music and merriment like never before!

Embark on a sonic voyage with us as we bring you a spectacular lineup of sensational performers, all set to grace the heart of Merchants Square on Duke of Gloucester Street.

Mark your calendars for the grand inaugural event on Friday, May 3rd, and prepare to be mesmerized by the soul-stirring tunes of Fantastic Cat. This enchanting evening marks the dawn of amazing musical performances that will reverberate through the cobblestone streets of downtown Williamsburg.

But wait, the excitement doesn’t end there! Brace yourselves for a rhythmic rendezvous on the first Friday of every month, from May to October, as we showcase an eclectic array of top-tier bands, each bringing their unique flair to our historic venue. From folk harmonies to rock anthems, our concert series promises something for every discerning ear.

Download a copy of the 2024 Merchants Square Concert Series poster.


Here’s a sneak peek at our stellar full lineup for the 2024 season “First Friday of every month from May – October from 6:00 pm to 8:00pm”:

  • Friday, May 3: Fantastic Cat: Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a wildly satisfying collection of folk-rock, country, Americana, and good old rock & roll.
  • Friday, June 7: Chatham Rabbits: Get ready to be swept away by the charming melodies and heartfelt lyrics of this dynamic duo.
  • Friday, July 5: Pink Stones: Indulge in a fusion of indie-rock and Americana as Pink Stones take the stage to captivate your senses.
  • Friday, August 2: Kyshona: Lose yourself in the soulful sounds of Kyshona as she serenades you with her powerful vocals and poignant storytelling.
  • Friday, September 6: Paul McDonald & The Mourning Doves: A blend of poetic storytelling and catchy hooks, with Paul’s raspy yet refined voice reminiscent of legends like Rod Stewart and Bob Dylan.
  • Friday, October 4: Magnolia Blvd.: Conclude the season with a bang as Magnolia Blvd. unleashes its high-energy blend of rock and soul, leaving you craving for more.

Join us under the stars as we transform Merchants Square into a vibrant hub of music, laughter, and community spirit. The first Friday of every month from May through October, from 6 PM to 8 PM, immerse yourself in the magic of live performances, surrounded by the historic charm of Colonial Williamsburg’s Merchants Square.

And here’s the best part – admission to all concerts is free and open to the public! So, gather your friends and let the music carry you away.

Don’t miss out on this unique musical experience as we usher in a new era of entertainment in the heart of downtown Williamsburg. Whether you’re a seasoned music enthusiast or simply looking to unwind with family and friends, the 2024 Merchant Square Concert Series promises to be an unforgettable celebration of talent and community.

Come one, come all, and let the music play! We look forward to seeing you soon.