“Block Party Returns to Downtown Hampton”

The Block Party is back y’all! Saturday, May 5th, let’s kick off the warm weather with some great live music, family entertainment and refreshments at the block.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Tumbao Salsero this Saturday! This upbeat orchestra consists of eleven members that will keep your feet moving all night long with full Latin percussion. The band features timbales, congas, bongos, trumpets, piano and two lead vocalists. Their repertoire includes many Latin rhythms, such as: Salsa, Merengue, Guaguancó, Son Montuno, Jazz, Bomba and Plena.

This family friendly event is free and begins at 6pm. The children’s area will be open from 6-8pm. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

The party continues each week with an awesome lineup of live music, food trucks and a great crowd. For a complete list of bands, click here.

“Boathouse Live” in Newport News

Ready for the weekend? Suffering from cabin fever? Get out of the house and go to Boathouse Live in Newport News.

With awesome food options, live music and over 50 taps, you’ll be glad you came. Enjoy playing pool on one of their six tables, catch a game on the largest TV on the Peninsula or just kick it with friends and enjoy the atmosphere. Mark your calendars now for exciting upcoming musical acts such as Last Fair Deal, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen and Matisyahu in March.

For more info, check out their Facebook page by clicking here.

“Inaugural Racing to Save the Bay Festival” in Hampton

The Bay Days Foundation is proud to present a partnership with Larry King’s Langley Speedway to host the Inaugural ‘Racing to Save the Bay Festival’.

This highly anticipated event will take place September 9-10th. There will be two stages of entertainment showcasing music by over 20 artists. The festival will take place Saturday from 11am-9.30pm and Sunday from 11am-6pm.

The eclectic lineup of bands will feature a wide variety of music such as jazz, classic rock, country and dance. Be sure to catch the Deloreans before the fireworks display Saturday night. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Parking is free.

For more information, visit BayDaysEvents.com.

“One Year Anniversary” at Oozlefinch Craft Brewery

Oozlefinch is throwing a birthday party! September 2nd and 3rd, make sure to come out and celebrate one year of great beer and good times. This event will feature new beer releases and collaborations, live music, Starving Artist Studio on site both days and custom face painting on Sunday.

There will be two bands each day that will play beginning at 3pm until 10pm. Four food trucks will be onsite both days for your dining pleasure. The brewery will be open from 11.30am-11pm Saturday and Sunday.

Pack some chairs, or even a tent, and bring the whole family out to celebrate. Anniversary T-shirts will also be available for purchase.

For more info, visit facebook.com/OozlefinchBeers

“Music By The Bay” at Fort Monroe

Get ready for another amazing season of the annual concert series ‘Music By The Bay’ at Fort Monroe. Gather together each Thursday at the Gazebo at Continental Park to enjoy great music and breathtaking views. This year’s lineup will feature Chesapeake Bay Wind Ensemble, Peninsula Concert Band, US Air Force Heritage of America Band, Rhythm Project and US Navy Feet Forces Band.

New this year will be two special Friday concerts. Bring a blanket or some chairs to sit on the lawn and enjoy the atmosphere. Music begins at 7pm. This event is free and open to the public.

For more info and a list of bands, visit fmauthority.com/calendar.

“Uncorked and Unplugged” at the Williamsburg Winery

94.9 The Point presents ‘Uncorked and Unplugged’, The Holiday Edition this Sunday, December 18th. This event will take place live from the Williamsburg Winery and is brought to you by Goodman & Sons Jewelers.

Point artists Johnnyswim, Joshua Radin and We The Kings will perform live. Call it an ‘acoustic Christmas’ brought to you by Virginia’s premier wine and food destination in Williamsburg. Come join the fun from 4-7pm.

Tickets start at $40 and include a wine pour and a souvenir glass.  They can be purchased online at getmyperks.com.

“Poquoson Seafood Festival” October 14-16th

Grab your friends and some comfy shoes! The 36th Annual Poquoson Seafood Festival returns October 14th, 15th and 16th. There will be a ton of seafood to choose from, craft vendors, 2 stages for entertainment and a cornhole tournament with prizes!

The Festival will be packed with entertainment beginning Friday at 5. Slapnaton will perform on Friday at 6pm, Soul Patch will play Saturday at 3pm and Bad Ace at 8pm. You can also catch local high school band performances as well as a puppet show for the little ones. This Festival is held every year to salute the working watermen of the area. Come out and enjoy the bounty of the Bay!

For more info, visit www.poquosonseafoodfestival.com