“Good Shot Judy” at Boathouse Live

Friday, February 23rd, prepare to shake, rattle and roll all night long to the sounds of Good Shot Judy.

Good Shot Judy is a Virginia-based band specializing in classic vocal jazz entertainment, always bringing the swing and the swagger. This highly popular band is known for delivering top-notch classic vocal jazz and recreating the classic nightclub entertainment feel of Las Vegas in its prime. Think Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Count Basie, glitz and glamour.

Boathouse Live is the perfect venue for this lively group, with lots of space to tear up the dance floor. This event is from 9pm-12am. General admission is $5, VIP is $10.

For more info and to purchase tickets online, click here.

“Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival” March 2nd-4th

Attention tattoo enthusiasts, pin-up girls and people with a passion for piercings! The 8th Annual Hampton Roads Tattoo Arts Festival is coming up March 2nd-4th. This event will take place at the Hampton Roads Convention Center and feature live entertainment, vendors and contests.

This highly anticipated event will celebrate all aspects of the tattooing industry and welcome talented artists from across the country. There will be artists performing work onsite, a BMX stunt team, daily categorized tattoo contests, art and tattoo supply vendors, and live mural painting. Also, don’t forget about the 7th Annual Miss Hampton Roads Pin-Up Contest. Tickets can only be purchased at the door.

For detailed info, click here.

“Bacchus Wine & Food Festival” at the Virginia Living Museum

Nature, Vine and Wine! The 14th Annual Bacchus Wine & Food Festival returns to the Virginia Living Museum Friday, February 2nd.

Enjoy amazing samplings of wine, local restaurant fare and an eclectic selection of live music, entertainment and games. Participating restaurants include The Grey Goose, Nawab, Schlesinger’s, SMOKE, Wildside Cafe and Fort Magruder Hotel. Mix and mingle with friends old and new amongst the most beautiful museum galleries and exhibits.

Dance the night away with the sounds of Brother Lucy, Louis Vangieri, Paul Urban & Friends, PC Duo and Zen Mojo.  This event is from 7-10pm.

Tickets range in price and can be purchased 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.

“Schooners Holiday Toy Drive” for An Achievable Dream

Saturday, December 9th, Schooners Grill will host a Holiday Toy Drive to benefit An Achievable Dream. Come out and enjoy live music by two bands, great food and awesome people, all for a wonderful cause.

Be sure to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the donation. 10% of proceeds made from food purchases will also go towards the Academy. Live music by Pete Hansen & Friends will begin at 5pm and Martha and Triple Threat at 8pm. This event is from 3-11pm.

For more info on this event, click here.

“Thanksgiving Eve Party” at Tradition Brewing Co.

The Holiday season is quickly approaching. Along with the those exciting festivities comes cold weather, in-laws and lots of cooking at home. Brace yourselves.

Mark your calendars now for the ‘Thanksgiving Eve Party’ at Tradition Brewing Company. Wednesday, November 22nd, gather your friends and come celebrate the season in style with live music, great beer and some delicious food. ‘Sliders’ food truck will be on site serving up burgers, pulled pork sliders and even cheese steak. You’ll also enjoy the energetic acoustic sounds of Powers & McLaughlin.

Make sure to try the most recent beer release, Baby Bear Oatmeal Stout. The Tasting Room will be open from 6-11pm for this event. Admission is free.

For more info, visit their Facebook page here.

“BOOzlefest” at Oozlefinch Craft Brewery

Celebrate Halloween in Hampton at the 2nd Annual ‘BOOzlefest’ at Oozlefinch Craft Brewery.

Friday, October 27th, start Halloween weekend off right with live music, great beer and food trucks! Grab your friends, dress in your best costume and come ready to party. Enjoy music by Nathan Lienard starting at 7pm. There will be costume contests for best male, best female and best couple.

Peninsula Food Truck and Sinful Treats food trucks will be on site for your dining pleasure. Oozlefinch will also have something fun for the little goblins and ghouls. The festivities begin at 6pm.

For more info, visit their Facebook page.

“SONset on the Isle” At Bell Isle Beach Club & Marina

Saturday, September 30th, don’t miss ‘SONset on the Isle’. This is a fun family friendly event with live music throughout the day.

Catch some of the best Christian bands around while enjoying the beautiful atmosphere of Bell Isle Marina. Every King and Commoner, Caleb Folks and Co, Mehlek Pfsha, REP, 757 Worship and Reverence Worship will be rockin’ the beach club all day.

Pack some chairs, bring a picnic and enjoy this beautiful weather on the Isle. Food, drinks and snacks will be available for purchase at the marina store. This event is free and open from 12-9pm.

For more info, visit facebook.com/BellIsleMarina.