YORKTOWN — Yorktown’s Sounds of Summer concert series is returning on Thursday, June 1 at Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown.
The Uptown Band kicks it all off on June 1, followed by a lineup that includes a new act coming to the waterfront—Blackout, an all-male band that performs rock-n-roll hits and funky ‘70s and ‘80s dance tunes.
This season’s lineup is:
- June 1 — The Uptown Band
- June 8 — Strictly Bizzness
- June 15 — Blackout
- June 22 — Tidewater Drive Band
- June 29 — Band of Oz
- July 13 — Brasswind
- July 20 — The Deloreans
- July 27 — Cat5 Band
- Aug 3 — Slapnation
- Aug 10 — The Main Event Band
The Sounds of Summer concert series includes a dance floor, friendly games of Cornhole, and to-go food available for purchase from food trucks. Guests are permitted to bring their own blankets, chairs, and small coolers. No tables, umbrellas or tents are permitted. Concertgoers may bring their own alcohol, but it must be consumed in the designated concert area.
Visitors are encouraged to arrive before the concerts begin and enjoy dinner or dessert at any of historic Yorktown’s waterfront restaurants, including Water Street Grille, Carrot Tree, Umi Sushi, Ben & Jerry’s, and Yorktown Pub.
The Thursday night concerts are from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. through August 10, with the exception of July 6, which will not have a concert. All concerts are free to the public.
Free parking is available at the Riverwalk Landing parking terrace, York Hall, York-Poquoson Courthouse, County Administration Building, and other designated public parking lots. The complementary, wheelchair-accessible Yorktown Trolley runs until 9:30 p.m. during every concert with a modified route that includes some of the stops on the outskirts of town.
In case of inclement weather, updates will be posted on Facebook and Instagram, as well as the York County Event Weather Hotline at 757-890-3520.