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Yorktown’s 2023 Summer Concert Series Kicks Off June 1

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YORK-After nine months in hibernation, Yorktown’s Sounds of Summer concert resumes starting Thursday, June 1, at Riverwalk Landing in Historic Yorktown. The community concerts will take place every Thursday from 6:30pm to 9pm through August 10, with the exception of July 6. All concerts are free of charge.

While guests celebrate the sounds of local talent, they’ll have the opportunity to visit an outdoor dance floor, engage in a friendly game of cornhole, and purchase food items from popular food trucks.

The Uptown Band kicks the 2023 season off on June 1 followed by an exciting lineup, including a new act coming to the waterfront, Blackout, an all-male band known for covering rock-n roll hits and funky 70s and 80s dance tunes.

The 2023 Sounds of Summer lineup includes:

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
August 3 – Slapnation
August 10 – The Main Event Band

Visitors are encouraged to arrive before the concerts begin. 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 complimentary, wheelchair-accessible Yorktown Trolley runs until 9:30pm during every concert with a modified route that includes some stops on the outskirts of town.

Concertgoers are permitted to bring their own blankets, chairs, and small coolers; however, tables, umbrellas, and tents are prohibited. Guests over the age of 21 are permitted to bring their own alcohol, but it must be consumed in the designated concert area.

Yorktown waterfront restaurants, including Water Street Grille, Carrot Tree, Umi Sushi, Ben & Jerry’s, and the Yorktown Pub, will be open for those who’d like to grab a bite to eat before the bands take the stage.

In case of inclement weather, updates will be posted on Visit Yorktown’s Facebook and Instagram pages as well as the York County Event Weather Hotline at 757-890-3520.

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