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Guns & Roses in DC 2016 ~ 620x400 DL

GN’R – Not In This Lifetime Tour

June 26, 2016 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm at FedEx Field
1600 Fedex Way

Following months of intense rumor, speculation and feverish excitement from rock music fans around the world, Guns N’ Roses confirmed today they will embark on a massive North American summer stadium tour as founder Axl Rose and former members, Slash and Duff McKagan regroup for what will be one of the century’s most anticipated musical events. The news follows their previously announced headlining dates at this year’s Coachella Music & Arts Festival. The Not In This Lifetime Tour, produced and promoted exclusively by Live Nation, will see the iconic band headline stadium dates throughout the U.S. and Canada…

Tickets for this show are ON SALE NOW!

FAF 2016 ~ 620x400 DL

Friday’s After Five – Free Summer Concert Series

July 1, 2016 - July 2, 2016 - 5:30 am - 8:30 am at Sprint Pavilion
700 E Main Street

In its 29th season, Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series on the Virginia Credit Union stage.  The first concert will kick off at the Sprint Pavilion on the Downtown Mall April 15th, from 5:30pm -8:30pm, and each Friday thereafter ending on September 9th.

Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

Friday's for Food Sprint

Friday’s For Food at Friday’s After Five

July 1, 2016 - July 2, 2016 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Sprint Pavilion
700 E Main Street

 

Fridays For Food will be held on the first Friday of every month through September.

April 15 / May 6 / June 3 / July 1 / August 5 / September 2
Sprint and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank are joining forces to engage the community to end hunger locally through a monthly, summertime donation drive.

During Fridays after Five, a community gathering tradition, patrons are asked to stop by the Sprint & Blue Ridge Area Food Bank booth to donate on the 1st Friday of every month. Throughout the summer, the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank will be keeping an on-going tally of all donations collected. Each month, Sprint kicked started the efforts with a $500 donation. Stand up and make a difference in the community – support the effort to stamp out hunger!

FAF 2016 ~ 620x400 DL

Friday’s After Five – Free Summer Concert Series

July 8, 2016 - July 9, 2016 - 5:30 am - 8:30 am at Sprint Pavilion
700 E Main Street

In its 29th season, Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series on the Virginia Credit Union stage.  The first concert will kick off at the Sprint Pavilion on the Downtown Mall April 15th, from 5:30pm -8:30pm, and each Friday thereafter ending on September 9th.

Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

STEELY DAN 2016 ~ 620x400 DL

Steely Dan with Steve Winwood!

July 13, 2016 - 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way

Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famers Donald Fagen and Walter Becker have announced Steely Dan will be back to satisfy Dan fans nationwide with thirty-plus performances this spring and summer. The chance to see these two multi-Grammy Award-winning legends on one night is not to be missed.

Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Steve Winwood has one of the most remarkable voices in rock ‘n’ roll and fans will be captivated by his set of favorites spanning his 50-year career — featuring songs from the Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith along with solo hits, including “Higher Love” and many more.

Tickets are on sale NOW!

And congratulations to 3WV Text Club Member, Nicholas Argiro of Fishersville for winning 2 reserved seat tickets to this show!

FAF 2016 ~ 620x400 DL

Friday’s After Five – Free Summer Concert Series

July 15, 2016 - July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am - 8:30 am at Sprint Pavilion
700 E Main Street

In its 29th season, Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series on the Virginia Credit Union stage.  The first concert will kick off at the Sprint Pavilion on the Downtown Mall April 15th, from 5:30pm -8:30pm, and each Friday thereafter ending on September 9th.

Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

FAF 2016 ~ 620x400 DL

Friday’s After Five – Free Summer Concert Series

July 22, 2016 - July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am - 8:30 am at Sprint Pavilion
700 E Main Street

In its 29th season, Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series on the Virginia Credit Union stage.  The first concert will kick off at the Sprint Pavilion on the Downtown Mall April 15th, from 5:30pm -8:30pm, and each Friday thereafter ending on September 9th.

Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

FAF 2016 ~ 620x400 DL

Friday’s After Five – Free Summer Concert Series

July 29, 2016 - July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am - 8:30 am at Sprint Pavilion
700 E Main Street

In its 29th season, Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series on the Virginia Credit Union stage.  The first concert will kick off at the Sprint Pavilion on the Downtown Mall April 15th, from 5:30pm -8:30pm, and each Friday thereafter ending on September 9th.

Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

~Billy Joel @ NP 2016 620x400 DL

Billy Joel returns to Nationals Park

July 30, 2016 - 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm at Nationals Park
1500 S. Capital St. SE

 

Legendary Musician Billy Joel will return to Washington, DC to perform at Nationals Park on Saturday, July 30, 2016!

This performance will make Billy Joel the first artist in history to play Nationals Park in a recordsetting third appearance. Tickets for the general public go on sale Friday, January 29 at 10am at Nationals.com/BillyJoel.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public
beginning MONDAY, JANUARY 25 at 10:00 AM through THURSDAY, JANUARY 28 at 10:00 PM. Tickets will be available for purchase by the general public beginning 10 AM on FRIDAY, JANUARY 29 at Nationals.com/BillyJoel.

In December 2013, Billy Joel became Madison Square Garden’s first-ever music franchise,
joining the ranks of the storied venue’s other original franchises – the New York Knicks, Rangers and Liberty. Since January 2014, Joel has played one show per month at The Garden as part of the Time Warner Cable Concert Series. This unprecedented and wildly successful residency has led to 30 sold-out shows through June 2016.

Having sold 150 million records over the past quarter century, Billy Joel ranks as one of most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in history. The
singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time, the third bestselling solo artist and is one of the highest grossing touring artists in the world. Joel is also one of the biggest live performing artists in the world and his concerts continue to break records in both arenas and baseball stadiums.

In November 2014, Billy Joel received both The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song which honors living musical artists’ lifetime achievement in promoting the genre of song as a vehicle of cultural understanding; entertaining and informing audiences; and inspiring new generations, and the once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Award, which is presented to American music icons in recognition of their incomparable accomplishments in their respective music genres and beyond.

In December 2013, Joel received The Kennedy Center Honors, one of the United States’ top
cultural awards. He is also the recipient of six GRAMMY® Awards, including the prestigious
Grammy Legend Award. Joel has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has received numerous industry awards including a TONY AWARD for “Movin’ Out,” a Broadway musical based on Joel’s music For his accomplishments as a musician and as a humanitarian, Joel was honored as the 2002 MusiCares Person Of The Year by the MusiCares Foundation and the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.

Joel has also performed alongside other music greats at two of Madison Square Garden’s most extraordinary benefit concerts – “12-12-12, The Concert For Sandy Relief,” which raised awareness and money for those affected by Hurricane Sandy and “The Concert for New York City,” which was held to help aid 9/11 victims and heroes. Billy Joel received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, adding another milestone to his brilliant career.

 

 

FAF 2016 ~ 620x400 DL

Friday’s After Five – Free Summer Concert Series

August 5, 2016 - August 6, 2016 - 5:30 am - 8:30 am at Sprint Pavilion
700 E Main Street

In its 29th season, Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series on the Virginia Credit Union stage.  The first concert will kick off at the Sprint Pavilion on the Downtown Mall April 15th, from 5:30pm -8:30pm, and each Friday thereafter ending on September 9th.

Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

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