Concerts

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Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

August 29, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. 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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Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

September 4, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. 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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Fridays For Food

September 4, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

nTelos Wireless 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 nTelos Wireless & Blue Ridge Area Food Bank booth to donate on the 1st Friday of every month.

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Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

September 5, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. 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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WWE Live Returns to John Paul Jones Arena

September 5, 2015 - 7:30 pm at John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Rd

WWE LIVE returns to the John Paul Jones Arena!

John Cena vs Kevin Owens!

Dolph Ziggler w/Lana vs Rusev w/Summer Rae!

See all your favorite WWE Superstars in action! 

Money in the Bank Contract Winner  ~  Sheamus

 Cesaro

 Lucha Dragons

 The Diva’s

feat. Naomi, Charlotte, Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks  and Tamina

 and many more!

*card is subject to change*

Tickets start at just $15 and are on sale NOW!

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Listen for your chance to win tickets to the BIG Race!

September 10, 2015 - September 12, 2015 - 10:00 am - 11:00 pm at Richmond International Speedway
600 E Laburnum Avenue

Listen weekday for your chance to win tickets to Richmond International Raceway for The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, NASCAR XFINITY Series, or The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series September 10th through 12th!  We’ve got your tickets to Nascar.

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LOCKN Music Festival

September 10, 2015 - September 13, 2015 - 1:30 pm - 11:30 pm at Oak Ridge Farm
2300 Oak Ridge Road

LOCKN’, a 4-day music festival, with an emphasis on world class music, locally sourced food and sustainability is held annually at the Oak Ridge and LOCKN’ Farms in the foothills of the Blue Ridge in Central Virginia.

Lockn’s two side by side main stages feature full sets that will run seamlessly from one to the other without breaks between performances, giving the audience a unique and singular experience. The emphasis is on quality over quantity, as fewer bands play longer sets and many of the featured artists perform multiple sets on different days. The event will include an exclusive performance by Mad Dogs & Englishmen along with special guests! Don’t miss it.

Your chance to win 4-day passes starts Monday, August 31!!!!

97-5 3WV wants to send you to Lockn Music Festival!! You could win two tickets and parking pass, good for all four days of the festival at Arrington’s Oak Ridge Farm, September tenth thru thirteenth!  Just listen for the Lockn Song of the Day with 97-5 3WV Monday August 31 thru Friday September 4 and be Lucky Caller Seven!

Listen for 3WV Lockn Song of the Day with The Big Greasy Breakfast each morning at seven-fifty and eight-fifty, August 31 thru September 4, when you hear the song played sometime between 9am and 6pm, call the 3WV listener lines; 434.295.3460.  Be Lucky caller seven to win two general admission passes and a parking pass for all four days of the Lockn Music Festival, a value of $500 according to festival promoters, we’ll have one winner per day.

Winner must be at least 18 years old. Employees of 97-5 3WV, Charlottesville Radio Group, and its ultimate parent company, Saga Communications, Inc., their advertising agencies, affiliates, contest sponsors, employees and immediate families of each, and employees of all media of mass communication within a 100 mile radius of the 97-5 3WV main studio are not eligible to win any contest.  Immediate family includes the spouse, great-grandparents, grandparents, parents, brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of the employee and his/her spouse. This also includes individuals for whom the employee is current legal guardian.

All prizes will be available for pick at the 97-5 3WV offices by Monday August 31, 2015.  All 97-5 3WV general contest rules apply.  So listen to win Lockn Music Festival tickets!

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Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

September 11, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. 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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Robin Aldridge Memorial 5K & Kiddie Dash

September 12, 2015 - 7:30 am - 10:00 am at Hollymead Elementary School
2775 Powell Creek Dr

Event will take place at Hollymead Elementary School
Kiddie Dash starts at 7:30am, and 5K begins at 8:00am
Dedication of the Mural and Playground will begin at 9:15am 
Register By Sept 1, 2015
Want to volunteer to help with the run:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0d4da8a923a64-robin
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Top of the Hops

September 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

  • General Admission and VIP tickets are on sale this Friday, August 7th – 10am!
  • Tickets include a commemorative sampling mug and two-ounce samples of over 150 world-class craft beers and ciders
  • VIP Tickets give patrons entrance into the festival one hour early to take advantage of a more exclusive beer tasting experience including a private VIP Area with complimentary food and an EXCLUSIVE beer selection not available to the general public.
  • A limited number of Early Bird General Admission tickets are available for $40 through September 11th OR when quantities run out. Tickets will increase to $45 when Early Bird tickets for out OR on September 12th and will be priced at $50 Day of Show (if available!)
    • VIP Tickets are available for $80.00
    • Designated Driver tickets are available for $15.00 for General Admission or $30.00 for VIP.
    • Patrons can also look forward to great live music, food and the always entertaining corn hole tournament!

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TEDx Charlottesville

November 13, 2015 - 9:00 am - 4:45 pm at The Paramount Theater
215 E Main St

TEDxCharlottesville and Starr Hill Presents will host the TEDx event “What If…”.  Following the success of sell-out events in 2013 and 2014, the all-volunteer committee is prepared to present another dynamic program designed to inspire the community to open up to the possibility of “What If…”

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Stevie Wonder at JPJ

November 17, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm at John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Rd

Come see Stevie Wonder perform at the John Paul Jones Arena on November 17, 2015. Get your tickets!

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