End of Summer Music Festival

Check out all that American Music Festival in Virginia Beach has to offer this Labor Day Weekend!

Labor Day Weekend is approaching, and Virginia Beach has big plans for you! Here’s a guide to all the fun going down at American Music Festival in Virginia Beach.

What: Nearly 30 bands will be in attendance at this year’s 3-day American Music Festival in Virginia Beach

When: Friday September 4th to Sunday September 6th

Where:

  • 5th Street Stage
  • Dairy Queen Grill & Chill 17th Street Park
  • 24th Street Park
  • 31st Street Park

Cost:

  • General Admission (3-day Passport Pin to Main Stage concerts)—$40
  • Preferred Viewing 3-Day Passport Pin: $80
  • Preferred Viewing 1-Day Passport Pin: $40
  • 1-day VIP pass (Friday or Saturday only): $125
  • 3-day VIP pass: $285

VIP Experience Pass holders can expect:

  • A viewing area directly in front of the Main Stage
  • 2 complimentary beers or wine
  • Heavy hors d’oeuvres
  • Access to all Main Stage concerts

How to Purchase Tickets

  • Online at Ticketmaster.com
  • By phone at 800-745-3000
  • Visit the Virginia Beach Visitor Center at 2100 Parks Avenue. Open daily from 9 a.m.–7 p.m. Cash or check only.

Children under age 12 are eligible for free admission with a paid adult, with the exception of the VIP Experience Pass. There are also many FREE shows that are not on the Main Stage. See schedule below.

American Music Festival Schedule

FRIDAY

5th Street Main Stage

(Ticketed, Doors open 6 p.m., Show begins 6:30 p.m.)

  • Steve Miller Band
  • The Boxmasters, featuring Billy Bob Thornton
  • Josh Noren

DQ Grill & Chill 17th Street Park

(FREE, Doors open 6:30 p.m., Show begins 7:30 p.m.)

  • Restless Heart
  • The Davisson Brothers

24th Street Park

(FREE, Doors open 7 p.m., Show begins 8 p.m.)

  • Chester Benton’s Motown Review

31st Street Park

(FREE, Doors open 6:30 p.m., Show begins 7:30 p.m.)

  • Fuel
  • Jimmie’s Chicken Shack

SATURDAY

5th Street Main Stage

(Ticketed, Doors open 5:30 p.m., Show begins 6:30 p.m.)

  • Rebelution
  • The Wailers
  • G. Love & Special Sauce

12th Street Stage

(FREE, Show begins 6:30 p.m.)

  • The Buddha Council

DQ Grill & Chill 17th Street Park

(FREE)

  • Imagination Movers (family show, Shows run Noon–1 p.m. & 2–3 p.m.)
  • Spyro Gyra (Doors open 6:30 p.m., Show begins 7:30 p.m.)

19th Street Stage

(FREE, Show begins 6:30 p.m.)

  • Ray Meeks Band

24th Street Park

(FREE, Doors open 6:30 p.m., Show begins 7:30 p.m.)

  • 38 Special
  • Seth Stainback & Roosterfoot

27th Street Stage

(FREE, Show begins 6:30 p.m.)

  • Kasey Rae Band

31st Street Park

(FREE, Doors open 6:30 p.m., Show begins 7:30 p.m.)

  • Lonestar
  • Logan Brill

Sunday

5th Street Main Stage

(Ticketed, Doors open 6 p.m., Show begins 7 p.m.)

  • Sheryl Crow
  • Phil Vassar
  • Rock & Roll Half Marathon Awards Ceremony

12th Street Stage

(FREE, Show begins 6:30 p.m.)

  • Brandon Bower

DQ Grill & Chill 17th Street Park

(FREE)

  • Imagination Movers (family show, Shows run Noon–1 p.m. & 2–3 p.m.)
  • The Embers (Doors open 5 p.m., Show begins 6 p.m.)

19th Street Stage

(Free, Show begins 6:30 p.m.)

  • Murphy’s Kids

24th Street Park

(FREE, Doors open 6:30 p.m., Show begins 7:30 p.m.)

  • Reel Big Fish
  • The Pietasters

27th Street Stage

(FREE, Show begins 6:30 p.m.)

  • Dustin Furlow

31st Street Park

(FREE, Doors open 6:30 p.m., Show begins 7:30 p.m.)

  • Guava Jam
  • Strictly Bizzness

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