Virginia Arts Festival

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    Spring 2014

    World-Renowned Art Across Nine Virginia Cities

     

    Incredible artists, commissioned works, extraordinary collaborations, and unforgettable performances ... it’s all waiting for you at the 18th Annual Virginia Arts Festival. For 18 years, this acclaimed festival has brought the world’s great artists to performance venues throughout the Hampton Roads area, making this beautiful region - already beloved for its beaches, pristine waterways, wildlife, and historical attractions that date back to the earliest days of our country - a cultural destination for travelers from around the world.

    The big event is the Virginia International Tattoo. Presented in the grand tradition of the world's oldest tattoos, this Tattoo is an all-American show of patriotism and pride - one international sensation. The dynamic cast of more than 850 hails from several countries. The Tattoo has something for everyone. Count on marching bands, massed pipes and drums, military drill teams, Celtic dancers, choirs and as always, surprise guests!

    The central mid-Atlantic location makes this region an ideal location for a 48-hour or longer getaway. So what are you waiting for? Plan your Virginia Arts Festival getaway today!

Schedule of Events

Richard Alston Dance Company
Richard Alston Dance Company

Norfolk - Apr. 16 - Beowulf

Norfolk - Apr. 17 - Chick Corea

Norfolk - Apr. 19 - Stewart Copeland's Orchestral Ben Hur

Norfolk - Apr. 24, 25, 26, 27 - Virginia International Tattoo

Norfolk - Apr. 28 - Eastern Virginia Brass

Norfolk - Apr. 29 - Red Molly in Norfolk

Norfolk - May 1 - Chanticleer in Norfolk

Virginia Beach - May 2 - Joshua Bell and Joann Falletta at The Sandler Center

Norfolk - May 3 - Bill Pierce, saxophone

Norfolk - May 3 - Joshua Bell at Chrysler Hall

Norfolk - May 4 - Janette Fishell (organist)

Newport News - May 4 - Joshua Bell, violin, conducted by Joann Falletta at Ferguson Center

Norfolk - May 7 - Nnenna Freelon, vocalist

Virginia Beach - May 8 - 11 - Cirque Mechanics in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach - May 9, 10 - PANorama Caribbean Music Festival

Virginia Beach - May 9 - The Music of Led Zeppelin: A Rock Symphony

Norfolk - May 10 - Tessa Souter, vocalist

Norfolk - May 13 - NPR's From the Top

Norfolk - May 14 - 18 - Cirque Mechanics in Downtown Norfolk

Norfolk - May 14 - Coffee Concert I: Pianopalooza I - Josu de Solaun, Anna Petrova, Bryan Wagorn, Andre-Michel Schub

Portsmouth - May 15 - Coffee Concert II: Pianopalooza II - Josu de Solaun, Anna Petrova, Bryan Wagorn, Andre-Michel Schub

Norfolk - May 17, 18 - Dance Theatre of Harlem

Norfolk - May 17 - Houston Person, saxophone

Norfolk - May 17 - 18 - Virginia Beer Festival

Portsmouth - May 19 - Miami String Quartet at Trinity Episcopal Church

Norfolk - May 20 - Miami String Quartet with Peter Wiley and Andre-Michel Schub

Virginia Beach - May 21 - Coffee Concert III - Miami String Quartet, Peter Wiley

Norfolk - May 21, 23 - Richard Alston Dance Company in Norfolk

Williamsburg - May 22 - Miami String Quartet at Williamsburg Winery

Williamsburg - May 23 - Coffee Concert IV - Benny Kim, Peter Wiley, Andre-Michel Schub

Williamsburg - May 24 - Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Norfolk - May 24 - John Abercrombie, guitar

Williamsburg - May 25 - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at the Williamsburg Lodge

Newport News - May 26 - U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band in Newport News

Norfolk - May 28 - Martinis & Masterworks: Orchestra Reading

Norfolk - May 29 - Masterworks in the Making: Concert of Premieres

Last Updated: 3/20/2014 2:19 PM
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