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Friday Cheers May 4, 11, 25, 2018 | June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018

Friday Cheers

Fridays in May and June
6:00pm to 9:30 p.m.
Brown’s Island
$5 or $10 depending on the show, children under 12 are free

Friday Cheers tickets

A Richmond tradition

2018 is the 34th anniversary of Friday Cheers, the longest-running and largest event of its kind in RVA, showcasing some of the nation’s hottest touring bands and some all-time regional favorites. The only summer concert series held along the James River, Cheers draws 3,000-6,000 people per week to Richmond’s picturesque Brown’s Island, a park-like setting situated between the Canal Walk and the scenic James River.

There are three entry points to Brown’s Island, and payment will be taken at each. Cash, Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Debit and credit cards are only taken at two entry points: the pedestrian bridge at 5th and 7th streets. No pets are allowed. Children 12 and under are free.

Produced by Venture Richmond Events, LLC. For more information, call (804) 788-6466.

Season Passes $40 from March 6-April 1----$55 after April 1.

Purchase advanced tickets online »

2018 schedule

May 4

Valerie June (8:00) with Devon Gilfillian (6:30)
Cost: $10

Watch Valerie June on YouTube
Watch Devon Gilfillian on YouTube

May 11

Tank and the Bangas (8:00) and Sweet Crude (6:30)
Cost: $10

Watch Tank and the Bangas on YouTube
Watch Sweet Crude on YouTube

May 25

RVA Music Night featuring Richmond bands: Butcher Brown (8:00), Dharma Bombs (7:00) and Piranha Rama (6:00)
Cost: $5

Watch Butcher Brown on YouTube
Watch Dharma Bombs on YouTube
Watch Pirahna Rama on YouTube

June 1

Tyler Childers (8:00) with Saw Black (6:30)
Cost: $5

Watch Tyler Childers on YouTube
Watch Saw Black on YouTube

June 8

Rhiannon Giddens (8:00) with No BS! Brass Band (6:30)
Cost: $10

As part of the Festival of the River. Both bands performing with the Richmond Symphony.

Watch Rhiannon Giddens on YouTube
Watch No BS! Brass Band on YouTube

June 15

Parquet Courts (8:00) with Gauche (6:30)
Cost: $10

Watch Parquet Courts on YouTube
Watch Gauche on YouTube

June 22

Knower (8:00) with Kenneka Cook (6:30)
Cost: $5

Watch Knower on YouTube
Watch Kenneka Cook on YouTube

June 29

Turnpike Troubadours (8:00) with Charley Crockett (6:30)
Cost: $10

Watch Turnpike Troubadours on YouTube
Watch Charley Crockett on YouTube