Dewey Decibel Fall Concert Lineup
This year’s line-up includes free and seriously discounted performances from renowned local, regional, and even national musical acts spanning diverse genres including bluegrass, folk, big band, and jazz.
Thanks to the generous support of the Friends of Williamsburg Regional Library Foundation, all ticketed shows this season will cost $5 for general admission or $4 for members of the Friends Foundation. The series will also continue to feature several free, un-ticketed performances, as it has in past years.
Oct. 25 – Higher Ground Big Band – Higher Ground is a community outreach group that seeks to uplift and inspire with swing, Latin, and jazz standards as well as modern big band arrangements. FREE concert
Nov. 29 – Ford’s Colony Dance Band: “Happy Holidays” Concert – The Ford’s Colony Dance Band, with its seventeen musicians and vocalists, will perform a 90 minute, “Happy Holidays” concert, playing many of your holiday big band and vocal favorites: Silver Bells, O Christmas Tree, Let it Snow, Santa Baby and Sleigh Ride, just to name a few. Seating is limited, so arrive early. Admission is free, contributions accepted
Dec. 7 – Bill Jenkins and the Virginia Mountain Boys – Singer, song-writer, and cross-picking guitar virtuoso Bill Jenkins and his string band, the Virginia Mountain Boys, bring to life the authentic ballads, camp meeting songs, and early bluegrass favorites of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. $5 (Friends of Williamsburg Regional Library $4)
Dec. 11 – Peninsula Concert Band: Holiday Concert – The Peninsula Concert Band has been performing in the Tidewater area for sixty-six years. The band is made up of volunteers. The band has presented a variety of concerts over the years. The band’s mission is to educate, entertain, and enrich the community. Free admission.
Dec. 13 –LCV Project: An Acoustic Christmas – Join the LCV Project with Louis C. Vangieri for a delightful concert experience and hear holiday music in a new and unique way – through the gentle sounds and creative arrangements for instrumental solo acoustic guitar. With local performer, Peter Budnikas opening the show. Free admission.
All shows will take place at the Williamsburg Library Theatre at 7:30 p.m. For more information about the series, including band descriptions, ticketing information, and more, check out www.wrl.org/dewey-decibel or call Program Services at 757.259.4070.