Rhythms on the Riverwalk FREE Concert Series Schedule for 2023 in Yorktown

“Rhythms on the Riverwalk” Concert Series 2023 in Yorktown is hoppin’!

Yorktown hosting its annual outdoor concerts to the waterfront this Fall! You are invited to join them for six back-to-back Rhythms on the Riverwalk. Concerts will be on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm from September 7 through October 12, 2023.

Concerts are free. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Coolers are allowed and many Historic Yorktown restaurants will be open before and after the concert for dine-in and takeout options. So come and enjoy the fall air with the backdrop of the York river!

Rhythms on the Riverwalk 2023 Fall Concert Schedule:

  • September 7 — HM Johnson Band
  • September 14 — Runnin’ Shine
  • September 21 — The Michael Clark Band
  • September 28 — The Heather Edwards Band
  • October 5 — County Seat Band
  • October 12 — Good Shot Judy

September 7 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm — HM Johnson Band

R & B, Blues and Jazz-influenced guitar player. Henry M. Johnson (of HM Johnson Band) has been playing in bands based out of Hampton Roads, Virginia for 40 years and is a native of VA’s Eastern Shore (Parksley, VA)

September 14 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm — Runnin’ Shine

Hailing from various hometowns and brought together by the love of country music, each member of this four-piece country act brings powerful energy and uniqueness to the band. They call it Rage Country, but you might call it country with a lot of swagger. Either way, you’re in for a good time!

Michael Clark Band

September 21 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm — The Michael Clark Band

Musical styles are tastefully blended by The Michael Clark Band, featuring Tracy Clark – sometimes in the same song! The band incorporates many different musical styles into their show. Powerful vocal and tight musical arrangements are trademarks of every performance.  This is music you can dance to as well as listen to. Whether honoring the original rendition of a classic number or performing an original tune, the music is presented in the band’s own funky style.


September 28 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm — The Heather Edwards Band

The Heather Edward’s Band is a group of extraordinary talented musicians and vocalist, using years of professional performance experience to create a dynamic and exciting show! Their set list includes a wide variety of top Country and Female Rock artist, original recordings, along with Classic Rock and Southern Rock favorites. With a male lead vocalist and Heather’s powerful voice, the band can cover multiple genres flawlessly, and keep the dance floor packed from the first note to the last.


October 5 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm — County Seat Band

Bluegrass band based in the Hampton Roads and Richmond areas of Virginia. They perform traditional bluegrass/country as well as covers from other genres of music.

Thursday, October 13 from 6:30-8:30pm – Good Shot Judy

This talented group plays some of the best songs written in the last hundred years—in a way that’s all their own. They put on a stellar performance every time they play in Yorktown, filling the Riverwalk with the smooth sounds of jazz, a little swing, and even some big band favorites!  GSJ has opened for national acts like Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Squirrel Nut Zippers, and The Cherry Poppin’ Daddies.

Don’t forget to bring your blankets and lawn chairs. Coolers are also allowed and many Historic Yorktown restaurants will be open before and after the concert for dine-in and takeout options. In addition, food trucks will be offering to-go snacks and meals.

In the event of inclement weather, please call the Event Weather Hotline at 890-3520 for updated event information. Rhythms on the Riverwalk is sponsored by York County. For more information and a complete concert schedule, visit www.visityorktown.org or call 890-3500. Updates on concerts on Visit Yorktown Facebook page.


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