Virginia Arts Festival

  • 440 Bank St.
  • Norfolk, VA 23510
  • P: 757-282-2800  |  Tickets: 877-741-ARTS

Established in 1997, the Virginia Arts Festival is a non-profit organization created by the City of Norfolk. Every spring, renowned artists from around the world congregate in Hampton Roads to bring music, dance, and theatre. The Virginia Arts Festival sponsors events with very gifted artists from many branches of the entertainment industry. Presented at such events are representatives of the worlds of ballet, classical music, Caribbean and Reggae music, and interpretative dance, as well as legends of the jazz world, country and rock and roll music icons, sketch comedy groups, and more.

Attractions
Attractions
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  • January 20, 2018
  • Legendary L.A. cool saxophonist Rickey Woodard, a staple of the famed Concord record label as both a...

  • February 17, 2018
  • Sizzling vocalist Charenee Wade, whose recently released album Offering: The Music of Gil...

  • February 23, 2018
  • Feel the heat! In this dazzling show, high-energy Caribbean and West African music blend with...

  • February 24, 2018
  • On the evening of April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated outside room 306 of the...

  • March 2, 2018
  • It’s clear why this iconic American dance powerhouse “has created a unique and enduring bond with...

  • March 3, 2018
  • It’s clear why this iconic American dance powerhouse “has created a unique and enduring bond with...

  • March 4, 2018
  • It’s clear why this iconic American dance powerhouse “has created a unique and enduring bond with...

  • March 10, 2018
  • Swinging singer Veronica Swift, who at just 22 has broken hearts singing torch songs and other...

  • March 18, 2018
  • These vocal artists and students at Tennessee’s Fisk University sing and travel worldwide. The...

  • April 7, 2018
  • Guitarist Peter Bernstein, whose sought-after sound has graced gigs and recordings alongside such...

  • April 17, 2018
  • Semi-Toned was formed in 2010 as a five-man barbershop harmony group at the University of Exeter....

  • April 19, 2018
  • Applauded by the Calgary Herald as “talented, sensitive…brilliant,” this young Korean artist plays...

  • May 1, 2018
  • One of the most versatile musical personalities of his generation, Jordi Savall has rescued musical...

  • May 2, 2018
  • RAIN – A Tribute to the Beatles celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt Pepper’s...

  • May 9, 2018
  • AJOYO is the vision of multi-reed player Yacine Boularès, a mystic brew blending African tradition,...

  • May 10, 2018
  • When the beloved female a cappella ensemble Anonymous4 disbanded, fans were bereft—but there is good...

  • May 14, 2018
  • These phenomenal young players formed their quartet when they were just 19-year-old students at the...

  • May 20, 2018
  • Just in case you aren’t familiar with Béla Fleck, there are many who say he’s the premiere banjo...