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Chicago – Live in Concert

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

Hailed as one of the "most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era," the legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago, came in as the highest charting American band in Billboard Magazine's Top 125 Artists Of All Time. And Chicago is the first American rock band to chart […]


Chaka Khan with Special Guest 5STARR

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

Chaka Khan is one of the world’s most gifted and celebrated music icons. A singer, songwriter, actor, author, philanthropist, entrepreneur and activist, Chaka has influenced generations of music creators during her four decades as an artist. A ten-time GRAMMY Award winner, she has the rare ability to sing in a number of musical genres, including […]


Memorial Day Parade

What is known to be one of the longest running Memorial Day parades in the country, the City of Portsmouth’s 134th Annual Memorial Day Parade, will be held Monday, May 28. Since 1884, Portsmouth has recognized and honored the sacrifices of the brave men and women in the United States Armed Forces. Starting at 10 […]

70s Soul Jam Hosted by Jimmie JJ Walker

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

70s Soul Jam featuring The Stylistics, The Legendary Blue Notes, Heatwave, and hosted by Jimmy “JJ” Walker, will be closing out the 2022 Portsmouth UMOJA Festival at the Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion in Portsmouth on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at 7 PM. 70s Soul Jam comes at the close of the 2022 Portsmouth UMOJA Festival, […]

Portsmouth Pride Festival

Festival Park at Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth, Virginia

The first ever Portsmouth Pride event.

Seawall Music Festival Weekend

High Street Landing Portsmouth, VA

Join us Friday, June 10 for the first day of the annual Seawall Music Festival downtown Portsmouth. Bring your dancing shoes and unpack all your moves for this lineup of R&B, Funk, and Beach musical performances. June 10 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Tidewater Drive (Jazz, R&B, Reggae, Rock) 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm Better […]

Seawall Music Festival Day#2

High Street Landing Portsmouth, VA

Come back to the Seawall Music Festival for Day#2 on Saturday, June 11. The music starts at 2 p.m. There's something for the whole family. Check out the June 11th lineup . . . June 11 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Peoples Choice Band (Old School, R&B, Funk, Top 40) 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm […]


Soul Finger Project

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

This 4-person art exhibition features paintings and drawings influenced by contemporary Black Culture that traces its roots to the Caribbean, Northern Africa and beyond. Featured artists are Anthony Burks, Sr., from Florida; Portsmouth native and now Florida resident Ramel Jasir; Arthur Rogers, Jr., from Charlotte, North Carolina; and Clayton Singleton, from Norfolk, Virginia.

An Evening With The Avett Brothers

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA

Three-time GRAMMY-Award nominees The Avett Brothers made mainstream waves with their 2009 major label debut, I And Love And You, which landed at #16 on the Billboard Top 200 and garnered critical acclaim. In 2012, The Carpenter hit #4 on the Billboard Top 200, followed by Magpie And The Dandelion in 2013, which debuted at #5 on Billboard’s Top 200. […]



Jim Henson’s Splash and Bubbles: Dive In, Lend a Fin!

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Your kids will love our new exhibit based on the hit PBS show, Splash & Bubbles. Dive into the incredible world of ocean exploration in this early childhood STEM-based exhibit. Join Splash, Bubbles and the Reeftown Rangers to explore marine biology, ocean science and different ocean ecosystems Navigate a kelp forest maze Learn about bioluminescence […]


Hanging Tree Guitars

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

Hanging Tree Guitars is a traveling exhibition that showcases the work of Freeman Vines, a luthier, musician and material artist. Mr. Vines was born in Greene County, North Carolina, where his family sharecropped on plantations where they were once enslaved. For 50 years, he’s been building guitars from cast-off materials gathered from across the county […]


Sunset Thursdays 2022

High Street Landing Portsmouth, VA

Portsmouth announces the lineup of musical acts for its popular weekly concert series, Sunset Thursdays. Concerts begin June 16 and continue until September 8, 2022. If you need a place to relax and unwind after a rough work week, the city’s free summer concert series is just the ticket. All performances take place on Thursday […]