Friday Cheers is a weekly summer concert series that brings some of the biggest up-and-coming artists to Brown’s Island along Downtown Richmond's riverfront every Friday in May and June at the best price for a family-friendly night of live music. Fun for all ages!
Presented by Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, Friday Cheers returns for its 39th season as Richmond’s longest running concert series showcasing some of the nation’s hottest touring bands and all-time regional favorites.
The first summer concert series held along the James River, Friday Cheers draws Richmonders to picturesque Brown’s Island every Friday in May and June. Over the years, Friday Cheers has hosted popular groups such as the Zac Brown Band, Tyler Childers, Snarky Puppy, The Head & the Heart and hundreds of others. Friday Cheers showcases emerging headliners - some of the best bands that you may not have heard of yet and attracts a wide-ranging audience from the very young to the young at heart. Twenty-something’s looking to mingle, young families and older adults all find common ground at Friday Cheers. This family-friendly event has been named Best Concert Series by Style Weekly and Richmond Magazine for many, many years running.
Friday Cheers is produced by Venture Richmond Events, LLC, a subsidiary of Venture Richmond, Inc.
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The following shows will be Sign Language Interpreted:
The closest option for parking to Brown's Island is the Federal Reserve Parking Deck located off of Bragg Street at 5th or 7th Streets. Fee to park. Navigate to the Federal Reserve Deck via Google Maps here.
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