The Saturday night 2012 Music by the River Concert Series is about to begin at Belle Isle State Park. Bring your whole family, a picnic dinner and chairs and enjoy some great live music. The concerts start at 6:00 p.m. and last until around 8:00 p.m. There will be free popcorn, and soda and waters cost only 50 cents each. The only cost for these events is the $3.00 parking fee for the park. There will also be craft activities available to entertain children located at the craft tables on-site.
United States Navy Band, Country Current will be playing Memorial Day weekend!
2012 Concert Series Schedule
May 12: The Gurley Family Band: A great evening of country, folk, gospel and bluegrass music from our popular, versatile, local area family band.
May 26: United States Navy Band, Country Current: A great way to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend! This famous band has been performing across the United States for over 25 years. One of the best Country and Bluegrass music bands in the US, coming to Belle Isle State Park for the first time.
June 9: Rappahannock Crossing: A new, local bluegrass band with members from the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula. Their music includes traditional, contemporary, gospel and original music. Members include Randy Crittendon (dobro), Bill Duval (mandolin), Curtis Brizandine (banjo), and Mike Nicely (guitar).
June 16: Sweet Justice: Highly regarded area band featuring classic rock, rhythm & blues, as well as 1970’s, ’80’s, ’90’s, and current hits.
July 21: Kings of Swing: Well known, twelve member, Richmond band. Plays best of Beach, Motown, rock and roll and classic swing music. Put your dancing shoes on for this one!
August 11: Mercy Creek: Featuring Cheryl Nystrom and Jim Ball, playing their entertaining mix of aggressive folk rock, a blend of modern folk, rock, pop, bluegrass and blues.
August 20: Southern Grace: Shenandoah area group performing inspirational southern Christian music, gospel and traditional hymns. A real crowd favorite returns for its fifth year!
Music by the River is sponsored by Friends of Belle Isle State Park
and community business and organizations
Bring the entire family out to Belle Isle State Park this summer and
enjoy some great, family-friendly music and fun!
If you can't make it to any of these events, check out the Virginia State Parks event page to find more activities!
Belle Isle State Park is located in Lancaster County on the Rappahannock River: