• 10:30am
    Doug Alan Wilcox
    Acoustic Blues and Soul
    Doug Alan Wilcox delivers music that will stick in your head - as well as your heart. Over the years, Wilcox has provided support for or shared a stage with a diverse cross-section of musical talent including Peter Mayer, Tom Prasado-Rao, Jen Chapin, L.J. Booth, Stacey Earle, Pierce Pettis, and Peter Case.“Passionate and insightful....” “Funky, folky....”"Doug Alan Wilcox has the soul of a poet and the songs to prove it. He immediately became a favorite guest on the Acoustic Highway.” - Barry Graham, Folk music producer / WHRV FM"I was drawn to your authentic soul-filled sound and the lyrics caught me by surprise." - KD Morris, gallery owner“Wilcox's honey soaked vocals can exhibit swagger and occasionally a sadness.....” - Brian Tucker, Bootleg magazine
  • 11:15am
    Daniel Scruggs
    Multicultural Drumming

     Daniel Scruggs is a world citizen, professional musician and experienced educator who is on a mission to educate, inspire and unite.  He has traveled extensively throughout our world as a student and educator of human cultures and global music making traditions.  These journeys have provided him opportunities for learning immersion in twenty three countries throughout five continents. Throughout his travels, Daniel has collected hundreds of rare musical instruments, as well as cultural artifacts, curiosities and unique geological wonders from around the world.  This collection forms the basis of his interactive educational programs.

  • 11:30am
    John Turner
    Scottish Fiddling
    John Turner is the third generation in a family of traditional fiddlers.  His own style of fiddling, influenced by his study under the late Hector McAndrew, seeks to keep alive the traditions of the golden era of Scottish fiddling, the eighteenth century.
  • 12:00am
    William the Conjurer
    Magic
    Performs period magic and is very family oriented
  • 12:30pm
    Runaway String Band
    Bluegrass / Old Time / Swing
    Runaway String Band is "an impressive ensemble of awesome musicians with a foot tapping, irresistible sound,” say the Tidewater Friends of Folk Music. With lush vocal harmonies and hot instrumentals, the band provides their audiences with a taste of traditional and popular American music. They perform in concerts and festivals around Virginia as well as private events such as weddings and parties, combining mandolin, guitar, 5-string banjo with the 7-string viola da gamba, a family member of the upright bass with a tender, haunting sound.
  • 12:45pm
    Williamsburg Youth Harp Society
    Harp
    The Williamsburg community has enjoyed the music of our youth harpists since 1995, when Cynthia Campbell harpist and music teacher at Rawls Byrd Elementary school, began teaching the school students on a few rented harps.Although based in public schools for more than a decade, the Rawls Byrd-Berkeley harp program was privately funded from its inception. In 2006 parents voted to end the school-based program and to form the Williamsburg Youth Harp Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to the success of the new private program.
  • 1:45pm
    Higher Ground Jazz Band
    Jazz
    The Higher Ground Big Band is a community outreach group that seeks to uplift and inspire with swing, Latin, and jazz standards as well as modern big band arrangements. The band is composed of 18 professional and amateur instrumentalists, along with a vocalist. It has played in many venues throughout the Hampton Roads area since 2006. The band is directed by Joel Joiner and we derive our motivation from a sense of service to others, but to be honest, we also play because our music is just so much fun.
  • 1:45pm
    Daniel Scruggs
    Multicultural Drumming
  • 2:30pm
    Solach
    Acoustic
    Sl’lach is an accoustic duo who specialize in Irish Folk Music. We take our name from a Gaelic term meaning “jolly,” hoping to infuse our music with a spirit of fun and merry making. Playing primarily Irish folk music, we also enjoy throwing in tunes from other traditions as well.
  • 2:45pm
    Skip Friel
    Acoustic Rock
    “Friel is a very talented vocalist with a big and unique voice,” writes Toronto Exclusive Magazine. Whether performing original compositions or favorite cover songs, award-winning songwriter Skip Friel delivers an energetic and moving performance. Friel’s music spans from acoustic variety to tasteful rock. Cover songs include both contemporary and popular tunes of the past. Skip is at home in large festival venues, as well as on intimate, acoustic-friendly stages.
  • 3:30pm
    Meade Skelton
    Country
    Meade Skelton Haufe, otherwise known as "Meade Skelton", grew up in Loudoun County, Virginia, and began playing music at a very early age. After graduating from High School, he soon moved to his late mother's home town of Richmond, and quickly got involved in the music scene, playing with such bands as The Floating Folk Festival, The Kate Lawton Band, and The Gravity Hounds. Described as "Coffee Shop Country", by critic Ned Hepburn, Meade also embraces his "outsider music" status. Meade oozes a Countrypolitan demeanor, usually dressed in his favorite blazer , cowboy boots, and vintage Western Cowboy shirts.
  • 3:45pm
    Joe’s Day Off
    Oldies
    Joe’s Day Off (JDO) is a local Williamsburg Virginia band that covers country, rock, standards, & oldies with great harmonies and a variety of instruments. They’ve been rocking the town since 2007. Frontman, Joe Duggan, can play solo, or the band can perform as a duet, trio, quartet, or quintet. For small venues and special occasions, JDO can perform acoustic sets, or for large event, they can add additional players.
  • 10:00am
    Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums
    Historic
    The march of the Fifes and Drums is an indispensable part of the Colonial Williamsburg visit. The shrill fife and the resounding drum broadcast a wave of sound throughout the Historic Area, announcing the red-and-blue-uniformed regiment moving through the streets of Williamsburg.Standing along Duke of Gloucester Street as the Fifes and Drums march by, today’s guests experience exactly what the soldiers of the 18th century felt as the vibrations of sound resonate not just in their ears, but through their whole bodies.
  • 10:30am
    Rainbow Puppets
    Various
    Since the beginning, we've produced puppet shows for children that entertain, enlighten, and educate. In 1977, David Messick and a group of family and friends were asked to produce a puppet production for the Charles Taylor Library System in Hampton, Virginia. "Jack and the Beanstalk" became our first show.Our first puppets were marionettes or string puppets. We soon converted these to rod puppets to create better site lines at the libraries where we played.
  • 10:30am
    Scrapper Tuesday
    Roots
    Scrapper Tuesday is a trio that plays pop and rock and makes it sound like Americana. They mix in blues, bluegrass and roadhouse to create their good time sound. Phil Casey writes toe-tapping originals, often about the people, places and history of Hampton Roads, and plays guitar, mandolin and cigar box guitar. Matt Houser, Phil’s son-in-law, plays the tasty licks on electric guitar and cigar box guitars (which he also makes.) Mark McGowan ensures the center holds on bass. They started playing together in 2016.
  • 11:00am
    Christoff and Pedigo
    Various
    Mix of covers and originals on drums, resonator guitar, musical saw and sackbut.Stephen Christoff writes songs from what you might call sidewalk observations: On one hand, he’ll write songs about Prague, wanderlust and airports and on the next, Executioner’s Daughter’s and Trains.As a performer, Stephen has performed frequently on Virginia’s public radio, The Smithsonian Center for American Art and Portraiture, The Library of Congress, Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, The College of William and Mary and The Black Swamp Arts Festival.
  • 11:45am
    Daniel Scruggs
    Multicultural Drumming
  • 12:30pm
    Poisoned Dwarf
    Irish
    Poisoned Dwarf is a Celtic music group that plays virtuosic, innovative and passionate renditions of traditional Irish and Scottish music on acoustic instruments. Five talented musicians create a driving sonic energy that has been captivating audiences for over a decade with whistles, flutes, violin, guitar, percussion, and Uilleann pipes together with exciting and lyrical vocals. Poisoned Dwarf performs at a wide variety of musical venues from highland festivals to theaters, from churches to sophisticated listening venues throughout the East Coast, to the occasional pub just for fun.
  • 12:45pm
    Virginia Regional Ballet
    Dance
    Family oriented dance program.In 2007, Heidi Robitshek, former artistic director and founder of the Chamber Ballet along with her protégée Adelle Carpenter founded the Virginia Regional Ballet to dedicate a school to the continued improvement and enhancement of classical ballet technique. Virginia Regional Ballet Academy sponsors the Virginia Regional Ballet, Inc., whose purpose is to bring to the community and develop among its citizens an educational and cultural program in dance.Virginia Regional Ballet is located in Williamsburg’s Art District at 1228 Richmond Road adjacent to the Williamsburg Community Pool and is professionally designed and constructed to provide the best possible facilities for instruction. In 2013, Virginia Regional Ballet acquired a second location in Yorktown at 5315 George Washington Memorial Highway and 110-B Dare Road.
  • 1:30pm
    Fiddler’s Green
    Irish
    The father/son duo have been playing their authentic Irish-style music for years here in Williamsburg and in Irish Pubs all around New York City.
  • 1:45pm
    Winsome
  • 2:30pm
    Clan McCool
    Irish
    Williamsburg based band Clan MacCool is a fun, high energy band specializing in original and traditional Irish/Scottish music. Thier play list spans several centuries and includes many pirate inspired originals. This local favorite is comfortable on stage in front of hundreds or roving events making one on one connections with your patrons.
  • 2:30pm
    Flute Frenzy
    Various
    Premier flute choir
  • 3:30pm
    LCV Project
    Acoustic Rock
  • 3:30pm
    Crazy X
    Acoustic Rock
    Crazy X is a high energy, rock ‘n country showband that makes entertaining and connecting with the crowd a number one priority. Crazy X was formed in 2007 and consists of Dane Davis (guitar and vocals), Julie Martin (bass and vocals), Kenny Thompson (drums), Robert Bingham (keyboards), and Andrew Dack (Fiddle). With a wide array of musical backgrounds from which to draw, Crazy X authentically delivers rockin’ tunes such as Def Leppard’s ‘Pour Some Sugar on Me’ to Charlie Daniels ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’, and everything in between! Crazy X understands that it is all about YOU – the audience! We look forward to seeing you soon!