Unwind and enjoy all that Old Town Winchester has to offer at Friday Night Live (FNL). Friday Night Live is the perfect opportunity to meet up with friends, shop, dine and enjoy great live music, street performers and artisans. The Taylor Pavilion will be the main venue for performances every third Friday in June, July and August, however, the Loudoun Street Mall will be filled with music and activities for all to enjoy.
New this year, Friday Night Live is saving you the hassle! Seats are being provided just for you! Keep your lawn chairs at home and just worry about having a great time at the concert.
This year, the cover bands will perform songs from the hottest bands from the greatest decades – the 70s and 80s. Nothing is better than a classic jam to sing to on a warm summer night with your closest friends.
*Early bird ticket sales, at ticket outlets, are available until 4:30pm the day before the event. Early bird ticket sales, online, will be available until midnight the day before the event
*Children under 12 years old do not need a ticket for Friday Night Live, but must be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets may also be purchased at the following outlets: Total Image & Workingman’s Store, Espresso Bar & Cafe, Abija Blue, PrimeLending, and Full Circle Marketing.
The June Friday Night Live will feature the B-Street Band, the Original Springsteen Tribute Band, playing a variety of Bruce Springsteen’s greatest hits. The B-Street Band has opened for Springsteen himself various times and has performed at Wachovia, MetLife Stadium, Prudential Center, and the newly constructed Comcast Xfinity Center at Citizens Bank Park. Get ready to be “Dancing in the Dark” for the first Friday Night Live!
July’s event will feature the return of the popular Kelly Bell Band (KBB) out of Baltimore, Maryland. Combining hip-hop, funk, and blues KBB creates harmonies that make you want to get up and dance.
Schedule for July 20th
- 5:00 Doors Open
- 5:30 Mojo Mothership
- 7:30 Kelly Bell Band
- 10:30 Last Call
- 11:00 Event ends
August’s FNL event will welcome back Winchester legend and a Friday Night Live favorite, Robbie Limon, performing all the hits from the 1970’s and 1980’s. Limon performs all over Winchester and packs the Taylor Pavilion every time he performs. His mix of cover songs will be sure to have you on your feet dancing and enjoying your night in Old Town Winchester! Make sure to buy your tickets early for this show as it always sells out!
Schedule for August 17th
- 5:00 Doors Open
- 5:30 Muddy Crows
- 7:30 The Robbie Limon Band
- 10:30 Last Call
- 11:00 Event Ends
During each FNL event, explore and shop at more than 60 unique businesses ranging from apparel, jewelry, boutiques, art galleries, museums and more. Prior to the event, attendees can dine at any of the 35 restaurants located in Old Town Winchester. There will also be a beer and wine garden available prior to and during the performances for ticket holders. All drink proceeds purchased at the beer and wine garden will go to the event’s non-profit partner, the Winchester SPCA.
Non-profit partner: In addition to the live music at the Taylor Pavilion, the Loudoun Street Mall will also be filled with free acoustic music and street performers that will create an entertaining atmosphere for all to enjoy.
WHEN: Fridays, June 15, July 20 and August 17
TIME: 5:00 – 11:00 pm
WHERE: Old Town Winchester Loudoun Street Mall and the Taylor Pavilion
For more information on these events and how to become a sponsor, volunteer or vendor, please contact:
Dario Savarese, Special Event Coordinator 540-722-8700
Media inquiries of and interview requests for City of Winchester staff should be sent to: Amy Simmons, Communications Manager, City of Winchester
540-667-1815, ext. 1670