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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Are you ready to rock? Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend at Chesterfield LIVE!

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Parks and Recreation
May 15, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Pack your dancing shoes and prepare to sing along to the new sound of summer! We’re less than two weeks away from Chesterfield LIVE!, a brand-new music festival, happening Saturday, May 25 at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, located at 10300 Courthouse Road. Gates open at 2:30 p.m. and music starts at 3 p.m.

This free, family-friendly event hosted by Chesterfield County, in partnership with the Richmond Symphony and the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce, will feature four premier musical acts, all performing under the Symphony’s iconic “Big Tent.” So, get ready to “Shake It Off” and “Move Your Feet” to the sounds of Chesterfield LIVE!

The musical acts include:

  • 3 p.m. - Fort Lee 392nd Rock Band, a group of soldiers from Fort Lee who will kick the event off with several high-energy covers to get you on your feet.
  • 4 p.m. - RVA's Dance Candy, the polished 6-pack of musicians coming from the vibrant VCU music scene and covers everything from 70s funk to hip hop and R&B.
  • 5:30 p.m. - Richmond Symphony, seventy professional musicians with a stunning repertoire who will be playing songs from Star Trek and Titanic to name just a few.
  • 7 p.m. - The Deloreans, the seasoned show band who will end the night bringing new life to all your favorite songs from the 80's.

Keeping the crowd entertained during set changes are well-known Richmond DJ Lonnie B and Coffee with Strangers host Kelli Lemon.

In addition to musical entertainment, there will be a children’s play area with inflatables, local vendors, a variety of local food trucks and Chesterfield’s own, Steam Bell Beer Works, will be pouring local brews for purchase. Bring your family, friends and coworkers to kick off the summer in Chesterfield.

No pets, outside food or drinks or glassware will be allowed. Blankets and lawn chairs are recommended. Visit www.ChesterfieldLIVE.org for more information.

Interested in being a sponsor or vendor at Chesterfield LIVE!? Contact the Chesterfield Chamber. Volunteer opportunities are also available.

We’ve got the cure to the “Summertime Blues,” so come see us at Chesterfield LIVE!.

Watch Chesterfield LIVE! promotional video. For the latest information, check out the Chesterfield LIVE! Facebook event page.

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