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Friday Cheers

May 3, 2019 - June 21, 2019

Join 103.7 Play and Venture Richmond for the biggest weekly outdoor party in RVA… Friday Cheers! Kick off your weekend every Friday evening with great music, great food and good friends all down by the river on browns island! Be sure to stop by and see Play’s very own Krissi broadcasting live 2p-7p from the island every Friday! Start your weekend the right way, the Richmond way, with Friday Cheers!

In 2019, Friday Cheers celebrates its 35th anniversary. As the longest running and largest event of its kind in Richmond, Friday Cheers showcases some of the nation’s hottest touring bands and all-time regional favorites. The only summer concert series held along the James River, Cheers draws 3,000-6,000 people per week to Richmond’s picturesque Brown’s Island, a park-like setting situated between the Canal Walk and the scenic James River in downtown Richmond, Virginia. Friday Cheers takes place every Friday in May and June.


May 3Lukas Nelson & the Promise of the Real (8:00) with Landon Elliott (6:30) $10

Watch Lukas Nelson on YouTube: https://youtu.be/dK4pHHLfXpk

Watch Landon Elliott on YouTube: https://youtu.be/gbiuIj6xEEM

May 10Chicano Batman (8:00) with Mikrowaves (6:30) $10

Watch Chicano Batman on YouTube: https://youtu.be/3sOXiL05VSY

Watch Mikrowaves on YouTube: https://youtu.be/SfSfWE0C_fc

May 24 – RVA Music Night: Illiterate Light (8:00), Calvin Presents (7:00) and Tinnarose (6:00) $5

Watch Illiterate Light on YouTube: https://youtu.be/z7gravapVL0

Watch Calvin Presents on YouTube: https://youtu.be/dXf_7VX0IGI

Watch Tinnarose on YouTube: https://youtu.be/WE-5IfBZj0M

May 31 – Colter Wall (8:00) with Thorp Jenson (6:30) $10

Watch Colter Wall on YouTube: https://youtu.be/hCebq5lLgos

Watch Thorp Jenson on YouTube: https://youtu.be/8BIr3mRTgGE

June 7 – The War and Treaty (8:00) with The Teskey Brothers (6:30) $10
Watch The War and Treaty on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Uc0ADXvbeAY

Watch The Teskey Brothers on YouTube https://youtu.be/lBFZNVxG86o

June 14 – The Budos Band (8:00) with Piranaha Rama (6:30) $10

Watch The Budos Band on YouTube: https://youtu.be/2nclSNIamjg

Watch Piranha Rama on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Jlwg8X3YPPY

June 21 – Robert Glasper (8:00) with Kenneka Cook (6:30) $5

Watch Robert Glasper on YouTube: https://youtu.be/260MLsqtWVA

Watch Kenneka Cook on YouTube: https://youtu.be/X_YT5a9z0Zk

June 29 – Lucy Dacus (8:00) with Deau Eyes (6:30) $5

Watch Lucy Dacus on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ab9aaiI7SkU

Watch Deau Eyes on YouTube: https://youtu.be/wRr_a8Vut8s

Advance tickets for individual shows and season passes to Friday Cheers are now available to purchase online at Ticketstobuy.com. Season Passes cost $35 a limited time and $50 after.

To be entered in a weekly drawing to win tickets to Friday Cheers, like Friday Cheers on Facebook,Instagram and Twitter! Be sure to use #CheersRVA all season long to be a part of the conversation!


May 3, 2019
June 21, 2019
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Brown’s Island
Richmond, VA United States