Cville Downtown Mall is alive with exciting holiday festivities: new lighting, new decorations, new window displays, and a new Saturday afternoon concert series.
SATURDAYS AFFAIR! Free Saturday Concerts on the Downtown Mall
When: 2pm-3pm December 4, 11 & 18 Where: Downtown Mall, On the Bricks at 3rd Street and E. Main What: Free live musical concertsSaturday, December 4, 2pm: Bak ‘n’ Da Day Take a trip down memory lane with quintessential oldies vocal group, “Bak N Da Day”. Their repertoire spans the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, including Swing, Boogie, Twist, Slop, Mashed Potatoes, Boogaloo, Cha-Cha and even Slow Drag. Their master vocal harmonies feature Doo-Wop, Motown and Philly Soul, as well as Broadway hits and Holiday favorites. Concert is free to the public. Saturday, December 11, 2pm: Cville Band Sax Quartet Entertaining, uplifting and inspiring since 1922, the Charlottesville Band has filled the air near and far with symphonic music. Formerly known as The Municipal Band of Charlottesville, it is one of the oldest continuously operating amateur community bands in the United States, bringing talented community members together through a love of music. The Band has seven small group ensembles that give dozens of performances each year, from pop-up concerts in public parks to tuxedo-clad recitals at the Paramount Theater. Together, we volunteer over 14,000 hours per year to make excellent music for our community. Our concerts are free and open to everyone, and they always will be. Saturday, December 17, 2pm: Cville Band Brass Ensemble Holiday fanfare and merry making! Concerts are presented by Friends of Downtown Cville, The Bridge PAI, and the Cville Downtown Business Association.