Tenacious Women Concert
“MY TENACITY!” continues into Saturday evening as Jamestown Settlement presents a “Tenacious Women Concert” featuring powerful performances with triple-threat-talent from the Truetone Honeys, Davina & The Vagabonds and Desirée Roots. These soulful singers will wow the crowd with the swingin sounds of jazz and blues – mixed with a modern twist – at this after-hours concert event from 6 to 10 p.m. on June 8.
These soulful singers will wow the crowd as Davina and The Vagabonds take the stage at 7 p.m. with a new spin on an old sound, followed by the swingin’ sounds of jazz and blues from the Truetone Honeys at 8 p.m. and Desirée Roots ending the night on a high note with hits from the queens of Motown from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. with concessions available for purchase from local favorite food trucks Matchsticks BBQ Co. and FoodaTude, The Virginia Beer Company, Alewerks Brewing Company, Billsburg Brewery and Williamsburg Winery. Get your ticket to this evening of entertainment here.
A Look at the Lineup
6 p.m. – Doors Open
7 p.m. – Davina & The Vagabonds, a high-energy blues ensemble that brings a new spin on an old sound with 100 years of American music and Davina’s originals.
8 p.m. – Truetone Honeys, featuring three classically trained female vocalists combined with incredibly talented jazz musicians to create a caliber of performance long lost in today’s live music scene.
8:30 p.m. – Desirée Roots, an East Coast favorite and award-winning vocalist with a powerful yet controlled, lush voice performing hits from the queens of Motown.
Concessions and Ticket Info
Concessions will be available for purchase with food, wine and beer trucks on site, featuring local favorite food trucks Matchsticks BBQ Co. and FoodaTude…Food with Attitude. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets for lawn seating. Coolers, food and outside beverages are not permitted.
As an outdoor tented event, a separate ticket to this rain or shine evening concert must be purchased. General Admission tickets are $30, which includes two complimentary drink tickets. Tickets can be purchased online here, by calling 757-253-5110 or 757-253-5112 or stopping by Visitor Services at Jamestown Settlement or the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
About Jamestown Settlement
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Jamestown Settlement is located on State Route 31 just southwest of Williamsburg and features expansive exhibition galleries and films that connect visitors with the lives of the Powhatan, English and west central African cultures that converged at 17th-century Jamestown, and historical interpretation in outdoor re-creations of a Powhatan Indian village, 1607 English ships and colonial fort. Jamestown Settlement is a stage for special exhibitions, events and programs in conjunction with the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution, honoring the 400th anniversary of key historical events in Virginia in 1619. The “TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia” special exhibition, a legacy project of the 2019 Commemoration, explores captivating and little-known stories of Powhatan Indian, English and African women in 17th-century Virginia, and will be accompanied this year by more than a dozen public lectures, special events and performances.
All daytime performances, activities and speaker presentations during this special event are included with museum admission: $17.50 for adults, $8.25 for ages 6-12, and free for children under 6. Residents of York County, James City County and the City of Williamsburg, including College of William and Mary students, receive free admission with proof of residency. A value-priced combination ticket with the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is $26.00 for adults and $12.50 for ages 6-12. A separate ticket is required to attend the evening concert and can be purchased here.
For more information, call (888) 593-4682 toll-free or (757) 253-4838.