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Release Date: April 22,2019

2019 Downtown Hampton Block Party Announced

2019 Downtown Hampton Block Party Schedule Announced


Hampton, Va. –The Downtown Hampton Development Partnership is pleased to announce the return of Downtown Hampton Block Parties with regional and national acts, which will take place downtown all summer long and on Halloween.  


Now in its 25thyear, the Downtown Hampton Block Parties have evolved into a giant get togethers for all ages with music, a children’s play area, and vendors each week on Queens Way. The lineup includes music from local, regional and national entertainment covering a variety of genres. Country music’s next rising star Dylan Schneider will perform on June 8 with local musicians The Heart Stompers. The following week enjoy season 13 winner of American Idol Caleb Johnson perform songs from his latest album “Born From Southern Ground”. In July, we will feature Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds a seven-piece soul/rock band from Brooklyn, New York. Ghost-Note are a percussion-based funk, hip hop and jazz group from Dallas, TX that has its roots with Robert “Sput” Searight and founding percussionist Nate Werth, two members of the jazz band Snarky Puppy. Matt Stell will perform his country billboard chart song “Prayed For You” in August. All Block Parties begin at 6 p.m., with bands taking the stage at 7–10:30p.m.  


May 4 – Orquesta Tropikiimba

May 11 – BJ Griffin and the Galaxy Groove

May 18 – The Mullins Sisters 

May 25 - Request Station

Jun 8 – Dylan Schneider with The Heart Stompers

Jun 15 –Caleb Johnson with Roebuck

June 22 – Natural WONDER – The Ultimate Stevie Wonder Experience with Rocky 7

Jun 29 – Last Fair Deal: A Tribute to The Grateful Dead

July 6 - The Deloreans 

July 13 – Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds with The Darma Initiative

July 20 – Ghost-Note with The Fuzz Band

July 27 - BuckShot  

Aug 3 – Anthony Rosano and The Conqueroos 

Aug 10 - Slapnation

Aug 17 –Matt Stell with TBA

Aug 31 – Good Shot Judy

October 26– Halloween Block Party



The Downtown Hampton Development Partnership is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the economic health and quality of life in Downtown Hampton.  The Partnership strives to manage private and public sector resources to create the best possible environment in which to live, work, shop, visit and do business.