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THE LINE UP IS ANNOUNCED!

Get ready! Once once more, the line-up for our annual American Music Pageant DOES NOT DISAPPOINT! This yr options at the very least two of my all-time favourite bands. Are you able to guess which of them? I’ll inform ya…311 & +LIVE+…they each ROCK and this Labor Day we’ll all jam out on the seashore while they achieve this. Moreover, there are a TON of other really superb bands, together with some of our native favorites such as the always-wonderful Jesse Chong. Yeeaaahhhh, get ready to end our Summer time with a bang!

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26th
CHARTWAY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

AMERICAN
MUSIC FESTIVAL FEATURES HEADLINERS

LEE BRICE,
311, LIVE

AND
DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL

ON 5TH
STREET BEACH MAIN STAGE

Runs Aug. 29 to Sept. 2 At The Oceanfront

VIRGINIA
BEACH, Va. – The 26th Annual Chartway Federal Credit Union American
Music Pageant will function 4 major headline bands on the oceanfront 5th
Road Seashore Principal Stage Aug. 30, 31, and Sept. 1.  Lee Brice, 311, Reside and Dashboard
Confessional will perform a variety of world-class music from country to various
to trendy rock.

“We’re proud to function the title sponsor of
the American Music Pageant for the second consecutive yr,” stated Brian
Faculties, president & CEO of Chartway Federal Credit Union. “At Chartway,
making a meaningful influence in our hometowns is core to who we are. We need to
make every group during which we reside and serve better, which is why beyond
elevating money to offer charitable grants via our We Promise Foundation,
it’s a privilege for us to sponsor events just like the American Music Pageant.”

Headline live shows on the 5th
Road Seashore Principal Stage are:

Friday,
Aug. 30:   With greater than 12 million in RIAA certified sales, Lee Brice has achieved Gold
(500,000 bought) and Platinum (1,000,000 bought) status on every album and single
released, with “A Woman Like You” reaching Double Platinum (2,000,000) standing.

Gold
album certifications embrace: “Love Like Crazy,” “Hard2Love” and “I Don’t Dance.”
Single certifications embrace “I Don’t Dance” and “A Woman Like You,” with
“That Don’t Sound Like You” reaching Double Platinum. With properly over
2,000,000,000 (two billion) spins on Pandora, Lee Brice was inducted into the
streaming service’s ‘Billionaires Club’ on June 8, 2018.

Lee
is a Grammy Award nominee, a CMA nominee and a double ACM award winner. He’s
taken five radio singles to #1: “A Woman Like You,” “Hard To Love,”
“I Drive Your Truck,” “I Don’t Dance,” and “Drinking Class.” Garth
Brooks, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney and others have recorded his songs, and
he’s performed on TV exhibits together with NBC’s At the moment, ABC’s The Bachelor, NBC’s The
Voice and FOX’s Miss USA 2018.

William
Michael Morgan opens the set. He’s a celebrated nation music singer within the fashion of legends
like George Strait, Tracy Lawrence and extra. “I Met a Girl” (written by Sam Hunt) was a Prime 5 hit from his “Vinyl” album.
The album produced another Prime 40 single, “Missing.”

Tenille Arts is the supporting act. In 2018, Tenille took house all five of the
Saskatchewan Nation Music Association Awards for which she was nominated:
“Female Artist of the Year,” “Songwriter of the Year,” “Album or EP of the
Yr,” “Video of the Year,” and “Single of the Year.”  Her second appearance singing “I Hate This”
on The Bachelor launched the track to #1 on each the U.S. and Canadian iTunes
Nation Charts and #9 U.S. iTunes all-genre. The appearance also propelled her
2017 “Rebel Child” album to re-enter the iTunes Nation Albums chart at #5. “I
Hate This” topped the Radio Disney Nation Prime 50 chart, the music video
surpassed 1.2 million views on YouTube, and her general streams exceed eight
million.

The
present begins at 6:30 p.m., and gates open at 5 p.m.

Saturday,
Aug. 31: 311 is accustomed to American
Music Pageant, having been scheduled as headliners in both 2016 and 2017. 311
brings its distinctive and trademark blend of rock, rap, funk and reggae. 311 has
developed a fame as one of the entertaining & dynamic stay bands
on tour.  With sales of just about ten
million data within the U.S., their last ten albums reached the Prime 10 on
Billboard’s Prime 200 Sales Chart, and 9 of their singles have reached the Prime
10 on Billboard’s Various Radio Chart (together with three #1 singles “Down,”
“Love Song” and “Don’t Tread On Me” Prime 10 songs are  “Amber,” “All Mixed Up,” “Come Original,”
“Creatures For Awhile,” “Hey You” and “Sunset in July.” 311’s 13th
studio album, “VOYAGER,” will probably be released on June 28.

Nashville’s
Moon Taxi opens the set. Their smash single “Two High,”
catapulted them to the top of the streaming charts and the forefront of the
nationwide stage. Crammed with emotive vocals, a percussive beat and some
sudden, infectious horns, it’s a monitor that exhibits the band – which has been
collectively a decade – topping over 60 million streams on Spotify and making
heavy rotation on SiriusXM.  However it’s their infectious stay
performances that maintain followers coming back night time after night time. Touring for the
better part of the last decade, they’re the sort of band that evokes a loyal
following prepared to journey lengthy distances to catch them stay.

Buddha Council initially started in Virginia Seashore as a
reggae think-tank comprised of members from different local bands and found footing
in their very own distinctive take on Future Roots music. The band’s music has advanced
into an ideal stability, regularly pushing genre boundaries while
simultaneously rediscovering forgotten rhythms of reggae’s yesteryear.

The
show begins at 6:30 p.m., and gates open at 5 p.m.

Sunday,
Sept. 1:  Reside
has bought more than 22 million albums worldwide, including two #1 albums.
“Throwing Copper” reached sales of ten million albums and “Secret Samadhi”
immediately readhed the top of the charts. 
Their catalog consists of classics “Lightning Crashes,” “I Alone,” “All
Over You,” and “Lakini’s Juice.” The band’s largest single, “Lightning
Crashes,” was #1 at Trendy Rock radio for ten consecutive weeks

The discharge of the
Platinum-selling “The Distance to Here” turned LIVE into a world
powerhouse and moved the band from arenas into stadiums.

Dashboard
Confessional’s
singer/songwriter Christopher Carrabba turned the poster boy for a brand new
era of emo followers in the early 2000s, having left behind his former band
(the post-hardcore Christian outfit Further Appears Ceaselessly) to focus on
weak, introspective solo musings. Armed with an acoustic guitar and
soul-baring music lyrics, he christened his new challenge Dashboard Confessional
— named after a lyric in “The Sharp Hint of New Tears” — and commenced
releasing materials in 2000. By 2001’s The Place You Have Come to Worry the
Most,” Dashboard Confessional had advanced right into a full-fledged band, however
Carrabba however remained the focus of both the group and the
rejuvenated emo style.

Through the years, Dashboard
Confessional has made it enviable to bare your soul in a music and to be
unashamed of any emotions which will arrive. Chris and his fellow musicians have
found a new perspective on the world in these songs, one which only comes with
extra life experience, however those exposed emotions remain.

The Chong Band is predicated in Virginia Seashore and certainly one of
probably the most well-known and revered artists within the regional. Jesse performs with
quite a lot of space musicians referred to as the “Chong Band.” Recognized for musical versatility
and genre mixing, one night time the band could be a reggae band and a rock or funk
act the subsequent.

The present
begins at 6:30 p.m., and gates open at 5 p.m.

Different
levels and bands are:

Thursday,
Aug. 29

31st
Road Free Stage

Cracker has been described as lots of sounds: alt-rock, Americana,
insurgent-country, and have even had the terms punk and classic-rock thrown at
them. However more than anything Cracker are survivors. Co-founders David Lowery
and Johnny Hickman have been at it for 25 years amassing ten studio albums,
a number of gold data, hundreds of reside performances, and hit songs which might be
nonetheless in present radio rotation around the globe.

Camper
Van Beethoven is an American rock band
shaped in 1983. Their fashion mixes parts of pop, ska, punk rock, people, various country, and world music. The band’s broad
acceptance and international audience has been earned by way of robust iconoclasm and
emphasis on do-it-yourself values.

The show begins at 7:30 p.m., and gates open at 6:30 p.m.

Friday,
Aug. 30

17th
Road Free Stage

The
Fuzz Band is a Hampton band performing a fusion of
Urban and Rock genres.  The band has gained
multiple awards as Greatest R&B, Greatest Stay Performer, and Greatest Track & Album
recipients.  Nationally, The Fuzz was featured in the Hollywood Situation of
Black Enterprise Journal and has acquired nods in Rolling Stone and in Spin
Journal for their Chrysler Jeep Campaign. Most lately, The Fuzz Band was a
featured headliner at the legendary Blue Notice Jazz Membership in New York Metropolis.

The show begins at 7:30 p.m., and gates open at 6:30 p.m.

24th
Road Free Stage

Larkin
Poe is composed of Rebecca and Megan Lovell,
singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist sisters creating their very own brand of
Roots Rock ‘n’ Roll: gritty, soulful, and flavored by their southern heritage.
The band’s identify references their family’s historical past and connection to tortured
artist and artistic genius Edgar Allan Poe, their great-great-great
grandfather. The sisters say, “There’ve been a whole lot of artistic, hotheaded,
mentally unstable branches in our family tree. Rising up within the midst of their
crazy stories has undoubtedly shaded our perception of normal. As artists, I
assume some of those eccentricities, passed down from era to era,
have been even additional exaggerated in us!”

Fox
and the Bear is a VEER award
profitable, distinctive indie various people sister duo from Virginia Seashore. The
multi-instrumentalist sisters have a contagious authenticity that’s woven in
the ethereal harmonies, and resonating stories of their music, while creating
depth and substance with their cocktail of devices, together with a kick-drum
produced from their great grandmother’s suitcase.

Bobby
“Blackhat” Walters is a Newport Information
award-winning recording artist, harmonica player, vocalist, songwriter,
comic, and producer. He’s been enjoying harp for 40 years.  Bobby
is a retired U.S. Coast Guard Commander with 27 years of distinguished service
which included serving as Army Aide to the President and being awarded the
Coast Guard Medal for Heroism.  He is the 2019 VEER Music Award “Greatest
Blues Band, ” 2017 USAA/We Are The Mighty Nationwide Competitors. 2017
Featured Artist 50th Anniversary Hampton Jazz Pageant, 2017 Chosen for the
VCA Touring Artists Directory, 2017 Academia Music Award “Greatest Blues
Album,” 2016 Finalist Worldwide Blues Problem, 2016 Blewzzy Award,
“Song of the Year,” 2016 VEER Music Award, “Song of the Year,” 2016 VEER Music
Award, “Best Blues Band,” 2015 Semifinalist International Blues Problem and
2012 Blewzzy Award, “Song of the Year.”

The present begins at 3:30
p.m., and gates open at 2:30 p.m

31st
Road Free Stage

Bands
To Be Introduced quickly.

The show begins at 7:30 p.m., and gates open at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday,
Aug. 31

17th
Road Free Stage

The
Blind Boys Of Alabama are acknowledged worldwide
as dwelling legends of gospel music. Celebrated by The National Endowment for the
Arts and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences with Lifetime
Achievement Awards, inducted into the Gospel Music Corridor of Fame, and winners of
five Grammy Awards, they have attained the very best ranges of accomplishment in a
career that spans 70 years. The Blind Boys cross musical boundaries with
exceptional interpretations starting from traditional gospel to modern
religious material by songwriters resembling Eric Clapton, Prince and Tom Waits.
They’ve recorded with Lou Reed, Peter Gabriel, Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson,
Aaron Neville, Susan Tedeschi, Ben Harper, Patty Griffin and Taj Mahal.

Roebuck, after years in Hampton Roads honing his talents busking and touring,
Phillip Roebuck (who was recognized for his raucous one-man band) found new musical
inspiration by teaming up together with his spouse Phoenix on upright bass. Phillip on
resonator guitar, kick-drum and stomp board, and Phoenix including vocals &
low finish, created Roebuck, the husband & wife three-piece duo.

The present begins at 7:30 p.m., and gates open at 6:30 p.m.

24th
Road Free Stage

Paper Aliens is a soulful quartet from Virginia Seashore enjoying spacey funk-rock fusion by means of soaring
vocal strains, candy guitar licks, a thumpin’ rhythm part, and a few critical
chops on the keys.

mOcean is a Virginia Seashore and
Chesapeake Rock trio that performs every thing from exhausting rock to country. Their
influences vary from Foo Fighters, Silversun Pickups, Kings of Leon, Nirvana,
and Smashing Pumpkins.

Further
band To Be Announced soon.

The present begins at 3:30 p.m., and gates open at 2:30 p.m.

31st
Road Free Stage

Freedom Hawk emanates from the barrier dunes of Virginia. The trio’s heavy riffs,
rolling groove, and soulful guitar melodies produce a sound distinctly their
own, capitalizing on one of the best of the heavy ‘70s, however presenting a fuzzy take
that’s trendy and based mostly around high quality songwriting moderately than
style-over-substance retro posturing.

The show begins at 7:15 p.m., and gates open at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday,
Sept. 1

17th
Road Free Stage

Brasswind
brings again the basic horn band sound and
look that’s been lacking for fairly a while. The Tower of Power, Chicago,
Earth, Wind, & Hearth, James Brown, The Temptations, Buddy Miles, and Michael
Jackson are among the band’s influences. Brasswind focuses on executing
high-quality vocals and very energized instrumental displays and recreating the
basic horn-band sound of our yesteryear.

The present begins at 7:30 p.m., and gates open at 6:30 p.m.

24th
Road Free Stage

Parmalee is brothers Matt and Scott Thomas (lead vocals and drums), cousin
Barry Knox (bass) and their greatest good friend Josh McSwain (lead guitar), Parmalee
are the quintessential American Country band. Named after the small city the place
the band started, Parmele, N.C. (population 278), the chart-topping quartet
pays to tribute their humble Carolina upbringings with their identify and their
sound.

Revelry is an area band
enjoying American country music. Founded by Austin Ferguson, Brian Baker, Jake
Caburian, Wade Lafranca, James Cartwright and Jamie Lewis the members have been
raised on a eating regimen of southern rock, country, and blues.

Backwoods
Company of Chesapeake is a quartet that’s taken their
unique musical influences and blended them into a musical type all their own,
which is, a cross of the more edgy rock aspect of Nation (Jason Andean, Eric
Church) and the extra Country Aspect of Southern Rock (The Cadillac Three, Blackberry
Smoke) and combined it with their Onerous Rock influences to make a brand all
their own of which they affectionately call “Tractor Metal.”

Runnin’
Shine is VEER’s 2019 Winner for Country Artist of
the Yr. The band mixes Blink 182, Black Sabbath, and Eminem into country
songs. They play originals that folks can sing along to earlier than the music is
even over and are recognized for dancing expertise as well as versatile musical
backgrounds.

The present begins at 3:30 p.m., and gates open at 2:30 p.m.

31st
Road Free Stage

Anthony
Rosano and The Conqueroos blend old skool blues
with a modern rock sound. Shaped in 2012, the band has been recording and
performing everywhere in the southeast and beyond. Shaped by guitarist and vocalist
Anthony Rosano, the current line up features the rhythm section of Paul
Warren on bass, and Scott Smith on drums. The trio is usually augmented
by Jeremy “J.B.” Bustillos on harmonica and sax.

The show begins at 7:30 p.m., and gates open at 6:30 p.m.

Monday,
Sept. 2

31st
Road Free Stage

Vertical
Horizon  was shaped
at Georgetown
University in DC in 1990. The rock
band is greatest recognized for the hit single, “Everything You Want.” Their most recent album
is “The Lost Mile.”  With their clean rock tunes gracing airwaves
everywhere in the U.S., Vertical Horizon are at their peak, and in demand
all over the place.

Turncoat Syndicate is a Norfolk quartet that plays and data
unique various rock ‘n’ roll. Their sound combines crashing waves of guitar,
driving rhythms, and hovering vocals, drawing inspiration from 90’s era
various rock with a contemporary interpretation.

The show begins at 3 p.m., and gates open at 2 p.m.

American Music Pageant admission is free to
17th Road Stage, 24th Road Stage and 31st
Road Stage. fifth Road Seashore Foremost Stage admission costs are:

Common Admission 3-day Cross

– $25 early chook

– $50 obtainable until August 25

– $75 beginning August 26

– Common Admission Three-day move is accessible at ticketmaster.com. Service
fees apply. GA Three-day move
additionally is out there with cash or verify only at Virginia Seashore Visitor Info
Middle, 2100 Parks Avenue, Virginia Seashore (757-385-7873) day by day from 9 a.m. to five
p.m. Service charge applies. GA Three-day Cross is out there on
Friday and Saturday at the sixth Road Field Workplace.

Basic Admission Every day Ticket

– $25 prematurely until August 25

– $30 beginning August 26 until day of present

– $40 day of show

Most popular
Viewing ticket improve consists of:

• Special standing-room-only viewing area
in front of the stage (no chairs allowed)

• Access to most popular space port-a-johns

• Entry to most popular space beer and wine
concession (money bar)

• Limited number of Most popular Viewing
tickets are available and should promote out

Most popular Viewing 3-day Move

– $100 early fowl

– $125 until August 25

– $150 beginning August 26 till day of show

– Most popular Viewing Three-day move is accessible in
advance solely at ticketmaster.com. Service fees apply. Most popular Viewing Three-day Move is on the market on Friday and Saturday on the sixth
Road Box Office.

Most popular Viewing day by day ticket

– $50 early fowl

– $60 till August 25

– $75 beginning August 26 till day of show

– $75 day of show

VIP
ticket upgrade amenities:

• Special standing-room-only viewing space
in entrance of the stage (no chairs allowed)

• Back of House Access to VIP area with
shade tents, seating and video display with reside feed of fifth Road Stage

• Upgraded bar menu with two drink
tickets per day (money bar)

• Heavy hors d’oeuvres

• Limited variety of VIP tickets are
obtainable and should promote out

VIP Three-day Cross

– $250 early chook

– $300 prematurely till August 25

– $350 beginning August 26 till day of show

– VIP 3-day cross is on the market solely at
ticketmaster.com. Service charges apply.

VIP every day ticket

– $100 early hen

– $150 prematurely till August 25

– $200 beginning August 26 till day of show

– $200 day of present

– Most popular Viewing Day by day Ticket is accessible
prematurely solely at ticketmaster.com. Service charges apply. Most popular
Viewing Every day Ticket is obtainable on the day of the performance solely at
the 6th Road Field Office.

There’s a restrict of eight tickets per
purchase, and all tickets are topic to availability.

The fifth Road Seashore Principal Stage
gate opens at 5 p.m. Free exhibits within the 17th Road and 31st
Road Park gates open at 6:30 p.m., except Monday at 2 p.m.  Free exhibits within the 24th Road Park
gates open at 2:30 p.m.

American Music Pageant is held outside rain
or shine. The Pageant may be suspended or postponed as a consequence of severe weather or
in case of extreme weather forecast.

No alcohol or glass may be brought into the
Pageant.

Everyone have to be older than 21 with a legitimate
photograph ID to buy or eat alcoholic beverages.

No animals are allowed inside Pageant
performance areas. Service Animals are permitted.

For the security of all, Event Safety might display individuals getting into the
Pageant.

The 26th American Music Pageant is sponsored by Chartway
Federal Credit score Union, JES, DRI, Bud
Mild, Michelob Extremely, Hoffman Beverage, Devil’s Spine, Starr Hill,
Woodbridge, Crafters, GEICO, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Ocean Storage, Oceanfront
Inn, City of Virginia Seashore and IMGoing.

The 26th Chartway FCU American
Music Pageant is produced by IMGoing. For extra and current info,
log on to www.liveonatlantic.com.

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David Adam Beloff, a photographer who grew up in Hampton Roads, captures many moments together with his digital camera. David’s work spans from artsy black & white pictures to the colorful rockstars that perform at numerous venues in Hampton Roads. See more of his work on his Website. http://www.dabphotos.com