Sounds of Summer 2021

Due to inclement weather and the presence of heavy winds and rain in the Fredericksburg area, tonight’s concert featuring Elby Brass has been CANCELLED. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience, and are happy to transfer any ticket purchases into a museum donation. Once again, we are very sorry for the inconvenience, and appreciate your understanding and support!
FAM Staff

The Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM) is pleased to announce the return of its highly anticipated Sounds of Summer concert series in historic Market Square beginning on Friday, June 11, 2021 and continuing on the second Friday of the month through October 8th, 2021. This 5-month series will feature ticketed outdoor concerts every second Friday night of the month from 6 – 8 PM in historic Market Square located at 907 Princess Anne Street. In keeping with state COVID regulations, this year’s Sounds of Summer series will be a ticketed event. Members of the museum will enjoy early access to ticket sales, early concert entry, and preferred seating.

The full line-up for Sounds of Summer 2021:

tuned for more information as we work to reschedule this concert!

June 11th: ELBY BRASS  – Stay tuned for more information as we work to reschedule this concert!

July 9th: Gaye Adegbalola

August 13: Bruce Middle

September 10th: Karen Jonas

October 8th: Brisk

October 29th: The Elby Brass Halloween Mash-Up

Tickets will go on sale two weeks prior to each individual concert. Members will receive e-mail instructions for discounted tickets and early-bird ticket sales. General admission tickets for non-members will be accessible on our website.


General Public: $5.00 per person

Museum Members: $3.00 per person

Children under 5: Free

Wine and beer will also be available for purchase for those at least 21 years of age. Water will also be available for a $1.00 donation.

Please note, our concerts have a “Rain or Shine” policy. In the event of severe inclement weather, please visit our homepage at or Facebook to check the concert status.


Doors open for member ticket holders at 5:15pm, and 5:30pm for the general public.

Thank you to Virginia Partners Bank, Community Bank of the Chesapeake, Cedric Rucker and Synergy Periodontics for their generous sponsorships.