10th Annual Sea Level Singer / Songwriter Festival Announcement

Thank you for being a friend and supporter the Training, Advocacy and Outreach activities that Tidewater Arts Outreach provides in Hampton Roads.  Our largest music event of the year, The Sea Level Singer/Songwriter Festival, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an “It Runs in the Family” theme of family acts and kicks off on Saturday, March 11th with shows over the next few weeks in Hampton and Norfolk.

If you have any questions on the events or artists, or need more information, visit festival pages on our site.

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First Families of Local Music & Local Singer/Songwriters of Note Perform at the 10th Annual Sea Level Singer/Songwriter Festival

Events take place March 11 & March 19 in Hampton, and March 31 & April 1 in Norfolk

NORFOLK, VA, MARCH 1, 2017 — Local well-known musical families headline the 10th Annual Sea Level Singer/Songwriter Festival, with performances taking place in Hampton and Norfolk over three weekends in March and April, 2017.  Proceeds from the Sea Level Singer/Songwriter Festival benefit Tidewater Arts Outreach, a local nonprofit whose mission is to enhance wellness in people with special needs or circumstances through the arts.

Festival Events:

Saturday, March 11 @ Victorian Station, 36 N Mallory St, Hampton, VA 23663
                1-4pm   Instrument Petting Zoo                 FREE
4-9pm   Bluegrass/Americana Jam            FREE

Sunday, March 19 @ Victorian Station, 36 N Mallory St, Hampton, VA 23663
                2-6pm   Emerging Artist Contest                $15
Note: This event is the culmination of a call for entries within 100 miles of Hampton
Roads and will be judged by local music industry professionals.

Friday, March 31 @ O’Connor Brewing, 211 W 24th St, Norfolk, VA 23517
                5-9pm   10th Anniversary Celebration     FREE
“It Runs in the Family”
Bob, Jeanne & Skye Zentz
Roy, Zach & Megan Moats

Saturday, April 1 @ Attucks Theatre, 1010 Church St, Norfolk, VA 23510
                7:30pm Sea Level Festival Concert            $20 in advance / $28.50 at the door
“It Runs in the Family”
Bill, Pam & Macon Gurley
Bobby ‘Blackhat,’ Joy, Maya & Akeylah Walters
Lewis & Kayce Laine McGehee
Seth & Keith Stainback
9:30pm Drawing for Paul Reed Smith CR-24 Guitar (need not be present to win)

Tickets are $24.50 from TicketMaster and $21.50 at Scope or Tidewater Arts Outreach in advance.

Media Contact
JASE Public Relations Team
(757) 962-0134

About Tidewater Arts Outreach
Tidewater Arts Outreach (TAO) was founded in 2003 to enhance wellness for people with special needs and circumstances through the healing power of the arts. Through training, advocacy and outreach, TAO ensures artists, caregivers and community volunteers have the tools and resources they need to create a variety of experiential arts programs for elders and others.  Tidewater Arts Outreach and its participating artists have provided more than 2,500 arts-related outreach and education programs, workshops and events, and impacts thousands of participants, caregivers, family members, artists and volunteers annually.  Providing opportunities for creative self-expression have been shown to complement clinical care and to have significant intellectual, psychological, physical and emotional benefits.

About the Sea Level Singer / Songwriter Festival
The Sea Level Singer / Songwriter Festival, now in its 10th year, is a celebration of live, original music, and features concerts, an Emerging Artists Contest, family music events, a premier guitar giveaway, and more.  The festival is an annual special event benefiting and produced by Tidewater Arts Outreach.



10th Annual Sea Level Singer-Songwriter Festival Announcement