Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2018 will be the 31st year of free live music and fun.
Independent Reggae Artist Mighty Joshua engages audiences by opening minds and activating bodies through song. Conscious lyrics flow freely to create distinctive refrains that pulse with pride against rhythms rooted in percussion. His soulful exploration in the evolution of sound creates an expression of reggae for the modern day. Mighty Joshua has opened for several internationally acclaimed reggae acts including Ziggy Marley, Steel Pulse, Culture w/ Kenyatta Hill, the Meditations, and the Itals. His musical roots in African percussion led to experimenting with sound and rhythm, soon after exposure to Djembe and Djun Djun drums they became a part of his playing repertoire which also includes the Didgeridoo. When he’s not living the life of a professional musician, he enjoys integrating music for social awareness and celebrating the impact individuals can make.
Located on the east end of the historic downtown mall, the Charlottesville Pavilion is the city’s premier outdoor venue for live performance. Open since July of 2005, it features premium seating, a spacious lawn, and a professional stage house; all within easy walking distance of Downtown Charlottesville’s many restaurants and other attractions.... more