Surrounded by the party atmosphere of Summer Nights, national acts will take center stage at the Royal Palace Theatre on select nights through July 25!



WILLIAMSBURG, VA. (June 16, 2021): In addition to the 35 nights of fun for Busch Gardens’ Summer Nights, nationally touring artists will take the stage for the NEW Live Summer Concert Series! All shows are free with park admission, giving guests more opportunities to enjoy live music, Summer Nights, and Busch Gardens Williamsburg offerings throughout the day. Featuring NEW nightly fireworks, a NEW seasonal summer menu, NEW open air block parties with DJ’s, the return of fan favorites “Celtic Fyre®” and Spark!® featuring pyrotechnics, party starters and a one-of-a-kind Electric Dance Mix, AND coasters in the dark, Summer Nights comes to life in a unique experience at Busch Gardens Williamsburg!


Sat, June 26 - KOOL & THE GANG: Kool & the Gang, officially launched in 1969, after performing for five years under various band titles, has influenced the music of three generations and, at the age of 52, the band has become true recording industry legends. Thanks to iconic songs like CelebrationCherishJungle BoogieSummer Madness and Open Sesame, they’ve earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums.


Sun, June 27- JOE NICHOLS: Joe Nichols has been a mainstay of country music for two decades, bridging the gap between the genre's old-school roots and contemporary era. He's a 21st century traditionalist — an artist who's both timely and timeless, racking up a half-dozen Number 1 singles and ten Top 10 hits with a sound that honors his heroes. From his first radio smash, 2002's "The Impossible," to 2021's Home Run," Nichols has proudly done things his own way, blurring the boundaries between country music's past and present along the way.

Fri, July 2- CARLY PEARCE:
Fiercely rooted in the classics, she lit a fire with her #1 platinum-certified track Every Little Thing; since leading to major tours alongside Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan.  As Carly marks a new chapter coming of age, “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” her #1 platinum certified duet with Lee Brice, brought multiple awards including the CMA Musical Event of the Year; and ACM Awards for Single and Music Event of the Year.


Sat, July 3-  IN THE LIGHT OF LED ZEPPELIN & MR. MOJO RISIN’: Mr. Mojo Risin' breaks on through to a stage near you with their spectacular live production that musically emulates and celebrates the theatrical energy of The Doors! Entrancing audiences with authentic sounds and visually stimulating psychedelia, Mr. Mojo Risin' keeps listeners on the edge of their seats and dancing to the beats! 
In the Light of Led Zeppelin: “It's not a tribute, it's an experience!” is the reaction from fans all over the world. From start to finish, it’s a musical journey through the best of Zeppelin classics, to the symphonic orchestrations of Page & Plant, and some of the greatest hits of both Robert Plant and Jimmy Page’s solo work, all performed by 7 piece supergroup of Grammy-nominated men and women.


Sat, July 10- LITTLE RIVER BAND: The Eagles founding member, the late Glenn Frey, knew what he was saying when he dubbed Little River Band “the best singing band in the world.” The current lineup of LRB takes that accolade to heart each and every time they perform. Through the ‘70’s and ‘80’s, LRB enjoyed huge chart success with multi-platinum albums and chart topping hits like: “Reminiscing,” “Cool Change,” “Lonesome Loser,” “The Night Owls,” “Take It Easy On Me,” “Help Is on Its Way,” “Happy Anniversary,” “We Two,” “Man On Your Mind,” “The Other Guy,” and “It’s A Long Way There.”


Sun, July 11- COMING SOON! 


Sat, July 17- EN VOGUE: Legendary! It’s a status very few groups ever attain. But for 30 years and counting, En Vogue has achieved this pinnacle on nothing but pure talent. And they are not letting up now. Still riding high off the global release of 2018’s Electric Café, their first album in 14 years, En Vogue is literally soaring as Terry Ellis, Cindy Herron-Braggs and Rhona Bennett take the group to even greater heights.


Sun, July 18- JESSE MCCARTNEY: Since the start of his career, New York-born and Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, artist, and actor Jesse McCartney has built a catalog of instantly recognizable anthems and captivated audiences on the road and on-screen. His first three albums -- the Platinum Beautiful Soul [2004], Right Where You Want Me [2006], and Departure [2008] -- consecutively bowed in the Top 15 of the Billboard Top 200 with the singles "Beautiful Soul" minted Gold and "Leavin'" certified Platinum.


Sat, July 24- JEREMY CAMP: Throughout his 17-year career, Capitol CMG artist Jeremy Camp has established himself with landmark accolades including: lifetime consumption of 325M lifetime streams; holds title for most #1s among solo artists on the Christian Airplay chart; Billboard’s #2 artist of the Decade in 2010; 40 #1 radio hits across all formats; 4 RIAA certified gold albums and 1 gold single; 1 Grammy nomination, 3 American Music Award nominations and 4 ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Awards.


Sun, July 25- DYLAN SCOTT: Curb Records recording artist and 2021 CMT Music Awards Breakthrough Video Of The Year winner Dylan Scott is the total package. The Double Platinum-certified “My Girl” became his first #1 at radio, followed by Platinum-Top 5 single, “Hooked.” His Nothing To Do Town EP hit #1 on the Billboard Country Album Sales chart, and the project’s title-track was recently certified RIAA Gold, as was his self-titled debut album. His most recent radio single, “Nobody,” debuted on NBC’s TODAY with Hoda & Jenna and is the singer’s second #1 at Country radio. 


VIP Seating Packages Available Now!

If guests would like to guarantee their seats, VIP and reserved level seating packages are available for each artist performing! Learn more at the Busch Gardens website!


Party All Summer with a Busch Gardens Membership or Fun Card!

Celebrate all summer long and visit again and again with a Busch Gardens Fun Card! For only $99.99, the Fun Card get guests unlimited access through September 12, 2021, so you can visit again and again, and experience great events like Sesame Street Kids’ Weekend, Summer Nights, and Bier Fest! For the best value and amazing benefits, guests can upgrade to a Membership to enjoy the perks they want most throughout 2021. Members* receive 12 months of visits with the best benefits ever, including FREE parking, up to 6 free guest tickets, and up to 50-percent savings on merchandise, Quick Queue, and more! 


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About Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Busch Gardens® Williamsburg is an action-packed European-themed adventure park with 17th-century charm and 21st-century technology, boasting more than 100 acres of family fun.  Home to top-rated roller coasters, more than 50 rides and attractions, live stage shows, monthly special events and delicious culinary experiences.  Busch Gardens has been voted the “World’s Most Beautiful Amusement Park” every year since 1990. For more information, visit  Busch Gardens is owned by SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS), a leading theme park and entertainment company providing experiences that matter and inspiring guests to protect animals and the wild wonders of our world.  The SeaWorld® rescue team has helped more than 38,000 animals in need over the Company’s history.  


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