Concerts, lectures, exhibitions, festivals, readings and sporting events during the week of June 1 through June 8.
6/1/2023, 6 p.m.
Here’s some of what’s happening around Richmond this week. Take a look at this list before heading out. Stay safe!
The Richmond Shakespeare Festival returns to Agecroft Hall for its 24th year with “The School of Lies.” The comedy continues through June 25. Tickets are $15- $20.
Known for its authentic food and culture, The Richmond Greek Festival is back at the Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral though June 4. The event starts at 11 a.m. and is free, but the food and items in the marketplace are for sale. Greekfestival.com
Zambian singer and songwriter Samoa The Great performs at Friday Cheers on Brown’s Island at 6 p.m. Kenneka Cook opens. Tickets are $10-$15. Venturerichmond.com
The annual “’80’s Was the Greatest” concert returns to Brown’s Island with a lot of groups popular in the 1990s such as Jeezy, Dru Hill and Marsha Ambrosius, along with Kool Moe Dee at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15-$150.
As part of Henrico County’s series of Juneteenth celebrations, a free block party will be held at Fairfield Middle School from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. The event will include food trucks, music and community resource vendors.
It’s the last performance of “Hadestown,” a Broadway musical based on ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, continues at the Altria Theater. Tickets are $26- $93.50, with performances at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
When comedian Kevin Hart’s “Reality Check” tour comes to the Altria Theater, you may be asked to check something – your phone. Leave it at home or in the car when the “device free” show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $79- $428.
Award-winning blues singer Johnny Rawls comes to the Tin Pan at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25.
Newport News native and New York Times best-selling author S.A. Cosby talks about his new book, “All The Sinners Bleed,” at Sam Miller’s at 7 p.m. Registration is required for this free event.