Naval Station Norfolk Andy Grammer Concert
The Air Force Reserve and Naval Station Norfolk MWR present Andy Grammer live in concert. The event free and open to the public.
Gates open at 5 p.m. and the entertainment begins at 6 p.m. with performances by the Fleet Forces Band and The Band Steele. Food and beverage concessions will be sold. The event takes place at Naval Station Norfolk Salt Marsh Park.
Gates open at 5 p.m. Concert begins at 6 p.m.
Performer Information & Bios
Multiplatinum pop artist Andy Grammer is all about inspiring and empowering the world by communicating his truths through his music. Grammer has taken the music world by storm with a succession of anthemic hits. By 2019, he scored six chart-topping hits—each certified gold or better by the RIAA. The artist’s breakout “Fine By Me” and its follow-up “Keep Your Head Up” are both certified platinum. His 2014 sophomore album, Magazines or Novels, went gold and yielded the gold certified “Good To Be Alive (Hallelujah).” During this chapter, the single “Honey, I’m Good” reached quadruple-platinum status globally, emerging as “one of the best-selling songs of 2015.” He maintained this streak in 2017 with his album, 'The Good Parts.' The standout track, “Fresh Eyes,” tallied over 350 million streams, achieving platinum plaque. Not to mention, he consistently sold-out headline gigs everywhere. His current single “Don’t Give Up On Me” is surging to the top 10 at Adult Pop and continues to build with record streaming numbers.
The Band Steele
The Band Steele is made up of longtime friends, Bo Steele/Ben Rubino, who formed a rock band as teenagers in Alabama. The duo’s career catapulted when Bo’s impromptu, a capella performance of “Victory In Jesus” went viral and “The Band Steele” became an Internet phenom.
The pair’s momentum has been explosive since aligning with its label (Fire River Records). The Band Steele released its debut album, Moon In A Mason Jar (2017), three singles to country radio (“Tan Lines” • “195” • “Sit Awhile”), one single to Christian radio (“Victory In Jesus”) and filmed five music videos. The “195” music video premiered on “Country Fix” (Heartland TV/Aug. 2018), while “Taste Of Country” digitally debuted the video where it peaked as a “Top 3 Fan Favorite.” Country Rebel has showcased multiple performances with combined views upward of 7 Million. Their song “Good Times”, is featured in the Lionsgate film "Life On The Line” (John Travolta) and Bo makes a cameo appearance performing the song.
The duo released its latest single, “Sit Awhile”, to country radio in Aug. 2018. The track, which has enjoyed exponential engagement from millions worldwide, peaked at #36 on the MusicRow Country Breakout Chart (March 2019). The corresponding music video, filmed as a patriotic tribute to our military, premiered on CMT.comand has enjoyed more than 1M YouTube views to date. In recognition of the overwhelming response from members of the military, Bo and Ben have performed nationally at military bases.
Fleet Forces Band
U.S. Fleet Forces Band, known as "The Finest of the Fleet," is the musical representative for Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, Virginia. The band provides musical support for ships, military bases, foreign dignitaries, and community events throughoutthe Mid-Atlantic and Ohio River Valley areas of the United States, and also regularly deploys to Central and South America. Under the direction of Lt. Gregory Fritz, the band is staffed by some of the U.S. Navy's finest and most talented musicians.
Directions to Salt Marsh Park
The following items are prohibited from being brought into the concert/event area. Ice chests or coolers; Large bags (larger than a large purse or diaper bag); All weapons (regardless of permit) including firearms, knives (including pocket knives and multi-tools), walking sticks (except for handicap use) and all other items that the security force deems dangerous; Alcoholic beverages; Pets (other than service animals); Glass containers; Bicycles, roller skates, roller blades or skateboards
Cell phones; Small fanny packs and purses; Cameras and camcorders (camera bags may be searched upon entry); Folding chairs or lawn chairs (chairs in bags subject to search); Wheelchairs; Baby bags and strollers, if attending with an infant or small child