Concerts

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Concerts have regularly been held at the College of William and Mary in various buildings as well as outdoors. Organizations such as the Choir, Wind Ensemble, and other similar groups have regular concerts throughout the year, while national and regional touring acts perform on campus at various times throughout the year. Special events during the year including Homecoming and Charter Day were reasons for regular concerts at the university in years past.

Campus locations for concerts have included William & Mary Hall, Lake Matoaka, Sadler Center, Player's Dell, Blow Hall, and Phi Beta Kappa Hall.

Sadler Center

  • Aaron Carter, March 17, 2013

William & Mary Hall

This is a partial list of just some of notable concerts at William and Mary Hall. Especially in the Hall's early years, there were multiple concerts throughout the year. Additional concerts can be found in the card catalog index to the Flat Hat in Swem Library's Special Collections Research Center lobby. Try the headings "William & Mary Hall" and "Concerts."

Material in the Special Collections Research Center

  • Flat Hat:
    • Martha and the Vandellas, Rhinoceros to give concerts FH, 10/10/69, pg 1.
    • Review of Isaac Hayes concert FH, 10/20/72, pg 3.


References

  • Flat Hat
  • Colonial Echo


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