Activity schedule

Fixed times, program of activities for the Something in the Water festival


The daily lineup of the Oceanfront Music Festival comes together.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – The Something in the Water Music Festival released its schedule on Wednesday.

We know the all-star lineup Pharrell Williams has put together for the three-day festival at the Oceanfront, and the daily schedules are finally in place.

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UPDATE: All performances were canceled on Friday due to bad weather at the Oceanfront. It’s unclear at this time whether any of the bands scheduled for Friday will perform later in the weekend.

Schedule for Friday April 26, 2019:

  • Diplo – 10:30 p.m.
  • Pharrell and Friends – 9:25 p.m.
    • Gwen Stefani
    • NERD
    • Bailiff
    • Missy Elliott
    • Timbaland
    • Fam-lay
  • Dave Matthews Band – 8 p.m.
  • Migos – 6:50 p.m.
  • Janelle Monae – 5:45 p.m.
  • P’tit Uzi Vert – 4:40 p.m.
  • Maggie Rogers – 3:35 p.m.
  • Masego – 2:40 p.m.
  • Radiant children – 2 p.m.

Schedule for Saturday April 27, 2019:

  • Virgil Abloh – 10:30 p.m.
  • Pharrell and Friends – 9:25 p.m.
    • Diddy
    • Snoop dogg
    • Busta Rhymes
  • Travis Scott – 8:30 p.m.
  • SZA – 7:20 p.m.
  • J Balvin – 6:15 p.m.
  • Kaytranada 4:55 p.m.
  • Ferg – 3:55 p.m.
  • Mac DeMarco 3 p.m.
  • Rosalía – 2:05 p.m.
  • Amber Mark – 1:15 p.m.
  • Jean-Robert – 12:40 p.m.

Programming for Sunday April 28, 2019:

  • Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals – 9:15 p.m.
  • Chris Brown – 8:10 p.m.
  • Charlie Wilson – 7 p.m.
  • Teddy Riley and Friends – 5:55 PM
  • Pusha T – 4:50 p.m.
  • Jhene Aiko – 3:50 p.m.
  • DRAM – 3 p.m.
  • Leikeli47 – 2:15 p.m.
  • Cap G – 1:30 p.m.

The full program of activities has also been published. Here’s what happens and when:

Verizon will be at the festival the whole weekend offering members fast-track entry to the SITW site via the “VerizonUp” member-only lane and 1,000 “VerizonUp” ticket holders will have access to an exclusive experience in the “VerizonUp” members section.

Adidas will be at the festival on Friday and Saturday to make a sensation. The company will transform the 24th Street Beach Park into a CREATOR PARK with a custom-made beach basketball court, custom adilette slide station, adidas #TLKS session, dance workshops and a team competition. dance led by famous Pharrell choreographer JaQuel Knight. Adidas will be at the corner of 24th and the Atlantic from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

SONY will be at something in the water the whole weekend to bring the best of Sony technology, music, movies and games to the heart of Virginia Beach. It will include intimate live performances with artists from Sony Music, immersive listening experiences in the Sony 360 Reality Audio dome, the galaxy’s hottest dance party with aliens from Men In Black: International and the opportunity to discover the immersive cinematic features of the Xperia XZ3. and Xperia 10 Plus smartphones.

Uber eats has teamed up with some of Virginia Beach’s favorite local restaurants to offer free treats throughout the festival. Customers will be able to purchase Eats from Taste, Bad Ass Coffee, Tupelo Honey, Sugar Shack Donuts, and Panda Express for free at the Uber Eats window. Check out the Uber Eats app for times and more information. While supplies last, Uber Eats will participate athe whole weekend at the corner of Atlantic and 7th Avenue.

Timberland will be at the festival the whole weekend with a Pop Up Park. The park will offer festival-goers a place of relaxation and rejuvenation. The classic larger-than-life Timberland boot takes part in the SOMETHING IN THE WATER festival, nestled in a 3,500 square foot oasis of natural earth with live trees native to Virginia Beach, purchased locally and donated to the community after the event . While you are here, pledge to live a greener lifestyle and for every pledge made, Timberland will plant a traceable tree for you in Haiti. Other moments include fun giveaways, lawn games, a cozy seating area, solar powered charging stations, a giphy stand, fresh water, and more. Discover Timberland on the corner of 17th and Pacific. it will be open Friday from 1 p.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

ARRAY and Netflix will be at the festival on April 26, alone. ARRAY and partner sponsor NETFLIX are hosting an outdoor screening experience featuring the movie “KOJO’S BURIAL”. Directed by composer and musician Samuel “Blitz” Bazawule, the film tells the story of two brothers through the gifted eyes of a young girl who transports the audience to the beautiful lands of Ghana and other worlds that exist between life and death. The outdoor experience will include a musical performance by Blitz, with his group of six musicians, an intimate discussion with the filmmaker, and Q&A with the audience. Open to the public and festival-goers. The event will take place at 31st Street at Neptune Park in 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday evening.

American Express will organize an artistic walk the whole weekend. Festival-goers will be able to explore various expressions of public art through murals and pop-up wall structures. Global and local artists will come together and create installations themed around Virginia Beach, Hampton Roads and SOMETHING IN THE WATER. New Orleans-based visual artist Brandan Odums will contribute to the landscape and organize the program, working with 12 local artists. Find art throughout Virginia Beach and the SITW Festival lineup. Participating local artists include Carl Medley, Charles Rasputin, Clayton Singleton, Hampton Boyer, Mensah Bey, Mickael Broth, Nils Westergard, OnieTonie, Shaylen Broughton, Tim Rodgers, Tommy Mitchell and Victoria Weiss.

STRONG, one of today’s most anticipated live music events offering unparalleled access to influential artists, partners with Pharell Williams for special programming during SOMETHING IN THE WATER. With a shared and deep passion for inclusiveness and advocacy for emerging artists, FADER FORT and SITW will together present a platform to celebrate pioneers in music with an organized evening of live performances. Different worlds of music will clash to create a special show honoring a city that has cultivated some of today’s most influential artists and creators. It will be available Friday, April 26 from 10 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Peabody’s. The event is free for festival ticket holders, but they must register in advance.

The world’s first 4-view multimedia machine, RED HYDROGEN will bring your photos, selfies and videos to life like never before the whole weekend. It will be located on the promenade between 6th and 7th avenues.

TRAP Karaoke will put fans at the center of the concert experience on April 27 at the Palais des Congrès. It is a place of self-expression, cultural participation, precious moments, community and creating a safe space for human connection. The event is open to all SITW ticket holders aged 21 or older. Guests must register to attend. The event will take place from 10 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The BBCICECREAM COOLING ZONE will be at the SITW festival the whole weekend and features a custom ice cream truck offering classic frozen and frozen treats. Relax on the ICECREAM sandwich canapes. Anyone can stop on the promenade between 6th and 7th ave.

TRAP THE VOTE (TTV) is a non-partisan movement committed to inspiring millions of young Americans to become more politically informed, active and engaged in local and national elections. It will be at the festival the whole weekend. By launching the creation of original content, cross-platform campaigns and immersive experiences, Trap The Vote is designed to introduce a new approach to politics that enables people across America to use their voices to collectively change the paradigm of how civic leaders approach and solve our country’s biggest problem. problems. Trap the Vote will capture the populations most needed and hard to reach in 2020 – the youth of culture. We define youth of culture as millennials and generations who identify as low income youth, youth of color, urban youth and youth whose entry point into any hot topic is art, fashion, music, design and digital media. Anyone can visit the Convention Center and 5th Street Mainstage Venue.

Join XQ + POP-UP SUPER-SCHOOL LIVE MAGAZINE Home. A Night of High School Drama – full of stories, selfie confessionals, viral gratitude, and multimedia adventures that celebrate the everyday heroes transforming America’s high schools. All proceeds from ticket sales go to local non-profit organizations. Tickets now on sale on All proceeds from ticket sales go to local non-profit organizations. Thursday April 25 at 7:30 p.m. at

Join XQ + POP-UP SUPER-SCHOOL LIVE MAGAZINE Home. A Night of High School Drama – full of stories, selfie confessionals, viral gratitude, and multimedia adventures that celebrate the everyday heroes transforming America’s high schools. All proceeds from ticket sales go to local non-profit organizations. Tickets now on sale on All proceeds from ticket sales go to local non-profit organizations. Thursday April 25, 7:30 p.m. to Z-Zeiders American Dream Theater, main theater.

Located in the heart of the ViBe Creative District will be the Old beach markets, an expanded eco-market showcasing Virginia Beach favorites – with local food, art, music and more at three locations within walking distance of the festival footprint. The SITW Special Edition of these existing markets will include new local suppliers. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., ViBe Park, 18th and 19th streets at Cypress Ave and the Croc parking lot.

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