Thursday – KOS at Stony Point Fashion Park – Free summer concerts return to Stony Point Fashion Park starting this Thursday. The KOS Band plays hits from the 1970s to today, plus Motown and beach music. Concerts will continue on the first and third Thursdays of each month through Sept. 20. 6 p.m. on the Triangle Park stage, 9200 Stony Point Parkway. Free.
Friday – Friday Cheers – Three bands for the price of one at Friday Cheers for RVA Music Night. Piranha Rama goes first with some scorching garage rock, followed by Dharma Bombs who do their own fiery blend of Appalachian-Dixieland, with the headliner Butcher Brown (pictured), wrapping up the night with hefty dose of wild and raunchy jazz funk. 6-9:30 p.m. at Brown’s Island at Fifth and Tredegar streets. $5.
Saturday and Sunday – Summer Moon Festival – Get ready for summer with two days of live music and beer at the Center of the Universe Brewing Co. Twenty-two bands will perform on two stages, with the main-stage performers “battling” the acoustic-stage performers between sets for the charity of their choice. The whole event is under a big tent, so it can be held rain or shine, with three draft beer stations and food trucks. Be sure to check out COTU’s new raspberry lemonade wheat ale. Noon-10 p.m. Saturday and noon-8 p.m. Sunday at Center of the Universe Brewing Co., 11293 Air Park Road, Ashland. Free entry; pay as you go.
Monday – Memorial Day Ceremony at Virginia Museum of History & Culture – Formerly known as the Virginia Historical Society, the newly named Virginia Museum of History & Culture is inviting the public to celebrate Memorial Day with family-friendly activities themed to World War I in connection with its “WW1 America” exhibit currently on view. A ceremony at 1 p.m. on the front steps honors Virginians who died during World War I. The rest of the day’s activities include a musical performance by the 392nd Army Band Brass Quintet, historical re-enactors and activities that explore life in Virginia during WWI. Also, it’s the last chance to see Woodrow Wilson’s presidential limo. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 428 N. Boulevard. $5-$10 for exhibits.