Norah Jones

Williamsburg Live was a resounding musical success

For about six hours over Friday and Saturday, the sounds of loss, despair, hopelessness, loneliness and all other forms of emotions etched on the heart, filled the lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, emotions shared by thousands upon thousands (and many more).

It was cry in your beer time (of which there was plenty of the latter) and it was a swell, foot stomping, hand clapping good time as the Virginia Arts Festival’s Williamsburg Live affair took off.

What started out a couple of years ago as Bruce Hornsby’s FunHouse Fest morphed into Williamsburg Live, the town’s seemingly now regular summer music festival. Brought to us by the Festival’s preeminent impresario...