A great place to catch hot new bands is the NorVa concert hall in Norfolk, Virginia. They have a state-of-the-art sound system and everyone in the place has a good view of the stage. The Norva's downtown location is easy to get to from all over the region.
The Norva is general admission with no fixed seating. There are a few tables and chairs scattered around, but plan to stand. Capacity is about 1,500 people.
See the Norva's FAQ for more details about the venue.
Check the concert schedule for upcoming concerts. Tickets are available from Ticketmaster online or at the Backstage Cafe (behind the NorVa at 320 Granby Street). Check the list below for deals and sold out show tickets from Ticket Liquidator.
Norva Concert Tickets
Hotels near the Norva
The Tazewell Hotel Downtown is the closest hotel to the Norva. It's at 245 Granby Street, just about a block and half away.
The Courtyard by Marriott Norfolk Downtown, at 520 Plume Street is a little further away, but in a good location, near MacArthur Mall and about half way between the Norva and Town Point Park.
To get to the Norva from Virginia Beach, take 44 to 264 west. Take exit 10 - City Hall Avenue. Turn right onto Monticello Avenue. The Norva is at 317 Monticello Avenue, across from MacArthur Center Mall.
From Hampton or Richmond, take I-64 east to the Granby Street exit. Stay on Granby Street until just past the zoo. Bear left onto Monticello where Granby and Monticello split. The Norva is at 317 Monticello.
A parking garage is located across street from the Norva at MacArthur Center Mall and at the corner of Freemason and Monticello. Enjoy your concert.