Headliners Announced For 25th American Music Festival

Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill (r-l) of ZZ Top performing, Las Vegas, Nevada. (AP Photo)

Virginia Beach’s annual American Music Festival will feature two bands who have performed there previously: ZZ Top and Goo  Goo Dolls.

Those are two of the bands that will headline the Oceanfront 5th Street Main Stage for the 25th Annual American Music Festival, which runs August 31 – September 2.

Festival organizers announced Monday that Ziggy Marley and SOJA (Soldiers of Jah Army) will co-headline the first night of the festival on Friday, August 31.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the show each night — with Preferred Viewing tickets priced at $50 and $60 day-of-show, depending on availability.

Goo  Goo Dolls will take the stage Saturday, September 1, with ZZ Top rounding out the festival on Sunday, September 2. Ana Popovic and The Josephines will open the show on Sunday.

Shows each night will begin at 6:30 p.m., with the gates opening at 5 p.m. Get more information about the festival — including where to buy tickets — at this link.