Friday, May 22, 2015

Jazz in the Garden Summer Concert Series at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden [Free Event]

The Jazz in the Garden Series free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, every Friday evening from 5pm to 8:30pm in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden.

A special menu of appetizers, entrees, and salads is available inside the Pavilion Café, while an outdoor grill provides barbecue pork sandwiches, beef and chicken kabobs, and chicken sausages. A gelato cart is also conveniently located near the fountain. A variety of beverages—beer, wine, sangria, mixed drinks, and soda—is sold on-site. Guests may purchase food and beverages from the Pavilion Café and its carts located around the Garden or bring their own picnics.

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
700 Constitution Avenue NW
20565 Washington , DC
United States
Located on the National Mall at 7th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, is bounded by Constitution Avenue and Madison Drive and by 7th and 9th Streets NW.

Performance Schedule for this Summer 2015 Series:
Tom Lagana (jazz guitarist)
May 22 from 5:00 to 8:30

Juanita Williams (jazz vocals)
MAY 29 from 5:00 to 8:30

Robert Jospe featuring Butch Taylor (jazz drummer and keyboardist)
June 5 from 5:00 to 8:30

DC Jazz Festival presents George V. Johnson Jr. (jazz vocalist)
June 12 from 5:00 to 8:30

Deanna Bogart ("bluesion," blues fusion)
June 19 from 5:00 to 8:30

Marty Nau (jazz saxophonist)
June 26 from 5:00 to 8:30

Speakers of the House (old-school funk, boogaloo, and rock)
July 3 from 5:00 to 8:30

Hendrik Meurkens (jazz xylophone and harmonica)
July 10 from 5:00 to 8:30

Lao Tizer (jazz keyboardist)
July 17 from 5:00 to 8:30

Sin Miedo (salsa)
July 24 from 5:00 to 8:30

Incendio (acoustic Latin guitar world fusion jazz)
July 31 from 5:00 to 8:30

Miles Stiebel (jazz violin)
August 7 from 5:00 to 8:30

Origem (Brazilian jazz)
August 14 from 5:00 to 8:30

Seth Kibel (jazz clarinet)
August 21 from 5:00 to 8:30

Afro Bop Alliance (Afro-Cuban jazz)
August 28 from 5:00 to 8:30