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Changing Minds Through Jazz: A Q&A with Mark G. Meadows

If you’re tuned into the jazz music scene, then you’ve probably heard the name Mark G. Meadows. Best known for his social change album, 2016’s To The People, wherein he encourages his listeners to look toward their future how to best handle the successes and failures. He meditates on how to best move forward as […]

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Concerts & Festivals

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7:00 pm Labor Day Weekend Music Festival @ Lincoln Theatre
Labor Day Weekend Music Festival @ Lincoln Theatre
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm
Labor Day Weekend Music Festival @ Lincoln Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The Lincoln Theatre is rounding out the summer with their Labor Day Weekend Music Festival. Come enjoy a free two-night fest filled with some of the greatest artists gracing our nation’s capital. Musicians, bands, producers[...]
7:00 pm The Marías @ Union Stage
The Marías @ Union Stage
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm
The Marías @ Union Stage | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
It’s hard to fit The Marías into a category because they touch on so many different genres of music: a little jazz, some indie and even psychedelic. The Marías are uniquely “strange.” Their soulful tunes[...]
7:30 pm John Mayer @ Capital One Arena
John Mayer @ Capital One Arena
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm
John Mayer @ Capital One Arena | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
One of the savviest musical minds of our time, there is nothing he can’t do with a guitar in his hands. Hit after hit, John Mayer has charted all major music pop charts making it[...]
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24
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all-day FloydFest @ FloydFest
FloydFest @ FloydFest
Jul 24 – Jul 28 all-day
FloydFest @ FloydFest | Floyd | Virginia | United States
FloydFest 19: Voyage Home is five days of music, magic and mountains in the picturesque paradise at Milepost 170.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd, VA. The festival features outdoor adventure, vibrant and varied[...]
6:30 pm Wednesday at The Wharf: Transit ... @ Transit Pier
Wednesday at The Wharf: Transit ... @ Transit Pier
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday at The Wharf: Transit Pier Concerts @ Transit Pier | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Summer never sounded better! Join The Wharf for free concerts on Transit Pier every Wednesday evening starting at 6:30 p.m., courtesy of Pacifico. R&B, Americana, Motown, Jazz, Reggae and your favorite pop covers, there is[...]