FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2008
City of Alexandria Announces 2008 Summer Concert Schedule
The City’s Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities is sponsoring the following concerts during the months of June, July and August 2008. All of the performances are free and may be canceled due to inclement weather. For up to date schedule information, call the Special Events Hotline at 703.883.4686 or visit alexandriava.gov/recreation.
The schedule is as follows:
Market Square Concerts
Market Square, 301 King St. at 7:30 p.m.
Alexandria Citizens Band Concerts – the City’s Oldest Performing Arts Group
June 20, July 18, August 1 and August 8
Music at Twilight Concerts
Fort Ward Park, 4301 W. Braddock Road at 7:30 p.m.
June 19 Charles Bubeck (Jazz)
June 26 Alexandria Singers (Choral)
July 10 Swing Command (Big Band)
July 17 Hand Painted Swinger (Pop & Rock)
July 24 Alexandria Harmonizers (Barbershop Choral)
July 31 Seth Kibel and Bay Jazz Project (Jazz)
August 7 Dagmar and the Seductones (Roots & Rock)
August 14 All Scottish Night (Traditional Scottish) *
August 21 Little Theatre of Alexandria Presents “1776” (Theatrical Performance) *
* Note: Performances begin at 7 p.m.
Canal Center Plaza Concerts
44 Canal Center Plaza, Riverfront Amphitheatre, at Noon
June 25 Lisa Taylor (Acoustic Guitar)
July 9 dont panic (Rock)
July 23 Cletus Kennelly and Lori Kelley (Folk/Pop)
August 6 Steven Gellman (Folk)
Ben Brenman Park Concert
4800 Brenman Park Dr. at 7 p.m.
July 16 Boys Night Out (Folk and Bluegrass)
July 30 Blue Book Value (Rockin’ Rhythm and Swing Blues)
Visitors to the historic district are encouraged to take the Metro Yellow or Blue lines to the King Street Station in Old Town and take the King Street Trolley, take DASH or Metro Buses, or park in one of the convenient parking garages or lots. For DASH schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit dashbus.com. For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit www.wmata.com.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Cheryl Lawrence, Special Events Supervisor, at 703.838.4844 (TTY 703.838.4902) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.