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Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Fort Dupont Park Summer Concert Series 2012



Every year I look forward to the concert series at Fort Dupont Park in Washington, D.C.  It has become widely popular and it tends to be very crowded.  However, there is nothing like the visual of a huge crowd [mostly African American] of people from the DMV getting together to celebrate music from the soul.  It is really a celebration and expression of culture -- American culture.  This years promises to be a nice one.  I hope to see you there this summer.  Concerts are free and opened to the public.

Note:  Shows are every Saturday as indicated below and usually start around 8:00 pm; however, get there before the time because places on the lawn fill up fast.  This is especially true in front of the stage. 

Check out the 2012 lineup:


July 14
  • American Noiz': A celebration of American Music featuring a Motown review by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington; Accompanied by Joel Coleman, Dr. Guy Ramsey, Juliet Jones, Victor Provost & Scott McCormick  
July 21:
  • Heatwave
  • Nu Era  
July 28:
  • ROY AYERS
  • Secret Society  
Aug. 4:
  • DC' Best Funk 'n R&B Night
  • In Gratitude: A tribute to Earth Wind & Fire
  • Featuring the Graingers, Jared, WaWa LaGrande, Gene McBride
  • Mousey Thompson & James Brown Experience
  • Jeffrey Walker  
Aug. 11:
  • DC's Legends 'n Soul Night
  • Al Johnson & his A Team
  • Peaches & Herb
  • Skip Mahoney & the Casuals
  • HALO

 Aug. 18:
  • KLYMAXX featuring Bernadette

Sources:  http://www.nps.gov/; i.ebayimg.com

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