Mt. Vernon Nights 2015

Arts and Entertainment

May 30, 2015


Schedule of Events:

June 05, 2015

Night Music

This wonderful 5-member band is a tightly-knit ensemble of guitar, drums, bass, sax, keyboard and vocals. They bring a joyful energy, a charismatic presence and an exciting performance that make one and all say yes!

June 12, 2015

The Grandsons

Things are going great for the Wammie-award winning band,The Grandsons, as they move and shake into their 26th year in the world of rock and roll. The more prominent elements in this eclectic whirlpool of sound are New Orleans rhythm and blues, rockabilly, swing and country two steps.

June 19, 2015

The Sixth Generation

The Sixth Generation is a dynamic rock and roll band at the forefront of musical style from the late 1960s. Formed in Michigan in 1966, the band was honored in 2011 when it was inducted into the Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame. Playing a mix of remakes and original songs in the 1960s style, the band regularly performs across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.

June 26, 2015

The Quebe Sisters Band

When Grace, Sophia and Hulda Quebe (pronounced Kway-bee) raise their fiddles and play, audiences marvel. When the girls sing their three-part harmony, audiences are blown away. The Quebe's unique brand of music has taken the Americana music scene by storm. They perform a refreshing blend of swing, vintage country, bluegrass, jazz & swing standards, and Texas style fiddling.

July 03, 2015

The Tribe

The Tribe style is versatile, from contemporary gospel to traditional gospel as well as gospel jazz.

July 10, 2015

Barefoot Movement

All the worries and frustrations of the world melt away as this charming four-piece acoustic band takes listeners back to a simpler place and time. Whether you're seeking emotional ballads or rip-roaring barn-burners, you can expect a collection of music that offers something for everyone.

July 17, 2015

Seldom Scene

The Seldom Scene has long been one of the most progressive bands in bluegrass and one of this musical genre's finest acts. Widely acclaimed as "America's greatest bluegrass band," its members are regarded as legendary figures in the acoustic music world.

July 24, 2015

David Cole and Main Street Blues

If hearing the blues doesn't make you stand up and holler, then you've never heard David "Git" Cole play the blues. A favorite of the D.C. Blues Society, this native Washingtonian brings the full range of his experience as one of the area's most versatile musicians to his expression of the blues, arguably America's foremost musical and storytelling art form.

July 31, 2015

Moonlight Jazz Orchestra

The Moonlight Jazz Orchestra (MJO), the newest ensemble of the Prince William Community Band, is a traditional style 17-piece Big Band. MJO is comprised of experienced players, some of whom are currently on or retired from the military bands. The band plays a variety of traditional and contemporary Big Band music for events in or near Prince William County, entertaining audiences of all ages.

August 07, 2015

Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Revolution

Brother Joscephus and the Love Revolution is a 10-piece explosion of righteousness that blends New Orleans party music, soul in the style of Ray Charles and Al Green, a good helping of jam-bandy roots rock and a righteous splash of good, upbeat gospel without the religious overtones.

August 14, 2015

The Annandale Brass

Formed in 1997, the Annandale Brass is comprised of NOVA-Annandale Symphony Orchestra members and additional musicians. Its repertoire ranges from 16th-century music to circus music and the latest Broadway tunes.

August 21, 2015

Scott Kurt and Memphis 59

Memphis 59's sound, influenced by artists like Tom Petty, Paul Westerberg and The Old 97's, is described as a combination of rock, alt-country and pop. "Ragged but right," says Grammy-winning producer John Jennings of Memphis 59's musical style.

August 28, 2015

Brad and Ken Kolodner

Regarded as one of the most influential hammered dulcimer players and old-time fiddlers in the US, Baltimore's Ken Kolodner has joined forces with his son Brad Kolodner, a rising star in the clawhammer banjo world to perform tight and musical arrangements of original and traditional old-time music with a "creative curiosity that lets all listeners know that a passion for traditional music yet thrives in every generation."

Date: June 5 - August 28, 2015

Time: 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m

Location: Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mt. Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309

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