Duke Ellington 125 will be celebrated in all corners of the Kennedy Center with programs presented across jazz, dance, education, the National Symphony Orchestra, the office of VSA and Accessibility, and Social Impact.
A new culture festival was recently announced to take place in DC on September 25th, 2021. NEXTfest is being promoted as “DC’s largest fully free celebration of jazz, funk, and go-go music culture.”
DC-based artists performing original music and discussing art’s role in the campaign for racial justice? Get excited for these sounds of the summer. CapitalBop, a DC-based grassroots presenting organization, this month launched its Freedom Summer Sessions, a summer-long streaming series addressing the role of music… Read More
Tucked away in the alley behind Café Milano is a performance playground. SandboX, a special events venue in Georgetown, is spending December serving as a modern jazz club featuring live performances in conjunction with the annual Georgetown GLOW exhibit and the Filament live dance performances… Read More
“Celebrating the international language of jazz, the 2016 DC Jazz Festival represents our broadest, most varied menu of jazz and jazz extensions offerings ever!” said Willard Jenkins, DC JazzFest Artistic Director. And so, the fastest growing jazz festival in the U.S., the DC Jazz Festival® (DC… Read More