Friends of the National Arboretum (FONA) and the Washington Youth Garden present eight free evenings of music in the Meadow for the 2018 Summer Evenings at the U.S. National Arboretum. Pack a picnic, bring a lawn chair or blanket, and relax below the Capitol Columns. All of these concerts hosted by FONA are free, but reservations are required. Sorry, dogs and alcohol are not permitted. Gates open at 6pm. Concerts go 7:00pm-8:30pm. Please enter through the R Street NE Gate (GPS: 2400 R St. NE, Washington, DC 20002)
This year we are happy to announce our beverage vendor, Republic Restoratives Distillery. Republic Restoratives will be providing delicious cocktails featuring the local favorite spirit Civic Vodka and fresh pressed juices for the kiddos all summer long.
About Rochelle Rice
Award-winning vocalist, composer, and clinician, Rochelle Rice combines the best of past and present contemporary music. Her profound and flawless sound is a woven tapestry of jazz-centric contemporary pop and soul, while her undeniable stage presence and boldness marks her territory as an artist to follow on the new music scene. Described as “beautiful, spiritual music, steeped in Rice’s trademark fusion of jazz, pop, and soul/R&B,” Rochelle released her debut project, WONDER-- complete with beautiful original music, a sizzling quartet, and lush strings. WONDER is a strong first showing of what is sure to be compelling music career.
As a consistent voice on the new music scene, Rochelle has performed at top venues including The Kennedy Center, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Blues Alley, Strathmore Mansion, Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley, and with internationally renowned and Grammy-Award winning artists such as, Sweet Honey In The Rock and Melissa Etheridge.
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