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Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
Fridays at the library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.! Books & Beats is a weekly outdoor music series in front of the MLK Jr. Memorial Library. Check out a book from the Uni, sign up for Summer Reading (through Aug. 16) or simply enjoy the beats outside the historic Mies van der Rohe building.
Friday, Sept. 18, 2015
The LeDroit Chamber Players bring uniquely collaborative concerts to the neighborhoods of Washington, D.C. Initiated in LeDroit Park, LCP takes inspiration from the town’s artistic lineage, iconic architecture and important historic past and showcases Washington DC’s “local talent” by bringing out the passion and excitement in classical chamber music.
Friday, Oct. 9, 2015
Formed in 2009 in the Chapel Hill, N.C. roiling experimental music scene, Boat Burning has evolved into a sprawling collective based in Washington, D.C. led by founding member Andras Fekete, with an ever-expanding constellation of contributing artists from both cities. Boat Burning is a vehicle for exploring the role of chance and emotion in live composition.
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015
Friday, Nov. 13, 2015
Mixing diverse and international sounds into an appealing sonic mix, Black Masala, an eclectic 9-piece group will strip down as a quartet for this MLK Library appearance.They merge a wide array of musical traditions and backgrounds.This is D.C.'s own Gypsy Music-inspired Brass Band.
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015
Join us for a live musical performance by Rogue Collective.Rogue Collective, based in the Washington, D.C., area, explores "the gap" between classical music and its culture, and other major art mediums through new collaboration, original composition, improvisation and performance.
Friday, Dec. 11, 2015
Soccer Team is the work of Ryan Nelson and Melissa Quinley. Ryan has also played with the Routineers, the Most Secret Method, and Beauty Pill. The songs on Soccer Team's debut record were primarily recorded to 8-track 1/4" tape and/or four-track cassette by Ryan in his basement in Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015
Join us for a live musical performance by Paint Branch. Paint Branch is John Davis and Chris Richards. Based in Washington, D.C., the duo began work on this project in December 2010, five years after the end of their previous band together, Q And Not U. Following more than a year of working on new songs, Paint Branch recorded their first album, "I Wanna Live," in spring 2012 with Nick Anderson & Chad Clark. Their self-titled EP was released in June 2015.