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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Making DC Punk Archive Tshirts at the Library Basement Show

Library Basement Show with Coup Sauvage & the Snips, Pleasure Curses and Cat Jack

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Coup Sauvage & the Snips, Pleasure Curses and Cat Jack are playing the next Library Basement Show! Doors are at 6 p.m. Show starts at 6:30 p.m., over by 8:30 p.m..
DC Legendary Musicians

Celebrate Historic U Street with the D.C. Legendary Musicians

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Come and celebrate the rich musical heritage of Washington, D.C. and its famed U Street corridor with the D.C. Legendary Musicians! This is a dramatic and musical tribute featuring performances by Memphis Gold, Mark Preston, Jimi Smooth, Greg Gaskins, and much more! Master of Ceremonies:  Mark Segraves, of NBC Channel 4 There will also be an audio-visual presentation of the U Street Oral History Project. In the Great Hall at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Fringe Music in the Library

FRINGE Music in the Library: Luke Steward

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Luke Steward presents "Heroes are Gang Leaders," featuring poet Thomas Sayers Ellis, saxophonist James Brandon Lewis and Luke Steward on bass. Luke Steward is an accomplished D.C.-based experimental music impresario and multi-instrumentalist.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Stringed instrument

Strayhorn on Strings

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
The SynchroniCity ensemble performs a suite of Strayhorn composition. This program is presented by East River Jazz, in partnership with the DC Public Library and funded by the Elizabeth Holden Bequest.

Monday, April 20, 2015

karaokeneon

Kids LOVE Karaoke

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Celebrate National Karaoke Week with "Kids Love Karaoke," a special program to encourage confident public reading and singing as well as supportive listening in children ages 5-10.  Do you love to watch and sing along with contestants on American Idol and The Voice? Petworth Neighborhood Library will give you the opportunity to have fun while practicing and showing off your vocal gifts in a supportive, friendly environment before you get discovered by the pros!

Friday, April 24, 2015

karaokeneon

Kids LOVE Karaoke

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Celebrate National Karaoke Week with "Kids Love Karaoke," a special program to encourage confident public reading and singing as well as supportive listening in children ages 5-10.  Do you love to watch and sing along with contestants on American Idol and The Voice? Petworth Neighborhood Library will give you the opportunity to have fun while practicing and showing off your vocal gifts in a supportive, friendly environment before you get discovered by the pros!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Fringe Music in the Library

Fringe - Music in the Library: Three Man Soul Machine

Southwest Library

6:30 p.m.
Blending the music of soul, jazz, blues and reggae, Three Man Soul Machine puts together a musical gumbo that stretches from Africa to the Caribbean and lands home in the USA. Featuring members of The Funk Ark, The Harry Bells, See-I and Thievery Corporation.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Christylez Bacon

Strayhorn from a Hip-Hop Perspective

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a performance featuring Christylez Bacon's eclectic blend of Strayhorn inspired classical, jazz and hip-hop arrangements and lyricism. This program is presented by East River Jazz in partnership with the DC Public Library and funded by the Elizabeth Holden Bequest.