Musical Performances

50th Anniversary Balloons

Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.
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Kids LOVE Karaoke

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!
Making DC Punk Archive Tshirts at the Library Basement Show

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

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..
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Strayhorn on Strings

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.
Christylez Bacon

Strayhorn from a Hip-Hop Perspective

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.
Billy Strayhorn

A Billy Strayhorn Conversation: Melody, Words and Harmony

Vocalist Imani Grace Cooper and pianist Janice Gill discuss some of their past performances and perform some Strayhorn compositions. (Presented by East River Jazz, in partnership with the DC Public Library)
DC Legendary Musicians

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

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.
Library Basement Show with Laughing Man, Maloso, Peoples Drug

Library Basement Show with Laughing Man, Maloso and Peoples Drug

Celebrate the DC Punk Archive during the third Library Basement Show with Laughing Man, Maloso and Peoples Drug.  Doors at 6 p.m., show at 6:30.  Free. All ages!  
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The Morehouse College Glee Club and Quartet in Concert

Join us for an afternoon of standard classical church music and heritage music featuring the Morehouse College Glee Club and Quartet, one of America's oldest all-male collegiate glee clubs. See you at the concert!
Fringe Music in the LibraryLuke Steward

FRINGE Music in the Library: Luke Steward

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.

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