New Vintage Jazz & Wine Fest

Aug 24, 2013 02:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Introducing D.C.’s first jazz and wine festival! Come relax at the Fairgrounds, a beautiful outdoor venue across the street from Nationals Park; sample over a dozen world-class wines; and experience the latest sounds in modern and classic jazz. Tickets are on sale now.

The New Vintage Jazz & Wine Festival runs from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, with live music from the Funk Ark, an Afrobeat dance ensemble from D.C.; electric-acoustic guitar whiz Rafiq Bhatia, who hails from New York City and has recently drawn praise from the New York Times, Pitchfork and The Fader; Donvonte McCoy, an innovative trumpeter and bandleader merging jazz, go-go and funk, who has headlined every weekend at Eighteenth Street Lounge since 2006; Todd Marcus, a Baltimorean clarinetist whose latest album made NPR’s top 10 of 2012 list; and Christie Dashiell, a rising star vocalist who recently headlined at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club and performed on NBC. Internationally renowned, locally-based favorites Kris Funn & Corner Store and Tarus Mateen round out the slate of stellar musicians, curated and presented by CapitalBop.

The Fairgrounds - 1299 Half St. SE

Washington DC 20003
United States of America

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