1812 Overture Concert
When: August 8, 8 p.m.
Where: National Museum of the U.S. Army
The U.S. Army Band presents an annual 1812 Overture Concert at Joint Base Fort Myer-Henderson Hall. A late-summer tradition in the Washington area for more than 50 years, this concert features the Concert Band, Herald Trumpets, the Army Chorus, Army Voices, and members of Downrange. Updates are posted at www.facebook.com/usarmyband.
Netherlands Carillon Concert Series
When: June 4 - August 27
Where: Netherlands Carillon
Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., while guest artists play patriotic music, jazz and pop on the Carillon's 50 bells. Meet on the lawn at the foot of the Carillon. Bring blankets to this family-friendly event.
Lubber Run Summer Concert Series
When: June 10 - August 14
Where: Lubber Run Amphitheater
The Lubber Run Summer Concert Series features free performances from a variety of genres including big band, blues, soul and orchestral music as well as cabaret to the Lubber Run Amphitheater. Working in partnership with the Lubber Run Amphitheater Foundation which funds four family-friendly shows at the end of the season, we bring the very best of DC metro area arts to the heart of Arlington.
U.S. Marines Sunset Parade
When: June 14 - August 9
Where: Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima)
Enjoy a one-hour performance, the Sunset Parade features the music of "The Commandant's Own", The United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps and the precision drill by the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon.
Columbia Pike Blues Fest
When: June 17-19
Where: Columbia PikeS. Walter Reed Dr. from Columbia Pike to 9th St. S.
Every summer since 1995, Columbia Pike has hosted the largest Blues Festival in the DC metropolitan area. This free outdoor music event sees thousands of residents and visitors come together each year in South Arlington. From live blues, jazz, and bluegrass music, to family-friendly activities, to craft beer and wine and local vendors, you’ll find something for everyone at the event Arlington Magazine called “Arlington’s best block party.”