Summer Theatre

2015 Carter Barron Amphitheatre and Fort Dupont Summer Theatre Concert Schedules Announced

Washington— The National Park Service (NPS) is proud to announce the line-up for the performance based

programming at Fort Dupont Summer Theater and the Carter Barron Amphitheatre. The National Park Service

will present a combined series of concerts held in July, August and September. All events are free to the public with

no tickets required unless otherwise noted.


July 17 Classic Soul Night

Carter Barron

Presented by the

Washington Post Going Out Guide

Mousey Thompson and the James Brown

Experience, Skip Mahoney & The Casuals,

William DeVaughn

7:30 p.m., Gates open at 7 p.m.

First Come-First Served

July 18 World Music Night

Fort Dupont

Featuring: Clan Salsa DC

Eme and Heteru

DJ: Lance Reynolds, WPFW, House of Soul

Concert MC/Host: Nancy Alonso, WPFW

Gates Open at 5:30 p.m., DJ from 6 p.m.

and between sets

Concert from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

July 24 Reggae Night

Carter Barron

Presented by the

Washington Post Going Out Guide

Monsoon & S.T.O.R.M. Reggae Band,

Puma Ptah, Ras Biruk & Ras Band

7:30 p.m., Gates open at 7 p.m.

First Come-First Served

July 25 Dance and Club Night

Fort Dupont

Featuring: Cece Peninston

Special guest performances

DJ: Jahsonic

Concert MC/Host: To be announced

Gates Open at 5:30 p.m., DJ from 6 p.m.

and between sets

Concert from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

August 1 Rhythm and Soul Music Night

Fort Dupont

Featuring: Cherelle

Special guest performances

DJ: Lance Reynolds, WPFW House of Soul

Concert MC/Host: Michel Wright,

Majic 102.3

Gates Open at 5:30 p.m., DJ from 6 p.m.

and between sets

Concert from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

August 8 Jazz in the Park Night

Fort Dupont

Featuring: Marc Cary, Steven B.

and Friends

With a special performance by the

Boys & Girls’ Club of DC Jazz Band

Featuring Tariq Al-Sabir

DJ: Jahsonic

Concert MC/Host: To be announced

Gates Open at 5:30 p.m., DJ from 6 p.m.

and between sets

Concert from 7p.m. – 9 p.m.

August 16 To Be Announced

Carter Barron

7:30 p.m., Gates open at 7 p.m.

First Come-First Served

August 21 15th Annual DC Poetry Festival

Carter Barron

THE REVOLUTION WILL BE JAZZ!

The music of Gil Scott-Heron,

featuring Giacomo Gates

7:30 p.m., Gates open at 7 p.m.

First Come-First Served

August 22 To Be Announced

Carter Barron

Presented by the Friends of Carter Barron

Foundation of the Performing Arts

7:30 p.m., Gates open at 7 p.m.

First Come-First Served

August 28 MOVIE NIGHT: Rear Window - PG

Carter Barron

Dusk (approx. 8:15 p.m.),

Gates open at 7 p.m.

First Come-First Served

Movies may change due to availability.

August 29 MOVIE NIGHT: The Wiz - G

Carter Barron

Dusk (approx. 8:15 p.m.),

Gates open at 7 p.m.

First Come-First Served

Movies may change due to availability

September 5 27th Annual DC Blues Festival

Carter Barron

Sharrie Williams, James Armstrong,

Full Power Blues, Mojo Priests,

Jackson & Oziel

12:15 p.m., Gates open at 12:00 Noon

First Come-First Served

Carter Barron Amphitheatre:

4850 Colorado Avenue, NW (16th Street and Colorado Avenue, NW)

Washington, DC 20011

For more information, please call 202-426-0486 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/rocr

Handicapped accessible with assistance.

No photography, recording devices, metal cans, glass bottles, hard coolers, picnic baskets or pets are permitted within the Amphitheatre. All bags are checked at entry.

Take Metro! The S line busses run up and down 16th Street between downtown Silver Spring, MD and downtown Washington, DC. Stops are just a block from the front gate. Visit www.metroopensdoors.com for more information.

Fort Dupont Summer Theatre:

3600 F Street SE, Washington, DC 20019

For more information, please call 202-426-7723 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/fodu

Handicapped accessible with assistance.

No filming or recording devices, no alcohol, no candles or incense, no glass bottles, no open containers, no grills. All coolers and bags are checked at the entry points.

Take Metro! Fort Dupont and its amphitheater can be reached by the Minnesota Avenue Metrorail station and riding the U2 or V7 bus (southbound) on Minnesota Avenue and getting off at F Street SE which is just outside the park. Visit www.metroopensdoors.com for more information.

 
Summer-theatre-Logo 2

Directions

Volunteer

Would you like to volunteer in the Summer Concert Series at Fort Dupont Park? If the answer is YES!! Please join us at the Fort Dupont Activity Center on June 20,2015 from 2:00PM to 3:00PM, to see what volunteering is all about. If unable to make that meeting, join us on June 26,2015 at 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

Rules and Regulations

Pictures (from the Washington Post)

 
 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Did You Know?