Fort Dupont Summer Concert Series 2013
The National Park Service offers 3 Rhythm and Blues performances in July and August as part of Fort Dupont Park's "Summer Theatre" concert series. The upcoming events are Free. Gates open at 4:30 P.M. Shows will starts at 6:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M The schedule are:
Cops Come Knockin
Jazz Night at Fort Dupont
Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington DC
Jazz Ambassador of the U.S. Army Field Band
Sylver Logan Sharp
The concerts' are sponsored solely by the National Park Service and free to the public. In the past performers have been the SOS Band, Rose Royce, Kindred, Regina Bell, Mandrill, Roy Ayers and ZAPP. There is a Jr. Ranger tent offering programs for children and general information about Fort Dupont Park.
Volunteers have played a crucial role in supporting the concert, helping NPS staff from set-up to break-down and all in between. For forty years Fort Dupont Park has offered free first-class entertainment for the public and it would not work without the help from volunteers and our friends group.
Come out again this year and enjoy a night of R&B under the stars!
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Carter Barron Summer 2013
August 9, 2013: Reggae Night: Sponsored by The Washington Post Going Out Guide
7:30 PM Free, Gate open at 7:00 PM, No Tickets required, First Come-First Served
August 23, 2013: The Avengers ( PG-13) Presented by Comcast and Comcast Spotlight
Dusk (approx. 8:15 PM) Free, Gates open at 7;00 PM, No Tickets required, First Come-First Served
August 24,2013 OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (PG) Presented by Comcast and Comcast Spotlight
Dusk ( approx. 8:15PM) Free, Gates open at 7:00PM, No Tickets required. First Come-First Served
August 31, 2013: 25th Annual DC Blues Festival
Fast Eddie & The Slowpokes
The DC Blues Society Band
The UnXpected Band and
12:15 PM, Free, Gate open at 12:00 Noon, No Tickets required, First Come-First Served
Performing at Fort Dupont
Interested in performing at the Summer Concerts? Please send any materials plus a video of you performing (or a link to a video) to:
We collect the materials, then pass them on to our contractor who makes the final selections.
Did You Know?
The design for the Defenses of Washington was based on a textbook published in 1836 called A TREATISE ON FIELD FORTIFICATIONS, by Dennis Hart Mahan. Mahan was a professor of civil and military engineering at West Point.