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Carter Barron Amphitheatre Schedule

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2014

August 8
Reggae Night
with Junior Marvin's Force One (formerly of Bob Marley and the Wailers),
Ruth-Ann Brown, Ras Lidj & Deep Band
Presented by The Washington Post Going Out Guide
FREE NO Tickets required, First Come-First Served
Gates open at 7 p.m. Showtime 7:30 p.m.

August 15
Neo Soul Night
with Black Alley,
Lysette Titi, Wes Felton

Presented by The Washington Post Going Out Guide
FREE NO Tickets required, First Come-First Served
Gates open at 7 p.m. Showtime 7:30 p.m.

August 16
14th Annual DC Poetry Festival
Featuring The Last Poets
Honoring Gil Scott-Heron
FREE First Come-First Served
Gates open at 7 p.m. Showtime 7:30 p.m.

August 22
FROZEN (PG)
FREE NO Tickets required, First Come-First Served
Gates open at 7 p.m. show begins at dusk (approx 8:15 p.m.)

August 23
MACBETH
by William Shakespeare
Production recorded live at Folger Theatre
co-directed by Teller and Aaron Posner
magic by Teller
(not rated - does contain violence)

FREE
NO Tickets required, First Come-First Served
Gates open at 7 p.m. show begins at dusk (approx 8:15 p.m.)

August 30
26th Annual DC Blues Festival
with Shakura S'Aida, Selwyn Birchwood Band,
Eddie Turner, Shirleta Settles and Friends,
Hardway Connection, Stacy Brooks Band
and much more!

Presented by the DC Blues Society
FREE, First Come-First Served
Gates open at 12:00 Noon.Showtime12:20 p.m.

Taking Metro is encouraged. The S line buses 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.

(Updated August 13, 2014)

 

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Did You Know?

Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda Galaxy (M31) at about 2.5 million light years from the earth is the farthest object visible to the naked eye. You can learn more amazing astronomy facts at the only planetarium in the NPS in Rock Creek Park. More...