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Carter Barron Amphitheatre Schedule

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2014

Fort Dupont
Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and shows begin at 7 p.m.

July 19: Maimouna Youssef with Nappy Riddem, Christylez Bacon & featuring DJ Jahsonic

July 26: Tribute to Luther Vandross featuring William 'Smooth' Wardlaw

August 2: National Artist: To Be Announced

August 9: Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field Band

Fort Dupont Summer Theatre is located at 3600 F Street SE, Washington, DC 20019. For more information, please call 202-426-7723 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/fodu. The venue is 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. Taking Metro is reccomended. Fort Dupont can be reached via the Minnesota Avenue metro station and riding the U2 or V7 bus down Minnesota Avenue and getting off at F Street, SE which is just outside the park.

Carter Barron Amphitheatre

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
MOVIE NIGHT
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
MOVIE NIGHT
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 July 17, 2014)

 

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Did You Know?

Rock Creek Park's A-4 projector

Rock Creek Park has the only planetarium in the National Park System. It was built in 1960 and is located in the Rock Creek Park Nature Center at 5200 Glover Rd., NW, Washington, DC,.