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Grab your chairs and blankets and join the National Park Service for an evening filled with family-fun and FREE, live music at the Fort Dupont Park Summer Event Series. The 50th Anniversary season kicked-off on Saturday, July 30. Performances will continue every saturday from August 13 to September 3 with gates opening at 5:30 p.m. and concerts starting at 7 p.m.

The Fort Dupont Park Summer Event Series began in 1972 and has become a beloved celebration of music for the DC metro area. This annual celebration brings together Greater Washington area communities to enjoy incredible music from national, regional and local artists.

Concert Schedule

You won’t want to miss this year's lineup of R&B, jazz and go-go musicians. Save the date for the rest of this summer’s concerts:

No concert on Saturday, August 6

Saturday, August 13: Jazz in the Park

Annisa “Twinkie” Hargrove
Spur of the Moment featuring Alyson Williams
Chris “Big Dog” Davis featuring Lamone
DJ Lance Reynolds

Saturday, August 20: R&B in the Fort

Urban Guerilla Orchestra
Pieces of a Dream
DJ Lance Reynolds

Saturday, August 27: Soulful Summer

Kenny Lattimore
Dior Ashley Brown
DJ Lance Reynolds

Saturday, September 3: Summer Music Festival in the Park

Experience Unlimited featuring Sugar Bear
Blacc Print Experience Band
DJ Rico
Additional performances to be announced with Black L.U.V. Fest25

Make sure to follow the Fort Dupont Park Facebook page to keep up with the latest!

What to bring

  • Friends

  • Lawn Chairs

  • Blankets

  • Non-alcoholic beverages

  • Snacks

What not to bring

  • Do not bring alcohol.

  • Do not bring glass containers.

  • Do not bring illegal substances.

  • Do not bring weapons.

Grilling is prohibited in all areas of the park except designated picnic areas. Open flames are prohibited in all areas of the park.

Feel free to bring your pets, but they must remain on a leash at all times.


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Last updated: August 4, 2022

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