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Mount Vernon Nights: Free Concerts Spice Up Summer Nights

The Mount Vernon District will resound with the sounds of music Friday nights all summer long.

The summer concert series Mount Vernon Nights 2012 will take place from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Fridays at , 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway. Concerts will run from June 1 through Aug. 31.

Mount Vernon District Supervisor Gerry Hyland said in a statement he was excited to share with the public another season of Mount Vernon Nights.

“This series of free public concerts features a wide variety of musical acts reflecting Fairfax County’s diversity and community spirit,” Hyland said. “I encourage you to bring a picnic dinner and a blanket and to sit back, relax and enjoy the show.”

The lineup is as follows:

June

1: Daryl Davis (Boogie-woogie) 

8: westmain (Pop/rock)

15: Memphis 59 (Roots-rock, alt-country)

22: Nothin’ Fancy (Bluegrass)

29: Anthony James Band (Southern rock)

July

6: Hui O Ka Pua `Ilima (Polynesian)

13: Little Red & The Renegades (Zydeco)

20: Tommy Lepson Band (Blues/soul)

27: The ATOMIC Swing Club (Swing)

August

3: Incendio (Latin)

10: Guy Mendilow Band (World music)

17: Sierra Hull and Highway 111 (Country)

24: MAHALA (Township jive)

31: Slightly Something (Pop)

Concerts are canceled if it’s raining. If there’s a threat of bad weather, call 703-324-SHOW(7469) after 6 p.m. for updates. For more information, click here.

ET1221 May 10, 2012 at 05:30 AM
The June 1st show with Daryl Davis certainly starts the year out with a bang! Way to kick it off! :)

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