Rosslyn Jazz Fest 2016

Theo nguồn tin trên mạng Rosslyn Business Improvement District


Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 1pm – 7pm
LOCATION: Gateway Park – 1300 Lee Hwy


Rosslyn Jazz Fest – FREE EVENT

For the past 26 years, the Rosslyn Jazz Fest has taken over all of the three-acre, urban Gateway Park.

This much-anticipated annual event draws upwards of 8,000 music fans to Gateway Park for a day of dynamic
performances in Arlington’s largest urban park. Come to hear live music performed by some of the biggest names in jazz and world music today.

Eat + Drink: Enjoy several bar areas serving wine and beer, plus a variety of favorite local food trucks: Ben & Jerry’s/ Captain Cookie & The Milkman/ DC Tapas Truck/ Fava Pot/ Pressed Panini/ Rocklands BBQ/ The Big Cheese/ Urban Poutine. Plus, this year, for the first time, the Rosslyn BID is partnering with neighborhood restaurants to offer discounts at to those attending this event. Simply mention the code “Rosslyn Retail” at participating restaurants and receive 15 percent off your bill all day long on September 10. This offer is good at Barley Mac, Bistro 360, Heavy Seas Alehouse, Kona Grill, Pancho Villa and Piola.

Parking: Street Parking is available on the streets around Rosslyn. There is also a public parking on N. Moore Street between 19th street and Lee Highway, for a flat fee of $5 for the entire day.

Note road closures for Jazz Fest Saturday.



Allrich is a unique jazz vocalist and D.C. native with blues and soul musical roots. All About Jazz described her music as “[Flowing] with a free, natural energy as engaging as her equally ingenuous personality.”


Often referred to as “The Hendrix of the Sahara,” Touré is known for dazzling crowds with his speed and dexterity on the guitar. He has played concerts and festivals all over the world, including the New Orleans Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Fest, the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, and Dave Matthews Band Festival. His 2011 release, The Secret, features Dave Matthews, Derek Trucks and jazz legend John Scofield.


The “Crown Prince of Treme” and one of New Orleans’ most charismatic live performers, this jazz trombonist has headlined the New Orleans Jazz Festival, Lincoln Center, Chicago Folk and Roots Festival, Houston International Festival and more. Glen hails from a renowned family of musicians, including cousin Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, and was featured in David Simon’s HBO series Treme.


A Grammy award-winning 10-piece ensemble from Austin playing Latin-infused funk, jazz and rock with energetic and danceable rhythms, Grupo Fantasma has been praised as one of the most important independent acts in the Latin genre. They have served as the backing band for the legendary Prince on multiple occasions, including the Golden Globes and CBS Super Bowl Bash.

Kids’ Jazz Zone – From 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM, children can create their own instrument by the Sandbox! We will also have many lawn games!

Jazz Art Jam – Jam with poets and artists in the spirit Jazz

In the spirit of jazz, Arlington Arts presents a visual art jam session where drawings, paintings and poems are created spontaneously by two artists, three poets. Poets Zein El-Amine, Terraya Lewis, and Henry Mills, and visual artists Estee Fox and Bess Taylor will create a range of work interpreting the music, the scene, and the energy of the Festival. As soon as the ink is dry their work will go on exhibit at the Arlington Arts tent.

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