Summer Concert Schedule


The City’s Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities is sponsoring the following concerts during the months of June, July and August 2008. All of the performances are free and may be canceled due to inclement weather. For up to date schedule information, call the Special Events Hotline at 703.883.4686 or visit

The schedule is as follows:

Market Square Concerts

Market Square, 301 King St. at 7:30 p.m.

Alexandria Citizens Band Concerts the City’s Oldest Performing Arts Group

June 20, July 18, August 1 and  August 8

Alexandria Harmonizers

August 22 

Music at Twilight Concerts

Fort Ward Park, 4301 W. Braddock Road at 7:30 p.m.
July 10            Swing Command (Big Band)
July 17            Hand Painted Swinger  (Pop & Rock)
July 24            Alexandria Harmonizers (Barbershop Choral)
July 31            Seth Kibel and Bay Jazz Project (Jazz)
August 7          Dagmar and the Seductones (Roots & Rock)
August 14        All Scottish Night (Traditional Scottish) *
August 21        Little Theatre of Alexandria Presents “1776” (Theatrical Performance) *

* Note: Performances begin at 7 p.m.

Canal Center Plaza Concerts

44 Canal Center Plaza, Riverfront Amphitheatre, at Noon

July  9          dont panic  (Rock)
July 23         Cletus Kennelly and Lori Kelley (Folk/Pop)
August 6       Steven Gellman (Folk)

Ben Brenman Park Concert

4800 Brenman Park Dr. at 7 p.m.

July 16     Boys Night Out (Folk and Bluegrass)

July 30     Blue Book Value (Rockin’ Rhythm and  Swing Blues)

Visitors to the historic district are encouraged to take the Metro Yellow or Blue lines to the King Street Station in Old Town and take the King Street Trolley, take DASH or Metro Buses, or park in one of the convenient parking garages or lots. For DASH schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit  For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit