Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Concert Series, 2013

North Columbus Street & 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Rt. 50)
Arlington, Virginia 22203
Metrobus: Take Bus # 4B or 4E to Park Dr. and N 2nd St

Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00pm; Sundays - 6:00pm (or as noted)
JUNE 13 through AUGUST 17, 2014
FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

2014 Lubber Run Amphitheater Schedule


Friday June 13, 8:00 p.m.
Mary Ann Redmond
Winner of a staggering 16 WAMMIE Awards for best female jazz, rock-pop, roots rock/traditional R & B, the vocalist has toured with Mary Chapin Carpenter, and opened for The Pointer Sisters and The Neville Brothers.

Saturday June 14, 8:00 p.m.
Mystic Warriors
A favorite of area audiences since their founding in 1993, Mystic Warriors is dedicated to exposing the essence of Andean Music in a completely unique way. While broadly in the “New Age” category, they often incorporate contemporary jazz, Latin and pop.

Monday June 16, 8:00 p.m.
The Metropolitan Chorus
Established in 1966 and recognized in the U.S. Congressional Record, The Metropolitan Chorus lifts its 100-voices in concerts featuring music of all ages, from the renaissance to the 21st century, with a strong emphasis on American composers, in venues as varied as the Kennedy Center, Constitution Hall and the National Building Museum.

Wednesday June 18, 8:00 p.m.
The Potomac Harmony Chorus
Chartered in 1976, Potomac Harmony Chorus performs a variety of music, from traditional favorites to the fifties sound to modern jazz, all in four-part harmony, barbershop style.


Thursday June 19, 8:00 p.m.
The Arlingtones
Arlington's champions of the barbershop choral tradition!

Friday June 20, 8:00 p.m.
The Army Blues
The U.S. Army Blues, part of the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” is the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Army. First organized in 1970, the 18-piece band became an official element of the Army Band in 1972.

Saturday June 21, 8:00 p.m.
King Teddy
With their own special brand of ‘Swing for the Modern Age,’ King Teddy walked away with a Wammie for best Big Band/Swing Recording of 2012 (not to mention nominations for the Big Band/Swing Vocalist and Big Band/Swing Group categories)!

 

Sunday June 22, 6:00 p.m.
Halau O'Aulani & the Aloha Boys
Native music and dance presented by Hālau O ‘Aulani, founded in 1996 for the sole purpose of creating a learning environment for students interested in the preservation of the multi-faceted cultures of Hawai’i with primary emphasis on the Hawaiian culture.

 

Friday June 27, 8:00 p.m.
Margot MacDonald
A "classically trained soprano and pianist captivated by Led Zeppelin", MacDonald sang with Washington National Opera at age 10, and released her second album at 15. She’s appeared at 9:30 Club, Kennedy Center, Wolftrap, Birchmere, and the Bitter End in NYC.


Saturday June 28, 8:00 p.m.

Bowen McCauley Dance
Just back from a whirlwind tour of China, Arlington's Bowen McCauley Dance displays why they are among the DC metropolitan area's finest contemporary dance ensembles.


Sunday June 29, 6:00 p.m.

Arlington Philharmonic
This first-class symphony orchestra makes classical music accessible to every Arlington resident,

 

Friday, July 4 - NO SCHEDULED PERFORMANCE
July 4th Celebration at Long Bridge Park
Lubber Run Amphitheater devotees are invited to join with the whole of Arlington to enjoy the sweeping views of the fireworks at Long Bridge Park in Crystal City. No performances will occur at Lubber Run on July 4th.

 

Saturday July 5, 8:00 p.m.
The Grandsons
Now in their 27th year, this legendary band recently won a WAMMIE award for ARTIST OF THE YEAR, and their 6th CD--”Live at the Barns-The Legendary Wolf Trap Recordings Volume Two,” won BEST ROOTS ROCK RECORDING.


Sunday July 6, 6:00 p.m.
Two Car Living Room
Two Car Living Room is a classic rock, blues and pop band that gigs in the Greater Washington Region. The members of the Two Car Living Room are all part of the technology community who have previously been professional musicians.

Friday & Saturday, July 11 & 12, 8:00 p.m.
Synetic Theatre
Multiple Helen Hayes Award-winning Synetic Theatre will perform two weekend's featuring their shows The Music Box and The Magical Balloon. Check back soon for exact schedule. Performances cancelled due to inclement weather will be rescheduled on the Rain Date: Sun, July 13


Sunday July 13, 6:00 p.m.
Dead Man's Hollow
Influenced by bluegrass, country, blues, and gospel, Dead Man's Hollow blends tight harmony vocals backed by traditional bluegrass instrumentation: fiddle, banjo, mandolin, upright bass, and guitar. The six-time Washington Area Music Association “Wammie” Award winners —including Best Bluegrass Group and Bluegrass Album of the Year - will perform Guillotine Theatre: Civil War Songs and Letters.

 

Friday & Saturday, July 18 & 19, 8:00 p.m.
Synetic Theatre
Multiple Helen Hayes Award-winning Synetic Theatre will perform two weekend's featuring their shows The Music Box and The Magical Balloon. Check back soon for exact schedule. Performances cancelled due to inclement weather will be rescheduled on the Rain Date: Sun, July 13

 

Sunday July 13, 6:00 p.m.
Rain Date ONLY: Synetic Theater
Otherwise unscheduled, this date is held as a rain date for earlier performances by Synetic Theatre that may be cancelled due to inclement weather.

 

Friday July 25, 8:00 p.m.
Dave Chappell

 

Saturday July 26, 8:00 p.m.
CAMMO
The Center for American Military Musical Opportunities, CAMMO promotes musical opportunities for veterans and service members as well as musical therapy for the treatment of PTSD and TBI.
 

Sunday July 27, 6:00 p.m.
Shenendoah Run
Shenandoah Run is a nine-member Americana folk band from the Washington, DC area.  Formed in 2011, the band blends rootsy vintage, classic and contemporary folk music in a manner that appeals to a diverse audience.

 

Friday August 1, 8:00 p.m.
Ted Garber
A genre-bending multi-instrumentalist, Ted Garber’s "BluesAmericanaRock" combines classic showmanship with a singer-songwriter sensibility. Nominated for the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA) 2012 Pop Rock Vocalist and Pop Rock Instrumentalist (musician) of the year, Ted won the WAMA 2010 & 2011 Pop Rock Album of the Year!


Saturday August 2, 8:00 p.m.
Russkie Musikanti
An ensemble of some of our area’s top Balalaika musicians, Russkie Musikanti is the ‘outreach ensemble’ of the larger Washington Balalaika Society -- increasing WBS' exposure via retirement homes, festivals, churches and private events.

Sunday August 3, 6:00 p.m.
Laurie Rose Griffith and Peter Mealy
Finalists in the Kerrville Folk Festival's national song competition, the duo includes Washington Area Music Association 'Folk Instrumentalist of the Year' nominee Peter Mealy, and Laurie Rose, who has been compared to Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell by the World Folk Music Association.

 

Friday August 15, 8:00 p.m.
Rose Moraes
Born to a musical family in southern Brazil, Rose has toured throughout Brazil. A graduate of the University of Maringa and the Musical Conservatory of Curitiba, she also studied and performed with the Musical Conservatory of Maringa (LuzAmor).


Sunday August 16, 6:00 p.m.
Andrew Acosta
A night of acoustic Americana with a rich repertoire of traditional American roots music, the New Old-Time String Band is a regular in outdoor venues in the Washington, D.C. area. Band members are Arlington-based.

Sunday August 17, 6:00 p.m.
Rico Amero
He makes music. He tells the truth. Join Rico for a night of hiphop jazz. One of the standout performances of the 2013 season is back by popular demand!

 

 

Important Info About Rain-Dates, Picnics, etc.

Lubber Run Amphitheater events are suitable for the entire family, unless noted. No reservations or tickets are required. In the event of rain, the decision is made to cancel at the last possible moment. Due to the packed performance schedules of area bands, there are unfortunately no scheduled rain-dates for events cancelled due to inclement weather. Call 703-228-1850 for day-of info. Bring a picnic, but alcohol is prohibited in all Arlington public parks! Smoking is discouraged. While these events are FREE and open to the public, we invite you to consider a generous donation to the Lubber Run "Wishing Well" as you enter.

Arlington's LUBBER RUN AMPHITHETER performance series is presented by Arlington Cultural Affairs, a Division of Arlington Economic Development, in cooperation with the Arlington Forrest neighborhood’s Lubber Run Amphitheater Foundation.