Wednesday, October 26, 2011
PAST: MUSIC: Del Ray Music Week in Alexandria, VA - Performances from 40+ bands and musicians - MON, June 18th - FRI, June 22nd + Del Ray Music Festival this SAT, June 23rd! Free
Del Ray Music Week in Alexandria, VA
Performances from 40+ bands and musicians
Monday, June 18th - Friday, June 22nd
Del Ray Music Festival
Saturday, June 23rd!
As the Del Ray Music Festival celebrates their 6th year, they have found that one day is just not enough for all of the talented musicians in and around Del Ray so this year they are hosting Del Ray Music Week! From Monday, June 18th through Friday, June 22nd over 40 bands and musicians will perform at various establishments on Mt. Vernon Avenue, both indoors and out. With such a variety of styles (folk, rock, indie, pop, jazz, electronic, avant garde, bluegrass, punk, country, childrens music) there's certainly something for everyone! And don't forget, all this excitement leads up to the Del Ray Music Festival itself on Saturday, June 23rd! That means it's a total of six full days of music!
See a list of performances, dates, times, and locations here!
Participating venues include: Kiskadee, St. Elmo's, Labels Exchange, Bellies and Babies, A Show of Hands, Vital, Artfully Chocolate, Eclectic Nature, Del Ray Artisans, Cheesetique, Evening Star, Fireflies, and the Farmers Market.
Some confirmed participants include: The WeatherVanes, Dr. Tim Parks and the Revs, Lethal Peanut, Evan Bliss and the Welchers, I&I Riddim, Harris Face, Mike Bowers, The Highballers, Dear Creek, Andrea Pais, Tiffany Thompson, Groovy Nate, Talk It, Oklahoma Car Crash, Brian Pagels, Owen Danoff, Amber Dutton, Art HIldebrand, Andrew Acosta and the New Old-Time String Band, The NRIs, The Beanstalk Library, Adrian Krygowski, Black Muddy River Band, Calling Mary, Addieville, Ella Sophia, The Walkaways, Orchard Wall, Vico Cycle, The Velvet Undertronic, Brittany Jean, the Rodger French Trio, Del Ray Performing Arts students, Bernie and Melissa Stoltz, 50 Man Machine, Chad Christian, Rick Irby (of Lightfoot), Anthony Pirog (of Janel and Anthony), Harness Flux (John Masters of The Cheniers and Metropolitan), and Insect Factory. Plus more to be announced!
The Del Ray neighborhood in Alexandria, VA
indoors and outdoors along Mt Vernon Ave
Metro: Braddock Rd and take a bus that runs along Mt Vernon Ave