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2019 Summer Evenings at the National Arboretum: The Eddie Anderson Project

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United States National Arboretum

3501 New York Avenue Northeast

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Friends of the National Arboretum (FONA) present eight free evenings of music in the Meadow for the 2019 Summer Evenings at the U.S. National Arboretum. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and relax below the Capitol Columns. All of these concerts hosted by FONA are free, but reservations are required. Sorry, dogs and outside alcohol are not permitted. Gates open at 6pm. Concerts go 7:00pm-8:30pm. Please enter through the R Street NE Gate (GPS: 2400 R St. NE, Washington, DC 20002)

This year we are happy to announce our food and beverage vendors The Grater Cater and Republic Restoratives Distillery. The Greater Cater with be serving up The St. Louis meals on June 6th, 13th, and 27th. Republic Restoratives will be providing delicious cocktails featuring the local favorite spirit Civic Vodka and fresh pressed juices for the kiddos all summer long.

About The Eddie Anderson Project:

The Eddie Anderson Project's Music Is A Combination Of R&B/Jazz And Funk, With A Hint Of Rhythm And Blues. Eddie Anderson is a product of the DC Public Schools and a Graduate of The University of Maryland College Park Music Department. Eddie is a Jazz drummer and vocalist, his influences are Jon Lucien, Lou Rawls, Nat King Cole, Bobby Caldwell, Lenny White and Billy Cobham. Eddie has opened shows for acts that include Phyllis Hyman, Jean Carn, Jerry Butler and Dennis Edwards. Eddie has released three CD’s including some of that Thick Funk, Good Friends and Christmas Time is Here. Other musician in The Eddie Anderson Project includes:
Elliot Levine, (pianist); has toured with Wilson Pickett and Heatwave (Always & Forever/Boogie Nights) and has opened for Brian McKnight, Freddie Jackson, McCoy Tyner, and Gerald Albright. Wardell Howell,( Bass) has studied at The University of the District of Columbia music department and has played with artist such as Ledisi and Marcus Johnson. Kelly Owens Allen, (Vocalist) accomplished vocalist, Dancer, Choreographer

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For questions and more information email info@fona.org or call 202-544-8733

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