Music Park: Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival — 6/9/18

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Dom Flemons performs in Durham, North Carolina, on Sept. 8, 2016. (Photo by Thomas Barta)

At the Kingmans Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival on Saturday, I endured sun and rain, met some cool dogs, suffered for some ice cream, and most of all experienced some very good bluegrass, Americana, and blues bands on one full day.

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Don’t Miss: Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival, 6/9/18

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Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival (Photo courtesy Living Classrooms)

Make sure to put the Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival on your calendar for Saturday, June 9. For just $35 a ticket, you get eight and a half hours of music, from noon to 8:30, with five stages of acts to choose from. The festival is family friendly, including your four-legged children!

The festival has booked a diverse set of outstanding artists to perform this year. Headliners Ganstagrass, known for the Emmy-nominated theme song to the FX series Justified, play a unique brand of bluegrass/hip-hop fusion.

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Around Town: Final Nerds in NoMa Speaker Series, 4/19/16

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Next Tuesday, Apri 19th, come out for the fourth and final session of the Nerds in NoMa Speaker Series.

The topic is ‘Climate Change’, a look at how DC is addressing issues related to climate change, all while having some free beer, wine and popcorn.

It will be moderated by Tommy Wells, Director of Department of Energy & Enviroment

With the following panelists:

  • Harriet Tregoning, Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Angela Fritz, Deputy Weather Editor, Capital Weather Gang
  • Dave Good, Manager, Energy and Sustainability, Gallaudet University

 

Register for the free event here.

 

Nerds in NoMa Speaker Series
Session 4 (of 4): Climate Change
The Lobby Project (1200 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002)
Tuesday, April 19
6:00-8:00pm
Free
All ages

I went to the session on March 15th, on “Urban Adventures”. Here is what I learned:

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