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Countdown Concerts in the Park
Sundays, Sept. 9-30, at 5 p.m.
at the McLean Central Park Gazebo, parking at Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave, McLean, VA 22101
Free and open to the public

Are you as excited as we are for the reopening of our Ingleside campus? If the anticipation wasn’t already building, we’re here to crank it up with a special concert series that tracks the history of the McLean Community Center from its opening in 1975 until today… sorta. Come revisit a decade each week in the McLean Central Park Gazebo.

Saved by the ‘90s
Sunday, Sept. 23, 5 p.m.

This Sunday, on a very special episode of the countdown concerts, Saved by the ‘90s serves up an interactive party in the gazebo, playing everything from the Backstreet Boys to Green Day to Notorious B.I.G. to Weezer. Video

Countdown Concerts in the Park
Sundays, Sept. 9-30, at 5 p.m.
at the McLean Central Park Gazebo; parking at Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave, McLean, VA 22101
Free and open to the public

Are you as excited as we are for the reopening of our Ingleside campus? If the anticipation wasn’t already building, we’re here to crank it up with a special concert series that tracks the history of the McLean Community Center from its opening in 1975 until today… sorta. Come revisit a decade each week in the McLean Central Park Gazebo.

So Fetch
Sunday, Sept. 30, 5 p.m.
We will make “fetch” happen! So Fetch is a 2000s tribute band (do the 2000s really already have a tribute band!?) with a set list of pop-punk, rap, rock, and pop hits from… ten years ago. It’s a thing.

 

 

btn buy ticketsFriday, Nov. 9, 7-8:30 p.m.
The Old Firehouse 1440 Chain Bridge Road, McLean VA 22101
$12/$8 for MCC tax district residents  Fee includes admission and drum rental for the event. 

Back by popular demand! Join The Alden for a creative (and de-stressing) Friday evening master class for families. Participants will learn the elements of Djembe Drumming from artist Kofi Dennis and then use those skills in a group drum circle.

This class is designed for those eight and up, and it is recommended that families participate together. Children under 14 must have a parent register with them.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration: “Liner Notes” (All ages)  btn buy tickets

Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m.   (90 minutes)

 $25/$15 MCC tax district residents  

                                          

Collide with music's past and present through jazz standards, hip hop samples and actual liner notes from musicians of the civil rights movement in this multimedia concert experience. video

 

"Liner Notes brings to life the formative experience - dying out in the digital age - of falling in love with music through the engrossing text on the backs of records, in tape sleeves and in CD booklets".-Washington Post

John Eaton in Concertbtn buy tickets

Saturday, February 9 at 2 p.m.

$30/$20 MCC tax district residents

 

John is a local legend: spectacular jazz pianist, brilliant historian, and quite funny to boot. Join us for an afternoon of Great American Songbook tunes.

 

"Pianist John Eaton practices a special kind of alchemy. He takes the familiar and makes it fresh, renders the old new and exciting. It's no easy trick, but Eaton is a master at it..." —The Washington Post

The Okee Dokee Brothersbtn buy tickets

Saturday, February 23 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.  (60 minutes)

$20/$15 MCC tax district residents 

 

As childhood friends growing up in Denver Colorado, Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing were always exploring the outdoors. Now, as the GRAMMY® Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, they have put this passion for the outdoors at the heart of their Americana Folk music and hope that it will inspire children and their parents to get outside and get creative. video

 

The Okee Dokee Brothers are four-time winners of the Parents’ Choice Awards, three-time Grammy® nominees and one-time Grammy® Award winners for their recent albums.

 

“Like the great Woody Guthrie, they’ve tapped into that magic quality of folk music to bridge the age gap and connect listeners young and old with their universal message.” – UTNE Reader

New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players: “I’ve Got a Little Twist” btn buy tickets

Saturday, May 4, 7 p.m.  (120 minutes)

$40/$30 MCC tax district residents 

 

A cabaret evening that demonstrates the timelessness of Gilbert and Sullivan, featuring ingeniously rewritten lyrics for G&S tunes, G&S numbers that are juxtaposed with more modern musical theatre, and, sometimes, classic Gilbert and Sullivan that is left intact and allowed to speak for itself. video

 

“The leading custodian of the G&S classics.” -New York Magazine

 

"All The Way Live"btn buy tickets

Saturday, May 11 at 1 p.m.  (60 minutes)

$15/$10 MCC tax district residents 

 

In this interactive show, everything is “all the way live” and history is revived through hip-hop lenses. World-renowned hip-hop artists collaborate on the spot to “remix” everything from the alphabet to folktales. The remix unfolds with dance, rhyme, music…and you! “So open your ears and watch with your eyes. We can turn it up… ALL THE WAY LIVE!“ video

 

“Paige Hernandez is the complete performer package personified. She has a lot of energy, and possesses a million dollar smile…Her rapping and rhyming skills match Harrell’s making them a winning team.”

--Broadway World

 

B FLY Entertainment’s Founder, Paige Hernandez, has been commissioned by the National New Play Network, the Smithsonian’s Discovery Theatre, The Kennedy Center and the Glimmerglass Festival. She is a two-time Helen Hayes Award nominee, an Individual Artist Award-winner from the Maryland State Arts Council, a Kennedy Center “Citizen Artist Fellow” and was named one of the “Six Theatre Workers You Should Know” by American Theatre Magazine.

John Eaton in Concertbtn buy tickets

Saturday, June 8 at 2 p.m.

$30/$20 MCC tax district residents

 

John is a local legend: spectacular jazz pianist, brilliant historian, and quite funny to boot. Join us for an afternoon of Great American Songbook tunes.

 

"Pianist John Eaton practices a special kind of alchemy. He takes the familiar and makes it fresh, renders the old new and exciting. It's no easy trick, but Eaton is a master at it..." —The Washington Post

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