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mia rocks1Local Teen Singer/Songwriter, Mia Rocks, Performs at McLean Day 2019

McLean, Va.— Mia Rocks, a 17-year-old singer/songwriter who lives in the D.C. metro area, will perform for McLean Day 2019. The singer's alternative pop band plays both covers of popular songs and original music. Produced by the McLean Community Center (MCC), the festival will be held on May 18, at Lewinsville Park, 1659 Chain Bridge Rd. All performers have been vetted by the staff of The Alden, a division of MCC.

Schedule is subject to change.

11 a.m.
Joy of Dance
Young students who take dance classes at MCC will showcase what they’ve learned.

12:30 p.m.
Big Bang Boom
These three, dynamic dads play parent-friendly, educational children’s music. They are rock stars for the kids and the kids-at-heart!

1:45 p.m.
Abada-Capoeira DC
Capoeira (pronounced ka-poo-eyh-rah) is an Afro-Brazilian martial arts and self-defense discipline that brings together fighting techniques, acrobatics, dance, percussion and songs, in a rhythmic dialogue of body, mind and spirit.

Read more: McLean Day 2019 Stage Schedule

High school student-artists can showcase their skills and compete to win up to $1,200 in the 2019 James C. Macdonald Fine Arts Scholarship Competition

Application Deadline is Friday, Jan.25Scholarship

McLean, Va. High school students are invited to showcase their artistic achievements in the 2019 James C. Macdonald Performing Arts Scholarship Competition. Sponsored by The Alden, this competition encourages their artistic development and promotes the study of the arts. The deadline to apply is Friday, Jan. 25.


The competition is open to ninth- through 12th-grade students who reside or attend school in Dranesville Small Tax District 1A. A $1,200 scholarship prize will be given to first-place winners in each of the following categories: Dance, Theater, Vocal Music and Instrumental Music; second-place winners in all four categories will receive $800; third-place winners will each receive $400.

Read more: J. Macdonald Scholarship Competition