Freedom Friday: Memorial Day Weekend Edition

The summer schedule has OFFICIALLY started this weekend! 

We all know that Badu, N.E.R.D. and Monae are in the area, but the District has its own thing going on. 

Photo by Dean Beasom, © National Gallery of Art.


TONIGHT the Jazz in the Garden Series begins its 10th season.   Every Friday evening, there is a free concert featuring an array of jazz artists 

May 28-September 10 

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden 

National Mall at 7th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 

5:00PM to 8:30PM, rain or shine. 

In case of inclement weather, concerts are held inside the Pavilion Café. 

Click here for the full line-up. 



It is going to be bananas at U Street Music Hall tonight.  Red Fridays presents “Three the Hard Way” with DOUG SMITH (95 North), DJ OJI, and SAM “The Man” BURNS.  

Friday, May 28 

U Street Music Hall 

1115 U St NW 


$10, FREE before 11pm 



LoveSexyDC Prince Dance Party is tomorrow night.  It’s ALL music by Prince.  DJ Dane will be spinning the tunes.   

Saturday, May 29  

Chief Ike’s 

1725 Columbia Rd NW (UPSTAIRS) 

9PM to 2AM 

No cover charge , No dress code
21 & over – ID required 



Now a D.C. metro area tradition, the 2010 CARIBBEAN WINE FESTIVAL is this weekend at Linganore Winecellars.  The bands performing will be the DC Pan Jammers and Image Band.  If you can’t make it this weekend, you can catch it in July.  

May 29-30 

Linganore Winecellars 

13601 Glissans Mill Road  

Mt Airy, MD 21771 

12Pm to 6PM/ GATES OPEN AT 11:00am.  

$15.00 (21 and older)
$10.00 (18-20 years old)
Under 18 free with adult.
Photo I.D. Required for Wine Tastings

So as you can see, this weekend is the jump off to a GREAT summer. 

The boo just put me on to this one.  Check out Slakah the Beatchild.  Enjoy! 

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