Summer 2016 Concerts in DC and Alexandria

Summer is the season for great concerts! In the D.C. region, there are a number of exciting artists and groups performing for music lovers of all tastes. Here are a few choice events for those looking to catch a show in Alexandria or D.C. this summer.

2016 Jazz in the Garden

The beloved Jazz in the Garden summer series is back for 2016, featuring a set of talented local and national musicians performing in styles like fusion, afrofunk, blues and more. Performances are free to the public and take place every Friday from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM in the Sculpture Garden at the National Gallery of Art. Notable performers this summer include the Caribbean jazz-funk ensemble Eastern Standard Time and Howard University alum and saxophonist Paul Carr.

2016 Honda Civic Tour: Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato

Pop megastars Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato are embarking on a national tour this summer, with a stop at the Verizon Center in D.C. on Tuesday, July 26. Jonas will be performing hits from his 2015 album Last Year Was Complicated, while Lovato will play songs from her new album Confident as well as fan favorites like “Neon Lights” and “Skyscraper.”

David Crosby at The Birchmere

Classic rock fans will enjoy seeing David Crosby at The Birchmere Theater in Alexandria on August 23. Crosby is one-third of the famous 1970s supergroup Crosby, Stills & Nash. On tour Crosby plays material from his last solo album, Croz, as well as classic hits and rare tracks from his days with CS&N.

Don’t miss out on the great tunes coming to the nation’s capital this summer – book your tickets in advance, and if you need a comfortable hotel at a great price, check out the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alexandria – Fort Belvoir. With a complimentary shuttle to the metro and amenities like free Wi-Fi and breakfast, you’ll love coming back to a comfortable room at the Holiday Inn after grooving to the music this summer.

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