July 2019 - Special Events & Concerts

Words Out Loud: A Spoken Word Series

Friday, July 5, 2019, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Presenter: Words Out Loud

Recommended Ages: All ages welcome

Location: Room 302, North Arcade Building

Admission: Free

Contact Phone: 240-899-6514

 

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to host Words Out Loud, a monthly spoken word series! 

 

Meetings typically take place the first Friday of each month and feature readings by accomplished authors, followed by literary trivia and an open mic session.

 

Room 302 is in the North Arcade building. Enter to the right of the neon POPCORN sign across from the Carousel and take the stairs or elevator to the third floor.

 

Michael Panciera is a life coach and IT professional. He writes plays, poetry, and short literary fiction. He is currently writing a science fiction novella and a self-help book about twelve-step recovery. His work has received honorable mention from Glimmer Train's Very Short Fiction contest and placed in the New River Valley Voices and Glenwood Clark competitions. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.
 
Ann Quinn is the author of the poetry chapbook Final Deployment, published by Finishing Line Press (2018). Her poetry has appeared in a wide variety of publications including Potomac Review, Little Patuxent Review, Broadkill Review, Haibun Today, and Snapdragon, and is included in the anthology Red Sky: Poetry on the Global Epidemic of Violence Against Women. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and a winner of the 2015 Bethesda Literary Arts Festival poetry contest. Ann is a graduate of the Pacific Lutheran University MFA program. She teaches reflective and creative writing and music and lives with her family in Catonsville, Maryland. Please visit online at www.annquinn.net.
 
 

2019 Summer Concert Series: I&I Riddim

Thursday, July 11 - starting at 7:30 pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership

Recommended Ages: All ages welcome

Location: Bumper Car Pavilion

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

https://glenechopark.org/summerconcerts

 

Enjoy an evening of live music with I&I Riddim. I&I Riddim is Washington DC’s three-time award winning reggae band. The name captures the spirit of the band’s music: riddim is reggae’s irresistible upbeat dance rhythm, and “I&I” expresses Bob Marley’s “One Love” equality for all people. I&I Riddim thrills audiences with an arsenal of your favorite reggae standards, the best modern reggae, and a few reggae-style pop-rock and calypso/soca tunes.

 

The Bumper Car Pavilion is completely covered; concerts will be held rain or shine. Our cafe, Praline at Glen Echo, will be open, or you can bring a picnic dinner. 

2019 Summer Concert Series: BG & the Mojo Hands

Thursday, July 18 - starting at 7:30 pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership

Recommended Ages: All ages welcome

Location: Bumper Car Pavilion

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

https://glenechopark.org/summerconcerts

 

Enjoy an evening of live music with BG & the Mojo Hands. BG & the Mojo Hands are a dynamic Washington DC based band that has been performing its captivating brand of blues, swing, rockabilly and more for 20 years. This versatile group regularly performs its diverse mix of feel good music to enthusiastic audiences. The Mojo Hands distinguished themselves in another way, though – they really play with feeling! And that’s what this kind of music is all about. 

 

The Bumper Car Pavilion is completely covered; concerts will be held rain or shine. Our cafe, Praline at Glen Echo, will be open, or you can bring a picnic dinner.

2019 Summer Concert Series: Cloudburst

Thursday, July 25 - starting at 7:30 pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership

Recommended Ages: All ages welcome

Location: Bumper Car Pavilion

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

https://glenechopark.org/summerconcerts

 

Enjoy an evening of live music with Cloudburst. Founded by DC area jazz pianist Wayne Wilentz, Cloudburst is comprised of Stephanie Lebow, Jerry Overman, and Reggie Upshaw. This jazz group's style is vocalese. Cloudburst recreates some of the best recordings of Lambert, Hendricks & Ross for a live audience, along with performing some original works of vocalese written and arranged by the group.

 

The Bumper Car Pavilion is completely covered; concerts will be held rain or shine. Our cafe, Praline at Glen Echo, will be open, or you can bring a picnic dinner.