august, 2019

2019fri02aug5:00 pmfri8:30 pmJazz In the Garden - Salsa EditionAn FP Best Bet5:00 pm - 8:30 pm ET Washington, DC

Event Details

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The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—Traditional New Orleans jazz, blues, swing, Ska, Funk, Blues, Pan-Caribbean salsa, boogaloo, Go-go, and more. During jazz concerts, the Pavilion Café offers a special menu of creative American cuisine and refreshments. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought into the Sculpture Garden but may be purchased at the café.

Jazz in the Garden takes place in the Sculpture Garden on the grounds of the National Gallery of Art (9th St And Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC) every Friday evening starting mid-May and continuing through August 2019.

Scheduled 2019 Spring/Summer Performances

May 17- Rob Curto’s Forró For All (Brazilian folk jazz)
May 24- Futurist (Alternative modern)
May 31- Billy Price (Blues)
June 7- Shannon Gunn* (Jazz Trombone) *in collaboration with the DC Jazz Festival
June 14- Adwela & the Uprising (Reggae)
June 21- Black Masala (Ethno-funk)
June 28- Hendrik Meurkens Quartet (Jazz harmonica and vibraphone)
July 5- The JoGo Project (Jazz and go-go)
July 12- Eleke (African fusion jazz)
July 19- Miles Stiebel (Jazz violin)
July 26- Incendio (Instrumental world guitar)
August 2- Son del Caribe (Pan-Caribbean salsa)
August 9- The Bailsmen (Gypsy jazz and vintage swing)
August 16- Dixie Power Trio (New Orleans Dixieland jazz)
August 23- Funky Dawgz Brass Band (Funk and hip-hop)

NOTE: Concerts may be cancelled due to excessive heat or inclement weather. For up-to-date information, click on, call (202) 842-6941, or check the Gallery’s Twitter and Facebook feeds at |




(Friday) 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm ET


Washington, DC