Seen and Heard: Happenings Around Town



Seen and Heard: Happenings Around Town

  • Weekend Best Bets:  Rosslyn Jazz, Maryland Seafood, Loudoun Live, Hyattsville Arts, Frederick in the Streets, DC Shorts and great music!

    Mary de Pompa WTOP News

    All Weekend:  

    49th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival in Annapolis savors the bay with the best in food, demos, shopping, music, kids activities and loads both Saturday and Sunday. For info 

    DC Film Short Festival weekend features 131 films from 33 countries at 18 showcase venues including free family screenings at various neighborhood libraries throughout DC. For info

    Burke Centre Festival is 2 days of great family fun with arts & crafts vendors, dance and musical entertainment, rides, games, food and more. For info

    Workhouse Fine Arts Festival in Lorton features over 150 of the nations best artisans for 2 days of workshops, learning, hands on arts, demos and more. For info

    Greek Fall Festival in Frederick, Md., celebrates with traditional food, music, dance and performances, with a kids corner and family entertainment all weekend. For info  

    StansStock in Baltimore is a 2 day rock music festival for charity reuniting bands from the 70s, 80s, 90s  and today. For info 

    30 Annual Reisterstown Festival this weekend features great live music, family fun area with food, car & motorcycle show plus more. For info

    40th Annual Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville is running every weekend traveling back to a 1526 England village with costumes, food, games and more. For info 

    Jelly’s Last Jam at the Signature Theatre, in its LAST weekend, is an award winning musical that tells the story of New Orleans jazz great Jelly Roll Morton at various showtimes. For info 

    Cirque du Soleil’s KURIOS: A Cabinet of Curiosities in Tysons is the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension at various showtimes all weekend. For info  

    Greenbelt Blues Festival offers multiple stages of great music, vendors food and more. For info

    2016 Potomac Festival Party weekend features various races on Saturday and Sunday with a Festival Party on Saturday. For info

    Sat., Sept. 10:

    Rosslyn Jazz Fest a Gateway Park is a day of dynamic music with food, food trucks, drink and more. For info

    6th Annual Bands, Brews & Barbecue Festival in historic downtown Manassas is a day of great food, drink, games, music and family fun. For info 

    1st Annual Loudoun LIVE Music Festival at Paxton Manor features a day of great music, local craft beer and wine, food trucks and more. For info 

    Hyattsville Arts & Ales Festival boasts 130+ exhibiting arts and artisans, 20+ Md. breweries, live music & entertainment, food trucks and more! For info

    Celebrate Frederick In The Streets Festival is an all day street fest with nine blocks of fun featuring 4 stages of music and entertainment, food fun and family entertainment. For info 

    202 Arts & Music Festival at Canal Park is a day of music, arts, family activities and ending with DC’s biggest outdoor dance party. For info

    Family Fall Festival at the Anacostia Community Museum is a day of entertainment, arts and crafts, story telling and other family fun activities. For info

    PawPaw Festival at Meadowside Nature Center, Montgomery Parks is a day of family fun with music, crafts, games and more. For info

    Tomato Fest in North Bethesda features music, food, arts, kids activities and more. For info

    2016 Potomac Festival Party in Poolesville is music, food, and family activities. For info

    Saturday Night:

    DAR Constitution Hall hosts HBO satirist Bill Maher. For info

    The Lincoln Theatre has singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae. For info 

    The Hamilton hosts a John Lennon Birthday Tribute featuring and all-star line up. For info 

    The Fillmore presents British ska-rockers The Specials. For info

    The Birchmere hosts The Seldom Scene & Jonathan Edwards. For info

    9:30 Club has the multi-talented duo Marian Hill. For info

    The Howard Theatre it’s gospel singer Teedra Moses. For info 

    Amp by Strathmore has Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek fame. For info 

    Jammin’ Java has Steve Lauri (of The Hollies). For info 

    Wolf Trap it’s the retro stylings of Leon Bridges. For info

    Rams Head On Stage has singer-songwriter Hal Ketchum. For info

    Merriweather Post Pavilion hosts The Lumineers. For info

    Jiffy Lube Live has Rascal Flatts with Kelsea Ballerini. For info

    Sun., Sept. 11:

    Adams Morgan Day Festival is a block party highlighting a diverse neighborhood in Northwest featuring great music, food, crafts, vendors, kids activities and more. For info

    Takoma Park Folk Festival is a day of great music on multiple stages, vendors, food, games, activities, family fun and more. For info

    Cambodian Community Day and Festival in Silver Spring is a cultural celebration for all with traditional music, performance, dance, food and family activities. For info

    Beckett’s Celtic Festival in Shirlington is a cultural street festival celebration with music, dancers, pipers, food and libations. For info

    Sunday Night:

    Strathmore presents 80s icons Culture Club. For info

    The Birchmere presents award winning singer-songwriter Hal Ketchum. For info

    9:30 Club hosts electo-poprocker Peaches. For info

    Wolf Trap presents Weird Al Yankovic. For info 

    Jammin’ Java has pop icon Tiffany. For info 

    Hill Country DC host Dex Romweber with JD Wilkes. For info 

    Bethesda Blues and Jazz presents the southpaw blues guitar of CoCo Montoya. For info 

    The Howard Theatre has The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards. For info 

    Jiffy Lube Live it’s a Rock Hall 3 for all with Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick. For info 

View the full stream
Powered by Platform for Live Reporting, Events, and Social Engagement
Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up