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   Summer Jazz Schedule at the Pavilion Cafe


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                           Jazz in the Garden YouTube Video (note: music plays immediately)

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Jazz in the Garden every Friday evening May 22 - August 28, 2015, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

An eclectic mix of jazz is performed by top Washington-area artists. 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.  Admission is free.

NOTE: Concerts may be cancelled due to excessive heat or inclement weather. For up-to-date information, click on, call (202) 289-3360, or check the Gallery’s Twitter and Facebook feeds at |

Date Artist/s Genre
 May 22 Tom Lagana Jazz guitar
 May 29 Juanita Williams Female Vocals
 June 5 Robert Jospé featuring Butch Taylor Drummer and keyboards
 June 12 DC Jazz Festival Presents George V. Johnson, Jr. Jazz Vocalist
 June 19 Deanna Bogart “Bluesion”, blues fusion
 June 26 Marty Nau Saxophone
 July 3 Speakers of the House Old school funk, boogaloo, and rock
 July 10 Hendrik Meurkens Vibes and harmonica
 July 17 Lao Tizer Keyboards
 July 24 Sin Miedo Salsa
 July 31 Incendio Latin guitar world fusion jazz
 August 7 Miles Steibel Jazz violin
 August 14 Origem Brazilian jazz
 August 21 Seth Kibel Clarinet
 August 28 Afro-Bop Latin jazz

Sculpture Garden Rules

Do not touch the works of art unless it is indicated that you may do so.

Do not ride bicycles or use in-line skates and skateboards in the Sculpture Garden. Either walk beside your bike or secure it at one of the hitching posts located near the entrances on Constitution Avenue and Madison Drive.

No pets other than service animals are allowed.

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