Calendar

Aug
12
Sun
CHRIS CASSADAY
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CHRIS CASSADAY
Growing up, music was always a prominent part of Chris Cassaday’s life. Whether it be singing in the back seat of his mom’s car, or watching his dad play the drums, Chris was hooked on music at an early age. And after receiving his first guitar at age 14, Chris honed his songwriting skills over the next few years, playing in various bands and as a solo act throughout high school and college.
After graduating from JMU in 2014, Chris independently released his first professionally recorded solo album The Savannah Sessions on May 25th, 2015. Chris got to work with producer/engineer Ted Bowne Of Passafire, one of Chris’s greatest influences and favorite musicians. Chris’s original song My Oh My off of the album was sought out by Sirius XM radio and is now being played regularly on Sirius XM’s the Coffee House (Ch. 14). Chris also performed a live session for Sirius XM in September 2015 that was featured on the air. After two years of extensive live performances around the country, Chris released his next studio effort Stranger Places on April 10th, 2017.
Chris has performed live for countless audiences both solo and with his band “The Cassaday Concoction” all over the country and even abroad and has proven quickly that he is a must-see live act. Chris’s unique blend of blues, rock, folk and funk, and his thunderous, distinctive voice have started to gather him a significant following. The sky is the limit for this Washington, DC based singer-songwriter.
LEXI JACKSON
Aug 12 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
LEXI JACKSON

Lexi Jackson is an acoustic singer/song writer in the Northern Virginia/DC/Maryland area. She covers a wide variety of musical covers including country, rock, oldies, and jazz.

Aug
14
Tue
JULIA KASDORF
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
JULIA KASDORF

After years of performance being a bass sideman, and co-fronting popular Loudoun County, Virginia band, One Horse Town, Julia Kasdorf gives us her solo album, “Motel”. The 11 (8 original, 3 covers) acoustic guitar-driven songs show how deep and wide Julia’s musical experience has been. Solidly Americana, with gleams of Motown, “Motel” shows us what its like to grow up loving rock ‘n roll in a bluegrass household.

Recorded over the course of a year at studio in the woods, “Motel” pulls together everything that Julia loves about music – flat top guitar, driving rhythm, a little soul, and visceral songwriting. Julia produced her own album and invited local legends Jon Carroll, Lynn Kasdorf on pedal steel, Mike Ault, Buddy Dunlap, and Gary Ferguson to help bring her sound to the acetate. “Somethings didn’t quite work out, and I painted myself into a couple of corners. There were times when I absolutely didn’t know what to do and wished like heck I had a producer to tell me!” she acknowledges “but I picked the right musicians and “Motel” kicks *ss, just like I wanted it to.”

Julia feared that the weak point of the album might be her singing. With the help of Les “Nitty Gritty Dirt Band” Thompson, she got away from the kind of pushy delivery she’d developed playing live shows, and found a way to just let the words slip out like honey. Julia was surprised and gratified by the results, having unexpectedly discovered a new gentle subtlety in her voice. “I knew that in the process of making “Motel” I’d learn a lot about myself, about what I wanted to say, about how I wanted to say it. After all the music I’ve learned and absorbed over the years, I thought something pretty cool might happen.”

Aug
15
Wed
TONY M
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TONY M

Great musician, singer and songwriter playing a variety of covers that all will enjoy – hits from the 70’s to today!

SPRINGFIELD NIGHTS
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SPRINGFIELD NIGHTS @ Burke Lake Park

Join us at beautiful Burke Lake Park for the inaugural summer season of Springfeld Nights! Bring a picnic dinner, blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy music such as bluegrass, pop, rock and R&B music. Each concert begins with a performance from our talented Fairfax County high school musicians! 2 Silos Brewery will be pouring beers!

July 11: Randy Thompson Band (Americana/Country/Roots Rock)
July 18: The David Kitchen Band (Pop/Rock)
July 25: The Johnny Artis Band (R&B)
August 1: Ruthie & the Wranglers (American Roots)
August 8: The Colin Thompson Band (Blues/Rock)
August 15: Dr. FU (Rock/Cover Band)

Schedule subject to change. Check website for latest schedule: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/performances/springfield-nights

Inclement weather: For last minute performance cancellations due to inclement weather, call the HOTLINE at 703-324-SHOW (7469) one hour prior to the program start time.

Aug
16
Thu
NEW: BATTLEFIELD LAGER
Aug 16 all-day
NEW: BATTLEFIELD LAGER

Battlefield Lager, American Light Lager

12.3 IBUs, 2.1 SRM • 4.2% ALC / VOL

It’s August in Virginia – also known as the “dog days of summer” – and the humidity just won’t quit.
We’ve brewed up a light and refreshing Battlefield Lager just for these kind of days! It’s easy-drinking and fun! This sessionable and unfiltered American Light Lager is a clean, light, crisp, and refreshing example of the style- perfect for long summer days!

LEVI STEPHENS
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LEVI STEPHENS

An American singer, songwriter, and producer.

Aug
17
Fri
CHRIS TIMBERS
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CHRIS TIMBERS

A Northern Virginia native, singer/songwriter Chris Timbers draws inspiration from soul music, contemporary jazz, blues, rock and country. A soulful, rootsy singer with early acoustic songwriting, Chris Timbers is presently gearing up for his freshman release as a solo artist.

PANIC FOR THE VIBE
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
PANIC FOR THE VIBE

PANIC FOR THE VIBE (PFTV) is an American Pop, Soul, Rock, Reggae and Blues band from Bristow, Virginia, formed in 2013. The band’s line-up includes Larry Thomas (vocals and guitar), John Graves (lead guitar and vocals), Briane Russell (bass), Jana Patterson (vocals and keyboard) and Charles Smith (drums).
PFTV’s music is highlighted by bass-driven grooves, reggae rhythms, and soulful cadences, sometimes alternating between funk, pop, blues and reggae within the same song.Their music often contains mood-altering, harmonic minor-based or bluesy vocals and guitar solos, and rhythmically-improvised heavy bass lines.
PFTV’s performance experience includes a Mid-Atlantic tour for three years, performing at concerts for as many as 6,000. The band currently performs locally in the DC Metro area at bars, clubs, wineries, corporate events and private parties. Larry Thomas, the band’s frontman, also performs as an acoustic solo artist, bringing the same soulful, bluesy sound to a personal level.

Aug
18
Sat
MIKE RICHARDS
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
MIKE RICHARDS

This acoustic alternative rock soloist, Mike Richards released his first live self-titled, 5-track EP back in August of 2015.
Based in Washington D.C., he has toured the country playing from coast to coast. Mike has been performing in rock bands and acoustically since the age of 14. His roots stem from a heavy influence of 90’s alternative mixed with some acoustic rock. His influences through the years have been the likes of Incubus, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, Third Eye Blind, Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Ed Sheeran, Prince, and The Beatles. He began this project after the split of The Offset, a former Washington DC based rock band that opened for the likes of The Wailers and Frankie Munoz’s band “You Hang Up”.

Since starting A Note Two Self, Mike has been signed to a small label based in Phoenix Arizona and has been performing around the nation for local clubs and festivals such as the Atlantic City Beer Festival with names such as the Dropkick Murphy’s and Streetlight Manifesto. He also performed in the 2017 Chicago IL and Columbia MD legs of Vans Warped Tour. His tour route for 2018 will include the final run of Vans Warped Tour, the Prescott Valley Fair in Phoenix AZ, and various other locations around the East Coast TBA.

PANIC FOR THE VIBE
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
PANIC FOR THE VIBE

PANIC FOR THE VIBE (PFTV) is an American Pop, Soul, Rock, Reggae and Blues band from Bristow, Virginia, formed in 2013. The band’s line-up includes Larry Thomas (vocals and guitar), John Graves (lead guitar and vocals), Briane Russell (bass), Jana Patterson (vocals and keyboard) and Charles Smith (drums).
PFTV’s music is highlighted by bass-driven grooves, reggae rhythms, and soulful cadences, sometimes alternating between funk, pop, blues and reggae within the same song.Their music often contains mood-altering, harmonic minor-based or bluesy vocals and guitar solos, and rhythmically-improvised heavy bass lines.
PFTV’s performance experience includes a Mid-Atlantic tour for three years, performing at concerts for as many as 6,000. The band currently performs locally in the DC Metro area at bars, clubs, wineries, corporate events and private parties. Larry Thomas, the band’s frontman, also performs as an acoustic solo artist, bringing the same soulful, bluesy sound to a personal level.

TURTLE RECALL
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
TURTLE RECALL

DC pop | folk | rock
Medleys and mashups of top 40, rock, 90s, oldies, country

Original music featuring playful harmonies and fiddle atop punk-inspired rhythms.

Aug
19
Sun
JIM STEELE
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
JIM STEELE

Jim Steele has been playing covers and originals locally for years and years…we guarantee you will have fun!

CARTER PENNELL
Aug 19 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
CARTER PENNELL

Klepto’s live show is like scanning the radio and stopping to listen to your favorite songs. There’s something for everyone: from AC/DC to Stevie Wonder, hip hop to hard rock, saxophones to samples, it’s covered. These guys are top notch musicians who know how to deliver the goods.

Aug
21
Tue
SHARIF
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SHARIF

Sharif – who is currently earning his Masters at the Berklee College of Music – has made quite a name for himself on the touring front, vacillating from playing intimate solo acoustic shows of his original material to belting out cover tunes (from Rihanna’s “Disturbia” to Maroon 5’s “Won’t Go Home Without You” to Beastie Boys “Girls”) at biker bars to playing one of his favorite genres of music, oldies, at retirement centers (because he wants to, not because he has to) to corporate gigs for Gap and Amstel Light to opening for the likes of Jason Mraz, Kenny Loggins, Rhett Miller, Rusted Root, and Blake Shelton.

“Music consumes me,” explains Sharif, who has approximately 2,000 shows around the world under his belt. “I just love playing music, teaching music, learning more about music, and doing whatever I can to get there.”

Aug
22
Wed
JASON MASI
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
JASON MASI

Jason Masi got his start with Richmond, VA based group, Jubeus, opening for acts like Blind Melon, Everclear, and SOJA and releasing two well received albums, “Two Tone Circles” 2004 and “Natural Mood” 2007, respectively. He stepped out as a solo artist in 2010, trading in the band’s roots-jam driven rock for a more acoustic soul/R&B songwriter approach.

Aug
23
Thu
RYAN FORRESTER DUO
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
RYAN FORRESTER DUO

The Ryan Forrester Band will entertain with a variety of covers – Motown to Top-40 blended with Country & Rock.

Aug
24
Fri
DAVID THONG
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
DAVID THONG

David is seasoned musician and has been performing since he was 9 years old. His versatility in the local music scene has made him a house hold name in the DC area with influential styles of pop, rock, reggae, hip-hop, and indie. Though first and foremost a vocalist and rhythm guitar player, he also has performed drums, bass, and keys with various bands.

THE SPECIAL OCCASIONS BAND
Aug 24 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
THE SPECIAL OCCASIONS BAND

The Special Occasions BAND, specializes in playing a diverse repertoire of music, including jazz, R&B, blues, funk, rock, Top 40, and classical but not limited to.

Aug
25
Sat
ELI LEV
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
ELI LEV

Born in Washington, D.C. and raised by the world, Eli Lev is a traveler, self-proclaimed folk hero, and a passionate musician. He translates his experiences from the road directly to the audience in his live performances, which feature a strong, soulful voice supported by beatboxing, harmonica, flute, and acoustic guitar loops. As an audience member, you can’t help but want to travel the world and hear him sing through the next adventure.