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Jun
29
Fri
FREEDOM FEST! JUNE 29-JULY 1
Jun 29 – Jul 1 all-day
FREEDOM FEST! JUNE 29-JULY 1

“Celebrating Red, White and Brew!”

Enjoy 2 Silos Brewing Co.’s 10+ beers on tap including the summer Session Ale!
Friday 6.29
2PM – J & A Duo
6:30PM – VT & The Crew

Saturday 6.30
11AM – Little League Champs
3PM – Jeff from Accounting
7PM – XEB (Original former members of Third Eye Blind) Performing the best of 3EB

Sunday 7.1
12PM – Livin’ the Dream
4:30PM – Scott Kurt & Memphis 59

Jun
30
Sat
LITTLE LEAGUE CHAMPS
Jun 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
LITTLE LEAGUE CHAMPS

Formed in 2014, Little League Champs have historically been playing in the Washington, D.C. area as a pop punk/mash-up style cover band, frequenting the bar scene in Dupont Circle, on U Street, and in Arlington. Recently, the band decided to work together on writing originals, aiming for a sound that blends the musical styles of the pop punk era with modern elements of music. Their DEBUT EP titled Hot Ice! is scheduled for a release date of May 11th, 2018. The EP includes 5 original tracks and a cover of “Bad At Love” originally performed by Halsey. The band describes their sound thus far as being a mix of The Ataris, the score to Stranger Things, and Beyoncé.

JEFF FROM ACCOUNTING
Jun 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
JEFF FROM ACCOUNTING

Quite possibly the hardest working cover band in the business, Jeff from Accounting has been described as the “quintessential DC-area party band”. Formed in 2011, the band plays all over Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland; playing rock, pop, alternative rock, and soul from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, all the way up to songs that hit the radio just yesterday. The band members wear suits by day (hence the Office Space reminiscent band name), living for the weekends when they are able to strip their corporate slave clothes and dash from their cubicles to raise the rock horns of freedom. Jeff from Accounting plays shows at local live music venues, bars, pubs, shacks, festivals, house parties, weddings, and everything in between.

So grab a drink, pump a fist in the air, and belt out the chorus… we all know you know it.

XEB (ORIGINAL FORMER MEMBERS OF THIRD EYE BLIND) PERFORMING THE BEST OF 3EB
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
XEB (ORIGINAL FORMER MEMBERS OF THIRD EYE BLIND) PERFORMING THE BEST OF 3EB

XEB brings together ex original members of Third Eye Blind. Kevin Cadogan, Tony Fredianelli and Arion Salazar’s contributions span 17 years of the band’s history.

Cadogan, who was a signatory to Third Eye Blind’s Elektra record deal, performed lead guitar and composed the music to 10 of the 14 songs on 3eb’s 1997 Self Titled debut album which sold 6x platinum. Cadogan also composed the music to 6 songs on 3eb’s 2x platinum selling sophomore album ‘Blue’ including the fan favorite “Wounded”.
Cadogan has been hailed as a Master Innovator by Guitar Player Magazine and toured from ’96-’99 performing his co-authored radio hits “How’s It Going To Be”, “Graduate”,
and “Losing A Whole Year”.

In San Francisco 1993/94, they wrote and performed under the name Third Eye Blind until Fredianelli exited the band that same year, but not before contributing musical production elements to songs on the debut such as “Motorcycle Drive By” and the hit “Semi Charmed Life”. Fredianelli later contributed his signature backing vocals and guitar, ushering in a new sound for Third Eye Blind that carried through the fourth
album. Fredianelli composed the music to many songs on the certified gold album ‘Out Of The Vain’. His co-authored radio hits include “Blinded”, “Non-Dairy Creamer” and 2009’s “Bonfire” from the #1 selling album ‘Ursa Major’.

Grammy nominated Bassist and composer Arion Salazar co-wrote many songs (credited and un-credited) throughout the band’s career including the hit “Never Let You Go” along with other fan favorites spanning the bands career. Salazar is credited as a producer on Third Eye Blind’s ‘Blue’ and ‘Out Of The Vein’ albums and is known for his signature use of double/effected bass tracking and vintage keyboards.

Jul
1
Sun
LIVIN’ THE DREAM
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
LIVIN' THE DREAM

LTD has been playing live shows for over 8 years and play covers from over the past 50 years. No matter what your favorite music style is, chances are they will play it. Country, Classic Rock, Pop, Top 40, Reggae, Rock and Roll, Motown and 50’s. High energy, tight harmonies and diverse sets are tailored to each venue, playing for dozens to thousands.

SCOTT KURT & MEMPHIS 59
Jul 1 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
SCOTT KURT & MEMPHIS 59

Scott Kurt grew up in America’s Rust Belt, and the grittiness of his roots is evident in every aspect of his music. From his debut album, “Ragged But Right,” recorded with his band Memphis 59, to his first solo effort “Down This Road,” he captures the essence of hard living, hard work and hard times in deeply personal lyrics delivered by a whiskey-tinged barroom voice wrapped up inside a whole lot of full-tilt country-rock guitar.
It’s a reverence for telling the stories of a small town way of life that drew Scott to country music. “Nashville turns out great songs, with catchy hooks, sure – but the best of them tell great stories. When you close your eyes, and listen to the lyrics and that movie reel in your head starts turning – that’s what I want my songs to do for people.”
His songs have earned Scott comparisons to legends like Steve Earle, Tom Petty and Gary Allan, as well as multiple Washington Area Music Association nominations, and opening slots for some of country’s biggest and brightest stars, including Cole Swindell, Eli Young Band, Kip Moore, Easton Corbin, Frankie Ballard, Joe Nichols and personal idol Radney Foster. Scott currently resides in Sterling, Virginia, and fans can see him perform regionally at venues like Hill Country D.C., The Hamilton, The Fillmore and The State Theatre.

Jul
3
Tue
JASON SAITTA
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
JASON SAITTA

Jason Saitta is a 19 year-old singer/songwriter from Chantilly, VA studying Audio Engineering Technology and Computer Science at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. While his main focus has been as a singer and guitarist, Jason enjoys playing a number of other instruments including piano, bass, and harmonica. He is an avid, all-around musician who loves to express himself through writing, recording, and producing his own music, performing alternative, pop and classic rock covers, as well as original songs.

Jul
4
Wed
CHRIS TIMBERS
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 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.

ALAN SCOTT BAND
Jul 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ALAN SCOTT BAND

Guitar-Based Modern Melodic Rock that ranges from acoustic ballads to Anthemic Rock. The acoustic side recalls Early John Mayer, Counting Crows, Ben Folds 5, and REM. Music is a blend of pop, alternative rock, funk, and a splash of brit pop, featuring world-class musicianship and critically-acclaimed songwriting.

Jul
5
Thu
RYAN FORRESTER DUO
Jul 5 @ 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.

Jul
6
Fri
BRITTON JAMES
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
BRITTON JAMES

As a recent college graduate, Britton pursues his dreams of writing, playing, teaching, recording, and producing music. He continues to write songs on his guitar, he plays weekly in the Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland area; he teaches at a music school for kids called Bach to Rock, he records music at his home studio as well as his great friend Andrew Dunbar’s home studio, and produces his music there as well. Britton writes about relationships with his loved ones, nature (especially the weather), and his hardships. He’s hoping to write songs that relate to many people and impact them in a positive way.

JUNKFOOD
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
JUNKFOOD

Do you remember when rock and roll was fun? JunkFood certainly does, serving up big, unapologetic rock tunes with loud guitars and sing-along hooks so huge you could hang a side of beef on them – just good-time, high-energy, well-played rock-and-roll.

Jul
7
Sat
MATT WALLER
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
MATT WALLER

Matt Waller is a musician hailing from the Northern Virginia/Richmond area. His looping abilities set him aside as one of the premier performers in the DMV area. His shows are energetic, crowd-interactive performances of pop, hip hop, reggae, rock and country music from the 50’s to today. If you happen to catch a show you will know you were apart of something special!

THE EARLS OF KENT
Jul 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
THE EARLS OF KENT

Formed in late spring 2013 the Earls of Kent have created a talented, high energy musical group bent on bringing great classic rock to audiences everywhere. This tightly-knit group of musicians are uniquely suited towards venues that cater to rock enthusiasts who enjoy the classic rock and blues of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s as well as the 2000’s. Their goal is to consistently satisfy rock fans of all ages and tastes with a wide variety of great music and fill the seats of any venue/establishment in which they play. Their music features artists such as Queen, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cream, Joe Walsh, Led Zeppelin, Molly Hatchett, Joe Bonamassa, Toto, Aerosmith, The Black Crowes, Stevie Ray Vaughn and many others. These down-to-earth, capable musicians are the real deal when it comes to dedication and commitment to their music and their fans. Hope to see you all out there at the next gig!

RYAN FORRESTER BAND
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
RYAN FORRESTER BAND

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

Jul
8
Sun
LAUREN SUMNER
Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
LAUREN SUMNER

Lauren is 25 years old and has been exploring her talents as a singer-songwriter/solo-performer in the DMV area for about 5 years. She has started her music career by playing acoustic gigs at local venues but has aspirations for more. While she plays an eclectic selection of original songs and popular covers, her passion in music is derived from the Blues.

Lauren grew up in Germantown, Maryland. She is influenced by musicians such as John Mayer, Eva Cassidy, Neil Young, Alicia Keys, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, etc…

She hopes to one day record her own album

PAUL LEWIS
Jul 8 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
PAUL LEWIS

Lewis has enjoyed international recognition for his role in the pop/rock world while touring with his band YNOT?! With a Billboard charting album before eventually beginning a solo career. After having performed over 5,000 live shows and being named as one of the top front men to come out of the Mid-Atlantic area, his three solo albums received critical acclaim garnering quotes such as “An ear for hooks and the energy for percussion that will alter your heartbeat.”

Jul
10
Tue
CATHY DITORO
Jul 10 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CATHY DITORO

Cathy is a DC-based singer-songwriter who has been singing from a young age and performing regularly around the DMV for almost 10 years. She is a multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar primarily, but also piano and percussion.

She sings with local 80s favorites, The Legwarmers, and also fronts the high-energy, 6-piece ska band, Party Like It’s. She has her own original music project and will be releasing her first album in 2018.

She has played numerous venues, theaters, festivals, and sporting events, including a Japan tour in 2015.

An avid advocate for the DC music scene, Cathy started a nonprofit in 2017 called ProjectHERA. Its mission is to support, connect and empower women and girls in the music industry. Each year, she hosts the HERA music festival, a female-fueled, all ages, celebration of women in music.

She also works as a booking agent for bands and solo artists in and around DC.

Jul
11
Wed
RYAN ANGELO
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
RYAN ANGELO

Offering modern and classic rock, reggae, alternative, Pop, R&B, and hip-hop, Ryan Angelo is able to combine both his natural ability to perform as well as entertain by engaging the audience. His wide array of music selection is a true testimony to being able to capture a vast range in ages with hits from Johnny Cash to Sublime.

Jul
12
Thu
JASON MASI
Jul 12 @ 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.