The band Ocean Quartet, which featured Celtic music for ancient moderns, performs on Sunday, July 2, at the free Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park in McLean.
Photo by Steve Hibbard.
McLean The first of the free Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park has started at McLean
Central Park's Gazebo, located at the corner of Old Dominion Drive and Dolley Madison Blvd. For five Sundays in July and August beginning at 5 p.m., there will be a mixture of bands performing barbershop quartet music, old-time mountain music, and acoustic duos, among others. The shows are presented by The Alden at the McLean Community Center in cooperation with Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust.
The first concert in the Summer Series was Ocean Quartet, on Sunday, July 2, which featured Celtic music for ancient moderns. The group that plays music from Ireland and Scotland was powered by the vocals of Lisa Moscatiello with composer/arranger Jennifer Cutting.
Free parking is available at Dolley Madison Library, which is located at 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean. For details on future concerts, visit www.aldentheatre.org.
Here's the Summer Schedule:
July 9 -- Trio Caliente: A blend of flamenco, pop and Brazilian jazz;
July 16 -- Da Capa: A barbershop quartet for the 21st Century;
July 23 -- Slim Harrison & The Barnstormers: Good old-time mountain music;
July 30 -- Kara and Matty D: An acoustic duo making beautiful, top-notch vocal harmonies;
Aug. 6 -- Big Bang Boom: It's a kids' takeover concert.