Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park by The Alden Begin June 16 

Robin Art & Culture

The Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park by The Alden find a temporary new home at Lewisville Park and will feature Americana, rock, folk, jazz and more!  

Due to the renovation of McLean Central Park, The Alden at the McLean Community Center’s Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park will be held at Lewinsville Park this year. The free concerts will be presented on the porch of the historic house in the park at 4 p.m. on Sundays, June 16 through July 28. The park is located at 1659 Chain Bridge Rd. Parking is available in the neighborhood streets and at McLean High School, 1633 Davidson Rd.

Get ready for cozy little concerts for the whole family, with June’s concerts programmed especially for young children. Audience members should bring their own chairs, sunscreen and food and beverages as desired.

Schedule (Subject to Change)

DMV Fam-Jam Allstars

Sunday, June 16, 4 p.m.
Free

Where the beat’s in the pocket and the rhythm’s in your soul! Featuring three DMV-based children’s musicians: Uncle DevinMs. Niki and Groovy Nate!

Elena Moon Park and Friends

Sunday, June 23, 4 p.m.
Free

Elena Moon Park and Friends performs music for all-ages audiences, including folk and children’s music from around the globe, with an emphasis on East Asia and original songs. The band’s music celebrates togetherness and learning about the world around us.

Backtrack Vocals

Sunday, June 30, 4 p.m.
Free

Backtrack Vocals is an internationally touring a cappella group whose exciting arrangements transform familiar tunes and showcase the top-notch vocal and beatboxing abilities of its members. They infuse heart and humor into every performance and their versatile repertoire that covers Top 40, Motown, classical music, show tunes, original music and more!

The Gordon Sterling Trio

Sunday, July 7, 4 p.m.
Free

A special summer treat of soul/rock band Gordon Sterling and the People… unplugged. Drawing from the wells of jam rock, soul and reggae, the band’s musical odyssey is an invigorating journey into the heart of what it means to connect, reflect and love fiercely in an ever-evolving world. With every note, they remind us of the power of music to transcend, heal, and unify.

Lil’ Maceo

Sunday, July 14, 4 p.m.
Free

Smooth and sexy jazz sax originals and covers. “Mr. Funky Sax” aptly describes the musical old-school funky, foot-stomping music of Lil Maceo. His powerful music has made him one of the most sought-after saxophonists in the industry. His shows are high-energy, ultimately compelling audience members to get out of their seats and dance.

The Billy Coulter Trio

Sunday, July 21, 4 p.m.
Free

Washington D.C. singer/songwriter Billy Coulter’s distinctive style straddles the line between roots rock and power pop. Blending diverse influences from Springsteen and Petty to Lennon and Bowie he’s created a fresh, authentic sound with a nod to the classics that inspired him. Coulter’s unique songwriting and vocals have won 20 Washington Area Music (WAMMIE) Awards, including Album of the Year (“Dose”), Song of the Year (“Party of One”) and Songwriter of the Year.

Justin Trawick

Sunday, July 28, 4 p.m.
Free

Described as a mix of John Prine and Jason Mraz, Washington, D.C. based singer-songwriter Justin Trawick describes his music as urban folk rock. Trawick’s music ranges from folk to bluegrass, and even acoustic funk-infused hip-hop. His lyrics are gritty yet sweet, often referencing lessons learned or hopes for a better future. Expect Americana/roots music with humor and unexpected covers.

For more information, visit aldentheatre.org.


About The Alden

Built in 1975, the 383-seat Robert Ames Alden Theatre, “The Alden,” is a cultural resource for the citizens of McLean and the Washington Metropolitan area that presents a full professional season of interdisciplinary and high-quality performances, lectures and educational programs for audiences of all ages. The Alden is ADA-compliant and will make arrangements for accommodations. To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, or visit: www.aldentheatre.org.