Alexandria, VA – There will be four more free summer concerts at two sites each in Mount Vernon to enjoy under the stars. Bring a blanket, a picnic, and the whole family.
On Friday nights in August, Grist Mill Park, 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, offers performances from 7:30–9 pm. Wine tastings and sales from Woodlawn Press Winery will be available.
The Grist Mill Park schedule:
Aug. 5 — Incendio (Latin)
Aug. 12 — The Gibson Brothers (Bluegrass)
Aug. 19 — Mariachi Estrellas (Mexican folkloric)
Aug. 26 — The 19th Street Band (Country Rock)
At the Workhouse Arts, 9518 Workhouse Way in Lorton, performances are Saturday evenings. An opening act by a stand-up comedian precedes all performances at 7:30 pm, with the main show at 8 pm. Attendees can explore the art galleries at the Workhouse before the concerts. Wine, beer, and snacks are available for purchase.
The Workhouse schedule:
Aug. 6 — Margot MacDonald (Unconventional Rhythmic a cappella)
Aug. 13 — Tyler Hughes (Old Time Country);
Aug. 20 — Los Texamaniacs (Conjunto Band)
Aug. 27 — The U.S. Army Field Six-String Soldiers.