The Rosslyn Jazz Festival is an annual music celebration in Gateway Park just across Key Bridge from Washington, DC. The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Rosslyn BID in partnership with Arlington Cultural Affairs. The festival is free to attend and will feature food truck row, a beer and wine garden, and a variety of onsite fashion trucks.
Date and Time
September 9, 2017, 1 - 7 p.m.
Gateway Park, N. Lynn Street and Lee Highway Rosslyn, Virginia (just two blocks from the Rosslyn Blue and Orange Line Metro Station) Parking is available for $5 at Atlantic Parking Garage, 1911 N. Fort Myer Drive, entrance along N. Moore Street
Rosslyn Events Line: (703) 2-Rosslyn
- The Soul Rebels — A New Orleans-based brass ensemble that the Village Voice has called “…the missing link between Public Enemy and Louis Armstrong.” They have collaborated with an eclectic group of artists, including Macklemore, Lauryn Hill, and Talib Kweli, and performed everywhere from DC’s The Hamilton, to Bonnaroo and South By Southwest
- Lee Fields & The Expressions — Old-school soul music that will appeal to young and old audiences alike. Fields has collaborated with The Black Keys and Wilco, along with Kool & the Gang. He’s played DC’s Rock and Roll Hotel.
- Xenia Rubinos – A visionary Afro-Latina singer/songwriter praised by publications such as The New Yorker and Pitchfork. She’s recently played DC venues like Songbyrd.
- Joe Keyes & The Late Bloomer Band – A Baltimore-based ensemble that draws inspiration from musical mentors Gil Scott-Heron, Joe Bowie, and Sun Ra, and has played DC’s Fringe Fest and local venue, Bossa.
For more information about the Rosslyn Jazz Festival, visit the rosslynva.org.