Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival Concert Series

April 3, 2014

Media Advisory: Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival Concert Series Contact: George Quarles – GQuarles@livingclassroomsdc.org (703)-678-1246 What: The Fifth Annual Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival presented by Whole Foods Market, features two main stages of bluegrass and Americana music with returning headliners, The Hackensaw Boys, and more. The festival will celebrate local music, food, and culture as well as the revitalization of the Anacostia River, while supporting hands-on education programming provided by Living Classrooms on Kingman Island on Saturday April 26th, 2014. More details can be found at: http://www.kingmanislandbluegrass.info/ Whole Foods Market will be hosting a live concert series featuring bands from the lineup throughout the month of April, leading up to the Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival. Come get a taste of things to come at one or all of the following events: Sunday April 6th from 12:00pm-2:00pm, Hollertown will be playing at the Whole Foods Market in Tenleytown- 4530 40th St NW, Washington, DC 20016 Wednesday April 9th from 5:00pm-7:00pm, Gramophonic will be playing at the Whole Foods Market in Foggy Bottom – 2201 I St NW, Washington DC 20037 Thursday April 17th from 5:00pm-7:00pm, Justin Trawick & the Common Good will be playing at the Whole Foods Market in Friendship Heights- 4420 Willard Ave. Chevy Chase Maryland 20815 Saturday April 19th from 9:00am-12:00pm, join REI and Living Classrooms for an Earth Day cleanup of Kingman Island. The first 300 people to register and attend the cleanup will receive free entry to the Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival, volunteer t-shirts, and refreshments courtesy of REI. Register for the project here: http://www.rei.com/event/56946/session/89716 Saturday April 19th from 3:00pm-5:00pm, Delafield String Band will be playing at the Whole Foods Market in Arlington- 2700 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201 Thursday April 24th from 6:00pm-8:00pm, The Stick Mob will be playing at the Whole Foods Market on P Street- 1440 P St NW, Washington, DC 20005 http://www.kingmanislandbluegrass.info/