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Batida Diferente (A Different Beat) borrowed its name from the Durval Ferreira & Maurício Einhorn 60’s classic. A Jazz and Brazilian quartet of veteran DC-area performers, the band features originals, jazz classics with original lyrics and text settings, plus cool covers and fresh arrangements from off the beaten track.View Event
It’s a long way to get to the beach from Adams Morgan, so we’re bringing the beach to you, and you won’t even have to worry about sand getting stuck in your… places.
Forty years after Jaws made you afraid to go back into the water, we’re bringing it back to scare you all over again. We’ll have beach balls, hula hoops, and much more — check back for more details as we get closer.
Michele McTierney (Singer-Songwriter) recently released her album, “A Work in Progress”, a collection of original songs that are a mix of cheeky and humorous to dark and serious, with topics ranging from love and sex to domestic violence and her struggles with depression. Michele blends powerful, emotionally-charged vocals, and edgy, infectious pop rock music with strong, confessional lyrics. Michele’s performances, whether acoustic duo or with her full band are energy-driven, dynamic and fun.View Event
Rogue One is the first “Star Wars” movie that steps away from the original storylines and characters and tells the backstory that sets the stage for Episode IV: A New Hope. But if you’re a Star Wars fan, you already know that… and if you’re not a Star Wars fan then you probably haven’t read down this far anyway.View Event
If you like “My Sharona,” the Airport 77s are the band for you. Specializing in the power pop and new wave music of the late 1970s and early 1980s, this trio of veteran D.C. rockers will take you back to the days of Ms. Pac Man and leaded gasoline. They’ve played McMansions, VFWs and fancy awards dinners, but they’re at their best when rocking outdoors in the swamp of Washington.View Event
Stroll, sip, and sample your way through one of DC’s most vibrant neighborhoods on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at the 5th Annual Taste of Adams Morgan, benefiting Mary’s Center. Taste of Adams Morgan is an annual culinary stroll during which over 20 local restaurants open their doors to provide tastings to 500+ attendees. All proceeds benefit Mary’s Center and the 40,000 individuals and families who will be served this year.View Event
Acoustic, electric, eclectic. Jelly Roll Mortals is a pop-rock-country-folk-R&B band; a group of seasoned musicians who play a deep catalog of originals and cover tunes. The band performs around the Washington, DC area as anything from a two-piece to five-piece, acoustic or full-on electric. Band members have played together in various combinations going back as long as 40 years. As songwriters they have had their songs played by several other bands. Cover tunes span the years from the early 20th century to the early 21st century. Individually, members of Jelly Roll Mortals have won several Washington Area Music Awards and been nominated for many more.View Event
Written and Directed by Oliver Stone, Snowden is based on the true story of Edward Snowden, famous (or infamous) for exposing the NSA’s secret surveillance techniques and then becoming an international fugitive. Part of Snowden was filmed here in Adams Morgan.View Event
Join us for a family-friendly evening of singing along with everyone’s favorite movie musical from the 70s. Almost 40 years later and Grease is still the word; and it’s probably been decades (if ever) since you’ve seen it on the big screen, so come on out and bring the kids for a fun evening.View Event
Hollertown is a bluegrass and old-time music band that has played in and around Washington, DC, for nearly ten years. Playing everything from haunting (and haunted) originals, to old-timey standards, to tunes by Mötley Crüe, Bob Marley, and the Texas Tornados, Hollertown has been known to inspire spontaneous dancing, questionable public displays of affection, and glossolalia. Hollertown performs monthly for bluegrass nights at both the Argonaut Tavern in the H street Atlas district, and Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill, and has been a featured performer at the Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival, as well as top music venues across the DC area.View Event
Winning by a wide margin in our online poll, we’ll be kicking off this year’s series with Moana: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.View Event
The Oxymorons take the stage with a mix of the hottest new songs, the best of the old, and their award-winning originals, giving audiences a night of hip-shaking New Orleans funk, soulful blues, Americana roots, and jam-band rock. This seriously-fun eight-piece band has been playing the DC area for more than 25 years, reeling off favorite party tunes spanning four decades and witty, well-crafted originals.View Event
Once a year we transform the porches and patios of Adams Morgan into “stages for a day” to celebrate local music talent. Grab a map at 18th and Columbia, and follow your ears to experience the sounds of Brazilian music to bluegrass, indie rock to acoustic, classical to soul, and lots in between. We’ve even had members of the National Symphony Orchestra perform. Best of all — it’s free!View Event
(rescheduled from 5/17 due to rain) Bring a blanket to sit on and whatever snacks you need to the Marie Reed School Soccer Field at 18th and California Street, NW.
MOVIES BEGIN APPROXIMATELY 30 MINS AFTER SUNSET.
One of our most popular and inclusive exhibitions is also one of our oldest traditions. Since 1989 1460 Wallmountables has offered the opportunity for artists of all disciplines and abilities to show in this open hanging. We divide our wall space into 2 foot by 2 foot squares with strings, which creates a floor to ceiling grid on which artists hang their work.View Event
Our Adams Morgan restaurants will serve small plates of their signature dishes to raise funds for Mary’s Center, an Adams Morgan-born, Federally Qualified Health Center, that provides high quality medical, educational, and social services to diverse communities throughout the DC metropolitan area.View Event