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Rosslyn Jazz

Join us for a celebration of jazz, live from Rosslyn!

This September, we're reimagining Jazz Fest to bring live music and celebrations to the neighborhood! Through a series of pop-up performances, a Jazz Supper Club and Jazz Fest in Gateway Park, we've expanded the Rosslyn Jazz Festival of year's past to bring you more safe, exciting programming throughout the month of September. 

When you attend any of our events, be sure to use #RosslynJazz when posting about your experience and tag us (@RosslynVA) so we can share your pics too! Subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter for regular updates and signup reminders, and follow us on social media to stay in the loop on all things #RosslynJazz. See the full lineup of events below.

Please review the most up-to-date Virginia guidance surrounding COVID-19 before attending any in-person events. Rosslyn Jazz is brought to you in partnership with Arlington Arts.

Rosslyn Jazz Pop-up Performance: Crush Funk Brass Band

Central Place Plaza & 1401 Wilson Park | Wednesday, September 8 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. 

Our September series kicks off with a pop-up performance featuring DC's own Crush Funk Brass Band! This local act will give a pop-up performance live from the Rosslyn Farmers Market on Central Place Plaza and 1401 Wilson Park on Wednesday, September 8, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Keep an eye out for fun giveaways from the Rosslyn Trike while you're there, courtesy of the Rosslyn BID!

These jazz pop-ups are free to attend and open to all ages. Click below for full details and where to find Crush Funk Bank in the neighborhood on September 8.

Crush Funk Brass Band details

Jazz Supper Club ft. Akua Allrich

Amuse (Hotel Le Méridien Arlington) | Thursday, September 9 | 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Jazz Supper Club returns to Amuse for a live performance from Akua Allrich! Experience an evening of al fresco dining and live jazz from the terrace at Amuse of Le Méridien, while you listen to the musical stylings of jazz vocalist and DC-native, Akua Allrich. Akua will perform for two seatings on Thursday, September 9, with seatings beginning at 5:30 p.m.

In addition to the music and delicious menu, guests will enjoy a themed cocktail and surprise giveaways, courtesy of the Rosslyn BID. Guests will dine from a prix fixe menu for the event, and reservations can be made directly through Amuse hereTo make your reservation, select your party size, the September 9 date and choose between the two seating times (5:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.). View the prix fixe menu here.

Jazz Supper Club details

Jazz Pop-up Performance: Cristian Perez

Central Place Plaza | Wednesday, September 15 | 5-7 p.m.

We're counting down to Jazz Fest with another pop-up performance from local guitarist Cristian Perez at the Rosslyn Farmers Market on September 15, 5-7 p.m. We'll have fun giveaways onsite, so keep an eye out for the Rosslyn Trike while you're there! Giveaways are available on a first come, first served basis. Follow the link below for full details!

As a reminder, these jazz pop-ups are free to attend and open to all ages. 

Cristian Perez performance details

Jazz Pop-up Performance: Kingman Island Orchestra

Continental Beer Garden | Thursday, September 16 | 5-7 p.m.

Our final jazz pop up will be live from Continental Beer Garden with a performance by Kingman Island Orchestra! Join us Thursday, September 16, 5-7 p.m. for an outdoor performance during Continental's happy hour; but don't worry, no special reservations required!

Plus, enjoy Continental's special, "Hurricane Slushie," drink in honor of the event. The Rosslyn BID will be onsite with fun giveaways, first come, first served (keep an eye out for the Rosslyn Trike). Click the link below for full pop-up details.

Kingman Island Orchestra pop-up

Jazz Fest 2021

Gateway Park | Saturday, September 18 | 1-5 p.m.

We're closing out our series of celebrations of jazz in the neighborhood with a reimagined Jazz Fest in Gateway Park! We're bringing live music, food trucks, drinks, merch and more to Gateway Park on Saturday, September 18. 

Jazz Fest is FREE and registration is strongly encouraged to help ensure the safety of attendees. Walk-ups will be admitted based on availability and capacity of the space. Check-in begins at 12:15 p.m. and guests should plan to access Gateway Park through the middle entrance along Langston Blvd (formerly Lee Hwy).

In addition to the beer & wine bar and food trucks onsite, attendees are also encouraged to bring takeout from Rosslyn's restaurants to eat while you enjoy the show! Plus, use code ROSSLYN JAZZ when you order from participating restaurants for a 10% discount the day of the event (September 18). Follow the link below for restaurant details, parking information and to register today!

Jazz Fest details

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Rosslyn Refresh: Boot Camp with Coach Vic
Monday, May 2 - Wednesday, May 25
at Gateway Park

FRESHFARM Rosslyn Farmers Market
Wednesday, May 4 - Wednesday, October 26
at Central Place Plaza

Walk & Learn: Street Design with a Transportation Engineer
Wednesday, May 25
at Central Place Plaza