Lake Anne Jazz Week will feature a variety of jazz-themed events, including live music, merchant activities, of course, the Jazz & Blues Festival.
The Jazz & Blues Festival is a free, family friendly, all-day event Saturday, Sept. 5 from 1 to 8 p.m. It will showcase a variety of talented regional and national jazz & blues artists.
But first, here is what is happening as part of Lake Anne Jazz Week:
Restaurant Activities and Performances
- Sept. 1 (7-10 p.m.) – The Red Tree Solo (Café Montmartre)
- Sept. 1 (8 p.m.) – Jazz Trivia Night (Kalypso’s Sports Tavern)
- Sept. 1 (6-9 p.m.) – Mykle Lyons Trio (Plaza)
- Sept. 2 (8-10 p.m.) – The Caterpillars Duet (Café Montmartre)
- Sept. 2 (9:30 p.m.) – Jazz Karaoke Night (Kalypso’s Sports Tavern)
- Sept. 3 (7-9 p.m.) – Take A Break Concert Series featuring the Chris Vadala Quartet (Plaza)
- Sept. 4 (7:30-10:30 p.m.) – Cabernet (Café Montmartre)
- Sept. 4 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) – The Jason Kearse Trio (Plaza)
- Sept. 5 (9:30 p.m.) – Post-Festival Late Night with Sam Gunderson (Kalypso’s Sports Tavern)
- Chesapeake Chocolates – Special Edition chocolate musical notes and instruments. Wine Tasting, Sept. 3, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
- Reston’s Used Book Shop – 50 percent off all books about music
- Small Change Kids Consignment Shop – Melissa & Doug musical toys 50 percent off
- The Reston Museum – Music sale on local jazz performers Beverly Cosham, Menda Ahart and Felicia Crowley
Ninth Annual Lake Anne Jazz & Blues Festival, Sept. 5
Adrian Duke is this year’s headliner. Duke leads the New Orleans sounds of the Adrian Duke Project. Although he has found a home as a Blues artist, by blurring the lines between Blues, Funk, R&B, and Jazz, he has found critical acclaim, audience acceptance, and artistic peer recognition.
- 1:00 p.m. – Ted Garber
- 2:00 p.m. – Cissa Paz
- 3:00 p.m. – Integriti Reeves
- 4:00 p.m. – Nia Olabesi
- 5:00 p.m. – Mykle Lyons
- 6:00 p.m. – Texas Chainsaw
- 7:00 p.m. – Adrian Duke
The festival is sponsored by Lane Anne Merchants, Friends of Lake Anne, the Reston Community Center, and Reston Association.