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Saturday, June 17 – noon to 2pm

DC Jazz Festival: Cowboys & Frenchmen

Cowboys & Frenchmen


The Kreeger Museum is pleased to present Cowboys & Frenchmen as part of DC Jazz Festival 2017. Cowboys & Frenchmen present a novel take on the American musical canon by blending traditional American folk and pop music with elements of contemporary R&B and modern jazz. The music exploits surprises at every turn, and presents a musical journey through the lens of five 21st-century improvisers. 

Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC, a major feature of the DC Jazz Festival, is an exciting partnership with local clubs, restaurants, hotels and galleries in celebration of jazz in our nation’s capital. Jazz in the 'Hoods unites DC in a citywide partnership and takes place in 21+ neighborhoods, presenting a mix of local and nationally recognized artists.

Admission: Free. Click here to register (encouraged but not required).

Transportation: Download the Lyft app and use code "DCJAZZ17" for $15 off ($5 per ride). Limited parking will be available at The Field School, just south of the Museum.

Food: Food will be available for purchase from the Rocklands BBQ Truck. No glass containers are permitted in The Kreeger Museum Sculpture Garden.

This event will take place outdoors, weather permitting. Please plan accordingly.

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