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April 17 – Gallery Voices House Concert

Join us for a festive house concert in the Washington Revels Studio Space. On April 17 at 4 p.m., Washington Revels Gallery Voices will present an hour-long concert of a cappella songs from the early Renaissance to the present! Formed in 2001, Gallery Voices presents a tapestry of musical styles:

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April 12 – Women’s Song Circle

Washington Revels – Carpe Diem Women’s Song Circle Celebrate the Joys of Spring by Singing! Join us for diverse traditions of songs, with harmonies, rounds, shape-note hymns, and more. To celebrate spring, we’ll sing songs highlighting birds! Song leaders Busy Graham, Mary Amato, Becky Linafelt, and friends

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April 10 – Jubilee Voices at St. Martin’s

Celebrate DC Emancipation Day On April 16, 1862, slavery was abolished in the District of Columbia, liberating more than 3,000 enslaved persons, eight months before the Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves in the South. On April 10, join Jubilee Voices in a spirited celebration of that “Great Day”

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April 16 – Maritime Voices at Navy Memorial

An annual tradition with maritime music, water from the seven seas, and navy bean soup! The U.S. Navy Memorial hosts its annual “Blessing of the Fleets” each spring at the beautiful and majestic Memorial Plaza. Passed down through generations of sailors, fishermen, merchant mariners and navies around

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April 17 — Jubilee Voices at Hill Center Event

Join in for the closing concert of festivities surrounding the Hill Center’s Benjamin Drummond Emancipation Day Celebration.

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March 21- Community Sing: Spring, Irish, Ukes & Crafts

March Theme: Spring, Irish-American Heritage & Crafts. Join us to sing in celebration of National Irish-American Heritage Month, National Craft Month, and Spring! Plus enjoy a fun and easy way to do some creative giving! We will sing songs to expand and inspire your springy soul, and we will also help to bring some joy to others in need. We’ll feature ukuleles during the sing, so bring yours and join in some easy play-along chords.

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March 16 – Carpe Diem Women’s Song Circle

Carpe Diem Women’s Song Circle Celebrate Women’s History Month by Singing! Join us for diverse traditions of songs, with harmonies, rounds, shape-note hymns, and more! Song leaders from the Carpe Diem A Cappella Singers will lead singers through traditional, contemporary, and original songs. 7:00 — Wine &

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March 13 – Pub Sing in Virginia

Once again we will gather at an Irish pub for a bit of singing, but this time we’ll make it easier for Virginia Revelers to join us! Meet us at Ireland’s Four Provinces to dabble in celebratory song — in our usual Revels style, we’ll sing glass-raising songs and other Revels favorites! Dust off your vocal cords and enjoy the good food, good company and good times that are always to be had at Revels Pub Sings.

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February 20 — Jubilee Voices at Douglass Birthday Celebration

Hear music from the Civil War era from the Jubilee Voices, see demonstrations of a Civil War soldier’s life and weaponry, enjoy fun activities for kids, and learn more about the role of African American soldiers in the Civil War. Jubilee Voices will perform during the Opening Ceremonies, February 13, beginning at 10:30am. This program includes a keynote address by historian Dr. Leigh Fought (author of the forthcoming Frederick Douglass’s Women), music performed by Jubilee Voices and speech recitals by winners of the 2014 Oratorical Contest.

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February 20 — Jubilee Voices at Darnall’s Chance

Jubilee Voices will perform at this special historic site. The Museum interprets the story of Lettice Lee, who lived at Darnall’s Chance in the decades just prior to the American Revolution. The Darnall’s Chance House Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The National

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