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June 19 – Celebrate Juneteenth with Jubilee Voices in Alexandria

June 19 – Celebrate Juneteenth with Jubilee Voices in Alexandria

Join Washington Revels Jubilee Voices and the Office of Historic Alexandria for a concert, “Singing the Journey: Juneteenth Joy.” Jubilee Voices will perform a lively, interactive performance featuring traditional music and spoken word that traces the history of African Americans from enslavement to the Civil Rights Movement.

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May 17 – Maritime Voices at Friendship Heights

A concert at the Friendship Heights Village Center! For their eighth performance at FHVC, the men and women of the Washington Revels Maritime Voices will present “American Songs of the Sea and Shore,” featuring homegrown music of American sailors and the women who sustained seafaring communities. The program

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April 29 – Spring Revels at Glen Echo

April 29 – Spring Revels at Glen Echo

Join Washington Revels as we chase away Winter and celebrate the seasonal re-opening of Glen Echo Park’s 101-year-old Dentzel Carousel! We will provide a festive procession throughout the park,  followed by some joyous Maypole dancing (and you will be invited to join in). Later, the Washington Revels chorus of adults, teens, tweens, and children will be joined by the Whiskey Before Breakfast Band (and friends!), and some merry mummers, to present a festive celebration of Spring in the Bumper Car Pavilion. This family-friendly show will include many opportunities for you to join in the singing.

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May 6 – May Revels at the Cathedral Flower Mart

May 6 – May Revels at the Cathedral Flower Mart

Welcome spring with Washington Revels as we close the annual All Hallows Guild Flower Mart held at the Washington National Cathedral on May 6 at 4pm. We will process to the front steps of the cathedral (or inside the Cathedral, if there is rain)—dressed in traditional May “whites” with colorful sashes and flower wreathes—to celebrate the greening of the year with song, dance, and merry mumming. The Washington Revels chorus of adults, teens, tweens, and children will be joined by the Whiskey Before Breakfast Band (and friends!), to present a festive celebration of the month of May. We will sing, dance, crown a May monarch, present a Spring mummers’ play, wind the traditional Maypole with colored ribbons, and invite you to join in the fun with sing-alongs (including the Rattlin’ Bog!). This family-friendly event will have you jumping for joy!

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