Thursday, July 28, 2016

Live! Concert Series on the Plaza Returns for its 16th Season on the Woodrow Wilson Plaza

From our friends at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center...

The Daily Lunchtime Concert Series Is Sure to Delight Hundreds of Locals and Tourists Who Visit the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC)

Lunchtime at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center just got more exciting. Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA), the group that manages the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC), presents the Live! Concert Series on the Plaza, which will feature an array of musical performances from all genres, including neo soul, bluegrass folk, reggae, country, pop rock and more.

Live! concerts will take place August 1 - September 30, Monday through Friday, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM on the Woodrow Wilson Plaza.

“The Live! Concert Series on the Plaza is one of many events we sponsor in order to bring the DC community together here at the building,” said John P. Drew, President and CEO of TCMA. “We want the Wilson Plaza to have a lively atmosphere where locals and tourists can enjoy themselves and take a break during the day.”

Full 2016 Performance Schedule:
Mon. 8/1 - Brencore AllStarsMotown Tribute
Tues. 8/2 - Duke Brothers BandCountry
Wed. 8/3 - Mariachi de las Estrellas, Mariachi
Thurs. 8/4 - Rafael & Orchestra, Salsa
Fri. 8/5 - Project Rock Out, Dance Troop
Mon. 8/8 - ROYA Ensemble, World Music
Tues. 8/9 - Prototype, Jazz
Wed. 8/10 - Sudden MPac Teddy Pendergrass TributeR&B and Funk
Thurs. 8/11 - Country Memories BandCountry
Mon. 8/15 - Jrock, Jazz Guitar
Tues. 8/16 - John Kocur Band, Big Band
Wed. 8/17 - Master Cee, Reggae
Thurs. 8/18 - Secret SocietyR&B
Fri. 8/19 - John Lewis & The Electrokoustic DuoSmooth Jazz
Tues. 8/23 - Shawn Allen Ware, Neo-Soul
Wed. 8/24 - Earth Wind & Fire Tribute Band, R&B
Thurs. 8/25 - Rootology, Roots, Folk & Rock
Fri. 8/26 - Be’la DonaGo-Go, R&B
Mon. 8/29 - Outta The BlueClassic Rock
Tues. 8/30 - Jocie Renee, Neo-Soul
Wed. 8/31 - Claritee Band, Blues/Guitar
Thurs. 9/1 - Michael Muse, 70’s Soul
Fri. 9/2 - Dave Wilson Jazz QuartetJazz
Mon. 9/5 - CarifestaCaribbean Festival 1-7pm
Tues. 9/6 - Kinfolks Music GroupR&B
Wed. 9/7 - Angela Gray, Jazz
Thurs. 9/8 - Tony Spencer & The Sunset Band, 70’s Classic
Fri. 9/9 - Groove Spot Band & ShowR&B
Mon. 9/12 - Brian LenairSmooth Jazz
Tues. 9/13 - Aaron Rhines & The Groove Unit, Jazz
Wed. 9/14 - Brencore AllStarsFunk
Thurs. 9/15 - The Soul MessengerzGospel
Fri. 9/16 - The Nightwork BandRock/Roots
Mon. 9/19 - Encantada with Julie MackBrazilian
Tues. 9/20 - Between Friends, R&B
Wed. 9/21 - Karen Collins & The Backroads BandCountry
Thurs. 9/22 - Burn The House Band, Classic Rock
Fri. 9/23 - Beach Bumz BandRock
Mon. 9/26 - Average White Band Tribute, Classic Rock/Soul
Tues. 9/27 - Arty HillCountry
Wed. 9/28 - Just Vibe EnsembleLatin Jazz
Thurs. 9/29 - Pink PalishR&B
Fri. 9/30 - Familiar FacesGo-Go, R&B

With plenty of outdoor seating, concert goers can pick up lunch on-site and go enjoy the show.  The Plaza Bar is open Monday through Friday, from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM and offers healthy meal options, like salads and sandwiches. Visitors can also grab lunch at one of the outdoor eateries located on the Concourse level or from one of the many food court vendors at the RRB/ITC. A complete list of food court vendors can be found here.

On Fridays through November 18, you can also check out Capital Harvest on the Plaza (CHoP), a weekly farmer’s market featuring fresh fruit and produce, sweets and prepared food.

Launched in 2000, the Live! series supports one of the Ronald Reagan Building's missions to establish a pedestrian link between the National Mall and the business district north of Pennsylvania Avenue, creating an open, active and inviting setting for the community. Check out the series schedule here.

About TCMA:
Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA) is the private sector building management and hospitality service provider, operating in a unique relationship with the U.S. General Services Administration, owner of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. TCMA’s mission is to be recognized in both the public domain and private marketplace as being the best in all three areas of its business offerings: five-star hospitality and the premier DC location to stage conferences and special events, highest quality building management operation, and America’s premier address for international trade services.

About the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center:
The International Trade Center (ITC) is a preeminent forum in the heart of the nation’s capital advancing international commerce and cross-cultural dialogue. As a seamless, unifying framework, the ITC provides a platform for building connections, fostering diplomacy, growing businesses and creating a more prosperous U.S. and global economy.