Friday, January 30, 2015

Jay Farrar to Open AMP; 12 New Concerts Announced

Jay Farrar opens AMP at Strathmore

From our friends at the Strathmore...

Opener and More Shows Announced at AMP

Americana alt-country originator Jay Farrar opens AMP with two concerts

Twelve new shows at AMP will go on sale to the general public Friday, January 30, 2015 at noon, including back-to-back opening concerts by Americana alt-country originator Jay Farrar of Son Volt and Uncle Tupelo. AMP will open the first weekend in March, with two concerts by Jay Farrar on Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, 2015, and a show by Toshi Reagon of Big Lovely with jazz drummer Allison Miller and local electronic musician Be Steadwell on Sunday, March 8, 2015.

The addition of these dozen shows brings the total number of concerts for Strathmore’s new off-site concert venue at Pike & Rose to 40 in its opening months. The new shows straddle genres from Go-go to racy cabaret, folk, jazz, rock, and more, with concerts by low-fi indie band Lower Dens, an album release by award-winning cabaret singer Mark Nadler, Reggae Beatles tribute band Yellow Dubmarine, Amigos Band, bluegrass icon Alice Gerrard, and Talking Heads tribute band Psycho Killers, among others. A full list is below. For a complete calendar of performances, tickets, and additional information visit

About AMP, powered by Strathmore:
AMP is great music and food at Pike & Rose, an urban-minded, Metro-accessible neighborhood along Rockville Pike that puts a premium on authentic live music experiences. The live music and dining concept is a collaborative venture of Strathmore, Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT), and 550 Events & Provisions, a division of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group. Located in the rapidly changing Pike District in Montgomery County, AMP is the nexus of live entertainment in Pike & Rose, and together with iPic Theaters, Pinstripes bocce and bowling concept, and a roster of restaurants, will foster a vibrant nighttime economy in Montgomery County.

11810 Grand Park Avenue
North Bethesda, MD 20852

New Concerts at AMP
Jay Farrar
(opening nights!)       
Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Tickets $30-$45
Lower Dens
Thursday, March 12, 2015
8:15 p.m.
Tickets $12

Over the Rainbow: The Songs of Harold Arlen
Saturday, March 14, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Tickets $30

Yellow Dubmarine
(Beatles tribute band)
Saturday, March 28, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Tickets $20-$27

The Music of Lady Day: A Tribute to Billie Holiday
Thursday, April 9, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Tickets $12-$20

Psycho Killers
(Talking Heads tribute band)
Saturday, May 2, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Tickets $18

Alice Gerrard
A Tribute to Hazel & Alice

Wednesday and Thursday, May 20 and 21, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Tickets $30

Amigos Band
Thursday, May 28, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Tickets $20-$25

Mark Nadler
(album release concert)
Friday, May 29, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Tickets $30

The Chuck Brown Band
Friday, June 12, 2015
8:00 p.m.
Tickets $25

About Strathmore:
Strathmore presents and produces exemplary visual and performing arts programs for diverse audiences; creates dynamic arts education experiences; and nurtures creative ideas and conversations that advance the future of the arts. The hallmark of the arts center is the Music Center at Strathmore, a 1,976-seat concert hall and education complex. The Music Center at Strathmore, located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane in North Bethesda, MD is immediately adjacent to the Grosvenor-Strathmore station on Metro’s Red Line and one half-mile from the Capital Beltway. For those attending a ticketed performance at the Music Center at Strathmore, parking in the Metro garage is complimentary. All Music in the Mansion concerts are held in the Dorothy M. and Maurice C. Shapiro Music Room in the Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD. Parking is available on-site for all Mansion performances. For more information, call (310) 581-5100 or visit

Tickets at or through the Strathmore Ticket Office at (301) 581-5100