Lake Anne Plaza’s 6th Annual Jazz & Blues Festival

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Lake Anne is gearing up for their ever popular jazz festival on Saturday, October 6th when they host the 6thAnnual Lake Anne Jazz Festival.  This free, family friendly, all-day event will showcase a variety of talented local emerging artist and national jazz performers.


Singer-Songwriter-Musician Rashida Jolley returns to Lake Anne to headline this year’s event.  She spent the past year on world tours with international mega stars performing in major arenas across the world and gaining a huge fan base, crowning her “The Soul of R&B with the Power of Pop.” She fuses various elements of R&B, Hip Hop, Classical, and Pop music together to produce a melodic and creative ground-breaking style that is all her own.  When she was 7 years old, Rashida began singing lead in her church choir and started studying the harp at the DC Youth Orchestra at age 10. It was her mother’s idea to combine her vocal stylings with the harp, so she began composing songs on the harp which became part of her performance.


Performance Schedule

1PM– Jason Kearse Trio

2PM - Taylor Jones

3PM- Nia Olibesi

4PM- Ashley Danemann

5PM- Mykle Lyons Quartet

6PM-Leslie Summey

7PM- Rashida Jolley (Headliner)


The festival is sponsored by Lane Anne Merchants, Friends of Lake Anne, the Reston Community Center, Reston Association, Bozzuto, and Republic Land Development and IZZE Sparkling Juice.  For more information about the festival, visit www.lakeanneplaza.com or follow us on Facebook.

CH October 06, 2012 at 12:43 PM
Wow. First I have heard of this.


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