2021 QUARTERFEST

CRAWL ENTERTAINMENT

This year, the neighborhood is our stage! Local entertainers will perform across Ballston throughout the day, giving the community a chance to safely enjoy their talents without congregating at a central stage location.

DJ PURNELL

NOON - 7PM  |  Ballston Exchange

Sponsored by Ballston Exchange

From New York to the Nation’s Capital, PURNELL has been over-delivering for years.  He is 6? tall, dark and handsome. Your kids and adults alike will be “lovin’ life” and “dancin’ the night away” with this incredible entertainer.

THE JARED STOUT DUO

1PM - 2PM  |  Ballston Point

From a cross country busking tour to opening for people like Cassadee Pope, Devin Dawson, Phil Vassar, Sister Hazel and Eric Paslay. Jared Stout and The JSB have made leaps and bounds in just a short time.

DAVID KITCHEN DUO

2PM - 3PM  |  Welburn Square

For years David has led successful bands, made compelling recordings and been an integral part of the Washington, D.C. music scene where he has won numerous awards (“Wammies”) from the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA).

CLAIRE SHOW

5PM - 6PM  |  SER Restaurant

Claire Show combines a beautiful voice and acoustic guitar to create incredible covers of popular and favorite songs.

RUTHIE AND THE WRANGLERS PORCH BAND

6PM - 7PM  |  Ballston Local

Ruthie & the Wranglers play rockin’ American Roots music (also known as FUN!) and are based in the Washington, DC area. After 25 Years of Wrangler Twang, including recording, touring and radio airplay, the band remains a cornerstone of the DC roots music scene.

LEON CITY SOUNDS

NOON - 1PM  |  Welburn Square

Sponsored by Piedmont Office Realty Trust

Claudia (Lima, Peru) and Charles (D.C.) – a.k.a. Leon City Sounds – are two selectors, avid record collectors of Peruvian Cumbia \ Jamaican Ska \ Reggae and radio disc jockeys based in Washington DC.

BOBBY THOMPSON & JENNY LANGER

1PM - 2PM  |  Corner of 9th & Stuart

2 multi-Wammie award winning blues artists + mutual love of the Capricorn Records Label collection of songs = 1 killer acoustic duo.

GRACIOUS ME DUO

3PM - 4PM |  Corner of 9th & Stuart

Gracious Me is an award-winning songwriter who writes and sings southern-inflected, female-perspective literary Americana songs.

KAREN JONAS

NOON - 1PM  |  SER Restaurant

Equally prolific on the road and in the studio, Jonas has toured non-stop since her 2014 debut album Oklahoma Lottery, gathering steady creative and critical momentum through 2016’s Country Songs; 2018’s Butter; and last year’s Lucky, Revisited, which debuted at #13 on the EuroAmericana Chart.

MEMPHIS GOLD

4PM - 5PM  |  Ballston Point

After decades of juke joints, blues festivals, and Navy military duty, Memphis Gold finally landed in our national capital region. During lockdown, he captured local (and national) attention with balcony performances from his Ballston apartment.

PELUKYTA THE CLOWN

NOON - 1PM  |  Ballston Quarter

1:15PM - 2:15PM  |  Ballston Quarter

Sponsored by Onelife Fitness

Pelukyta loves to clown around in Northern Virginia, adding fun and entertainment to any family-friendly party!

AVANT BARD THEATRE

2PM - 3PM  |  Rustico

WSC Avant Bard is a performing arts organization dedicated primarily to producing classic works. Hear songs from Gospel at Colonus and a preview of their upcoming June 8 virtual event, If Music be the Food of Love, Play On!

JANINE WILSON AND ARCH ALCANTARA

4PM - 5PM  |  Welburn Square

Janine Wilson and Arch Alcantara bring two beautiful acoustic guitars to make sweet music for all to enjoy.

ANDREW SAVOIA & FORDSON LABS

5PM - 6PM  |  Ballston Local

Musician and Celloist Andrew Savoia began posting TikToks and ended up capturing the hearts of Arlingtonians. Each day, Savoia’s content continues to gain more traction as the world grows more aware of his prowess.