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.
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).
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.
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.
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!
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.