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Reston Community Center 2023 Summer Entertainment Lineup Revealed

Reston Community Center 2023 Summer Entertainment Lineup Revealed

 Reston, VA – Reston Community Center (RCC) is thrilled to unveil its highly anticipated roster of summer concerts and entertainment for the Reston community. These summer events promise to bring the community together for memorable live music and entertainment. From fan favorites to exciting newcomers, RCC has curated an exceptional lineup that caters to diverse musical tastes and offers something for everyone. 

RCC’s artists will perform in two main locations – Reston Station and Reston Town Square Park – with pop-up treats appearing in other neighborhoods. These outdoor venues provide a perfect backdrop for enchanting melodies and unforgettable performances offering a mix of genres ranging from classical to rock, jazz to Latin rhythms, comical magic and family fun. 

“Reston knows it’s summer when the sounds of great music can be heard in our beautiful plazas,” said RCC Board Chair, Beverly Cosham. “RCC brings people together to dance, socialize, visit an outdoor restaurant, or share a picnic basket. It’s a Reston tradition we keep expanding and look forward to every year.” 

Here are a few highlights of the upcoming shows and venues planned: 

Take a Break
Thursdays, June 1 – August 31
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Reston Station 

Beginning with Don’t Back Down, a Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers tribute band, the Take a Break concerts fill the plaza atop the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station. Other performers include Texas Chainsaw Horns, Loudoun Jazz Ensemble, Scott Kurt and Memphis 59. For the full schedule click here: Take a Break Concerts at Reston Community Center. Concerts are presented by RCC in cooperation with MSE Productions, Inc., and are hosted by Reston Station. 

Darden Purcell and Friends
Fridays, May 26 – October 13
5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Reston Town Square Park 

Jazz vocalist and series curator Darden Purcell brings her group to open the summer series of “Darden & Friends” in Reston Town Square Park. This concert will feature exciting new arrangements of Great American Songbook repertoire and jazz standards. See the schedule here. 

Fab Fridays
June 2 – September 1
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Reston Station 

Kick off the weekend with Fab Fridays featuring the U.S. Army Blues Big Band, festive rhythms from Dogo from Togo, merengue with Latin pop band Ocho de Bastos and many more. See the full concert schedule here: RCC Fab Friday Concerts. Three hours of free parking are available in the ParkX garage with validation. Concerts are presented by RCC in cooperation with MSE Productions, Inc., and are hosted by Reston Station. 

Family Fun Entertainment
Saturdays, June 17 – August 5
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Reston Town Square Park 

Bring the kids for magic, comedy, puppets, music and lots of laughs. Family Fun begins on June 17 with Guava Jelly. Other shows include Rocknoceros, Lohr Family Antics, The Uncle Devin Show and Turley the Magician. See the full schedule here: Family Fun Entertainment Series. Family Fun Entertainment is presented by RCC and Reston Town Center Association in cooperation with MSE Productions, Inc. Reston Town Center garages offer free parking on Saturdays. 

Sunday Art in the Park with the Shenandoah Conservatory
Sundays, June 11 – August 27
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Reston Town Square Park 

Wind down your weekend with classical, jazz and cabaret-style music provided by faculty and students from Shenandoah University’s acclaimed music conservatory. The series starts June 11 with Ellington Caravan paying tribute to Duke Ellington. This series will run through August 27. Visit Sunday Art in the Park for the complete schedule. Reston Town Center garage parking is free on Sundays. Sunday Art in the Park is presented by RCC and Reston Town Center Association in cooperation with Shenandoah University. 

Family Picnic Days
Saturday August 5 – Temporary Road Pavilion
Saturday, August 12 – Pony Barn Picnic Pavilion
Saturday, August 19 – North Hills Picnic Pavilion
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Bring a picnic, your family and friends to Family Picnic Day. Play family-friendly lawn games, enjoy local performers and have some fun! Family Picnic Days are presented by Reston Community Center and Reston Association. For details visit: Family Picnic Days – RCC 

Reston Community Center is excited to bring these and many other talented artists to the local community in collaboration with our partners. All summer concerts and entertainment events are free and appropriate for all ages. All shows are weather permitting. Cancellations due to inclement weather may occur up to 30 minutes before show time. To stay apprised of weather updates, please follow RCC on Facebook or Twitter, or call RCC at 703-476-4500, Press “8”. 

About Reston Community Center
Reston Community Center offers thousands of positive, self-development experiences that enhance the quality of life for all people living and working in Reston, VA. RCC provides a wide range of programs in arts, aquatics, enrichment and lifelong learning, and also creates and sustains community traditions through special events, outreach activities and facility rentals. 

Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. Reasonable accommodation will be provided upon request. For further information, contact Reston Community Center at 703-476-4500, TTY 711 or visit the website at www.restoncommunitycenter.com. Reston Community Center is located at 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA 20191. Reston Community Center is completely accessible to persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

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