Music All Around


Musicians and dancers from the DC community draw crowds to the 16th Street J with energetic performances. Among the activities:

Wednesday, June 4, 6:30 pm
A belly dance performance with the Sahara Dance dancers

                                   (Stay for David in Shadow and Light at 7:30 pm.)


Thursday, June 5, 6:15 pm
Drum Circle with Mark Suresh Schlanger

Mark Suresh Schlanger, temple drummer, drum circle facilitator and performer, has been playing hand drums for over 15 years. He has studied percussion in Cuba, NYC, and Washington DC, and has accompanied African, Afro-Cuban, Middle-Eastern and modern dance classes. He currently performs, teaches workshops, leads staff, community retreats and other groups in drum circles to promote wellness and stress reduction.

                                  (Stay for The Afro-Semitic Experience performance at 7:30 pm.)





Amira Booth Soifer
Festival Assistant
(202) 777-3250

Download the Festival Brochure

Buy a Festival Passport and Save!

Festival Passport:
$75, Discounted Member, Student and Senior Price $55, Under 30 $50
(800) 494-TIXS or Box Office Tickets

Purchase a Music Festival Passport and attend as many Festival events as you like for one low price—a savings of 40% on individual ticket prices.  For more info please contact (202) 777-3250 or