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The 19th Street Band has become a Friday and Saturday night staple at The Hamilton, and tomorrow night is no different. You can swing by the music venue at 9 p.m. for an Independence Day concert featuring this D.C.-based band, which blends together folk, Americana, country and rock ‘n roll. The trio has opened for the likes of Toby Keith and the Rascal Flatts.
This Saturday you can take your kids to the National Children’s Museum in Fort Washington for a storytelling session with local author Marjuan Canady, who will be reading her new book Callaloo: A Jazz Folktale, with help from illustrator Nabeeh Bilal. The story follows a little boy named Winston who goes to Brooklyn to get ingredients for dinner. But reality gets a bit distorted when he’s magically transported to his grandma’s house in Tobago, where he encounters mythical creatures. There will be steel drums, singing and puppetry.
Music: “Something” by Johnny Arthey Orchestra