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Tunes in the Triangle Free Concert Series Returns to Mount Vernon Triangle

Friday July 15, 2016

Live music will return to Mount Vernon Triangle in 2016 as the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) brings back the “Tunes in the Triangle” evening concert series at Milian Park at 5th Street and Massachusetts Avenue, NW in Washington, DC (with one exception; see below). The concerts, which showcase local artists of genres ranging from pop to jazz, will be held from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, are free, and guests are encouraged to pack a picnic; bring a blanket or chair; and enjoy the music with friends, family, kids and pets. Evenings in the park will include popular family games – corn hole, hula hoops, bubbles and more – and free lemonade.

The concerts are scheduled for:

Thursday, July 21 – The Oxymorons (Genres: Rock, Blues, New Orleans funk, Americana)
Tuesday, August 2 – Alison Carney (Genre: Eclectic)
Note: Tuesday, August 2 concert to be held at 5th & K Street in conjunction with the annual “National Night Out” community-building campaign; stay tuned for additional details
Thursday, August 18 – Justin Trawick (Genre: Americana)

Weather delays will be announced through Twitter @mvtcid and Facebook if needed. Tunes in the Triangle is sponsored by the MVT CID and produced by OnTap Productions, with in-kind support provided by Boston Properties and Steuart Investments.

About The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District
The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District is a private, nonprofit organization established to enhance the overall quality of life for all members of the community including residents, visitors, business owners, and property owners in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood in Downtown DC. The Mount Vernon Triangle is considered to be one of Washington DC’s best examples of a mixed-use community, a vibrant neighborhood in the heart of the City—both geographically and culturally. Its boundaries include 17 blocks within the East End of downtown Washington, D.C., bordered by Seventh Street to the west, Massachusetts Avenue to the south, New York Avenue to the north and New Jersey Avenue to the east. The Mount Vernon Triangle is a welcoming, authentic, and centered neighborhood that mirrors the City’s unique mix of historic and modern buildings, longtime and new residents, and diverse cultures, restaurants, and urban experiences. For more information, we invite you to explore our website at mvtcid.org or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MountVernonTriangleCID, Twitter @MVTCID, Instagram https://www.instagram.com/mvtcid/ and Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/.