Contact: Craig D'Ooge (202) 707-9189

April 12, 1995

Outdoor Folk Concerts Scheduled

The American Folklife Center will open its 1995 Neptune Plaza Concert Series on Friday, April 14, at noon with Beau Jocque and the Hi-Rollers, performing zydeco dance music from Duralde, Louisiana. With the exception of the opening concert, all concerts are on the third Thursday of each month. All concerts are held on the Neptune Plaza, west front steps of the Thomas Jefferson Building, First and Independence Ave. S.E., from noon to 1 p.m. The rain location is the Mumford Room on the sixth floor of the James Madison Building across the street.

All the concerts are taped live and will be broadcast by WAMU- FM 88.5 at a later date.

1995 Neptune Plaza Concerts

April 14 (Fri.) Beau Jocque and the Hi-Rollers (zydeco)
May 18 Frankie Manning performing Lindy Hop dancing from the Savoy Ballroom of the 1930s.
June 15 Laurie Lewis and the Grant Street Band (bluegrass)
July 20 Meta (Hungarian music and dance)
August 17 The Inspirational Singers (gospel)
Sept. 21 The New York-Buenos Aires Connection (tango)

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PR 95-058
ISSN 0731-3527

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