The Summer Concerts on the Lawn are presented prior to the Movies on the Lawn at the Library of Congress. Concerts will start at 7:00 p.m. and films at 8:15 pm. Located on the corner of 2nd Street SE and Independence Avenue, the southeast lawn of the Thomas Jefferson Building is a scenic space to enjoy music and films on Capitol Hill (view map).No tickets are required for the outdoor events but visitors are encouraged to arrive early as space is limited. Visitors must stay with their items on the lawn at all times. For information: visit https://newsroom.loc.gov/.
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2022 at 7 PM
Elikeh Afropop Band
Let’s dance! Join us for an evening of energetic Afropop music. Elikeh Afropop gives it a fresh, electrified spin drawing from Togolese, Nigerian, American, and Latin traditions. Two dancers will lead the crowd as they dance to the Afropop rhythms.
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2022 at 7 PM
Kadencia Puerto Rican Band
Muevelo! Afro-Puerto Rican sounds of bomba and plena come to the Library of Congress to make your summer even hotter. The 8-musician band led by “Tito” Sanabria brings upbeat native island rhythms to share the music and culture of Western Puerto Rico.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2022 at 7 PM
Sudden M Pac
Let’s make it funky! The Summer Concert Series closes on an evening filled with funk, R&B, and soul classics. Sudden M Pac is well known in the D.C. region for getting crowds to dance to their groove all night long. So, join us, and let’s move it!