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Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds

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9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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June 2016

Prison (Re)Form

June 11, 2016 - December 31, 2017
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Today the President calls for criminal reform due to the commercialization of prisons and high levels of incarcerated men in the United States. At the same time, women in the United States continue to fight for equality. Opened in 1910, the Workhouse has always been synonymous with prison reform and the fight for gender equality. In the early part of the 20th century, the Workhouse buildings were made from bricks forged on site by the prisoners, and laid by hand…

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June 2017

Mount Vernon Nights: South County High School Jazz Band

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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The South County High School Band program is a comprehensive band program for students grade 9-12 living in southeastern portion of Fairfax County, Virginia. The band program consists of two high school concert bands, jazz bands, percussion ensemble, an indoor drumline, an indoor color guard, and a marching band. The band program has been named a Virginia Honor Band for the 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, and 2012-2013 school years after obtaining superior ratings in both its Symphonic Band…

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Ice Cream Social Fundraiser

June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Mount Vernon Nights: Orquesta Nfuzion

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Orquesta Nfuzion plays a variety of Latin styles: Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Bachata, Rock, including Latin Jazz and some American hits that will certainly make your American guests at home, too. Facebook page- https://www.facebook.com/orquestanfuzion

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Mount Vernon Nights: The United States Navy “Sea Chanters”

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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The United States Navy Band "Sea Chanters" chorus is the official chorus of the United States Navy. The Sea Chanters perform music ranging from traditional choral music, including the sea chantey, to Broadway musicals. They are one of the most dynamic vocal ensembles in the country, frequently found at the center of our most important national events, including the 55th Presidential Inauguration Ceremony in 2005. Website- www.navyband.navy.mil/sea_chanters.html

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Mount Vernon Nights: Caravan of Thieves

June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Driving gypsy jazz rhythms, acoustic guitars, upright bass and violin lay the foundation for mesmerizing vocal harmonies and fantastic stories. It's theatrical and humorous. It's musical and intense. It entertains, dazzles and defies classification while welcoming the spectator to join the band throughout the performance in momentary fits of claps, snaps and sing-alongs. If Django Reinhardt, the cast of Stomp and the Beatles all had a party at Tim Burton's house, Caravan of Thieves would be the band they hired.…

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July 2017

Mount Vernon Nights: North of Mason-Dixon-NOMaD

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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North Of Mason Dixon, aka NOMaD, broke on to the country scene in 2005 after placing as runner up in the highly publicized, Colgate Country Showdown; Since then, this high energy act brings there rock roots to the stage all over the country. NOMaD is an innovative band combining infectious lyrics and melodies with the energy, passion, and ambition that promise to carry them far beyond the Mason-Dixon line and solidify them a spot in the music industry of the…

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Mount Vernon Nights: Robin and Linda Williams

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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A Prairie Home Companion favorites Robin & Linda Williams just released a new hit album, These Old Dark Hills. As they approach their 40th anniversary of playing together, this enduring duo proves that their music is more dynamic than ever with fresh new songs and beautifully rich harmonies. Website: www.robinandlinda.com

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Mount Vernon Nights: The Sheets Family

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Hailing from the beautiful Mountain State of West Virginia, The Hillbilly Gypsies have been making and performing their own brand of old time bluegrass and original mountain music for well over a decade! Formed in 2001 from a chance meeting at the now infamous Wednesday night old time jam in Morgantown, WV; The Hillbilly Gypsies have been picking' n grinning' and entertaining their loyal fans ever since. The band is best known for their high-energy live performances and have become…

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Mount Vernon Nights: Jarekus Singleton

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Jackson, Mississippi's award-winning guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, 29-year-old Jarekus Singleton, is one of the brightest, most exciting young stars on the blues scene today. His cutting-edge, streetwise music melding contemporary and traditional blues with rock energy and hip-hop wordplay turns audiences of all ages into devoted fans. With his blazing guitar licks and strong, soulful voice, Singleton brings his up-to-the-minute take on the blues to every song he writes and performs. From ferocious and funky to slow and steamy to…

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August 2017

Mount Vernon Nights: Lox and Vodka

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Blending traditional Jewish and klezmer music with folk, jazz, spiritual and original flavors, Lox & Vodka takes you on a journey from the old world to the new. Come ready to sing, clap, dance and raise your spirits to their vibrant sounds. Website: www.loxvodka.com

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Mount Vernon Nights: The Honey Dewdrops

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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In the summer of 2014, after a long stretch of living on the road, performing and writing across the U.S., Americana songwriters and Virginia natives Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish, collectively known as THE HONEY DEWDROPS, decided to settle down in Baltimore, MD. "Touring is like collecting images of landscapes, sounds of voices, contents of stories, moods of places and environments," says Wortman. "All of that can be useful. It tells you something about human nature, about how the world…

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King Soul

August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Born of a mutual passion for the deep, down home sounds of an earlier time, King Soul brings you real Southern Soul, featuring original songs, gritty vocals, a slamming horn section and driving rhythms. Facebook page: www.kingsoulband.com

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