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Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds

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9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
703-584-2900 workhousearts.org

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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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July 2017

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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The Sheets Family (Old-time music) The Sheets Family Band is from western North Carolina. The band features Randy Sheets on banjo, Kelly Sheets Snider on fiddle and DJ Sheets on guitar. Celebrated for their harmony singing and energetic instrumentals, they embody the values of homemade and homegrown music and lifestyle.  Their unique old time mountain style takes inspiration from the music of the Appalachian Mountains and beyond. You’ll hear a variety of lively fiddle tunes, songs from the area, rich…

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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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Workhouse Brewfest 2017

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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BUY TICKETS More than 30 Virginia craft breweries, artisan distilleries, and Virginia wineries will be on tap at the second annual Workhouse Brewfest on Saturday, August 12, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virginia. This unique event will feature live performances by 12 of the region’s most popular bands, unique food trucks, access to 12 air-conditioned art galleries and 65 artist studios, and some of the area’s most exciting…

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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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