Tuesday, February 20th, 2024 @ 12:00:am
About This Event
Washington Performing Arts announced today its newest community-focused program: Mars Arts D.C. Concert Series at Songbyrd.
The four-part series showcases a wide array of local artists and musical styles, ranging from soulful brass playing to folk singing and more.
Mars Arts D.C. Concert Series at Songbyrd launches on Wednesday, March 2 at Songbyrd Music House in Northeast D.C., with subsequent performances on April 13, May 18, and June 22; all at 7pm.
The concerts are being offered free-of-charge, but advanced registration is required.
Following the ethos of past Mars Arts D.C. programming, the concert series at Songbyrd provides local artists a new platform and a support team to share their art with a wider audience.
ABOUT Jonathan Acosta
Jonathan Acosta is a Venezuelan singer-songwriter, performer, and composer/ He also plays the Venezuelan cuatro and the violin; from 1989 until 2001 he received musical training at the Conservatory of Music Vicente ilio Sojo in Venezuela and from 1990-2002 he performed with the National Syst of Symphonic Orchestras of Venezuela.
His music is genuine, versatile, rich in rhythms and melody; his compositions have high motivational content which has made him worthy of recognized international awards. He has two recordings, Si asi llueve que no escampe with Musical Bahareque and the 2017 Latin Grammy-nominated Pido Permiso. On July 29, 2018 he became the first singer-songwriter to perform a Symphonic Concert sung in Venezuela in homage to the singer-songwriter Simon Diaz.
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