Music

Noon Year's Eve

New this year in the Children's Room - Bring the family for performances by "Groovy Nate" and "The Great Zucchini", a Noon Year's Eve hat craft and a special countdown to the "Noon Year" at 11:55 AM!!

Event Times
Event Times: 
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location
Location: 
Alexandria Library - Kate Waller Barrett Branch
717 Queen Street
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States

Watch Night at Alfred Street Baptist Church

Watch Night” Services – The tradition of “Watch Night” dates back to the gatherings known as “Freedom Eve”. Enslaved and free African Americans gathered to await the news that the Emancipation Proclamation had actually become law all while celebrating the liberation of all of  the slaves in Confederate states.  In keeping with its rich history as one of the oldest African American churches in the United States; annually on New Year’s Eve, Alfred Street Baptist Church hosts Watch Night Services.

Event Times
Event Times: 
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
10:00 pm to 11:59 pm

Location
Location: 
Alfred Street Baptist Church
301 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA
United States

Pyramid Concert

This concert features the music of several Alexandria schools and is a free event!  Each performance is 25 minutes.  The schedule for the concert is:

2:00 Francis Hammond Orchestra 

2:30 George Washington Choir

3:00 TC Williams Choir

3:30 TC Williams Orchestra

4:00 George Washington Orchestra 

4:30 TC Williams Jazz Band

Come out and support our local musicians!  First Night Alexandria makes contributions to each of the schools in appreciation for their participation in First Night.

Event Times
Event Times: 
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location
Location: 
Durant Arts Center
1605 Cameron St.
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States

Mister Don

Interactive children's music with sing-along songs, accompanying motions, rhythm instruments, marching and dancing! 

2015 First Night Alexandria admission badge required for everyone 13 years and older.

Event Times
Event Times: 
3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
4:30 pm to 5:15 pm
6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
7:30 pm to 8:15 pm

Location
Location: 
Jefferson Houston School
1501 Cameron Street
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States

Mister Don

Interactive children's music with sing-along songs, accompanying motions, rhythm instruments, marching and dancing! 

2015 First Night Alexandria admission badge required for everyone 13 years and older.

Event Times
Event Times: 
3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
4:30 pm to 5:15 pm
6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
7:30 pm to 8:15 pm

Location
Location: 
Jefferson Houston School
1501 Cameron Street
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States

Mister Don

Interactive children's music with sing-along songs, accompanying motions, rhythm instruments, marching and dancing! 

2015 First Night Alexandria admission badge required for everyone 13 years and older.

Event Times
Event Times: 
3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
4:30 pm to 5:15 pm
6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
7:30 pm to 8:15 pm

Location
Location: 
Jefferson Houston School
1501 Cameron Street
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States

Rainbow Rock Band

Get ready to rock the rainbow! The Rainbow Lady (Kate Moran), joined by one or more of her friends, Guitarmony Gus (Derek Evry), Professor Paradiddle (Ben Tufts), Captain Toe Tappin (Kevin de Souza), Princess Fiddlesticks (Lynn Rovelli), Bassious Berry (Matt Berry), Prince Pop and Walk (Ryan Walker), Sergeant Bamforth (Adam Ashforth) OR Mister Melody (Michael Mattice) make up the rainbow band!

Event Times
Event Times: 
6:30 pm to 7:15 pm
7:30 pm to 8:15 pm

Location
Location: 
Mount Vernon Recreation Center
2701 Commonwealth Avenue
22305 Alexandria, VA
United States

Watch Night at Alfred Street Baptist Church

Watch Night” Services – The tradition of “Watch Night” dates back to the gatherings known as “Freedom Eve”. Enslaved and free African Americans gathered to await the news that the Emancipation Proclamation had actually become law all while celebrating the liberation of all of  the slaves in Confederate states.  In keeping with its rich history as one of the oldest African American churches in the United States; annually on New Year’s Eve, Alfred Street Baptist Church hosts Watch Night Services.

Event Times
Event Times: 
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
10:00 pm to 11:59 pm

Location
Location: 
Alfred Street Baptist Church
301 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA
United States

Musikanten

Founded in 1979 by Artistic Director Kerry Krebill, Musikanten performs mostly a cappella chamber music in the DC area and abroad.  A "western division" of the group hosts Helena Choral Week and the Montana Early Music Festival in and around Helena.  The singers are joined annually by Musikanten in diaspora in a concert tour singing their signature repertoire of American music for enthusiastic audiences in Europe, Asia and South America.  Musikanten's First Night Alexandria performances are previews of their upcoming tours.

Event Times
Event Times: 
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Location
Location: 
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
228 S. Pitt Street
22314 Alexandria, VA
United States

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