Looking for something relaxing and fun to do on a hot Friday in D.C.? The National Gallery of Art has you covered with their Jazz in the Garden concert series.

Every Friday, the sculpture garden at the National Gallery of Art is filled with the rhythms of brass instruments, drums, and basses, as families, couples, and friends gather on the lawn to enjoy a picnic or snacks purchased from the Pavilion Cafe. It's the Jazz in the Garden concert series, held every Friday during the summer! Sculpture Garden
Jazz in the Garden at Pavilion Café in the National Gallery of Art features an eclectic mix of jazz as performed by top Washington-area artists. During jazz concerts, the Pavilion Café offers a special menu of creative American cuisine and refreshments, including a beer and wine menu," the event's Facebook page states.
The event is FREE every time and features top local jazz musicians. Bring your own picnic spread, but please leave the alcoholic beverages at home! Security officers reserve the right to inspect all items brought into the Sculpture Garden. The cafe menu includes a famous Sangria and draft beer, as well as a number of snacks, sandwiches, and pizzas.
All concerts are subject to cancelation due to weather or extreme heat.

WHEN: Fridays, May 19 - August 25, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Here's the remaining concert schedule:

June 23 -- Juanita Williams

June 30 -- Victor Provost July 7 -- Speakers of the House July 14 -- Onyx Club Boys July 21 -- The JoGo Project July 28 -- 3Divas August 4 -- Incendio August 11 -- Zili August 18 -- Davina and the Vagabonds August 25 -- Black Masala To learn more about the concert series, call (202) 842-6941 or visit their Facebook page.

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