Known for their "collection of mature songs and grooves with melodies that keep your attention from beginning to end", the Workhouse proudly presents the Dan Leonard Trio. Originially from the Vienna, Virginia area guitarist/composer Dan Leonard began playing the guitar at age 11 and gravitated quickly to the styles of Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page. Dan majored in classical guitar and composition at George Mason University, studying with former Andres Segovia student Larry Snitzler. During this time Dan also studied jazz with guitarist Paul Bollenback. He has performed in the Washington DC area for 30 years. He was the winner of the Mid-Atlantic Great Guitar Search and has been nominated for numerous Wammies (Washington Area Music Awards).
From 2:30-3:30pm the World Jam Club, comprised of a classically trained violinist from Bolivia, a classical guitarist from the Southern U.S and a world music percussionist from Southeast Washington, D.C., will take the stage. World Jam Club consists of Peter Fields on classical guitar, Kevin Powell and Bruno Lucini on Afro-Latin percussion, and a trio of talented young string players from Irish and Bolivian backgrounds on viola, violin and cello. Their repertoire consists of award winning compositions by World Jam Club founder guitarist Peter Fields and masterpieces of Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music. Along with some of today’s contemporary music, World Jam Club mixes it up and brings something new to every performance!
Then from 4:00-5:00pm come listen to The U.S. Army Band Downrange, the premier pop/variety band of the U.S. Army, as they rocks out on the Workhouse Quad! This band will entertain you with a variety of music from the current rock, pop, R&B, and country charts, as well as patriotic classics and their own original tunes! You will not want to miss the Downrange, as they return to the Workhouse to celebrate and conclude a wonderful first season of the “Stars on Sunday” concert series!
Grab your blankets or chairs, and venture out for an afternoon of entertainment. Picnics welcome, no alcohol please.