Dogwood Dell Festival of the Arts Schedule 2012


(From enrichmond.org)

The schedule for Dogwood Dell’s 56th Festival of the Arts has been posted!

This summer’s line-up includes a Freedom Fest Concert, Independence Day Celebration, Henley St. Theatre Co. performing The Liar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; events begin this Sunday evening:

    On the Dell Main Stage:

    JUNE
    10 – Orquesta Tropikiimba w/The Youth Salsa Orchestra (Minds Wide Open) 8pm
    14 – Faculty Lounge Lizards – jazz 8pm
    15 – Quintessential Jazz – jazz 8pm
    16 – KOS – (pop, rock, swing) 8pm
    17 – Movies Under the Stars 8:30pm
    19 – A Freedom Fest Concert
    Community Drum Circle on the lawn–
    Bring your drum. Open to all! 6pm
    James Gates Trio – jazz 7pm
    Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet 8pm
    22 – Slack Family Band — bluegrass 8pm
    23 – Cyrus McCormick and The Reapers – 50’s and 60’s rock 8pm
    24 – Prime Time Swing – big band 7pm
    28 – Curtain Warmer at the Carillon – Plum Blossom Strings 7 pm
    28 – Carillon Terrace – Marcolivia Chamber Music 7:30pm
    June 28 – July 1 – Henley St. Theatre Co. – “The Liar” 8:30pm

    JULY
    4 – Independence Day Celebration
    Susan Greenbaum 5:30pm
    Carillon Bell Concert featuring
    Larry Robinson (carillonuer) 7pm
    Richmond Concert Band 7:30pm
    7 – Plunky and Oneness – jazz fusion 8pm
    8 – The Finneys – Christian country gospel 7pm
    12 – Carillon Terrace – puppet show 6:30pm
    12 – Curtain Warmer at the Carillon – Ban Caribe 7 pm
    12 – Elegba Folklore Society – African dance, music, oral tradition 8:30pm
    13 – David Esleck – jazz 8pm
    14 – Celtibillies – Celtic and Americana music & dance 8pm
    15 – 3rd Annual Gospel Fest with The Belle 4-9:30pm
    An Evening of Gospel, Gospel Choirs, Soloists, Praise Dancers and Special Guests
    Co-Hosted by BET’s Dr. Bobby Jones and The Belle
    Special Tribute to Gospel Music Legend Larry Bland
    21 – 6th Annual Latin Jazz & Salsa Festival 7-10pm
    27 – Curtain Warmer at the Carillon – Lynn Ruehlmann – “Tales of Ancient Egypt” 6:45 pm
    27 – 29 – Musical “Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” 8:30pm
    27 – Movies Under the Stars 8:30 pm

    AUGUST
    3–4 – Musical “Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” 8:30pm

    On the Ha’Penny Stage

    JUNE
    17 – Gordon Slater – Carillon Bells 2 pm
    17 – Jonathan Austin – juggler 4 pm
    24 – Uncle Curt – magician 4pm
    27 – Bill Wellington – Radio WOOF 11 am
    29 – Nepal Dance Theatre – eastern Indian dance 11am

    JULY
    1 – Cindy and Shelley – It’s Easy to be Green songs and stories 4 pm
    6 – Ty-Rone Travis – ventriloquist 11 am
    8 – Applause Unlimited – puppetry 4pm
    13 – Diggity Dudes – kid rock n roll 11 am
    11 – Let’s Try on an Opera – music 11am
    13 – Safety House (fire safety for children) 11am
    18 – Dylan Pritchett – African American storyteller 11am
    20 – Dan Garneaux – Native American storyteller 11am
    22 – Chesterfield Childrens Theatre – Disney music Revue 4 pm
    27 – SPARC 11am
    29 – ZumbAtomic – dance and fitness 4 pm

    AUGUST
    1 – Stephen Christoff – Colonial American music 11 am
    3 – Life Stage – theatre 11am
    5 – Movies Under the Stars 8:30 pm

    Curtain Warmers at the Carillon
    Please stop by the Carillon Terrace to enjoy some pre-show entertainment and browse photos of the World War I Memorial Carillon, built as a tribute to those veterans who served in The Great War.
    June 28 – Plum Blossom Strings – chamber music – 7 pm
    July 12 – Ban Caribe – Afro-Caribbean music – 7 pm
    July 27 – Lynn Ruehlmann – “Tales of Ancient Egypt” — 6:45 pm

Dell Information
Byrd Park
6000 S. Blvd.
Richmond, VA 23220

Dogwood Dell is a 2,400 seat amphitheatre owned and operated by the Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Facilities and located in Byrd Park. Call (804) 646-1031 for program updates and information about season performances, or log onto www.richmondgov.com/parks.

Postponements
Due to brevity of many summer storms, programs are not cancelled or postponed until performance time. Please call (804) 646-DELL (646-3355) for cancellations.

Regulations
Alcoholic beverages and glass containers are prohibited in city parks. Animals are not permitted at Dogwood Dell. Regulations are enforced. Out of consideration for others, audience members are asked to confine smoking and cell phone usage to areas outside the Dell seating area. Audiences are requested to leave the park immediately following the late evening performances.

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