Dogwood Dell Festival of the Arts 2013 Schedule

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(Photo from Friends of Dogwood Dell Facebook page)

Dogwood Dell Festival of the Arts 2013 Schedule just got released today, without much warning that this Friday and Saturday are opening weekend! View a PDF of the brochure here.

    On the Dell Main Stage

    7 – 8 Opening Weekend Festivities to Celebrate Families and Children! (Same Performances Repeat Both Nights!!)
    Including: Applause Unlimited – stilt walker, puppet make-and-take 7:15 pm, Terry Bender – Organ Grinder 7:15 pm, Uncle Curt – balloon art 7:15 pm, Face Painting 7:15 pm
    – Featuring: Virginia Repertory Theater’s “Town Mouse/Country Mouse” children’s theatre at 8:30 pm
    13 Faculty Lounge Lizards – jazz 8 pm
    15 KOS – pop, rock, swing 8 pm
    19 Freedom Fest 2013 8 pm – “Gumbo: A Night of Blues, Jazz and Light R & B from Central Virginia’s Finest” Featuring Carlton Blount, James Gates, Alan Parker, Brandon Lane, Chief, Desire’, Weldon Hill, Hannan Lane and other friends – R & B
    21 Reflections Big Band – big band, swing 8 pm
    22 English Channel – British pop 8 pm
    23 4th Annual Gospel Music Fest with the Belle – gospel 5 pm: Byron Cage & the Greater Voices of St. Paul’s Baptist
    Church, National Recording Artist Mary Mary’s Erica Campbell, The Award Winning Kevin Lemons & Higher Caller, Ann Nesby, Soul Tempo, The Legendary Virginia Choral Ensemble
    28 Susan Greenbaum – folk, Americana 8 pm
    29 Plunky and Oneness – jazz fusion 8 pm
    30 West End Assembly of God – “Heal the Land” dance and music performance 8:30 pm

    4 Independence Day Celebration with Live Music, Cannons and Fireworks!!!
    – Simply Kevin B – jazz 5:45 pm
    – Carillon Bell Concert 7 pm
    – Richmond Concert Band – patriotic and pop 7:30 pm
    7 My Uncle’s Old Army Buddies – classic rock 8 pm
    12 David Esleck – jazz 8 pm
    13 Cyrus McCormick and the Reapers – 50’s rock 8 pm
    14 Melena: A Cultural & Musical Journey into my Afro Cuban Roots – Latino music and dance 8 pm
    26–28 “Footloose” – musical 8:30 pm

    2–3 “Footloose” – musical continued 8:30 pm
    4 Silent Movie 8:30 pm
    8 City Dance Theatre – dance 8:30 pm
    9 Ezibu Muntu – African dance 8:30 pm
    31 “Opera in the Park” with the Virginia Opera and the Richmond Symphony – opera 7 pm

    On the Ha’Penny Stage
    16 4pm Jonathan Austin – juggler
    19 11am Dylan Pritchett – storyteller
    21 11am Let’s Try on An Opera – opera
    26 11am Muggivan School of Dance – Irish dance
    28 11am Megan Hicks – storyteller and origami artist

    7 4pm Applause Unlimited – Hans Christian Andersen (puppetry)
    10 11am Diggity Dudes – kid rock
    12 11am Safety House – Richmond Fire Department
    14 4pm Clowning Around with Shakespeare – theatre
    17 11am Recycling Music – music
    26 11am SPARC – theatre
    28 4pm Uncle Ty-Rone and His Box Full of Fun – ventriloquist

    2 11am Life Stage – theatre

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 Performance Postponements – Due to the brevity of many summer storms, programs are not cancelled or postponed until performance time. Please call (804) 646-DELL (646-3355) for cancellations.
Dogwood Dell Regulations: Alcoholic beverages and glass containers are prohibited. Animals are restricted unless for service purposes. Smoking and cell phone usage are restricted to areas outside the Dell seating area. Exit the park immediately following late night performances. Loitering in the amphitheater and surrounding areas is prohibited.

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