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Labor Day Concert 2013

West Lawn of U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC


Labor Day Concert 2013
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The National Symphony Orchestra performs a free Labor Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol each year, the Sunday before Labor Day. The annual concert, produced by the Kennedy Center, celebrates the beginning of the performing arts season featuring patriotic classics and music that highlights the American landscape. Led by Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke with "classically trained garage band" Time for Three, this year's theme is Americana with works by John Williams, Mark Isham and other composers with the Wild West as the theme.

Date and Time: Sunday, September 1, 2013, 8 p.m. Gates open at 3 p.m.

In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Call the NSO Summer Concert Hotline at (202) 416-8114 after 11 a.m. for details.

Location: West Lawn, U.S. Capitol
The closest Metro stations are Union Station and Capitol South. See a map of the U.S. Capitol

Admission: Free, no tickets required.

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