FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 9, 2022
Program Contact: Deletta Gillespie, 301-446-3232
Media contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311
M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County Announces
2022 Fairwood Community Park Performance Series and Music Festival
Riverdale, MD – The Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County, part of the M-NCPPC, is proud to announce the return of its Fairwood Community Park Performance Series and Music Festival. After a three-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Fairwood Community Park Performance Series and Music Festival is back – with live and in-person performances.
This year’s performances – with R&B, soul, jazz, pop, funk music and Shakespeare – will be a revival of the celebration of culture and community. They will feature outstanding performances from musicians, actors, and groups from Prince George’s County and beyond. The 2022 lineup includes:
Sunday, June 12, 4-6 pm
The Walker Redds Project: Soul, jazz, and the groove met and created ‘pocket jazz.’
Sunday, July 10, 3 pm
Shakespeare in the Parks presents MacBeth. This version is inspired by the novel-turned-movie Gangs of New York.
Sunday, July 17, 4-6 pm
N2N Band: Old and new school R&B, soul, Motown, and contemporary pop.
Sunday, August 14, 4-6 pm
Brencore Allstars Band: Taking you back to the music of the rock, funk, soul superstars of yesteryear.
Sunday, August 28, 1-6 pm. The Fairwood Music Festival
Elyscia: Fresh. Urban. Now. This young 2021 American Idol finalist will bring down the house!
The Exclusives: A top cover band playing a variety of music from the 60's to today.
Kevin Jackson: Smooth jazz guitarist/composer plays selections from his chart-topping release Elevation and more.
DC Fusion: One of the region’s most in-demand party bands playing R&B, soul, go-go and more.
Performances are FREE and suitable for all ages. For more information, visit https://arts.pgparks.com/2857/Fairwood-Community-Park-Summer-Performan.
About the Department
The M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit www.pgparks.com and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, PhotoShelter, and Instagram. The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.