Dupont’s ‘See You at the Circle’ concert series starts this month

The new, summerlong “See You at the Circle” concert series in Dupont Circle kicks off this Saturday.

The concert series, sponsored by the Dupont Circle Business Improvement District, takes place on the second Saturday of every month through November.



It runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. through September, and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. October and November. A DJ performs during the first hour of every concert.

The BID pays musicians for their performances.

The concerts this year are an expansion of last year’s Summer Jazz Music Series.

people sitting on grass at the Summer Jazz Series
Last year’s Summer Jazz Series at Dupont Circle. (Courtesy Dupont Circle Business Improvement District)

“After receiving rave reviews during last year’s Summer Jazz Music Series, the BID is thrilled to be bringing live music back to the Circle,” said Colleen Hawkinson, executive director of the Dupont Circle BID. “This year we’re offering a musical lineup that spans a wide array of genres including Go-Go, Soul, Jazz, Rap and Salsa.”

Here’s the lineup for the See You at the Circle concerts:

  • 6/11: The Experience Band and Show (Go-Go) and Debórah Bond (Indie Soul)
  • 7/9: Michael Bowie presents “DC Jazz All Stars” (Jazz)
  • 8/13: Oddisee (Rap)
  • 9/10: Bio Ritmo (Salsa)
  • 10/8: La Mafia Del Guaguanco (Salsa)
  • 11/12: Leonardo Garcia & Son Horizonte (Salsa)

More information about the concert series is online.

Jeff Clabaugh

Jeff Clabaugh has spent 20 years covering the Washington region's economy and financial markets for WTOP as part of a partnership with the Washington Business Journal, and officially joined the WTOP newsroom staff in January 2016.

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