As autumn hues color the landscape, add some vibrant tones to your family’s seasonal entertainment: The blues! On Thursday, October 27, Strathmore presents Primary Blues: Blues 101 for Families. And I have a Family 4-Pack of tickets for the show to give away to one lucky KFDC reader!
With audience members of all ages in mind, this is a performance that is both entertaining and educational. The 45-minute, multimedia concert features alumni of Strathmore’s Artist in Residence program. These top flight musicians showcase their talent and teach the basics of the full-hearted, foot-tapping music we call the blues. Where did it come from, how did it evolve, and what’s it all about? Get the lowdown on call and response; 12-bar blues chord progression, lyric structure, and improvisation. This music lesson brings the blues and its iconic artists to life.
The show begins at 7:30pm, but you can go early to witness the area’s Piedmont blues tradition live, as Strathmore presents the Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation musicians in the Lockheed Martin Lobby prior to Shades of Blues performances. Strathmore is located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane in North Besthesda, MD.
Tickets for Primary Blues: Blues 101 for Families are just $5-14 and are available for purchase online. Of course, you can also try to win the Family 4-Pack through the giveaway below.
Giveaway: For a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of tickets to see Primary Blues: Blues 101 for Families at Strathmore on October 27 at 7:30pm, simply leave a comment below and/or on the KidFriendly DC Facebook page — bonus entry for commenting on both! This giveaway will run through Sunday, October 23, then a winner will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck!
16 Responses to Enter to Win Tickets to “Primary Blues: Blues 101 for Families” at Strathmore!
My family and i would love to attend
What a great opportunity to expose our six-year old son to this!
I would love to take my daughter, niece and nephew to view an amazing performance
I would love to share a evening with my family!
Would make a great day with family!
This is a great way to begin the lifelong love of the blues and music in general and an appreciation for the artists who create it.
I would love to go!
My daughter is a new fan of the blues. I am an OLD fan.
Sounds like a great experience !
My oldest would absolutely flip for this.
We would love to share our love of blues with our two kids!
Sounds like a fun experience for my whole family!
We love blues east of the Anacostia! Especially a cool 10y/o named Saige.
We would love to attend!
Would love to attend!