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Labor Day Capitol Concert 2014

Event Location: 
Capitol Grounds
Concert Setup

Capitol West Lawn 
Sunday, August 31 at 8:00 p.m. 
Performance Timing: Approximately 90 minutes. 

FREE event, no tickets required. Gates open at 3:00 p.m., open rehearsal at 3:30 p.m.

This year’s annual Labor Day Capitol Concert featuring the National Symphony Orchestra explores American music from beloved television shows, movies and Broadway musicals.

In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

More about the concert available via http://www.kennedy-center.org/events/?event=NOLAB.

Information about restricted items and access via http://www.uscapitolpolice.gov/pressreleases/2014/pr_08-26-14.php