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National Memorial Day Concert

Event Location: 
Capitol Grounds
Memorial Day Concert Setup

The concert, held on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., is free and open to the public. No tickets are necessary. Taking the Metro to the concert site is strongly advised due to traffic volume and street closings put in place for the event. The nearest stations are Federal Center SW (Orange/Blue line) and Union Station (Red line). The concert is broadcast live on PBS.

Capitol West Lawn
Sunday, May 25, from 8 to 9:30 pm

General Admission gates will open at 5 p.m.
The public will not be admitted to the West Lawn of the Capitol before that time. Checkpoints will be set up for search of bags and parcels. Guests will be required to enter through a metal detector. The gates are located at the Southwest corner of the Capitol Grounds.

More about the concert available via http://www.pbs.org/memorialdayconcert/concert/. 

Event Tags: 
Capitol Grounds
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