Grammy Award winner Roberta Flack returns to Washington, D.C. this weekend to perform at the DC Jazz Fest at Lisener Auditorium Saturday June 12 at 8pm. Classically trained on the piano from an early age, Ms. Flack received a music scholarship at age 15 to attend Howard University. Discovered while singing at the Washington, DC nightclub Mr. Henry’s by jazz musician Les McCann, she was promptly signed to Atlantic With a string of hits, including, The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Where Is the Love (a duet with former Howard University classmate Donny Hathaway), Killing Me Softly With His Song, Feel Like Makin’ Love, The Closer I Get to You, Tonight I Celebrate My Love, and Set the Night to Music, Ms. Flack has built a musical legacy. In 1999, she aptly received a Star on Hollywood’s legendary Walk of Fame.
Roberta Flack will be performing with the Roy Hargrove Big Band and special guest Roberta Gambarini.
Lisner’s Box office is open Tuesday – Friday, 11am – 5pm and accepts cash, GWorld cards, MasterCard and Visa. A service charge of $1 is added to your total order. There is no service charge for GW I.D. holders. The box office address is: Lisenr Auditorium, 730 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052
On the evening of the performance, the Box Office will open 90 to 60 minutes before show time and will sell tickets for that event only. This Box Office may accept cash and checks, cash only or may accept credit cards. Please call (202) 994-6800 for confirmed payment methods.