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Aaron Myers February Showcase
Henry's Upstairs @ Mr Henry's Restaurant
Washington, DC
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Aaron Myers February Showcase
Friday February 28, 2019 sees the return of Aaron Myers to the Henry's Upstairs for two shows!!

Doors for the first show open up at 6 PM with the show beginning at 7:30, and doors for the second show open up at 9:30 PM with the show beginning at 9:45.
A $15.00 food/beverage minimum is in place for all attendees to ensure we can continue to present entertainment we can truly take pride in.

Aaron Myers is a DC based entertainer, activist and entrepreneur.  Originally from Goodlow, Texas, Mr. Myers is a veteran of the United States Army and attended Navarro College in Corsicana, Texas majoring in business and theater.

After college, Aaron moved in Los Angeles, California where he was the featured talent at the Fashion TV's 10 year Anniversary Party, and as a studio musician he was Music Supervisor for the film A Song and a Prayer.  Within ministry, he was the Assistant to the Youth Pastor at West Angeles Church of God in Christ also serving as the musician for the Youth Department.  Looking to learn more about promotion and entertainment, he joined the team at Youniversal Jamz Entertainment, developing branding and presenting skills, becoming VP in 2007.

In December of 2008 Mr. Myers moved to Washington DC after working for 9 months as a Field Organizer on the Obama-Biden Campaign for Change in Texas (for the primaries) and Fort Myers, Florida (for the general election).  He arrived in DC as the National Director for the now defunct Global Family Program headed by the late Linda Grover.  While in DC, Aaron grew deep musical roots performing at major events in the nations Capitol such as: 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps, National Legal Aid & Defender Association 100th Anniversary, rehearsing/Directing/Performing 100 Voice Choir at the World AIDS Conference, Various events at the French & Swiss Embassies, teaching music classes for the DC Summer Program, Teaching Master Jazz Performance Classes with students from Canada & France, performing at the Library of Congress and a featured artist for the DC Jazz Festival.

In 2019 participated in the Folk Alliance Festival in Montreal Canada, speaking on the intersection of Arts & Activism.  In October of the same year, Mr. Myers embarked upon a 6 week 24 show tour in 20 different cities throughout Russia.

Politically, Mr. Myers became active in the DC a Young Democrats and began activating spaces for live performances, ultimately serving as Resident Artist at the Black Fox Lounge for 5 years and over 150 shows.  In 2016 he formed the DC Jazz Lobby focusing on music and arts policy initiatives on both local and federal levels.

Mr. Myers Chairs the Board of Directors for the Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation, and serves as Board Secretary of Crittenton Services of Greater Washington.  He sits as a member of the board of directors for CTE Vision Foundation and Covenant Full Potential Development Center.   Artistically, he is the Resident Artist at Mr. Henry's Restaurant in Washington, DC and Minister of Music at Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ.  His credits include 3 albums: "Leo Rising" , "The Lion's Den" (both included on the Grammy Voting Ballot") and the holiday album "Snowing in Vegas."  You can listen to his music on Pandora, Spotify, Apple Music, GooglePlay, Amazon, and other digital streaming services.


Ticket sales are nonrefundable unless outside circumstance requires closing of the venue.

Location

Henry's Upstairs @ Mr Henry's Restaurant (View)
601 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
United States

Categories

Music > Jazz

Minimum Age: 21
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No

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