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Free Summer Concerts

All summer long, come to The Wharf on Wednesdays at 7:00pm for free concerts on Transit Pier presented by Pacifico. With R&B, Jazz, Reggae, Go-Go, Country and your favorite pop covers, there is something for everyone.

Grab a snack and a Pacifico Beer and enjoy the live music.

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Rock The Dock 2024 Lineup

At 7:00pm on Wednesdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day, come to Transit Pier at The Wharf to enjoy free live performances by these talented local artists:

May 29: Pink PaLish (R&B/Soul)
June 5: Keeton (Rock)
June 12: David Thong (Pop) 
June 19: Juneteenth Extended Concert featuring performances by:
          3:00pm-4:30pm: Too Much Talent Band (R&B/Soul/Go-Go)
          5:00pm-6:30pm: Jogo Project (R&B/Soul/Go-Go)
          7:00pm-9:00pm: Be’la Dona (R&B/Soul/Go-Go)
June 26: Capital Effect (80s Pop)
July 3: Jimi Smooth & HitTime (Motown)
July 10: La Unica (Latin)
July 17: Pebble to Pearl (R&B/Soul)
July 24: Uncle Jesse (90s Pop)
July 31: So Fetch (2000s Pop)
August 7: Justin Trawick and The Common Good (Americana)
August 14: The Experience Band & Show (R&B/Soul/Go-Go)
August 21: Driven to Clarity (Pop and Rock)
August 28: Perfekt Blend (R&B/Pop/Jazz)


Event Details

  • Every concert begin at 7:00pm. However, the Juneteenth Extended Concert on June 19, 2024 is from 3pm-9pm.
  • Concerts take place at Transit Pier at The Wharf (970 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC 20024). Learn more about different ways to Get to The Wharf.
  • Limited bench seating and tables and chairs are available on a first-come first-served basis. 
  • This event is family-friendly—all ages are welcome. Dogs on a leash are welcome. You must be 21+ to consume alcohol.
  • Waterside bar Cantina Bambina serves up cold Pacifico and mixed drinks throughout the concerts. Outside drinks are not allowed.
  • Don't forget to visit the DC Lottery tent on Transit Pier to spin the prize wheel to win cash and DC Lottery swag.
  • You may bring in food from any Wharf restaurant. Whether you're craving a Cuban sandwich, a hot and sweet pizza, or chips and guac, our Wharf restaurants have something for everyone.
  • In the event of inclement weather, event status updates will be posted on the Rock The Dock event page on The Wharf Facebook page.

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