Catch Venus d Minor at SING OUT FOR SHELTER concert at 8 PM Saturday, March 10, 2018 in Washington DC. This wonderful annual tradition created by the renowned a cappella men’s group The Augmented 8 (Winners of the Benjamin E. Cooper Award for Contributions to Ending Homelessness), has brought in thousands of dollars to end homelessness in our region. Join Venus d Minor and our aca-colleagues The Augmented 8, Word of Mouth, TBD and Pitch Please for a fun evening of entertainment that will make a difference in your community.
Where: Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, 3401 Nebraska Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016 (202) 363-4900 FREE PARKING
Proceeds Benefit: Christ House, Friendship Place, Metropolitan House
Tickets at the Door:
Preferred Seating $70
General Admission $35
Children 12 and under Free
For Advance Purchase Tickets or to make a charitable donation click here
Venus on stage at Lubber Run Ampitheater, courtesy Ed Spitzberg
Well we sure had fun singing to a packed crowd at our favorite outdoor ampitheater in Virginia. We appreciate the invite from our friends The Tone Rangers. Next up, Venus sings the Star Spangled Banner on Monday, July 20th to open a college league Big Train baseball game at Cabin John Park in North Bethesda. Join us for another fun evening under the stars!
Join us at 8pm July 11th 2015 at Lubber Run Ampitheater in Arlington. We’ll be joining our aca-friends The Tone Rangers, along with the Whitman Drama Team, for an aca-tastic evening of song under the stars! http://www.acaembassy.org/events/
Hallelujah! (And thank you!)
Well THAT was fun! Thanks to all our fans–and fans of The Tone Rangers and The Chromatics–for coming out on a chilly evening to hear us sing at Jammin’ Java. Let us know if you have a birthday party, retirement party, divorce party, or any other happening which requires a dash of a cappella!
It was great to make ABC TV’s Good Morning America host laugh (in a good way) during our set this past Saturday for the 21st Annual Sing Out for Shelter Concert. Shipman was the MC for the event for an audience of 250, where Venus rocked the house…well, the church…with our melifluous tones and slightly off-beat humor to benefit three local organizations that serve the more than 30,000 individuals who experience homelessness each year in the nation’s capital. Organized by the Augmented Eight, a men’s a cappella group which has performed for Washington audiences for over 50 years, the SOS concerts have raised approximately $180,000 over the past twenty years. Venus and the Aug 8 were also joined by The George Washington University Troubadors and Eat at Joe’s from the Georgetown Day School, who reminded us 1) that we have been singing since before they were born and 2) that the future of a cappella is bright!
Venus is thrilled to be asked back to sing at the annual Sing Out for Shelter concert this year. Join us for great music in support of a great cause (several local organizations that support the homeless) at 8:00 PM at the Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church (MMUMC) 3401 Nebraska Avenue in Washington DC.