Free Show! Soul Crackers "Better Late Than Never" New Year's Dance!, featuring Tommy Lepson & The Too Much Sisters

FREE Show! Soul Crackers feat. Tommy Lepson & The Too Much Sisters

Soul Crackers have been one of the most popular bands in the D.C. area for more than 30
years. Led by the stunning and powerful vocals of DC legend, Tommy Lepson, Soul Crackers
perform timeless classics from the Motown, & Memphis soul catalogues. The band also features
former Eva Cassady & Billy Price sideman Keith Grimes on guitar, Ronnie Newmyer (bass)
Spencer Hoopes (keyboards) Chuck Sullivan (drums) and the dancing horn section of Wayne
Sulc (sax) and Chris Hutton (trumpet). Recently the band added two of D.C.’s most exciting
singers, Caz Gardiner and Anita King aka ‘The Too Much Sisters’ to the lineup, and their
sterling vocals and combustible energy has allowed the band to reach new heights. Audiences
have also been exhilarated as the band has been turning in their most exciting and best
performances in a storied 35 year career.
Soul Crackers have performed at The White House, and throughout the DC, Maryland and
Virginia area at renowned venues such as Strathmore, The Barns at Wolf Trap, The Fillmore,
TheHamilton and at numerous city concert series, festivals, clubs & special events.

Smithsonian Year of Music

Smithsonian Year of Music

In April 2018, Secretary Skorton announced 2019 will be the Smithsonian Year of Music, an Institution-wide initiative to increase public engagement, advance understanding, and connect communities in Washington, D.C., across the nation, and around the globe. The Smithsonian Year of Music will highlight and share our vast musical holdings, bringing together our resources in history, art, culture, science, and education.

The Smithsonian Year of Music will feature “365 Days of Music at the Smithsonian” with a variety of music-related activities: performances, music releases, exhibitions, workshops, educational programs, lectures, films, and conferences. The 2019 Smithsonian Folklife Festival (June 26 to 30 and July 3 to 7, 2019 on the National Mall) will focus on the “Social Power of Music.”

Launch your exploration of music at the Smithsonian at and stay tuned for special performances and events, highlighted programming and collections, partners and collaborations. Much more to come!



This is a FREE show.

NO Tickets are required for this show.

Seating is limited & first come first serve

RSVP appreciated.

Who’s Going

Upcoming Events
Pearl Street Warehouse