Red Cross Event
Here Comes the Sun!
Join us at Abbey Road on the River and Support the American Red Cross!
You can help the American Red Cross meet the emergency and humanitarian needs of men, women and children in our region by supporting us at Abbey Road on the River, the largest Beatles festival in the United States. You will contribute to our programs in disaster relief, disaster preparedness, first aid and CPR training, and service to the military and their families and enjoy the music of the Beatles while you are there.
Abbey Road on the River will contribute a percentage of funds to the American Red Cross on August 31 and September 1, designated as Red Cross Days. Red Cross will receive a percentage of walk up ticket sales. A special reduced ticket price will be available August 15 – 20. Supporters can purchase tickets online during that time period at http://tinyurl.com/abbeyroadontheriver and enter the code redcross for a discounted ticket.
The event takes place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at the National Harbor, MD. This indoor/outdoor concert will feature live concerts each day. The renowned rock and roll band Jefferson Starship is playing on the 31st.
The American Red Cross will sell preparedness items at the Festival and provide information about precautions to take before, during and after an emergency. A Gretsch guitar has been donated to the Red Cross and will be auctioned, with 100 percent of contributions going to Red Cross disaster relief programs.
The American Red Cross The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. The American Red Cross in the National Capital Region serves the District of Columbia; cities of Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas City, Manassas Park and Alexandria and the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William in Virginia, and Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland. For information, please call our Regional Headquarters at 703-584-8400.
Abbey Road on the River
Abbey Road on the River (AROTR) is a music festival honoring the music and legend of The Beatles. It takes place in Louisville, Kentucky on Memorial Day weekend and in Washington DC on Labor Day weekend at National Harbor, MD. Abbey Road on the River is the largest Beatles festival in the United States.