Tamara sings for Marvin
RESTAURANT MARVIN PRESENTS, “LIFE & LEGACY” | The Official Marvin Gaye Day Celebration Event!
Restaurant Marvin celebrates the 74th birthday of its namesake, Marvin Pentz Gaye, Jr., on Tuesday, April 2nd.
We are very excited to partner with Marvin Gaye’s children again this year for the “Life & Legacy” celebration. Hosted by Guy Lambert of WPGC!
****THIS EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE AND SPACE LIMITED****
The day will begin with our new partners this year, The National Cherry Blossom Festival, with the planting of legacy trees from the original Cherry Blossom trees planted over 100 years ago on the Tidal Basin. His family, friends and colleagues will attend the planting of the sapling in honor of Marvin. The site and time will be determined soon.
The evening celebration will begin at 4pm on the second floor of the restaurant. The event will be headlined by Marvin’s original band, “The Marquees”. Featured musical guests of the evening are Martin Luther McCoy, www.martinluthermccoy.com and Maimouna Youssef,www.maimounayoussef.com. Marvin’s long-time Musical Director, Gordon “Guitar” Banks will lead a jam session with local artists, Tamara Wellons, Nea Posey, Allison Carney, Sol Edler, Kenny Wesley and Wes Felton. Musical Artist BARSHEEM, barsheemsounds.com has joined the bill and well as filmaker Daimian Bailey,www.g2gpd.com, will premier his short-film, “MUSIC: A Marvin Gaye Story”. DJ John Morales of M+M spinning rare, unreleased Marvin Gaye tracks will round out the evening.
100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY Stella Artois USA