For the second year, the Abbey Road on the River music festival will contribute a percentage of funds to the American Red Cross.
"Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 have been designated Red Cross Days and Red Cross will receive a percentage of walk-up ticket sales," said a release from the Red Cross. "A special reduced ticket price will be available on July 23 -30. Supporters can purchase tickets online and enter the code 'redcross' for a discounted ticket."
From the American Red Cross:
The event takes place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at the National Harbor, MD. The indoor/outdoor concert will feature over 50 live concerts a day with different bands and musicians from around the world.
"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," said the American Red Cross.
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 PrinceGeorge’s Counties in Maryland. For information, please call our Regional Headquarters at 703-584-8400.
Abbey Road on the River (AROTR) is a music festival honoring the music and legend of The Beatles. It takesplace in Louisville, Kentucky on Memorial Day weekend and in Washington, D.C. on Labor Day weekend at National Harbor, MD. Abbey Road on the River is the largest Beatles festival in the United States.