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Posted at 3:23 PM ET, 06/17/2010

Listen: Frederic Yonnet and Nasar Abadey kick off's Weekend Summer Concerts

By David Malitz

Local harmonica standout Frederic Yonnet kicks off our Weekend Summer Concerts series. (Carla Sims)

This year's's Weekend Summer Concerts series begins with a local artist who regularly shares the stage with the likes of Prince and Stevie Wonder. Frederic Yonnet has established himself as one of the best harmonica players in the world, and those who come to Carter Barron Amphitheatre tonight are sure to be wowed by his prowess on the pocket-size instrument.

Also performing is Nasar Abadey, backed by his longtime band Supernova. The drummer is a master percussionist and acclaimed bandleader who has been a fixture on the local scene for decades.

Below, listen to music by Yonnet and Abadey. And pick up your ticket tomorrow at the Carter Barron box office (16th Street and Colorado Avenue NW), beginning at noon, or at The Washington Post (1150 15th St. NW), beginning at 8:30 a.m. Tickets go fast!

"Reed My Lips" - Frederic Yonnet

"Earthling" - Nasar Abadey

-- David Malitz

By David Malitz  | June 17, 2010; 3:23 PM ET
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