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Bands and Backpacks: Free Community Event

Provided by InTune Music Studios, LLC

Bands and Backpacks is a free backpack giveaway and concert event presented by Tavares Taylor Charities, Inc. and Intune Music Studios, LLC. The event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Sean T. Connaughton Community Plaza (45 Complex Ct.) in Woodbridge from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p. m.

This event was created to support families in the local community and is free and open to the public. Get there early – backpacks filled with school supplies will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis. During the event, live music will be performed by local artists including Abigail Furr, Buto, The Watch, The Harden Blues, The Let Go, Lauren Ashlaie, Givers of Hope, William Brew’s Crew, KC/HC, Karis Pendleton, Tai Nanthavongsa, Alexa Mason, Dave Hall’s Band, Deneishia Haralson, InTune Sparks, Robert Ellis and the Live Wires, and more. Come hungry – food and beverages will be available for purchase on-site from VA StrEats food trucks!

Parking for this event is free. Grab a blanket or lawn chair and come enjoy a fun-filled day with the family. Don’t forget about the free backpacks! For more information or to make a tax-deductible donation, visit

Tavares Taylor Charities, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to improve literacy, combat poverty and hunger and provide basic needs for all people. They are committed to serving and improving the quality of life of citizens in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia through various programs. Learn more:

InTune Music, LLC is a creative space for inspiring musicians and artist to cultivate their talent and love for music. Odori Pendleton and her experienced team teach lessons in piano, guitar, voice and audio engineering. InTune also provides audio services. Find out more:

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