Jason Mraz Headlines an Evening of Friendly Folk at Merriweather

Jason Mraz headlined an evening of folk, rock and pop at Merriweather Post Pavilion. Other artists on the lineup included Bushwalla, Eric Hutchinson and G Love & Special Sauce.

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Alfredo Flores
Jason Mraz, also known as Mr. A-Z, is a singer-songwriter, born and raised in Mechanicsville, Va. His stylistic influences include reggae, pop, rock, folk, jazz and hip-hop.
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G. Love & Special Sauce are a trio from Philadelphia, PA.
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G. Love & Special Sauce play a brand of laid-back, sloppy blues sound that encompasses the sound/production of classic R&B and recent rap artists (the Beastie Boys, in particular).
Connie Bolger
Jason Mraz’s second album, “Mr. A-Z,” peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 200 and sold more than 100,000 copies in the United States.
Alfredo Flores
Fans of G. Love & Special Sauce, which consists of G. Love on guitar/vocals/harmonica (shown here), Jeff Clemens on drums, and Jim Prescott on upright bass -- released their self-titled debut in 1994.
Connie Bolger
In 2008, Jason Mraz released his third studio album, “We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things..,” which debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 was a commercial success worldwide, peaking in the top ten of many international charts.
Quincy Police
Jason Mraz's bongo player
Connie Bolger
Jason Mraz's international breakthrough came with the release of lead single from “We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things...”, titled "I'm Yours."
Alfredo Flores
The fans were rather intent.
Alfredo Flores
Eric Hutchinson recorded and released the album “Sounds Like This,” which won praise from gossip blogger Perez Hilton and sent it to the top ten on the iTunes Store, where it peaked at number seven in September 2007.
Eric Hutchinson is a true native Washingtonian. He was born in D.C., grew up in Takoma Park, Md., and attended Montgomery Blair High School.
Alfredo Flores
G. Love & Special Sauce received enthusiastic reviews and nearly went gold on the strength of the MTV-spun video for "Cold Beverage."
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Jason Mraz introduces Bushwalla, a singer, songwriter and rapper from Cleveland, Ohio.
Alfredo Flores
Jason Mraz’s bongo player
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Bushwalla formed the 1-2-3 Band with around 10 of his closest friends. Their live performances are dynamic, very spontaneous and extremely humorous. Jason Mraz is an unofficial member of the band, and often joins them on stage.
Alfredo Flores
G. Love & Special Sauce
Alfredo Flores
The single "I'm Yours" peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100, giving Jason Mraz his first top-10 single.
Alfredo Flores
Many Jason Mraz fans sported versions of Mraz's trademark fedora hat
In 2002, Jason Mraz released his first major-label debut album, “Waiting for My Rocket to Come,” which has the lead single "The Remedy (I Won't Worry)," Mraz's first top-20 single on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 15.
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Jason Mraz fans, those fortunate enough to get indoor seats. Those stuff on the lawn partied through torrential thunderstorms, but they were rewarded when Mraz played on of his two encores in the lawn.
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