Indie Rock Band 'The Walkmen' To Headline Highly Anticipated Concert At Union Market Saturday, November 30, 2013

Oct 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Market, home of the highly acclaimed food market redeveloped by EDENS, announced today that The Walkmen will perform at Union Market on Saturday, November 30th as part of Union Market's Thread.  Thread, an expertly curated retail salon located at Dock 5, will feature more than 30 local and national unique and independent brands from around the country from November 29December 1, 2013.

The Walkmen, an indie rock band comprised of five Washington D.C. natives, have performed and toured for more than 10 years.  Their most recent album 'Heaven' portrays a band hitting maturity, comfortable in its mastery after a decade together, according to the band's lead singer, Hamilton Leithauser.  The Walkmen have toured with Grammy Award winning Arcade Fire, and Fleet Foxes among others. DJ Will Eastman, who has collaborated with a diverse range of DJs including Fatboy Slim and Tiesto, will also perform.  Eastman is the owner of U Street Music Hall, which has been named "best dance club in the region" by The Washington Post and a top-10 dance club in America by Rolling Stone.

The Concert will take place in the alley of Dock 5 on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.  VIP tickets are $125, and include a private area with artisanal food provided by Rappahannock Oysters Co., and cocktails provided by Green Hat Distillery and renowned mixologist Gina Chersevani of Union Market's Buffalo & Bergen. General Admission tickets are $25. To purchase tickets, please visit

Thread will bring together local independent retailers and national brands, and will feature a variety of participants in the fashion, beauty, lifestyle, art and home arenas.  In addition to showcases by premier retailers and exclusive products, Thread will feature installations and art for sale.  Union Market vendors will provide sips and bites. Thread will be open on Friday, November 29th from 1:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 30th from 11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, December 1st from 11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

For more information about Thread, please visit

About The Market at Union Market:
The Market at Union Market is an artisanal, curated, year-round food market featuring over 40 local vendors.  Through a highly selective process, Union Market is composed of the finest food artisans ranging from up-and-coming entrepreneurs to well known restaurateurs all creating a unique culinary experience.  Union Market vendors include: Rappahannock Oysters Co.; All Things Olive; Buffalo & Bergen created by well-known mixologist Gina Chersevani; Salt & Sundry, an Amanda McClements' lifestyle boutique; Righteous Cheese; Peregrine Espresso; Lyon Bakery; Trickling Springs Creamery; Harvey's Market; Almaala Farms; DC Empanadas and TaKorean.

SOURCE The Market at Union Market

For further information: Jamie Kronfeld, (212) 759-2800, [email protected]