From a press release:
“The DC Department of Funk announced the first set of U Street neighborhood venues who will be hosting the DC Funk Parade Music Festival, planned for May 3, 2014. While more will be announced in the coming weeks, the beginning line-up includes:
U Street Music Hall (1115 U St NW)
Tropicalia (2001 14th St. NW)
Solly’s (1942 11th St. NW)
DC9 (1940 9th St. NW)
Jojo Restaurant and Bar (1518 U St. NW)
These venues will feature Free, Live and Local DC Funk inspired bands from 7pm-10pm on Saturday, May 3, immediately following the Funk Parade occurring on V St. NW.
Band lineups will be announced in the coming weeks.
The DC Funk Parade is a one-of-a-kind parade, street fair, and music festival to celebrate U Street, the District and the spirit of funk. It is hosted and sponsored largely by neighborhood businesses. This event is free to the public all day so we rely on the community for support, please donate here. Each donation comes with an amazing set of perks donated by some of our favorite U Street businesses.”