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D.C. Funk Parade Announces Schedule

4/30/2014, 9:09 a.m.
Courtesy of funkparade.com

DAY FAIR OUTDOOR PROGRAMMING

12 - 5pm

M.A. Winter Performance area presented by Capital Bop

1436 U Street NW

Time 12 - 5pm

Program Line Up & Details

CapitalBop presents two of the city's most energizing improvisers, right in the cradle of D.C. jazz. The styles of Donvonte McCoy and Quincy Phillips (who's just back from a world tour with Roy Hargrove) show the influence of classic bebop, '90s hip-hop, gospel and so much else.

Sound: Provided Courtesy of our sponsor Chuck Levin’s and partner 7DrumLessons

Sponsors Activations provided by:

Yelp! - Giveaways and swag

DestinationDC - learn about the awesome events and business in your community

BicycleSpaceDC - Raffles, Info Classes, Boombotix

Local Vendors:

District Doughnut

Curvy Chix Chariot

Banana Love Muffins

Cherry Blossom Creative

Unitees

Activities: City First Bank will be doing Face Painting for kids on their front steps

The Funk Parade Reeves Center Performance Area

14th St & U St NW

Time 1 - 4:30pm

Program Line Up & Details

1:00 - 1:45 - Howard U Step Performers & Dancers

1:45 - 3:15 - Kennedy Center Street Performers, Derek McAlister, Evan Young and more...

3:15 - 3:30 - District Affiliates Fashion Flash Mob

3:30 - 4:00 - Batala Drummers

Sound: DC Bike Party’s Sound Bike will be providing Funky Beats for the people all afternoon and collaborating with Musx on the Musx Live Jukebox

Sponsors & Community Partners:

Hail0 - Music, free promo codes, learn about Hailo community partnerships and more.

GoodShuffle - New membership and community booth

MusX - Check out Live App Demos and MUSX live jukebox

Hope Foundation - Community info table

ANC - Meet your ANC Reps

Safe Access DC - Community Info Table

Marc Morgan - Meet Marc Morgan, At-Large DC Council candidate

Thurgood Marshall Center - Raffles, Games and Giveways

Headcount - Register to Vote and win Sweetlife Festival Tickets

Think Local First

Activities:

14th & U Street Farmers Market - Will be open and running from 8am - 1pm

Lettie Gooch, Junction Vintage, & District Affiliates will be organizing a Fashion Flash Mob and Street Fashion show for the neighborhood. Make sure to visit our friends over in the Fashion District between 15th and 16th on U Street. http://www.districtaffiliates.com/upcoming-events/?event_id=10

Kennedy Center Street Performers will be wandering around the neighborhood performing on street corners throughout the day as well

Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute presents: “The Return of Black Broadway” at the Duke Ellington Stage (13th & USt by &Pizza)

13th St & U St NW (by &Pizza)

12 - 5pm

Program Line Up & Details

12:00-12:20pm: Universal Capoeira Angola

12:30-12:50pm: Faycez You Know (band)

1:00-1:20pm: Da Originals (hip hop dance)

1:30-1:50pm: Frankojazz (band)

2:00-2:20pm: Head Roc (hip hop artist)

2:30-2:50pm: DJ Break

3:00-3:20pm: Hung Tao Choy Mei "Lucky Lions"

3:30-3:50pm: Thaylobleu (band)

4:00-4:20pm: Malcolm X Drummers & Dancers

Sound: Provided Courtesy of our Sponsor Chuck Levin’s and partners 7DrumLessons and Flashband Project

Industrial Bank Family Performance area presented by Words Beats & Life

2001 11th St NW

12 - 5pm