FETE DE LA MUSIQUE DC - A summer solstice music festival!
Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 12:00 AM (EDT)
We are excited for today's Fete de la Musique!
Stop by any time between 12-4pm for FREE Day Program!
***Our EVENING Program is SOLD OUT and there will be NO Tickets at the Door!***
Didn't get a chance to purchase your ticket, consider attending Sat Night Artistic Rooftop Fusion at Beacon Rooftop - Grab Your Free Ticket here to continue the music celebration under the open sky - http://satartfusion-june21.eventbrite.com
FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE - A summer solstice music festival!
Saturday, June 21 @ Sofitel, 806 15th Street NW, Washington DC
Join the worldwide celebration and take in the universal language of music while enjoying a groovy lunch, a laidback sundowner or an upbeat funky night.
Inspired by France’s Fête de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, the Alliance Francaise, Sofitel and Art Soiree will play host to a daylong summer journey across the musical worlds.
Come discover the vibrant and eclectic sounds of new local artists and musicians, or simply enjoy the summer out, with good music, food, drinks, and friends.
Taking place at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square, the festival will transform it into a haven where musicians, music enthusiasts, artists, food lovers, families, locals and guests of town alike will collide for an all-day musical experience, filling the city with an outpouring of rhythm and sound. It will provide a unique opportunity for all Washingtonians to be a part of a worldwide celebration that began in France and now takes place every year on June 21 in hundreds of countries around the world.
FREE DAY PROGRAM: 12 - 4PM | ALL AGES | FREE
12:00pm-1:00pm - Performance by Yuck Finn www.indieonthemove.com/user/yuckfinn
1:00pm-2:00pm - Performance by Sahel www.sahel.us
2:00pm-3:00pm Beauty and The Beatz DJ - www.djbeautyandthebeatz.com
2:30pm-4:00pm Kids' Musical Storytime and Craft Hour: Kids listen to musical stories and sing songs. Children will create their own rainsticks and make beautiful music!
*Food & Beverages sold separately
PAID NIGHT PROGRAM: 6PM - 12AM | 21+ | NO DOOR SALES
Experience a musical journey of discovery through three differently curated spaces.
6:30pm-8:00pm DJ JeNeSaisKwa www.facebook.com/speakeasywashington
8:00pm-10:00pm DJ Moose Lee www.funkdc.com
8:30pm and 10:30pm Special Performance by Serge Khrichenko youtu.be/hQ47KCGoW7Y
10:00pm-12:00am DJ V:shal kanwar www.soundcloud.com/vishal-kanwar
6:00pm Julie O. aka Julie Outrage - www.julieomusic.com
6:45pm Natalie Jean - www.natalie-jean.com
7:30pm Micheline Ewang - michelineewangmusic.com
8:15pm Color School - www.colorschoolband.com
9:00pm The Mellish - themellish.bandcamp.com
9:45pm Light Arms - lightarms.bandcamp.com
10:30pm Honest Haloway - honesthaloway.com
11:15pm Thursday People - www.thursdaypeople.com
**Please note ticket includes admission only, any seating is available on first come first serve basis.
**Food & Beverages sold separately
Dress Code: Festive/Cocktail Attire
RAFFLE - JUST ANNOUNCED
Purchase raffle tickets between 6-8pm for $5 and you'll have the chance to win the following fabulous prizes!
A session of French classes at the Alliance Française
One night weekend stay at Sofitel Lafayette Square and a $100 gift certificate to Sofitel's restaurant
4 tickets ($50 value) to the upcoming "The Infamous Golf Holes" exhibit 6/27-6/28
4 tickets ($50 value) to the Bastille Day event on 7/12
REFUND POLICY - Please note that all ticket sales are final. Refunds will not be available, with the exception of the event being canceled.
SECURITY / CHECK-IN
For the paid programming part the entry will be only with tickets through H Street Entrance. Please either print your tickets or have the QR code available on your iPhone or Android device. Make sure to have a valid ID out and ready when you arrive. This will assure a fast check-in.
ADDRESS / PARKING / PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is located within few blocks of the White House on the intersection of 15th & H Streets NW.
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