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Funk Parade 2019-Keepin the Funk Alive

The MusicianShip

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM - Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM (EDT)

Funk Parade 2019-Keepin the Funk Alive

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Night Music Fest Wristbands (Access to 15+ Venues)
Allows access to over 15 live shows from DC's best artists. Limited capacity at certain venues. Access provided on a first come, first serve basis. Wristband constitutes free cover where applicable.
May 11, 2019 $10.00 $2.24
All Inclusive Wristband (Conference Registration, Evening Music Fest Wristband & Showcase Ticket)
Includes the Evening Festival Wristband, 1 Registration to the Funk Powered Conference, and 1 Ticket to the Funk Parade Showcase featuring special guests.
May 11, 2019 $40.00 $4.06
Featured Showcase Ticket ONLY
The 2019 Featured Showcase will be taking place at the Historic Prince Hall Lodge on the evening of May 11th. Wristband proceeds from the Featured Showcase will benefit The MusicianShip’s free-of-charge music programs for inner-city youth.
May 11, 2019 $20.00 $2.85
Conference Ticket ONLY
For the first time, ever Funk Parade will be hosting a conference. On the morning of May 11th, Funk Parade supporters will have an opportunity to hear from influencers and subject matter experts on a myriad of topics, ranging from music to social impact, to local happenings. Stay tuned for a line up of this year’s Funk Parade conference speakers.
May 11, 2019 $15.00 $2.55

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Event Details

The MuscianShip Presents Funk Parade 2019-Keepin the Funk Alive!
All Ages*
Festival 1-7pm | Parade 5-6pm | Night Music Fest* 7-12am 

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Funk Parade 2019 is happening on Saturday, May 11th.  Funk Parade is DC's largest all-day celebration of music dance and culture taking place along the historic U Street Corridor. The festival is made up of the mighty Funk Parade itself that winds through the neighborhood and over 30 stages throughout the neighborhood hosting over 120 performances throughout the day. Funk Parade is a celebration for everyone: all ages, races, cultural backgrounds, sexual identities and walks of life.  Funk Parade is the subatomic particle of love that makes you want to move and enjoy the company of all humans.  Funk Parade is also mostly free and affordable to all.

In 2018 The MusicianShip took over the stewardship of the festival in order to help support their mission of providing free mentorship and music education for over 1500 DC public school students. Not only will the proceeds from the festival now go directly to providing free music education for our cities youth, but Funk Parade will provide that important ladder to connect our students to the professional music community in DC and around the world.  

This year's Funk Parade includes:

  • 5 Festival Stages throughout the U St Corridor!
  • 100+ Artists from DC and Nationwide
  • A Funk Powered Conference 
  • The Traditional Funk Parade on the Historic U St.
  • A showcase with Special Guest
  • Live Music in 15+ of your favorite venues
  • Street Exhibitions and Art Installations
  • Marching Band Exhibitions
  • Fun for all ages!

Ticket Information

All Day Stages, the foot parade, Street Exhibitions are FREE!

$10-Night Music Festival Wristband- Allows access to over 15 live shows from DC's best artists. Limited capacity at certain venues. Access provided on a first come, first serve basis. Wristband constitutes free cover where applicable.

$40-All Inclusive Wristband includes the Night Music Festival Wristband, 1 Registration to the Funk Powered Conferenceand 1 Ticket to the Funk Parade Showcase featuring special guests.

$20-Featured Showcase Only-The 2019 Featured Showcase will be taking place at the Historic Prince Hall Lodge on the evening of May 11th. Wristband proceeds from the Featured Showcase will benefit The MusicianShip’s free-of-charge music programs for inner-city youth. 

$20-Funk Powered Conference- For the first time ever, Funk Parade will be hosting a conference. On the morning of May 11th, Funk Parade supporters will have an opportunity to hear from influencers and subject matter experts on a myriad of topics, ranging from music, to social impact, to local happenings. Stay tuned for a line up of this year’s Funk Parade conference speakers.

 

*some age restrictions on Night Venue Fest 18/21+

Have questions about Funk Parade 2019-Keepin the Funk Alive? Contact The MusicianShip

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When & Where

U Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM - Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM (EDT)


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Organizer

The MusicianShip

The MusicianShip is a nonprofit organization that changes lives by facilitating music lessons, experiences, and opportunities for primarily at-risk youth. 

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