* Funk Parade 2019

When:
May 11, 2019 all-day
2019-05-11T00:00:00-04:00
2019-05-12T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
U Street
14th and U Street
NW
Cost:
Varies

Funk Parade is the quintessential celebration of all things D.C. as “Washington” slowly takes over more neighborhoods and cultural landmarks of the District. Go-go, soul, jazz and hip-hop blare up and down U Street from stages, marching bands and more. Food, funk, family and friends are the main concerns for this day.

Performers this year include The Chuck Brown Band, Aaron Abernathy, Deacon Izzy & The Congregation, Mark Meadows, Jenna Camille & The Free Radicals and Shacara Rogers among many others.

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Jackson Sinnenberg is an Associate Producer for SiriusXM and a freelance writer. His work has appeared in the JazzTimes. NPR Music, NPR.org, the Washington City Paper and On Tap Magazine and the blog of Smithsonian Folkways Records. He previously covered the city’s music scene for WGTB, Georgetown University’s radio station, where he was a show host, writer, and columnist. He graduated from Georgetown with a bachelor’s degree in American Musical Culture. Read him at sinnenbergmusic.com. Follow him at @sinnenbergmusic.