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5th ANNUAL FUNK PARADE

Saturday, May 12

 

Funk Parade is a one-of-a-kind day fair, parade and music festival, 

celebrating Washington DC's vibrant music and arts, the U Street neighborhood,

and the Spirit of Funk that brings us all together.

 

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5th ANNUAL FUNK PARADE

Saturday, May 12

 

Funk Parade is a one-of-a-kind day fair, parade and music festival, 

celebrating Washington DC's vibrant music and arts, the U Street neighborhood,

and the Spirit of Funk that brings us all together.

 

Lineup


2018 LINEUP

Ari Lennox, Be’la Dona, Mannywellz, DJ Underdog, Ron Holloway Band, Faycez U Know,
Mourning A Blk Star, TOB, Pinky Killacorn, Dreamcast, FootsxColes, Aztec Sun, DJ Ayes Cold,
DJ Native Sun, Sam Prather’s Groove Orchestra, Black Masala, Batala Washington, Micah
Robinson, Harold Little, Dupont Brass, Backbeat Underground, Be Steadwell, JoGo Project,
Gordon Sterling and the People, The Clones of Funk Concert for Causes Benefit featuring
Michael “Kidd Funkadelic” Hampton, Nag Champa & Uptown Art House Jam, Blaquestone, Sir
E.U., Kermin the DJ, Leon City Sounds, Humbalaya, The Cornel West Theory, Champion
Sound, Dior Ashley Brown and the dAb Band, Kromanauts, Lucky So & So’s, Eat the Cake, Los
Gallos Negros, Haile Supreme, Spinrillo, DJ K-Meta, DJ Kashrag, Big Ugly Truck Dance Party,
Brass Connection, Odd Mojo, PNMA, Not. Alone, Harvey Sometimes, Rumble in the Jungle
Late Night Dance Party, La Unica, Vocology, Funky Miracle, Winzday Love, Allthebestkids,
Crush Funk Brass, Lookout Gang, Cosmic Romp, The Unknowns, Frank-o Jazz, Steelo Soul,
Pear Bailey re-enactor Roz White, Malcolm X Drummer and Dancers, Anacostia Drummers,
Vava United, Kazaxe Dancers, Urban Artistry, Capitol Movement Dance, Street Light Circus
Performers, Pyroxotic, Soka Tribe Dancers, Universal Capoeira, PanLara, Lady Raiders Step Team,
Lion’s Den Step Team, Hung Tao Choy Mei Lucky Lions, Eastern High School Marching Band,
The Band Marching Unit, Phelps ACE High School Marching Band, Mo Lucas Community Foundation Marching Band

...and more

Lineup


2018 LINEUP

Ari Lennox, Be’la Dona, Mannywellz, DJ Underdog, Ron Holloway Band, Faycez U Know,
Mourning A Blk Star, TOB, Pinky Killacorn, Dreamcast, FootsxColes, Aztec Sun, DJ Ayes Cold,
DJ Native Sun, Sam Prather’s Groove Orchestra, Black Masala, Batala Washington, Micah
Robinson, Harold Little, Dupont Brass, Backbeat Underground, Be Steadwell, JoGo Project,
Gordon Sterling and the People, The Clones of Funk Concert for Causes Benefit featuring
Michael “Kidd Funkadelic” Hampton, Nag Champa & Uptown Art House Jam, Blaquestone, Sir
E.U., Kermin the DJ, Leon City Sounds, Humbalaya, The Cornel West Theory, Champion
Sound, Dior Ashley Brown and the dAb Band, Kromanauts, Lucky So & So’s, Eat the Cake, Los
Gallos Negros, Haile Supreme, Spinrillo, DJ K-Meta, DJ Kashrag, Big Ugly Truck Dance Party,
Brass Connection, Odd Mojo, PNMA, Not. Alone, Harvey Sometimes, Rumble in the Jungle
Late Night Dance Party, La Unica, Vocology, Funky Miracle, Winzday Love, Allthebestkids,
Crush Funk Brass, Lookout Gang, Cosmic Romp, The Unknowns, Frank-o Jazz, Steelo Soul,
Pear Bailey re-enactor Roz White, Malcolm X Drummer and Dancers, Anacostia Drummers,
Vava United, Kazaxe Dancers, Urban Artistry, Capitol Movement Dance, Street Light Circus
Performers, Pyroxotic, Soka Tribe Dancers, Universal Capoeira, PanLara, Lady Raiders Step Team,
Lion’s Den Step Team, Hung Tao Choy Mei Lucky Lions, Eastern High School Marching Band,
The Band Marching Unit, Phelps ACE High School Marching Band, Mo Lucas Community Foundation Marching Band

...and more

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2018 Schedule


 

2018 SCHEDULE

DAY FAIR 1-7PM

PARADE 5-6PM

MUSIC FEST 7PM - 12AM

SHOWCASE 8PM

2018 Schedule


 

2018 SCHEDULE

DAY FAIR 1-7PM

PARADE 5-6PM

MUSIC FEST 7PM - 12AM

SHOWCASE 8PM

Sponsors


Sponsors


2018 SPONSORS

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Call to Action 2018


Call to Action 2018


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Photo credits


Find Funk Parade across social media: Facebook Twitter Instagram

Photo credits


Find Funk Parade across social media: Facebook Twitter Instagram

PHOTO CREDITS

Backyard Band: Jeffrey Morris Photography

Eastern High Marching Band: Brian Smith

Roller skaters: Genna Byrd

Costumed paraders: Nadia Adona

Funk Parade Photo Coordinator: Jeffrey Morris

All photos (c) their creators and used with permission