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IMPORTANT UPDATE We regret to inform you that due to the anticipated inclement weather and cold temperatures, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2022 DC #FunkParade and we will be in touch about our 2022 make-up date.     Funk Parade programming is supported by The...

Join the Funk Parade Festival in Historic U. Street Corridor! The DC Funk Parade is returning and soon rebranding in 2023 as the DC Funk Festival with the help of sponsors like Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center, TMobile, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, the Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation,...

Full 2021 Funk Parade Lineup Now Available The hybrid festivities will feature some of the DMV’s best and brightest musical talent and industry experts   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – D.C. – The 2021 Funk Parade festivities officially kick off on May 1. This year’s event will include a...

Tickets for the 2021 DC Funk Parade Festival are on sale now. The Black Broadway-themed celebration will be delivered via virtual and in-person programs featuring art, entertainment, and cultural reflection on the state of the District of Columbia, via Funk University (Funk U). In keeping...

Check out recent coverage of the Funk Parade from press outlets across the community: Around Town: Funk Parade to Go Virtual in 2021 by Parklife DC The Funk Parade Will Be Back In 2021 As A Series Of Virtual And Socially Distanced Events by DCist ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2020   Contact: Jessica F. Teachey Director of Community Engagement, The MusicianShip jfteachey@themusicianship.org   Funk Parade Plans Hybrid Experience for 2021 COVID-19 prompts The MusicianShip to get creative with its beloved annual community event   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – D.C. – After being forced to cancel the 2020 Funk Parade,...

Official Call For Submissions Funk Family, mark your calendars for our 2nd Annual Funk Parade Photo Gallery on August 30 at Eaton DC! This year, through our FunkU initiative, we're paying homage to our festival's home corridor on U Street, Black Broadway! The photo gallery will acknowledge the artistic and creative ancestors who brought life to...

We’re excited to share with you a Funk Parade playlist, featuring many of Funk Parade’s past performers. We’re hoping this brings you some joy! At this time, our hearts go out to the many families whose health is affected by COVID-19, our support goes out to...

It is with a great deal of sadness, and out of an abundance of caution, that we are led to cancel Funk Parade 2020. On Friday, March 20th, DC extended its mass gathering restriction through April 27th, due to global health pandemic, COVID-19. Without a clear...