202 Arts and Music Festival 2017

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
RSVP Recommended
Free Event
Festival
Live Music
Cost:
Included Items: 
isual arts, performance art, and interactive cultural experiences
On September 9th, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) will proudly present the 202 Arts and Music Festival, a vibrant, family-friendly festival that celebrates DC through visual arts, performance art, and interactive cultural experiences. With over eleven hours of continuous activities on multiple stages for residents and visitors to enjoy at this multi-faceted event.
List of Performing Acts
 
Eli Lev
Elena & Los Fulanos
Callaloo
BlaqueStone
Handsome Hound
Vava United School of Samba
Wild the Waters
Rimi Basu
TolumiDE
Nana Malaya
One Common Unity
I Love Dance
Trifilio Tango Trio
Sahel
Tom Kitchen
Fort Knox Five
Sweet Yonder
Rare Essence
Kokayi Issa
Vadoux
DC Shorts
Vajai Nathan
The JoGo Project
Batalá Washington, DC
Nrityaniketan
DJ Lance
Black Alley Band
DJ D-MAC & Associates
Nappy Riddem
The Welders
Lauren White
Grufolpawa
Thaylobleu
Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble
Howard "KingFish" Franklin
 
  
Workshops
 
Kankouran West African Dancer and Drummers
Da Originalz
National Hand Dance Association
M Street Yoga
 
Film Screening and Lectures
DC Shorts
Plus information from numerous community groups, nonprofit organizations, embassies, DC government agencies and more.
 
*Please note that artists and schedule subject to change.
 
Tickets are free to the public and are now available online or by calling 202-724-5613. 

Southwest Waterfront
4th and M Street | Randall Field
Washington, DC 
Metro: Waterfront (Green Line) 
 
FREE ADMISSION | RSVP (click here)

September in DC is 202Creates Month -- a month of events and activities that showcases the diversity of artists, makers, and entrepreneurs who contribute to the District's thriving creative industries. Watch this promo video and be sure to use #202Creates to keep us informed about the work you are doing -- or seeing -- and to find out about DC's creative community! Follow @202Creates on Instagram and @entertain_DC on Twitter to learn more.   

About the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities provides grants, professional opportunities, education enrichment, and other programs and services to individuals and nonprofit organizations in all communities within the District of Columbia. The Arts Commission is supported primarily by District government funds and in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.