DC Funk Parade

The MusicianShip uses music to alter the life trajectory of youth, thereby creating a more vibrant, educated, empowered, and well-intentioned world.

Thank You From the Executive Director of The MusicianShip

Dear D.C., On Saturday, May 11, you kept the funk alive at the 6th Annual Funk Parade. Despite the day being fraught with literal and figurative rainy moments, you exuded the Funk Parade spirit—a spirit of love, togetherness, cultural celebration, and one that emerges from the trenches, against all odds. When The MusicianShip was asked […]

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Funk Parade Announces 2019 Performers

WASHINGTON DC [April 10, 2019] The DC Department of Funk is excited to announce our initial line up preview for the 2019 Festival!  All of the performances will be taking place on Saturday, May 11th at over 20 venues and stages around the city.  This announcement is just the initial line up with more bands, […]

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Annual Funk Parade Returns with New Leadership, Acts & Wristband Portal! WASHINGTON, DC [April 4, 2019] – Funk Parade season is upon us. The official theme for the entire 2019 Festival is “Keepin’ The Funk Alive.” The theme is a celebration of the restored vision and commitment of The MusicianShip to grow the festival into […]

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