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For seven years now, Funk Parade has brought the FUNK back to the U Street Corridor. Every year, we celebrate the music and arts that came out of those historic blocks in NW D.C. This year, we hosted a hybrid series of festivities that included...

We hope you enjoyed the Seventh Annual Funk Parade! It may feel like it's over, but the official "Funk Parade Collection" on Spotify will have you grooving whether you're in your car, at your desk, or lounging with friends. Artists, bands and musicians who have performed...

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...

The 2021 Virtual Wammie Awards were a smashing success. Music lovers and industry professionals alike tuned in for the event, hosted by WKYS’s Chey Parker, to see who took home a coveted Wammie for their work in 2020. More than 60 categories were celebrated in this...

Get your ticket for the second Virtual Wammie Awards on March 28 at 6PM-9:30PM exclusively on WammiesDC.org! [button size='' style='' text='Buy Tickets' icon='' icon_color='' link='https://hopin.com/events/the-2021-virtual-wammie-awards' target='_blank' color='' hover_color='' border_color='' hover_border_color='' background_color='' hover_background_color='' font_style='' font_weight='' text_align='' margin=''] The awards show features a variety of interactive elements, including a...

The MusicianShip has been dedicated to the cause of racial equity and inclusion since our founding more than 11 years ago. Through our free-of-charge music education initiatives, our mission is to provide learning and enrichment opportunities for youth, 99% of whom are young people of...

Help Washington Youth Choir continue its tradition of inspirational performances The Washington Youth Choir was thrilled to perform for President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden during their time as Vice President and Second Lady. Right now, the choir needs 200 new supporters to...

Thank you to everyone for the outpouring of heartful and heartwarming messages to our students. We know your words of encouragement have helped them during this challenging time. Below are just a few of the notes our community shared. How resilient, brave, and mighty you are!...

We’re thrilled to announce that The Coca-Cola Foundation has awarded The MusicianShip a $50,000 grant to support our youth programming. This generous gift will allow us to fulfill our mission of changing lives with music through our after-school, summer, and cultural exchange programs.  While we continue...