FROM THE FACEBOOK EVENT DESCRIPTION:
This year Funk Parade kicks off with a Celebration of Women in Funk!
The extravaganza will showcase the fiercest, funkiest women in DC, including:
- Batala Washington
- DJ Ayes Cold
- Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret
- Essence of Diva dancers, who were the surprise hit of last year’s parade.
Headlining are the Funk Parade All-Stars, a group of the hardest-driving musicians from the city’s best bands of the past and present. This year the All-Stars will be fronted by Kim Jade Fry and her band The Good Thing and special guests including:
- Robert Mousey Thompson from the James Brown Band
- Candice Mills and Gordon Sterling from Crystal Youth
- Gene C Mcbride from inGratitude
- Asha from The CooLots
and so many more to be announced in the next couple days.
Atlas Brew Works, a sponsor of Funk Parade 2015, will be previewing its new brew, "The 1500 South Cap Lager," brewed especially for Nationals Park. DC Brau and Atlas are the official beer sponsors of Funk Parade 2015.
Tickets to the March 12 event are $20 in advance, $25 day of the show. VIP tickets, which include booth seating, are $40 in advance, $50 day of show. All proceeds benefit Funk Parade 2015. Tickets can be purchased atThe Howard Theatre box office or online at ticketmaster.com.