Home Rule Music Festival

The Home Rule Music Festival is a family-friendly event focused on the music and culture of Washington, DC. Legendary jazz artists and musicians will enliven the Great Lawn, with a plethora of fun activities including a record fair, local food trucks, craft beverages, and a finally, the premiere of a new documentary short film on Black Fire Records. Performances will feature Black Fire artist Plunky & Oneness of JuJu, legendary progressive jazz artists Doug Carn and David Murray, and the TCB Band. The event is produced by the Home Rule Music and Film Preservation Foundation.

Partners include HR Records, Capitol Bop, Black Fire, 202Creates, DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment, Anxo Cider, Everyday Sundae, Chuck Levin’s Music Center, Art of Noize, WPFW 89.3 FM, Denizens Brewing Co., Other Half Brewing Co., DC Odd Fellows, Blackfilm.com, and Upper Georgia Avenue Main Street. 

General admission is free; RSVP here. VIP tickets provide free drink tasting tickets, festival magazine, access to artists, Black Fire t-shirt, and access to the VIP-only area near the stage. 

Event Details:
Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022
Event Start Time:
3pm | Gates Open
3pm – 4pm | Live DJ Music
3pm – 7pm | Record Fair
4pm | Live Music
Doug Carn
Plunky & Oneness of Juju
David Murray
TCB Band
8:45pm | Black Fire Documentary Short Film Screening
9:30pm | Event Ends

Location: The Great Lawn at The Parks at Walter Reed – Entrance at 1010 Butternut Street NW. Biking, walking, and rideshare are recommended, as parking is limited. Limited paid festival parking is available at The Vale parking garage, accessible off Aspen Street NW; and in the Abrams Hall parking garage, accessible ONLY from 16th Street NW. 

For details and VIP tickets, visit homerulemusicfestival.com, follow @HRRecords on Instagram. 

The Parks at Walter Reed events are sponsored by Children’s National Hospital, Aspen Square at The Parks by NVHomes, The Vale, The Brooks, Streetsense, and BKV Group.

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