Home Rule Music Festival celebrates D.C.’s roots and rhythm
From The Washington Post
Home Rule Music Festival: June 17 at 1 p.m. at the Parks at Walter Reed, 1010 Butternut St. NW. homerulemusicfestival.com. Free; VIP passes $50-$65.
Co-presented by the foundation and D.C. jazz nonprofit CapitalBop, the festival, which spans two weekends and several venues, brings together generations of acts specializing in jazz, go-go and beyond. Coincidentally timed to the weekend before Juneteenth, the festival — which grew out of Campbell’s work celebrating the legacy of ’70s D.C. label Black Fire Records — is an example of how music, identity and politics are intertwined.
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