The organizers of Funk Parade have announced details for the 2017 Funk Parade! The annual event will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2017. It addition to the parade info, the organizers launched their annual crowdfunding campaign.

The theme for Funk Parade this year is Future Funk. This is celebrating the the installation of Parliament’s Mothership at the Smithsonian, the Afrofuturism movement, and the emergence of promising talents in DC’s music scene.

Support The Crowdfunding Campaign Today!

As one of the city’s biggest community-based cultural events, organized by the community, this campaign is crucial to the its bottom line. You don’t need a ticket to come to the parade, the day fair or the music festival. If you want to support this event, this is how you do it. Perks for giving include:

  • T-shirts
  • Stickers
  • Buttons
  • Infant onsies
  • and more!

It runs for three weeks. Get involved HERE.

“We’re at a decision point in this city, we get to decide what we want to be…What’s the future we can make together? What can we build with love? What’s it going to look like? That’s what we’re exploring this year.”

– Funk Parade co-founder Justin Rood

Headliners Announced!

As always, the headliners for Funk Parade are amazing. This years headliners include:

  • Backyard Band
  • Sun Ra Arkestra
  • Sinkane

They’ll be joined by rising stars such as our own Nag Champa, Dior Ashley Brown, The dAb Band, and more!

As always, keep an eye out for the lineup for the One Love Massive curated lot. If you we’re at our packed out lot last year, you can expect the same amazing vibes and great music.

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