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Home Rule Music Festival
Home Rule Music Festival

Sat, Jun 17



Home Rule Music Festival

The Home Rule Music Festival is a celebration of Washington, DC music and culture. Two weekends | One Fest. June 16, 17 & 24.

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Time & Location

Jun 17, 2023, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Washington, 1010 Butternut St NW, Washington, DC 20012, USA

About the event

Through partnerships with Captial Bop and Songbyrd Music House, the Home Rule Music Festival has expanded to include 2 weekends of live music on June 16, 17, and 24.  We're returning to the Parks at Walter Reed on Saturday, June 17, and we've added events before and after this special day. 

The Home Rule Music Festival is a celebration of DC’s rich and vibrant music and culture!  

On June 17, we’ll have an amazing day that includes a Record Fair, the best food trucks, craft beverages from Anxo, special merch vendors plus terrifc live music.  The Home Rule Music Festival is family-friendly and FREE.  A limited number of VIP tickets are available.


June 16: Festival Kickoff  presented by Captial Bop @ Songbyrd  (540 Penn Street NE; doors open @ 6PM)

* Film Screenings of the Black Fire Documentary and The Drums Will Protect You shorts

* Kassa Overall Music Showcase

June 17: Home Rule Music Festival @ The Parks at Walter Reed (entrance at 1000 Butternut St. NW; gates open @ 1PM)

Artist Lineup: * DJ Aquarian * Mark Meadows & The Movement * Doug Carn with the Home Rule Band * Kahil El'Zabar * EU * Brian Jackson * The Experience Band & Show  *

June 17: After Party @ Songbyrd (540 Penn Street NE; party starts @ 10PM)

June 24: Jazz Showcase  presented by Capital Bop 

* Hamid Drake and Here & Now (Tomeka Reid)

Tickets Coming Soon!

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