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Merrifield, VA, United States, 2010/06/10 - Washington D.C.'s premier street festival and cookout occurs again on Saturday June 19. Over seven hours of high quality music by national roots rocker Jackie Greene, Sol & Funk Root, William Walter, Justin Trawick, Emilie Bogrand, and more!.
Ebbitt Block Party is Washington D.C.'s premier street Festival and cookout! This years musical lineup: National roots jammer Jackie Greene, William Walter and Tucker Rodgers, Sol & Funk Root, Emilie Bogrand, Justin Trawick, Christylez Bacon, and The Homestead Act.
It's summer in the city and the sun's out so it's time to shut down G street and turn up the music. Join us as Washington D.C. pushs summertime into full swing! The 2nd Annual Ebbitt Block Party has quickly established itself as D.C.'s premier street Festival and tastiest cookout. The Block Party is located on the 1400 block of G street, paving the way for hours of non stop musical performances and sparking up the grills for signature Old Ebbitt Grill food and drink! We can't wait to see you there!
Ebbitt Block Party (ebbittblockparty.com) is joined again this summer by our charitable partner, the D.C. Central Kitchen who will again be collecting canned or commercially packaged nuts and raisins, as well as can openers. Bring something to contribute and receive a free raffle ticket for each item!
With 3 stages, 6 bands, and 7 hours of music, the block is gonna rock! This Block Party has 2 Street Stages as well as a Main stage. The musical entertainment provides a taste of Rock, Jam, Blues, Funk, Folk and more!! Below are a few quotes about the musical groups.
"Dubbed 'The Prince of Americana' by the New York Times, Jackie Greene is steeped in country, blues, jazz, rock & folk" - from Jackie Greene website
"Sol is a fierce guitarist and soulful singer who has toured the world with roots, blues, and funk legends"- Jambase
"William Walter jams high-energy folk/funk music with lots of room for deep solos & exploration." - from William Walter website
"Justin Trawick's 'Urban Folk Rock' inspires comparisons such as Bob Schneider, Ryan Adams, and G. Love" - from Justin Trawick web
"Christlyez Bacon performs a live eclectic blend of classical and jazz and hip-hop arrangements and lyricism" - wikipedia