Friday, May 6, 2016

Capital Fringe Hosts First-Ever Outdoor Music Festival

Late Night Cabaret

From our friends at Capital Fringe...

Kicking Off the Summer Fringe Season - Capital Fringe Music Festival, June 25-26, 2016

Passes on sale, Friday, May 6th

Capital Fringe is placing live music front and center in the Fringe summer season. Since 2009, Capital Fringe has continued to steadily increasing its live music programming. Join Capital Fringe at its first-ever two-day outdoor music festival that will feature bands on one stage under the Baldacchino Tent: June 25-26, 2016 at OLD CITY Farm & Guild, 925 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001.

Kicking off the Fringe Summer Season
(Re)education: Jazz & GoGo Meet the Orchestra
Carter G. Woodson Memorial Park
Corner of 9th Street, NW and Rhode Island Avenue, NW
June 23 at 9 AM
Fringe is creating another free public art commotion - this time by bringing music to the masses. DC Music Download has created a 30-piece orchestra highlighting the talents of the GoGo Symphony and Great Noise Ensemble into a special free 90-minute program. Rush hour may never be the same.

Capital Fringe Music Festival
June 25-26, 12-9 PM
Featuring bands ranging from Shark Week, 178 Product to Zongo Junction will be performing under the Baldacchino Tent at Old City Farm & Guild, 925 Rhode Island Ave NW, for two days of local and live music. Curated by Fringe Chief Music Curator Jim Thomson.

Capital Fringe Music Festival 2016 Lineup:

Juanita Ca$h
Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orchestra
Zongo Junction
178 Product
Kino Musica
Rufus Da B’more Brass Factory
Big Lazy
Shark Week
Beninghove’s Hangmen
Future Generations
Daniel Bachman

Fans will not only find an incredible lineup of local music talent to enjoy, they will also be provided with a beer tent and food trucks shining the light on culinary delights of the District. Capital Fringe Music Festival is family-friendly, and kids ten and under will enter for free with a ticketed adult.

Capital Fringe Music Festival Passes:
May 6 to June 17: Pre-Sale Day and Two Day Passes
Day Pass: $20 + Fringe Button
Two Day Pass: $37 + Fringe Button
Purchase at

June 25-26, 2016
Day Pass: $27 + Fringe Button
Purchase in person at 925 Rhode Island Avenue, NW.

Fringe Festival pop up box office will be open Noon to 7 PM each day of the Music Festival. Fringe Festival is July 7-31. Tickets, passes and buttons will be on sale and available for pick up.

Social Media:
Follow all of the Capital Fringe activities on social media with #capfringe16
Twitter: @capitalfringe

About Capital Fringe:
At Capital Fringe our focus is on expanding audience’s appetites for independent theatre, music, art, dance and unclassifiable forms of live performance and visual art. Capital Fringe is a catalyst for cultural and community development, and a destination that brings artists and audiences together. Capital Fringe thrives on amplifying the vibrancy of DC’s independent arts community and enriches the lives of those who reside, work and visit here.

As a non-profit business Capital Fringe is made possible by: Reva and David Logan Foundation, Nora Roberts Foundation, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, The City Fund, Dallas Morse Coors Foundation, DC Department of Parks and Recreation Prince Charitable Trust, Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Share Fund of the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, MARPAT Foundation, DC Public Library Foundation, PNC Bank, Fringe Board of Directors and Fringe individual donors and members.