Message in the Music 'DC Emancipation Day' Free Concert, April 16, 4 PM Kickoff, Freedom Plaza

Things to do in D.C the day after Tax Day

After a parade and talks and workshops, DC Emancipation Day (April 16, 2014) concludes with 'Message in the Music', a free concert at Freedom Park...kick off was at 4 pm.


"The official DC Emancipation Day Concert, “Message in the Music” will begin at4pm at Freedom Plaza and feature Brian Lenair (4pm to 5pm), followed by performances by Talib Kweli, Raheem DeVaughn, Arrested Development, MC LyteDoug E Fresh and more..."

Concert will be followed by fireworks at 8:30 pm.

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