10PM, Sat. Aug. 9th
AxelF presents VHS: Six Degrees of MJ
The Lounge at Red Rocks • 1348 H Street, NE-WDC
The AxelF VHS series features our favorite sounds and cultural icons that extend past the AxelF time span. For August we return to the source, for many us, when it comes to music and innovation–The King of Pop. Join us for a tribute to Micheal Jackson and his global legacy of music and culture. 21+ | No Cover
Jahsonic, Adrian Loving & Stylus w/Visuals by ED
6PM, Sat., Aug. 23rd
Chocolate City Rocks feat. GODISHEUS w/Thaylobleu
Kennedy Center-Millennium Stage • 2700 F Street, NW-WDC
“Chocolate City Rocks” is a grassroots initiative started in 2010 by Vance “Head-Roc” Levy, to promote a greater public awareness and patronage of Washington DC area’s conscious and cultural artists. There will be a total of four performances all hosted by our very own Risikat “Kat” Okedeyi.
GODISHEUS is the current and four-time consecutive winner of the Washington Area Music Association award for “Best Hip-Hop Group/Duo”; comprised of Vance “Head-Roc” Levy (Infinite Loop) on lead vocals, Dwayne “Super Bad III” Lee (Da Mixx Band) on guitar, Kenny “Kwick” Gross (Chuck Brown) on drums, Byron “BJ” Jackson (Rare Essence) on bass, and Kal-el “Superman” Gross (Faycez U Know) as a featured vocalist.
Thaylobleu, an elite four-man squadron of DC Hip-Hop legends turning heads in DC’s hallowed and revered Punk community, is led by Terence Nicholson (Opus Akoben) on lead vocal/guitar with Darrel Perry (Poemcees) on lead Guitar, William Vaughn (Storm the Unpredictable) on bass, and drummer Joe Hall.
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