The 40th Celebration of Pride In The Nation’s Capital culminates with the Pride Festival presented by Live! Casino & Pride Concert presented by Hot 99.5 on Sunday, June 14, 2015. The Pride Festival & Concert continues along the historic Pennsylvania Avenue between 3rd and 7th Streets. The US Capitol has served as the iconic backdrop to the Capitol Concert Stage for hundreds of performances from local and national entertainers, politicians, and activists for 18 years. Since its inception, the Festival has grown and evolved, and this year is no exception. Festival exhibit hours are 12pm – 7pm with the Concert to continue on the Capitol Concert Stage till 9:00 PM. The Festival is DC’s largest annual one-day event with over 200,000 visitors, almost 300 sponsor & vendor exhibits, three stages, two beverage gardens, a family area, and numerous food vendors offering a huge selection of various cuisines. The Festival has continuously sold out of vendor spaces for 10+ years due to the overwhelming support of our sponsors, local businesses and organizations that want to reach our community.Tickets Save
Bio: Michelle Raymond (M-Ray) is an LGBT artist whose band has reached #1 on Reverbnation's Folk Music Charts in Washington DC eight times over the past two years. The 5-piece collective, led by front woman Michelle Raymond, includes saxophonist Frank Mitchell Jr. of Thievery Corporation, upright bas...See Full Bio
: Michelle Raymond Band has a show on 05/23/2015 at 12:00 PM @ BAROAK in Annapolis, MD http://t.co/jcFVucV30s #concert
"With songs like the soul-flavored “Drinkin’ Whiskey” — a pensive lament that pits a crisp groove against the unsettling realities of romantic entanglements — along with the moody, slow-thumping emotion of “Change” and the nimbly driving jam rock of “Crazy Legs,” where, thanks to Mitchell Jr.’s fluid sax runs, Raymond channels a hint of Dave Matthews’ lithe jazz fusion, she seems capable of churning out more than simply jilted confessionals."