Lindy Promotionsâ€™ Uncle Sam Jam and HiBall Eventsâ€™ National FreedomFest are combining forces to bring Washingtonians the inaugural Great American Festival, a day-long music extravaganza that will take over the stunning National Harbor waterfront pavilion, deck, piers and beach on June 30.
â€śWe are excited about throwing our annual Independence Celebration along the Potomac River at the National Harbor. Guests can enjoy the pier and the beach while listening to some of DCâ€™s favorite bands and DJs,â€ť said Rich Shea, President of HiBall Events.
Live bands that will be performing on the DC101 Band Stage include Eve 6, Ozomatli, 18th Street Lounge favorite reggae band See-I, The Dance Party, and Lost in Paris. DJ acts like 99.5's DJ Chris Styles, Skratch & Sniff, Maskell, DJ Pat Premier, DJ Beach, Neekola and DJ Flounder will be spinning throughout the day.
Food and spirits will be available for sale from vendors at the festival.
HiBall Events and Lindy Promotions will be offering two ticket options for revelers [BUY]:
[See-I] [DJ Chris Styles]
â€śAmericaâ€™s birthday party isnâ€™t complete without fireworks, which we will be shooting right off the pier,â€ť said Dave Lindenauer of Lindy Promotions.
The Gaylord National Hotel will be offering a special room rate of $169/night for festival goers. Rooms can be booked via this link on the Great American Festival Web site.
Tuesday, June 18
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.