Saturday, September 15th, DC's own Thievery Corporation hosted a massive all day concert at the DC Fairgrounds. Along with a performance from Thievery, attendees enjoyed live music from Gogol Bordella, Michael Franti & Spearhead, The Archives, The Funk Arc, and Congo Sanchez. The event also hosted a side stage the featured local DJs throughout the day.
Starting at 2pm, concertgoers mingled between the two stages while sipping on cold beer and enjoying food purchased from various food trucks. The event also featured pop-up shops and a lot of free merchandise! Overall, this one day festival was the perfect way to savor the last days of summer and explore what DC has to offer!
Thievery Corporation is a popular electronic group consisting of DJ Duo, Rob Garza and Eric Hilton. Born and bred in DC, the group has stayed based in DC and over the years has helped grow the the local music scene. Thievery Corp also created their own music label, Eighteenth Street Lounge Music (ESL), and opened local dance basement club, U Street Music Hall.
[photos via by DC Hot Spots]