RELEASE: “Chocolate City Rocks” Kids Edition at Kennedy Center Millennium Stage October 25th, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 23, 2014
“Chocolate City Rocks” Kids Edition featuring performances by Jali D, The Uncle Devin Show, and Baba Ras D.
Washington, DC – DC Hip-Hop artist Head-Roc (www.head-roc.com) will curate and produce a special Kids Edition “Chocolate City Rocks” Kennedy Center Millennium stage free concert, his 4th in 3 months, this coming Saturday October 25th 2014. This for the kids edition features live performances by critically acclaimed musicians, youth-specialized entertainers Jali D, The Uncle Devin Show, and Baba Ras D . “Chocolate City Rocks” Kids Edition has also been designated as “Target Family Night”.
Jali D is an accomplished percussionist and spoken word artist who simultaneously combines his talents into an art form he calls “Rappercussions.” His intelligent and creative rhymes have entertained and educated both children and adults nationwide. Jali.email@example.com
The Uncle Devin Show is an interactive musical experience for children by renowned drummer Devin Walker that cultivates their minds and is a dynamic cross between Fat Albert and Schoolhouse Rock. For more information visit: www.theuncledevinshow.com
Baba Ras D whose name means “Father of Kings and Queens”, is the creator of “Harambee.” Every presentation offers a creative atmosphere, “where the children celebrate learning through movement and song.” For more information visit: www.babarasd.com
The Kennedy Center’s Millennium stage performances occur daily at 6pm and are part of its ‘Performing Arts for Everyone’ initiative featuring local, national, and international talents. The events are free and open to the public of all ages. (http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium/ )
“Chocolate City Rocks” is a DC-based 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 artist community. Risikat “Kat” Okedeyi (LSP) is the Host of Chocolate City Rocks, and Cory Stowers (Art B.L.O.C.) is the Creative and Visual Director of the “Chocolate City Rocks” design brand.
“Chocolate City Rocks” schedule at The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage is as follows:
Saturday, August 23rd, 6pm – GODISHEUS w/ Thaylobleu
Saturday, September 13th, 6pm – Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute
Sunday, September 14th, 6pm – Lil SoSo Productions
Saturday, October 25th, 6pm – Kids Edition
Saturday, December 13th, 6pm – La Orilla
Available for print and video interviews: Jali D firstname.lastname@example.org; The Uncle Devin Show email@example.com; Baba Ras D firstname.lastname@example.org; Risikat Okedeyi email@example.com; Head-Roc firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-670-6141.
Visit www.chocolatecityrocks.com for updates.
Head-Roc has been on the front line of professional entertainers using their talents to support the United States progressive agenda for the past twelve years. He is highly recognized as a performing artist and distinguished by many awards for his work as a D.I.Y musician, artist advocate, and community activism. Head-Roc is the author of the popular Washington City Paper blog “Head-Roc’s Mouth”, and makes contributions to Huffington Post DC. He is also the first ever Arts Ambassador for the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA).