There are several major events happening this weekend. The ultimate experiencs for this 2013 Presidential Inauguration will be memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy the party at some of these top picks below.
Saturday - Talib Kweli's DJ SET
Venue: Little Miss Whiskey's
Location: 1104 H Street NE Washington, D.C. 20002
Little Miss Whiskey's offers a fantastic list of beer selections and great food specials between 7:00pm and 11:00pm. Talib Kweli is one of hip-hop music's most incredible artists. This event should be a special treat with him performing a DJ Set at the venue.
Sunday - Trinidad James "All Gold Everything"
Venue: Opera Ultra Lounge
Location: 1400 I Street NW Washington, D.C. 20005
Trinidad James is quickly rising as one of rap music's top hit makers. The event is presented by Grey Goose Cherry Noir. The venue has one of the most incredible sound systems for performances and live dancing.
Find more information about the Grey Goose experience here.
Sunday - The Inauguration Sound
Venue: Cafe Asia
Location: 1720 I Street NW Washington, D.C. 20006
One of the city's favorites. Considered the sexiest party in the city but with the inauguration here, things will be turned up to another level of excitement. The areas best live bands to include Familiar Faces, Black Alley, and Secret Society will be performing.
Sunday - Let Freedom Ring featuring Smokey Robinson
Venue: Kennedy Center
Location: 2700 F Street NW Washington, D.C. 20566
Can we say this is the best treat D.C. could ever have. Smokey Robinson and the Let Freedom Ring Choir will perform a musical tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. While tickets are required and available only on first-come basis this would be a great concert to attend. Arrive early as tickets will be distributed around 5:00pm and in case you're wondering, the event is absolutely free.
Monday - Inauguration Day Celebration with Raheem DeVaughn and Bridget Kelly
Venue: The Howard Theatre
Location: 620 T Street NW Washington, D.C. 20001
Native Washingtonian and three-time Grammy Nominated artist Raheem DeVaughn will bring spectacular vocals to the world-famous Howard Theatre. Not to mention Bridget Kelly will also be in the building. Her sound is unique and sultry with a guarantee to be a vibrant showcase.
The show starts at 8:00pm with tickets on-sale for only $20.00.
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Monday - Brightest Young Things (BYT) Presents Inauguration Spectacular
Venue: Bohemian Caverns|LIV|Tap&Parlour
Location: 2001 11th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20001
BYT are leaders of uniquely crafted events around the D.C. area. This inauguration special will bring together some of the best entertainment and is sure to be the hottest event in town. There will be a viewing party as the President is sworn in to the second term. Later the events will includ an Old School Soundclash battle, comedy/variety show, and live karaoke. Tap&Parlour will also be serviing brunch, lunch and dinner during the day as well.
Enjoy the celebrations and spread the cheer, four more years!