We heard from the DC Central Kitchen about their annual Sound Bites outdoor music festival on Woodrow Wilson Plaza at 13th and Pennsylvania Ave NW this Sunday, May 4 from 1 pm to 5 pm. Looks like good fun to us…tickets are available here.
The press release text follows:
TICKETS ON SALE FOR THE 5TH ANNUAL SOUND BITES BENEFITTING DC CENTRAL KITCHEN
Drinks, Food and Music from Top Restaurants, Bartenders and Musicians Hosted at Ronald Reagan Building’s Woodrow Wilson Plaza on May 4
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 – Tickets are officially on sale for the fifth annual Sound Bites, an outdoor food and music festival benefitting the vital work of DC Central Kitchen. Presented by Groupon, Sound Bites will be held on May 4, 2014 at a new, larger location – the Ronal Reagan Building¹s Woodrow Wilson Plaza. Guests will sample food and drinks from 25 of the DC area’s top restaurants, artisans and mixologists, with music from local bands and DJs. Tickets are $65 and include food, cocktails, beer, music and access to the bar battle, and can be purchased at www.soundbitesdc.org
A ‘Mixologist Madness Competition’, hosted by ABC7 and NewsChannel 8 reporter Scott Thuman and Tommy McFly, fellow ABC7 reporter and host of the Tommy Show on 94.7 Fresh FM, will star local mixologists whose cocktails will be judged by a panel of experts. Details of the competition will be announced soon. Guests will enjoy music from up and coming artists, including blues, rock and funk inspired Billy Thompson, brass band Gypsy-style tunes from DC’s ownBlack Masala, beats from DJ Harry Hotter, and punk hip hop from Ingleside Collective, featuring members of Fugazi and Delegation Music.
Confirmed bars, restaurants and artisans include &Pizza, Acre 121, Bar Pilar, Black Jack, Bloomery SweetShine, Capital Komboucha, DC Central Kitchen, Dolci Gelati, Don Ciccio & Figli, Dyvine BBQ, Farmers Fishers Bakers, Founding Farmers, Gordon Biersch, The Hamilton, Hank’s Oyster Bar, Indique, Jaleo, La Colombe Coffee, Pearl Dive Oyster Palace, Republic, Roofers Union, Red Bull and Rappahannock River Oysters.
When: May 4th, 2014. 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. **Rain or shine**
Where: Ronald Reagan Building’s Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, 20004
Tickets Tickets are $65 per person and can be purchased by visiting www.soundbitesdc.org. As required by DC law, drinking is 21+ only and IDs will be checked at the door.