Program Schedules 

Live Music – various locations

KTown Rocks Stage: in front of Prevention of Blindness 3716 Howard Avenue
Sweat Shop Porch: 10410 Montgomery Ave at the east end of the festival

Dede and the Do-Rights * Location: KTown Rocks! Stage | 11:45-1:45

The Nighthawks * Location: KTown Rocks! Stage | 2:00-4:00

Sisters Uke & Friends * Location: Sweat Shop Porch | 11:00-1:00

Scott Douglass Jazz Quartet * Location: Sweat Shop Porch | 2:00-4:00

Eli August and The Abandoned Buildings * Location: La Rambla Stage | see schedule below

Michael Davis, guitar * Location: Power of Poetry | see schedule below 

See KTown Kids schedule below for GIGS and children’s entertainers

Special appearance by Cerphe Colwell * Location: KTown Rocks! Stage | 1:45 to 2:00

La Rambla Stage Special Guest Speakers 

Location: Howard Avenue at Armory Avenue

10:30 to 11:15…… Eli August and the Abandoned Buildings – music
11:15 to 11:30……Festival Welcome by Master of Ceremonies Steve Piacente
11:30 to 12:00…….Special Guest Roye Okupe
12:00 to 12:30……..Special Guest Rick Campbell
12:30 to 12:45……….Eli August and the Abandoned Buildings – music
12:45 to 1:30……..Special Guests Mark Opsasnick and Jeff Krulik
1:30 to 1:55……….Steve Piacente reading, interview by Christa Davis 
1:55 to 2:15………. Eli August and the Abandoned Buildings – music
2:15 to 2:45……….Special Guest Wendy Miller
2:45 to 3:10………Special Guest Jeffrey Blount
3:10 to 3:30………Eli August and the Abandoned Buildings – music
3:30 to 3:55………Special Guest Andrew Gifford


Location: Children’s Stage, Fawcett Street at Howard Avenue

Great Zucchini 11:15 to 12:00

Rainbow Rock 12:15 to 1:00

GIGS takeover!  Get up and dance!  1:00 to 4:00

Featuring performances by:
-GIGS students and teachers

-GIGS bands Suburban Skies & Illinois

Power of Poetry Reading Schedule 

Location: Howard Avenue west of Fawcett St.

11:00-11:15      Music by Michael Davis

11:15-11:30      Summer Poetry Workshop Poets
11:35-12:00     Twinbrook Tellers – Storytellers
12:05-12:30    Washington Writers Publishing House Poets
12:40-1:00      Festival Poet Laureate Nancy Naomi Carlson
1:10-1:30         Special Guest E. Ethelbert Miller
1:40-2:00        Special Guest Linda Joy Burke
2:05-2:30        Federal Poets
2:35-3:00        Kensington Row Series Poets
3:05-3:30        DC-ALT Translator/Poets
3:35-4:00       Open Mic

Cooking With Jonathan Bardzik and Friends – Demo Schedule

Location: Howard Avenue west of Fawcett St.

11:00 – 11:45   Sampling at Jonathan Bardzik’s table

11:45 – 12:30   Paula Shoyer

12:45 – 1:30    Pat Tanumihardja

1:45 – 2:30     Wendy Kiang-Spray

2:45 – 3:30     Jonathan Bardzik