Cover Bands and The Original Batman: This Weekend’s 17th Street Festival

by UrbanTurf Staff

Stead Park by M.V. Jantzen.

Aside from the gorgeous weather, here are two reasons to head to the 17th Street Festival this Saturday: some sweet cover bands and a screening of the original Batman.

Yes, there will be plenty of other reasons to come out to the festival that will run from P Street to Riggs Place along 17th Street, including a bunch of local artists, children activities, an auction tent and even a beer garden of sorts at JR’s Bar and Grill.

But at 3pm, the cover band Double Life will hit the stage to belt out some Queen and then at 8pm, Batman, the movie that helped Michael Keaton become a household name (for about three years) will be shown in Stead Park. More details about the festival, proceeds from which will benefit further renovation of the area and Ross Elementary School, are below.

When: This Saturday, September 25th from 2 to 6pm; Movie starts at 8pm.
Where: 17th Street between P and Riggs Street NW. Movie at Stead Park Field: 1625 P St NW
How much: It’s free.
Need more information? Email Lee Granados at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 202-549-6948

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/17th_street_festival/2499


  1. Jordan Peterson said at 3:11 pm on Wednesday September 22, 2010:

    Will it hold a candle to the H Street Festival this past weekend????

  1. Jason said at 11:16 am on Thursday September 23, 2010:

    H Street festival was amazing… I doubt it will be that large.

  1. deeceeefoodeee said at 5:14 pm on Thursday September 23, 2010:

    Hear hear Jordan and Jason - probably not that large at all because ALL THE NIMBYS ON 17TH STREET WILL RAIN ON THE PARADE!

    I’m surprised that they are letting Batman play after dark. It would surely ruin the ambiance and peaceful nature of this suburban enclave.

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