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BROCCOLI CITY REVEALS 2020 FESTIVAL LINEUP AND  ANNOUNCES ITS RETURN TO THE NATION'S CAPITAL FOR  EIGHTH ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF MUSIC, ART AND CULTURE

01/22/2020

BROCCOLI CITY REVEALS 2020 FESTIVAL LINEUP AND  ANNOUNCES ITS RETURN TO THE NATION'S CAPITAL FOR  EIGHTH ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF MUSIC, ART AND CULTURE  

Tickets On Sale Friday, January 24, 2020 at 10AM EST  

  WASHINGTON, DC (January 22, 2020) ​- Broccoli City announced today,​ ​the official lineup for  Broccoli City Festival 2020. The eighth annual edition of the organization’s flagship music  festival in partnership with Live Nation Urban, will return to the newly redeveloped RFK Campus  on Saturday, May 9, 2020 featuring performances by ​DaBaby, Roddy Ricch​, ​Megan Thee  Stallion​, ​Burna Boy​, ​Ari Lennox​, ​Doja Cat​, ​Lucky Daye​, ​IDK​, and ​Soulection​. Tickets​​ ​go on sale  Friday, January 24th​ ​at 10:00 a.m. EST, exclusively via www.BCFestival.com.    

"As a black-owned, millennial-led festival, we take great pride in our ability to create safe and  authentic spaces for the black community to gather and celebrate the beauty of our culture."  said Brandon McEachern and Marcus Allen, Founders of Broccoli City Festival​ "At a time like  this, it's imperative for us to protect these spaces and encourage one another to make their  voices heard, which is why our return to Washington, D.C. is so important. Not only does this  move symbolize a return to WHERE we started, it's also symbolic of our return to the root of  WHY we started -- to educate, equip and mobilize millennials to build thriving urban  communities that sustain future generations”    

“We are excited to welcome Broccoli City Festival back to the District of Columbia to celebrate  our culture and our values at RFK,” ​said Mayor Muriel Bowser.​ “DC is the capital of creativity,  and as it is every summer, we expect that creativity will be on full display at Broccoli City.”    

Beyond the music, Broccoli City Festival attendees will experience an expanded festival  footprint, improved entry lanes, enhanced brand activations, and more. New this year, Broccoli  City has partnered with Crown Royal to provide fans with the ​Royal Experience Pass​. In addition  to special viewing areas and access to the all-new Royal Experience Lounge, pass holders will  now have access to exclusive grooming services, sneaker cleaning, charging stations, private  bars and more.    

"Events DC is thrilled to host the return of Broccoli City to its original home at the newly  redeveloped RFK Campus. As the convention and sports authority for the District, Events DC  continues to work diligently with partners to bring premier events, festivals and experiences that  generate both economic and community benefits for the city," said ​Gregory A. O'Dell, President  and Chief Executive Officer of Events DC. ​ "Broccoli City is a great example of a festival that  provides both superior entertainment and enhances the cultural fabric of Washington, D.C., with  top artists, activations and authentic spaces for the community."   

General Admission tickets start at $79. Broccoli City will donate $.50 from each ticket sold to  the Broccoli City Foundation and its partner organizations in the D.C. Metropolitan areas. For  more information on Broccoli City and to purchase tickets, please visit www.BCFestival.com.   

 About Broccoli City Lifestyle Group 
 Broccoli City is a leading social enterprise organization committed to educating, equipping and  mobilizing millennials to build thriving urban communities that sustain future generations.  Through an array of diverse programs and events, including the organization’s flagship music  festival, Broccoli City continues to create pathways to higher standards of sustainable living,  environmental sustainability, economic opportunity, and access to high-quality food and shelter.    

About Live Nation Urban  
Live Nation Urban (LNU) is a partnership with Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live  entertainment company. Specifically focusing on Hip-Hop, R&B and Gospel, LNU builds  platforms, events, and festivals globally and develops dynamic content strategies based upon  the live properties created. Live Nation Urban considers itself the most powerful source for live  urban music.    

About Events DC  
Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers  premier event services and flexible venues across the nation's capital. Leveraging the power of  a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates  economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic,  entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention  Center, an anchor of the District's hospitality and tourism economy that hosts more than 1.7  million visitors and generates more than $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the  historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the RFK Stadium-Armory  Campus (RFK Campus), including Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Festival Grounds at  RFK Campus, The Fields at RFK Campus, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and the  Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Stay current on the 190-acre RFK Campus Redevelopment Project at  www.RFKCampus.com. Events DC also built and serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first  LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. Events DC manages  Gateway DC, R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center and the Entertainment and Sports Arena  (www.ESAontheRise.com), all conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of  Washington, DC.    

Media Contact  
Broccoli City  
Press@BroccoliCity.com   

Amber Pepin-Long  
Wagner & Co.Communications 
 Amber@Wagnerandcompany.com    

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