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SUMMER SPIRIT FESTIVAL
 

2018 Summer Spirit Festival
Merriweather Post Pavilion
Saturday August 4th
Sunday August 5th

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Saturday - Part One ($60 - $250)
Sunday - Part Two ($60 - $250)
Weekend Passes ($108 - $450)

No summer is complete without the sonic adventure that is SUMMER SPIRIT FESTIVAL and, returning for its 13th anniversary with a monster two-day event, this year's line-up will once again blend the best of Soul, R&B, Jazz, Hip Hop, and GO GO. Featuring superstars Erykah Badu, The Roots, Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals; NAS and more the lineup is stacked top to bottom. Grab these HOT tickets today! SUMMER SPIRIT FESTIVAL packs a big bang for your buck and there is no better time to be had!

TICKETS NOW ON-SALE

NEW 2018 PARKING INFO:  All patrons planning to park a vehicle upon arrival to the event NEED to pre-select parking once tickets have been purchased.  Saturday Parking,  Sunday Parking.

The fastest and easiest way to get access to the best reserved seats & tickets is online at: TICKETFLY.COM or by phone at 1.877.4FLY.TIX Tickets are also available at all of the 930/IMP affiliated box offices, including: Merriweather, 9:30 Club, The Anthem, The Lincoln Theatre.  Persons requiring mobility accessible seating should call Ticketfly at 1-877-4FLY-TIX.  Persons requiring hearing accessible or visually accessible seating should call Merriweather at 410-715-5550. Accessible tickets are also available at the Merriweather box office.
For more info

PERFORMERS

SATURDAY : PART-ONE

Park & Marketplace Open at 1:00pm

SUNDAY : PART-TWO

Park & Marketplace Open at 1:00pm

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ERYKAH BADU - August 4
www.facebook.com/erykahbadu/
ERYKAH BADU - August 4
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NAS - August 4
www.facebook.com/Nas/
NAS - August 4
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METHOD MAN & REDMAN - August 4
METHOD MAN & REDMAN - August 4
METHOD MAN & REDMAN - August 4
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LION BABE - August 4
www.lionbabe.com
LION BABE - August 4
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RAPSODY - August 4
www.iamrapsody.com
RAPSODY - August 4
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BILAL - August 4
www.bilalmusic.com
BILAL - August 4
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PHONY PPL - August 4
www.phony-ppl.com
PHONY PPL - August 4
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BRYAN J - August 4
www.facebook.com/BryanJMusic/
BRYAN J - August 4
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THE ROOTS - August 5
www.facebook.com/TheRoots/
THE ROOTS - August 5
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ANDERSON .PAAK & THE FREE NATIONALS - August 5
http://www.andersonpaak.com/
ANDERSON .PAAK & THE FREE NATIONALS - August 5
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DANIEL CAESAR - August 5
www.DanielCaesar.com
DANIEL CAESAR - August 5
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LIZZO - August 5
www.lizzomusic.com
LIZZO - August 5
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RAHEEM DEVAUGHN - August 5
www.facebook.com/RaheemDeVaughn/
RAHEEM DEVAUGHN - August 5
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MASEGO - August 5
www.masegomusic.com
MASEGO - August 5
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MS. KIM & SCOOBY - August 5
MS. KIM & SCOOBY - August 5
MS. KIM & SCOOBY - August 5
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DJ QUICKSILVA - August 5
DJ QUICKSILVA - August 5
DJ QUICKSILVA - August 5
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Saturday, August 4th

ERYKAH BADU
NAS
METHOD MAN & REDMAN
LION BABE
RAPSODY
BILAL
PHONY PPL
BRYAN J

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Sunday, August 5th

THE ROOTS
ANDERSON .PAAK & the Free Nationals
DANIEL CAESAR
LIZZO
RAHEEM DEVAUGHN
MASEGO
MS. KIM & SCOOBY
DJ QUICKSILVA

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VIP EXPERIENCE

2018 SUMMER SPIRIT FESTIVAL VIP EXPERIENCE

Tickets, $650 per person
Limited number available for each show

Each VIP Experience seat location - to include:

  • Reserved Orchestra Seat in the first three rows
  • Access to VIP climate controlled lounge in backstage area, convenient to seat and restrooms
  • VIP Parking
  • On Site VIP Concierge
  • Show VIP Laminate
  • Complimentary bottled water in VIP lounge
  • Complimentary drink ticket good for five drinks (alcoholic or non, you choose)
  • Complimentary light fare
  • Special VIP ticket pick-up arrangements
  • Meet and Greet opportunities
  • Any happy surprises we happen to come up with

VIP EXPERIENCE seat locations are non-transferrable and non-refundable.  Event tickets and credentials will be received at the VIP EXPERIENCE check-in upon arrival at the venue on the day of the event only by the original purchaser with valid ID.  For more information, seat location assistance, or further questions - please send an email to vipexperience@cdepresents.com or leave a message at 703-734-0088 (x108).

VIP EXPERIENCE contact VIPexperience@cdepresents.com

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TICKET PURCHASE LINKS

PART-ONE
Saturday 4th Only

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PART-TWO
Sunday 5th Only

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WEEKEND PASS
4th & 5th

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Attention: Parking at Merriweather for 2018 has Changed! All ticketholders NEED to pre-select parking (or decline parking) once tickets have been purchased. Once you've completed your purchase, you'll receive a confirmation email with link to select your FREE parking. Please do so in advance so you have a lot assignment & ticket when you arrive for the show.

Note to walkers, bussers, carpoolers & cyclists: If you have made other transportation arrangements, there's no need to select parking.

If you bought a weekend pass and are planning on driving to both days of 2018 Summer Spirit Festival, please select a parking ticket for Each Day of the Festival (see your confirmation email for links). No refunds or exchanges.

Merriweather Post Pavilion West Box Office
Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-4:30pm
10am to ~1 hour before the end of the event on show-days


All patrons planning to park a vehicle upon arrival to the event NEED to pre-select parking once tickets have been purchased.

Day One Parking Day Two Parking

More Info at merriweathermusic.com

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Media Credential Inquiry


Credentials for the 2018 Summer Spirit Festival may be available to reporters and photographers who are ON ASSIGNMENT and covering the Summer Spirit Festival for legitimate publications, websites/blogs and/or radio and television stations.  Please note we do not provide credentials to broadcast on-air personalities unless there is a prior arranged broadcast scheduled on-site at the event.  Again, credentials will be issued to those on assignment only.  Family members or guests will not be considered for credentials.

Approval of Media Credentials is at the sole discretion of the Summer Spirit Festival.  Failure to follow the request procedures may result in denial of your request.  Issued credentials or approval may be revoked in Festival discretion.

Please read the following criteria prior to submitting a media credential request:

  • Credential requests must be submitted in advance and in writing.
  • Deadline for receipt of requests is one week prior to the start of the event.
  • Credential requests will not be granted on-site at the event.
  • Written credential request should include the following info:
    •  - Name
    •  - Job Title
    •  - Station, Publication or Blog Name
    •  - Business Street Address
    •  - E-mail
    •  - Phone (mobile or event-day phone preferred)
    •  - Are you a staff member of media or a freelancer?
    •  - Spell out your specific access request and objective(s), including date(s)
    •  - Where applicable provide average numbers of visitors/sessions per month; and or other relevant information and link(s) that will help us evaluate your outlet(s)
    •  - For media staff reps, attach a letter, on company letterhead, from your editor or director, noting:
      • your assigned duties;
      • the date(s) you will be covering;
      • your position and title; and
      • the name and title of the person making the request (i.e. your editor or director).
  • Request should be submitted via E-mail to SSFmedia@CDEpresents.com

Media Credential Pick-up
Confirmation of your approved press credentials will be sent via E-mail, along with further instructions for attaining your credential prior to the event.  Media check-in will be included in the instructions you receive.

Artist Interviews
The Summer Spirit Festival does not assist in arranging interviews with performers.  Reporters bear the sole responsibility of arranging interviews through artist publicists/management.

Photo Passes
All photographers and videographers must sign a photo release form upon arrival at Festival grounds.  The photo policy is that the first three songs by a performer can be shot from the stage pit by approved photographers.  This policy is subject to change and advance approval is required by each individual artist.

Our press team will notify photographers at the Festival of any further restrictions or modifications, and a photography release form must be signed by photographers before a credential is issued.  Photographers who are granted a media credential and photo pass must agree to abide by all Festival policies. Only one photo pass will be allowed per day per media outlet.  A photo pass does not allow access into the pit unless escorted.

SSFmedia@cdepresents.com

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BZB MARKETPLACE VENDOR INFO:

BZB Spirit Festival Marketplace inquiries, contact

busybee25@bzbinternational.com or call #202-215-4924