Tell It Like It Is
June 30 – July 4 and July 7 – July 11, the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival will be held outdoors on the National Mall between the Smithsonian museums. The 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival will highlight the people and culture of Rhythm and Blues music in the United States. The program will consist of two large covered stages and a smaller discussion/narrative stage, highlighting select styles associated with African American urban centers in the America. See a complete schedule of events here.