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The Anthem: 901 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC 20024

Welcome to a spectacular day of music & community. On June 19, 2023, The Anthem is thrilled to host a unique festival concert, presented by Minds in Motions Child Care. This event promises a dynamic roster of world-renowned and local artists. The best part? Proceeds from the concert will contribute to a vital cause—the reconstruction of the Mt. Zion AME Church.

Prepare for unforgettable performances from the Grammy-award winning artist, Wyclef Jean, the soulful reggae vocalist Tarrus Riley, the vibrant ensemble of Dean Fraser & Blak Soil Band, the energetic soca singer Patrice Roberts, the enthralling Ricardo Drue, and the soothing reggae tones of Gyptian. Our star-studded line-up is sure to provide a memorable soundtrack to your festival day.

Keeping the festival’s atmosphere lively and exciting, we have enlisted some of the top DJs in the scene. DJ Prince Hakim, DJ Ablaze, DJ Destiny Sound, and DJ Ricky Platinum will be on hand to set the mood and keep you dancing all day long.

Concert doors swing open at 4pm. But the music is just part of what’s in store! 

By joining us on June 19th, 2023, you’re not only signing up for an exceptional musical experience, but also supporting a meaningful cause. The proceeds from this event will help in rebuilding the Mt. Zion AME Church—a project of immense significance to our community.

Mark your calendars, invite your friends and family, and prepare for a day of unforgettable music at The Anthem 2023. It’s more than a concert; it’s a celebration of togetherness, music, and giving back. We look forward to seeing you there!

What items are prohibited?

• NO Aerosol Products/Aerosol Cans, Bottles and Cooler

• NO Air Horns

• NO Alcohol, tailgating, grills, or glass containers permitted in the parking areas

• NO Audio Recording Devices and Detachable Lens Cameras

• NO Bicycles, Skates, Scooters or Skateboards

• NO Drones or Remote-Control Aircraft, Cars or Toys

• NO Drugs or Drug Paraphernalia

• NO E-Cig/Vape Liquid Refills

• NO Fireworks, Explosives or Road Flares

• NO Guns, Ammunition or Tasers

• NO Hammocks, Hula Hoops, Hoverboards, Segways, Instruments, Kites or Sky Lanterns

• NO Knives, Weapons or Sharp Objects

• NO Laser Pointers

• NO Metal, Steel or Aluminum water bottles

• NO Outside Food or Beverage

• NO Pepper Spray or Mace

• NO Pets or Other Animals

• NO Selfie Sticks, Tripods or Narcissists

• NO Steel/Plastic/Wood W

• NO Tailgating

• NO Tents or Sleeping Bags

• NO Toy Guns, Water Guns or Sling Shots

Please note any items that are deemed dangerous will not be allowed into the Fairgrounds, this is at the discretion of security.


We prioritize the safety of all attendees, artists, and staff at the event. There will be security personnel throughout the venue, and all attendees will be subject to security checks at the gate, including bag checks and metal detector screenings.

The gates will open at 4pm for the Scotland Freedom Day Concert. We recommend arriving early to navigate parking and security checks.

The concert will kick off at 4pm. Please arrive early to ensure you don’t miss any of the action!

The Scotland Freedom Day Concert will feature performances by Wyclef Jean, Tarrus Riley, Patrice Roberts, Ricardo Drue, Gyptian, and music by DJ Prince Hakim, DJ Ablaze, DJ Destiny Sound, and DJ Ricky Platinum.

You can find more information about Scotland DMV Entertainment on our website, under the “About Us” section.

Parking instructions provided by The Wharf


Yes, you can upgrade your General Admission tickets to VIP by contacting our ticketing office directly. Please note that upgrades are subject to availability and may incur an additional cost.

All sales are final, and there are no refunds unless the event is cancelled or postponed. You can find more details on our refund policy on our website.

Yes, for the safety of all attendees, there will be security checks at the gate, including bag checks and metal detector screenings. Please review our list of prohibited items before arriving at the venue.

Both cash and credit card payments will be accepted at the Scotland Freedom Day Concert. We encourage attendees to bring both for convenience, as some vendors may have different payment preferences. Please note that all transactions will be subject to the terms and conditions of individual vendors.

Scotland Freedom Day Concert Terms and Conditions

Acceptance of Terms
By purchasing a ticket to the Scotland Freedom Day Concert (“Event”), you agree to these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”). If you do not agree to these Terms, please refrain from purchasing a ticket or attending the Event.

No Refund Policy
All ticket sales for the Event are final. No refunds or exchanges will be issued, even in the case of Event cancellation, rescheduling, or alterations to the Event line-up.

Limitation of Liability
Scotland DMV Entertainment and Minds in Motion Child Care, their affiliates, and all associated event organizers (“Organizers”) are not responsible for any personal injury, property damage, or other loss suffered as a result of your participation in or attendance at the Event. By attending the Event, you assume all risks associated with attendance and release the Organizers from all liability.

Event Conduct
Attendees are expected to act responsibly and respect the rights and welfare of others. Event Organizers reserve the right to remove any attendees who are found to be in violation of these Terms, without a refund.

Changes to the Event
Event Organizers reserve the right to alter or change the Event without prior notice, including changes to the line-up, timing, and venue. No refunds will be issued in the case of such changes.

Governing Law
These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, please contact us at

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