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DC High School Seniors May Attend Pharrell’s Music Festival for Free


Pharrell Williams said in a video posted on Twitter on Friday that 2022 DC high school graduates will receive free tickets to his “Something in the Water” music festival in DC from June 17-19. 

“Congrats to this year’s DC high school graduates on all that you guys have accomplished,” the musician said. “You’ve truly inspired all of us through your resiliency and your ability to learn through a pandemic. You deserve to be celebrated, and so we’re going to.” 

In addition to Pharrell & Phriends; Dave Matthews Band, Run the Jewels, Usher, Chloe X Halle, Calvin Harris, Lil Baby, Lil Uzi Vert, and a number of R&B and hip hop artists will perform at the event. 

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser also shared the news in a tweet, saying that city officials are proud of DC graduates’ accomplishments and all 2022 DC public schools and charter school graduates would receive a free ticket to the music festival.

The festival will take place on Independence Avenue, on the National Mall on the Juneteenth weekend for the first time, after it was cancelled in the past two years.

Previously, the event happened in Virginia Beach, but Pharrell changed its location this year after his 25-year-old cousin was shot and killed by police in Virginia Beach in 2021.

“SOMETHING IN THE WATER is a Black solution (LOVE) for a systemic issue, and this year we are taking our celebration to a higher platform – the nation’s Capital during Juneteenth Weekend. We want to show the world that there is SOMETHING IN THE WATER across the whole DMV,” Pharrell said in a statement back in April.

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