WASHINGTON (September 23, 2014) – On October 17, 2014, The MeccaFest Music & Arts Festival will debut in the DMV during the 2014 homecoming season.

The MeccaFest is a community event open to everyone, from local college students to those traveling to the area for 2014 homecoming festivities. This year, the MeccaFest has partnered with several powerhouses, including WPGC 95.5, DTLR, Fameus Hookah, Gateway DC, and Uber. The festival will take place at Gateway DC, an innovative and unique state-of-the-art urban open-air park.

The 2014 MeccaFest will showcase local and international music artists such as FUTURE, JEREMIH, ELLE VARNER, RAE SREMMURD, TEYANA TAYLOR, BLACK COBAIN, DAVID CORREY, BACKYARD BAND and many more. It will also feature a variety of art, food, and social interactions for all patrons to enjoy.

Although The MeccaFest is not affiliated with any other homecoming event or institution, it was created by The Culture Collective LLC., a group of Howard University alumni. The festival will certainly contribute to and enhance the 2014 homecoming season, providing an overall exciting entertainment option for this and future years.

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