Folklife Festival Recap
Freestyles, Folklife and Features
The Folklife Festival presented by the Smithsonian is always an adventure for the senses, but Christylez’ musical talents are always a treat for the ears. Fox 5’s photographer Craig Little was covering the festival, he ran into Christylez and asked him to freestyle on camera about DC’s summer heatwave:
A photograph of Christylez nimbly flying high, was featured in the Washington Post in anticipation of his Folklife Festival performances. Check out his aerial shot: http://instagram.com/p/MjdnHYDYq1/
The Folklife Festival website graciously features one of Christylez’ newest unreleased songs, “Pedestrian,” a witty tribute to DC’s faithful public transit patrons:
There is a reason why they say music is a universal language. No matter what genre it stems from, music has always been a way for different cultures to communicate messages. In a discussion about their respective musical styles, DC native Christylez Bacon and Chicano Rock artist Quetzal Flores from East LA compare notes on the what, why , where, similarities and differences of their music. Read the full article of their discussion here:
About a Legend
In an interview with WAMU on NPR, Christylez shares his words about DC music legend, Chuck Brown.