Sam Burns, along with Yolanda Pauling and her team, was a co-founder and silent partner of the Dance & Music Festival (DMF). Sam had a great passion; he wanted to ensure DMF provided a platform to showcase and exhibit the talent of young people while preserving the house music culture!

MAY 31st is Sam's Birthday!!!!

We are closing out Sam Burns week with an Eaton Radio Livestream Marathon. Let's have a party! Help us celebrate by joining the livestream.

Do you miss Sam behind the decks? If you want to imagine Sam spinning right now, here is where you could go. Let's come together and experience some of his mixes he left with us.

Tune in to or
89.3 FM (in the Washington DC region) during the following shows/times:
However you can display the following so that is pleasing to eye..

*Mojugba Radio
Thurs. 05/25 2am - 5am EST Hosted by Aphrosoul Lukumi

*Meeting In The Ladies Room
Fri. 05/26 10pm - 12am EST
Hosted by DJ Rita Burns

*House After Dark
Mon/Tue 05/29 12am-2am EST
Hosted by DJPaulHoward

*Music Relief Radio
Tue 05/30 10pm - 12am
Hosted by Rahsaan Jackson

Sam Burns always supported DC Black Pride and Women's events. He was often a featured DJ. Come to enjoy an unforgettable evening led by 6 women event promoters featuring 3 women DJs. A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to Sam "The Man" Burns Legacy Foundation.

2nd Annual SAMPOSIUM - a music culture panel discussion - past, present, and future - celebrating the life and the musical impact of Sam "The Man" Burns! This year's Symposium is organized, planned, and moderated by Ronya-Lee of Ronya-Lee and The Light Factory and DjPaulHoward with featured guests, Abigail Adams, DJ Divine, Jamal Harris, and Kristi la rAt.

Sam held events featuring movies and music and later a private Facebook group called BADASSS CINEMA! In his words, it was for those who had 'a love for fun, trashy, action packed, grindhouse, exploitive movies.' Sam especially was well versed in Black Film / Blaxplotation Movies. Join us for Friday night movies, music, and dancing. Enjoy a BADASSS CINEMA tribute - a Blaxploitation movie montage and DJ set by D.Painter!

3rd Annual Salute to Sam "The Man" Burns presented by Cap House Fest!

Our first annual Sam "The Man" Burns Week is in the history books.
The week left us with full hearts. We thank all partners, supporters and participants.
We could not have done this without you.

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