SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Boldly-talented bands; great games; loads of giveaways; a water dunk tank; and more will be on deck at the 2nd annual Rock the Block Festival -- also known as D.A.P. Fest. Sponsored by JESPY House and Judi House Fund, the event will take place Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 12pm to 5pm at 110 Irvington Avenue, South Orange, NJ (rain or shine).

D.A.P. Fest (Defining Abilities as Performers Festival) spotlights the talents of bands and singers with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities. Performing throughout the afternoon will be The J Street Band, The JESPY House Glee Club, Sal Aversano, Jesse and the Fancy Cats, Vasco, and a number of special guests. The day will be filled with live music, contests with prizes, food, and fun! Come celebrate the talents of these amazing performers!

In existence since 1978, JESPY House serves 250 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities ranging in age from 18 to 71. Visit for more information.