There will be four stages of entertainment during the day. The Miller Lite Oasis, Johnson Controls Sound Stage, Cultural Expression Stage and the Children’s Stage.


The Miller Lite Oasis and Johnson Controls World Sound Stage will feature a range of entertainment reflective of different genres made popular by African American artists – R&B, Gospel, Blues, Motown and more.


The Cultural Expression stage, located east of the mid gate, is where you can nourish your soul with traditional dance, drumming, spoken word, hip hop and other wonderful expressions of our heritage.


The Children’s Stage will feature a combination of performances showcases different styles of dance as well as workshops. Children will learn the history of each dance style, its relation to Black culture, and be invited on stage to learn some basic steps wrapped up with a performance.


Miller Lite Oasis

12:15pm Gospel showcase with Antoine Reynolds and the Sound
2:15pm Opening Ceremonies featuring special musical guests
4:00pm The Band Bizaar with Timothy Rickets
6pm Bobby Rush
8pm Tony! Toni! Toné!
10pm MC Lyte


Johnson Controls World Sound Stage

12:30pm TBA
2:00pm TBA
3:30pm GROOVE THEORY presented by R&B Live
6pm Christopher’s Project
8pm Naima Adedapo
10pm Gabriel Sanchez presents The Prince Experience

Please check back for additions and new stage lineups for our stages.

Performance times and entertainment subject to change without notice. All shows rain or shine.


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