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The Bridge GR - African American Art and Music Festival

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Grand Rapids African American Art & Music Festival: This is a multicultural musical event that highlights the music specific to the African American Community featuring local artists. This event will be located at Studio Park on the Piazza, with 2 seating options. See complete schedule below:

First Seating
4:00pm – 4:15pm Announcements/welcome
4:15pm – 5:00pm Bun-B and Dr. Anthony Pin panel
5:00pm – 5:30pm Jordan Hamilton
5:30pm – 6:30pm Entyce

6:30pm – 7:00pm break

Second Seating
7:00pm -7:15pm Announcements/welcome
7:15pm – 8:00pm Bun-B and Dr. Anthony Pin panel
8:00pm - 8:30pm Jordan Hamilton
8:30pm – 9:30pm AzzIzz

Tickets are $35.00 per section which holds 4 people. There are no individual tickets, all tickets are purchased in groups of 4. Attendees can bring their own lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy an evening under the stars. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at Tavern 123, which will include a themed menu specific to this event.

Purchase your tickets NOW!!

Premiering at the festival is Part 1 of a series of discussions regarding social justice, equity, gun violence, and the national movement around Black Lives Matter.  Future showings will be available via social media after the festival date. 

Part 1 Panelists:

  • Bernard "BunB" Freeman - Hip Hop Artist/ Professor/Activist
  • Mark Washington - Grand Rapids City Manager
  • Dr. Anthony Pinn - Rice University Professor


The Bridge GR - African American Art and Music Festival
  • Times:  4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • September 26, 2020 to September 26, 2020
  • Studio Park
  • $35.00 for 4 people.