(Black PR Wire) BALTIMORE, MD. - The City of Baltimore is celebrating Juneteenth Weekend by showcasing Black excellence in fashion, art, music, business, and culture. Recently, Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore City Recreation & Parks announced plans for the 46th annual AFRAM Festival. AFRAM returns to the historic Druid Hill Park Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18, from 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (both days).
Baltimore's AFRAM is a free event featuring local artists, business owners, and makers who display their goods, talents, and services to thousands of attendees. It is one of the largest African-American, cultural-arts fairs on the East Coast.
"AFRAM is extremely important for the City of Baltimore as it is one of our most time-honored traditions. This festival provides a unique opportunity for Baltimoreans and visitors to celebrate African-American heritage and culture in our city," said Mayor Brandon M. Scott. "I look forward to AFRAM's amazing lineup which I'm confident people of all ages will enjoy."
Gracing the stage this summer are:
Saturday, June 17
- Zo! & Tall Black Guy (featuring Deborah Bond)
- Eric Bellinger
- Spinderella (salute to 50th anniversary of hip hop)
- Ty Dolla$
Sunday, June 18
- Tim Bowman, Jr.
- Eric Roberson
- Tamar Braxton
- Kid Capri
- The Isley Brothers
About the Baltimore AFRAM Festival
The Baltimore AFRAM Festival is presented by Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the City of Baltimore. The Festival officially started in 1976 as a part of Baltimore City's Showcase of Nations. The multi-generational two-day live experience is slated to bring together the most dynamic voices in music, art and creativity.