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16th Annual Pan African Festival of Georgia

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Presented by Tubman Museum at Cherry Street Plaza, Macon GA

Apr 27 - 29 2012
16th Annual Pan African Festival of Georgia

On April 27-28 of 2012, we will be drumming up a lot of excitement, entertainment, and fun in downtown Macon as our Pan African Festival of Georgia turns Sweet 16.

This year, for the first time in the Festival’s history, all of the activities will take place at a brand new location – the Cherry Street Plaza, in front of our beautiful new, 49,000 square-foot Museum. The 2012 Pan African Festival will be bigger and better than ever and will be jam-packed with activities (music, dance, food,

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Friday, April 27th
4:00 Dj playing music
4:30 CMD Styles (Hip Hop)
5:00 J’ESS (Hip Hop)
5:30 Fort Valley State University Showcase:
-Room 102 (Pop/R&B/Rap)
-Psound Effect and Purpose (Variety)
-Alter Ego (R&B/Pop)
– Dance (African/Hip Hop/Jazz dance)
– P.G. Ekhaesomhi (African drums/Spoken Word)
– Timera Washington (Gosepl/Music/Poetry)
6:30 TRYSHA (Soulful R&B with a Twist of Hip Hop)
7:00 Rhythm Nation’s Unity Mob Dance (Led by Pilar Wilder & Hayiya Dance Theater)
7:15 JAWAN HARRIS (Hip Hop)
ISSA
QT JAZZ
8:15 Fire & Ice (R&B/Soul)
9:00 I.C.E. Band (Top 40)

Saturday, April 28th
11am – 11pm
11:00am Opening Unity Ceremony
Katina Cabiness & New Hope
Morgan Mustang Drummers
Burdell-Hunt Wildcat Drummers
12:15 Otu Ummne Cultural Organization Inc (African Dance)
1:00pm Richard Hunt & Prophetic Destiny Chorale (Gospel)
1:45 Kali Dance Studio for the Arts (On the ground act)
2:00 Dean Brown & Dub Shack (Reggae/Alternative)
2:45 Wes Stephen and Drumming Circle (Drumming)
3:00 Fort Valley State University Showcase:
– Dana Jefferson (Contemporary Folk Music)
– Aaron Jones (Pop Music)
– Smuv Xpressions Band (R&B/Neo Soul/Jazz)
3:30 Khicks Dance Studio Interact ive-Audience participation (On the ground act
3:45 Ken Trimmins Band (Jazz)
4:30 Pilar Wilder & Hayiya Dance Theater (West African Dance)
4:45 Pastor TC Boone & Fresh Fire (Gospel)
5:30 Ebeny Amstrong (Cameroonian Artist)
6:30 Conquest Band (R&B/Soul)
7:30 Small Axe (Reggae)
At Sunset “The Blind Side” Movie in front of the new Tubman Museum. Cool down with the feature film The Blind Side starring Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw. The movie is written and directed by John Lee Hancock and based on the book, “The Blind Side.”

 

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Cherry Street Plaza

Cherry St Lane, Macon, GA 31201

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