MC Lyte, George Clinton: African Festival of the Arts Labor Day Weekend Lineup
Sat., Sep. 1, 2012 7:13 AM EDT
by Zondra Hughes
The 23rd Annual African Festival of the Arts
“Reflections of Our Culture,” is the theme for the 23rd Annual African Festival of the Arts happening Aug. 31 – Sept. 3 in Washington Park at 51st Street and Cottage Grove Avenue. Rolling out is a media partner for this exciting event. Here’s a lineup of what’s in store for you and your family.
Advance tickets are $10 a day; $30 for an adult weekend pass. Daily admission for a family of two adults and up to four children is also $30, and senior citizens and children under 13 pay just $5.
Daily admission is $20 at the gate and $300 for access to the VIP Main Stage seating. Visit africanfestivalchicago.com to buy advanced tickets and for updated performance schedules.
(The following schedule is subject to change)
Dee Parmer Woodtor Main Stage Schedule
Friday, Aug. 31 – “Awakenings”
6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
SPIRITS of the Ancestors (ancestral dance)
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Charles Neville & Youssoupha Sidibe with the Mystic Rhythms
8 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Greetings from Guadelopean officials
8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Joan Collaso and the Eleven Divas