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MC Lyte, George Clinton: African Festival of the Arts Labor Day Weekend Lineup

Glenn Murray, Jetta Bates and Janice Bond at the African Festival of the Arts VIP reception held on Aug. 29 at Washington Park in Chicago. Photo: Zondra Hughes

Sunday, Sept. 2 “Praise Dance”
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Gwadloup: Sonny Troupe Quartet
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Aleya James
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
VaShawn Mitchell
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Inspired House Music by DJs Terry Hunter, Mike Dunn of the Chosen Few
Monday, Sept. 3 “Our Own Time”
2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Gwadloup: Sonny Troupé Quartet/Melting-Groov’
3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Message from Guadeloupean officials
4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Southside Big Band Tribute to Von Freeman
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Lyfe Jennings
8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Nona Hendryx, Kahil El’Zabar, Corey Wilkes & Robert Irving III

VIP Reception for the African Festival of the Arts

Gwadloup Pavilion and World Music Stage Schedule

Friday, Aug. 31
5:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Dance Workshop (Gwoka and Bomba)
6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Taylor Moore
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Avain Hightower & Full Circle
Saturday, Sept. 1
4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Dance Workshop (Gwoka meets Bomba with Max Diakok and master percussionist Frantz Flereau)
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Taylor Mallory
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