Don’t Miss MoCADA's Soul of Brooklyn Closing Party

Join us for #AFRODIESEL the closing party of MoCADA's Soul of Brooklyn Festival on August 25th.

Join us on August 25th at 6pm for a night where Afrobeat meets Brooklyn Hip-Hop at #AFRODIESEL, the closing party of the 7th Annual Soul of Brooklyn Festival, at Lovers Rock in Brooklyn. Entertainment will be provided by.n—u.

The festival, which runs from August 20th-25th, is a borough-wide celebration of the diverse arts and cultures of Brooklyn’s African Diaspora and features a weeklong series of events that support partnerships between local arts organizations and Black businesses.

This Saturday Fort Greene Park will be transformed into the Soul of Brooklyn featuring vendors, live music, art making for all ages, and more! Musical performances by Haitian duo Bohio Music and Afrobeat band Chop & Quench from Fela! The Musical.


Here's the complete Soul of Brooklyn Line Up:

8/20  Launch Day

8/21  AfroCROWD Wikipedia Editing Workshop

8/22  Dreams are Colder than Death

8/23  Black is the New Black

8/24  MoCADA Market featuring BRAIDS by Shani Crowe

8/25  #AFRODIESEL Closing Party

For a full description of all the events check out MoCADA’s site here


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