4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday, March 11, 2023
Third Street Promenade
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SATURDAY, MARCH 11TH DUE TO WEATHER.
On Saturday, March 11th, join Santa Monica Black Lives Association & Downtown Santa Monica for a day of music, conversation, and celebration!
The festival features live musical performances by comedy rock band Big Daddy, Gospel artist Betty Griffin, R&B artists Darrell Wilson and Frederick Buzz Busby, and DJ Shun Griffin among others, plus local performance groups of African drummers, cultural musicians and an African American dance troupe.
Attendees will have the opportunity to visit various educational exhibits that highlight the contributions of African Americans in science and technology and attend a celebrity panel discussion featuring Mayor Pro Tem Lana Negrete, former Los Angeles Laker Norm Nixon, rapper Krayzie Bones and others, that explores the impact of African Americans in the entertainment industry. Local vendors will offer a variety of African American-made products for purchase throughout the evening and local restaurants will feature special menu items honoring Black History Month available for purchase.
Saturday, March 11 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Third Street Promenade between Broadway and Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Admission is free to the public; all ages are welcome.