Poets & Painters Spoken Word, Music, and Graffiti Arts Festival (June 24) Lineup Announced!

 In Arts and Culture

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The Jacobs Center’s Poets and Painters Spoken Word, Music & Graffiti Art Festival is back for a 2nd year!

Happening at Market Creek Amphitheater and Festival Park on Saturday, June 24, from 12 noon – 5 pm, this FREE event will feature a long line-up of diverse performers! They include:

Jacobs Center artists-in-residence and award-winning spoken word artist/playwright Gill Sotu and internationally recognized Writerz Blok graffiti artists Jose Venegas and Sergio Gonzalez.

The festival also includes a spoken word poetry slam competition, graffiti arts competition, a family storytelling stage, graffiti artists creating live murals, and hands-on workshops.

DJ Redlite 12:00 – 12:30
The Lyrical Groove (Neo Soul/Hip-Hop band) 12:30 – 1:00
Ric Scales (Hip-Hop) 1:10 – 1:25
The Filharmonic (Acapella) 1:30 -1:50
Alesha Wise (Poetry) 2:00 – 2:20
Dairrick Khalil Hodges (R&B/Funk) 2:25 – 2:40
Gill Sotu (Spoken Word) 2:45 – 3:05
JerVae (Soul Vocalist) 3:10 – 3:25
Poetry Slam 3:30 – 5:00

*schedule subject to change

Live art by HASL & DYSE ONE throughout the day.


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