After a successful “reintroduction” event in 2018, Baltimore’s AFRAM Festival is returning for yet another year of greatness. Last year’s iteration restored the festival to what we all knew it for, good vibes and great music, with a lineup that included Ella Mai and Jacquees.
In a constant attempt to “level up” from previous years, the organizers of the event have just dropped the news of who’s taking on the headlining slots for 2019. For news that most people will be elated to hear, the festival is once again back to its two-day format this year over at Druid Hill Park. Slated for the dates of August 10th & 11th, the festival announced via a press conference that, Rick Ross, and Sevyn Streeter will take control of the entertainment for Saturday. With Sundays’ usually bringing on a more relaxed vibe, the music will be dedicated to those who remember when music was great, as Teddy Riley and Friends (to include Guy and Wreckx-N-Effect) and Baltimore’s own Dru Hill will bring the event to a close.
As always, this event is totally FREE to the public, but we would suggest getting there early as parking may be a little bit of a situation.
“Those who attended the 2018 AFRAM know that we brought something truly magical to Druid Hill Park and we are excited to do so again this year,” said Reginald Moore, executive director of Baltimore City Recreation and Parks in a statement. “We are constantly thinking of ways to make this festival bigger and better and we can’t wait for everyone to see what we have in store.”
The AFRAM Festival is a celebration of African American life, music and culture. This family-oriented event is filled with entertainers, children’s activities, arts, history, education, financial literacy, employment & job training, health & wellness and more. The Baltimore AFRAM Festival is presented by Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the City of Baltimore with the support of the advisory board and steering committee.