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2023 entertainment information coming soon!

2022 Entertainment Schedule


Main Stage  Schedule

Main Stage Entertainment
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Hosted by Terrell Freeman & DJ Adolph

Guest Host: Carroll Hynson, Jr. of Time Tunnel

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

11:00 PM

11:35 PM

12:30 PM

1:30 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

4:35 PM

5:45 PM

Remembrance Ceremony | Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation & Annapolis Drum & Bugle Corps* 

Libation Ceremony

Art Sherrod  | Jazz

DiVine of Annapolis  | Gospel

Lifetime Band  | Go-Go/R&B

DJ Iceluv

Expressions Dance Company  | Modern Dance

Flawless Breezyy feat. Nai  | Rap

Ni Dembaya African Drum and Dance Ensemble

Clones of Funk

Black Alley  | Go-Go

*Remembrance Ceremony will be located at the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial Statue.

Community Stage Schedule

Comunity Stage Entertainment
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Hosted by 

Donald G. Jackson, The Best Voice Talent

Tent located near the Harbormaster's Building

11:30 AM

12:15 PM

1:00 PM

1:45 PM

2:30 PM

3:15 PM

4:15 PM

Urban Roots Gardening Demonstration | Fall Gardening Tips

Nas I. Afi | Storyteller

Janice the Griot as Harriet Tubman

Sol Counseling Myths About Black Mental Health

Vincent Leggett | Blacks of the Chesapeake

Dance Solutions Youth Outreach African Dance Demonstration

Anthony Cohen | Following Tubman's Footsteps: One Man's Thousand Mile Journey Underground

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Memorial Stage Schedule

In Partnership with Justice the Genius Child & What's Dope Open Mic

Hosted by Eric Davis

Tent located near the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial Statue

Compass Rose Stage

10:00 AM


12:00 PM

12:30 PM

1:00 PM

1:30 PM

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

3:20 PM

3:40 PM

4:00 PM

Remembrance Ceremony | Kunta Kinte-Alex

Haley Foundation followed by Annapolis

Drum & Bugle Corps procession

Kalese Slade




DJ Hyper Sound

Smooth Water 4am




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Children's Activity Tent Schedule

All Day!

Kunta Kinte's childhood in Juffure in the Gambia was rich with cultural
activity. Visit the children's tent at the festival to enjoy crafting
traditional items to take home:

  • Decorate a spirit mask to express your creativity

  • Weave Kente cloth with yarn and learn about the symbolism of colors

Children's Activity Tent
If you are interested in performing at the 2023 festival, contact us at with sound clips and/or performance video! 

Last Updated 9/20/22
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