Milwaukee’s First Summer Soul Festival on Saturday, August 9th
The festival is a one-day event celebrating music and culture
Milwaukee—(July 18, 2014)—The first Milwaukee Summer Soul Festival will take place August 9, 2014 at 3041North, Milwaukee’s first Urban Country Club located at 3041 W. North Avenue. The one-day event will feature live performances from top regional talent covering many genres such as R&B, Jazz, Reggae, Blues and Neo-Soul. The event will be from noon until midnight, and also feature fashion, poetry and stepping showcases, as well as ethnic food, clothing and other goods via local vendors. It is an indoor/outdoor festival and you must be 21 or older to attend.
“We hope to make this cultural experience and celebration an annual event that adults look forward to attending year-after-year,” said Tony Reese, one of the Summer Soul Festival event organizers. “From quality music to talented showcases, and a variety of vendors to ethnic food choices, this will be an awesome event in the community that celebrates the best of our communities.”To kickoff the inaugural event the musical lineup will feature Rodney Poe, G. Womack, Tazurdee, Adi Armour, The Blues Band, Kia Harper, The Kevin Hayden Band, Cigarette Break, Andre Lamar and more. Sponsors include Jammin 98.3, RJ Harris Photography, BID 28 Milwaukee, Dee’s Elegance, Urban Vision Worldwide and Pittman Realty.
Tickets can be purchase online by clicking here, or in person at RJ Harris Photography located at 8021 W. Capitol, and Gee’s Clippers located at 4327 W. Fond Du Lac. Advanced general admission tickets are $13, gate admission tickets are $18, and VIP tickets are $50 (includes preferred seating, a food voucher and two drink tickets).
“This event is specifically targeted to those who appreciate and respect culture and music in the Milwaukee community,” said James Harris, one of the Summer Soul Festival event organizers. “It is a true entertainment event that will feature fun-filled, cultural activities such as Milwaukee’s biggest soul train line. You surely do not want to miss that.”