Introducing NYC's newest global music festival: HARLEM MEET AFRICA, a free, one day concert and cultural event taking place on Sunday, October 16th, 2022, from 3:00-7:00 PM at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park.
HARLEM MEET AFRICA is produced by Harlem residents for the Harlem community, welcoming music fans from the neighborhood and across the five boroughs and inviting everyone to connect, sing, dance and celebrate the cultural bridge between Harlem and Africa. This is a free, family-friendly event that showcases the phenomenal talent concentrated in Harlem, with exciting range of international performers, all now based in Harlem. Participating artists include Natu Camara, Harlem Drum Group, Bailo Bah, The Waiters of Happyness, Lindsey Wilson, Rylie And Cody, Missia Saran Diabaté, Hervé. Coeur, and DJ Stormin' Norman
This singular event is organized and curated by Guinean singer/songwriter and Harlem resident NATU CAMARA, who says "For the past two years, the world has endured loneliness and isolation from the pandemic. Now more than ever, it's essential to bring light into people's lives. This is a perfect time to bring music to the community and Our goal is to invite ALL of New York to experience in person this community's culture, beauty, diversity, LOVE through the healing power of music. All under one roof full of love, joy, and light.. Beautiful people of Harlem, get your comfortable shoes on. We are going to sing and dance and celebrate each other."
Anybody wishing to be play a part in making this happen. Please help us keep this Festival FREE for the community. You can donate here.