Last Summer Fling in Grant Park Promises Food, Fun and Music
Sunday morning festivities start at 9:30 a.m., when the Grant Park Farmers, Market opens, followed by festival hours beginning at 11 a.m. The al fresco party doesn’t stop until 7:30 p.m. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Grant Park Conservancy, the organization responsible for maintaining Atlanta’s oldest city park.
For more information, visit SummerShadeFestival.org.
NBAF Global Hosts Third World and Maxi Priest Live in Concert
National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) Global is set to host an all-out celebration of reggae music and culture on August 17 in a spectacular concert featuring Jamaican superpower Third World and British-Jamaican megastar Maxi Priest, on tour to promote his new release, Easy to Love. The concert takes place at The Tabernacle Atlanta from 6 to 10 p.m., with dance floor and VIP seating available.
Celebrating 40 years, “reggae ambassador” Third World is one of the longest-lived Reggae bands of all time and one of Jamaica’s most consistently popular crossover acts among international audiences. The band has received numerous awards over the years, including the United Nations Peace Medal for their positive lyrics in music, keys to the city in Atlanta and Key West and multiple international reggae and world music awards.
For more information, visit nbaf.org.