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Free Afro Roots Fest in Hollywood features local & international musicians

Musicians from South Florida and other parts of the world are featured at Afro Roots Fest, a free music festival in downtown Hollywood.

The event pairs nicely with other free fun the same evening —  Free Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk with live entertainment, artists & artisans & tours

What: Afro Roots Fest is a music fest with an international vibe

When: 4 p.m.  to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 21, 2022

Musicians include

  • Jesus Hidalgo from Venezuela
  • Philip Montalban from Nicaragua
  •  Gilmar Gomes from Brazil
  • The Resolvers from United States
  • Miamibloco from Miami & Brazil
  • DJ Le Spam from Miami

Information is online. Parking information is on the Hollywood website.

Note: Single-use plastics and Styrofoam containers are prohibited at the ArtsPark, including plastic bottles and bags.

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Live music at Grandview in West Palm

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Live Music at Doral Yard

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Free outdoor family-friendly films

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Jazz at MOCA outdoor concert series

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Tasty Tuesdays with Food Trucks

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Food truck gathering at Pelican Harbor Marina

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