The annual Overtown Music & Arts Festival celebrates the rich history of one of Miami’s earliest historically black communities and where some of music’s biggest stars — such as Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday — performed and stayed.
Free to the general public, the festival will take place from 11 am to 7 pm July 15 on Northwest Third Avenue, between Eighth and 11th streets in Miami.
It will include live performances by Grammy award winning talent including RL of Next, Keyshia Cole, Tito Puente Jr., Ceelo Green and Ruff Endz as well as local artists; vendors showcasing artwork, ethnic cuisine, unique crafts, jewelry and a vast array of entertainment. Food and drinks also will be available for purchase.
The event also will include a Youth Zone presented by Teens Exercising Extraordinary Success and includes fitness activities for toddlers and teens as well as arts and crafts and music activities. There will be bounce houses, face painting and karaoke.
Call 786-529-4586 or email for more info.