Pier Head: BlackFest 2022 – Grand Opening

Pier Head: BlackFest 2022 - Grand Opening

Pier Head: BlackFest 2022 – Grand Opening

Venue: Pier Head
Date(s): 24.9.22
Time(s): 12:00 - 17:00

BlackFest 2022 – Pier Head – Grand Opening – Join us for our festival opening event at the waterfront

Register for Free

BlackFest is hosting our opening this year at the Pier head

Come and join us as we celebrate Black Arts FREE to attend.

The event will have something for everyone, LIVE music and poetry, workshops, traders and much more to be seen down at the waterfront. Don’t miss out on the chance to see some of Liverpools’ finest artistic talent and learn more about what we have going on in the wider festival, whether you’re an audience member or looking to be involved in the platform.”

Line up includes some of our existing collective artists and new emerging talent:

Tyrone, Shak Omar, Sarah Lousie, Pari Richards, Katumba, Soul city, Curtis Watt, Andre Jahnoi, Keith Coker, Afrodance, LeeTz, BlueBoy, Vivi, Ronke, Shak Omar.

12 – 1pm – LIVE ACTS

Afro Dance – 1pm – Afrodance Academy are set to bring high energy ampiano beats and afro fusion street dance performance celebrating cultural dance, rhythm. Come watch them move it’ll be FIRE!

1:15 – 3pm – LIVE ACTS

Katumba – 3pm

Katumba Liverpool’s renowned drumming and movement groups with over 80 drummers-and counting champions diversity and multiculturalism through their louder-than-loud music, movement and visuals.

Join this fierce band as they bring fusion of UK big beat, Caribbean calypso and the carnivals of Northeast Brazil – Katumba create an explosion of rhythmic revelry that you can’t help but dance to!

3:20pm – 4:20pm – LIVE ACTS

4:20 – 5pm – PAPU RAF – Papu Raf is a renowned DJ, producer, event manager @coolitliverpool Co-Founder of @H.o.zuzu he brings the heat with memoirs of the dance, AfroHouse, Afrobeats, Funk, Bass, Kuduro, Garage, House & more guaranteed to raise the vibrations bringing pure vibes!


Check out our socials for more updates and info on our wider work:

Insta/Facebook: @blackfestcreatives

Twitter: @fest_black

Email: info@blackfest.co.uk