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Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to Announce the 2014 African American Festival Music Lineup

PRLog - Mar. 31, 2014 - BALTIMORE -- On Wednesday April 2, 2014, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the City of Baltimore will join event producer, Shelonda Stokes, President and CEO of greiBO Entertainment and presenting sponsor, Black Enterprise, for a press announcement and sponsor reception for the 2014 African American Festival. The event will be held at Baltimore City Hall beginning promptly at 11:00 a.m.

During the press conference, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will announce the 2014 artists’ line-up, festival experiences, and other surprises. The theme for this year’s festival is “Happy.” You don’t want to miss the details of this citywide “Happy” takeover. “Each year we offer an amazing cultural celebration that showcases Baltimore and welcomes visitors to our beautiful city,” said Mayor Rawlings-Blake. “This year, with Black Enterprise as our presenting sponsor, “I look forward to increased opportunities for national exposure, business and empowerment.”

This free celebration of life, music and culture takes place on Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 22, 2014, from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. at the Camden Yards Sports & Entertainment Complex. In addition to the exciting festival entertainment, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will also announce the 2014 sponsor experiences.

"Black Enterprise and the City of Baltimore share a rich legacy, as the city has produced and nurtured many of the legendary entrepreneurs covered by our magazine, including the late, iconic dealmaker Reginald F. Lewis, trailblazer and Parks Sausage Company Founder Henry Parks and asset manager extraordinaire Eddie Brown of Brown Capital Management," says Black Enterprise President and CEO Earl "Butch" Graves, Jr. "Of course, my father and Black Enterprise Founder Earl Graves Sr. is a proud graduate of Morgan State and eternally honored that Morgan's school of business carries his name. So it is with great excitement that we join with the City of Baltimore, its great Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and greiBO, as presenting sponsor of this one-of-a-kind event."

For more information about the African American Festival, visit us online www.AfricanAmericanFestival.net or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at BmoreAAF.


About the African American Festival

The African American Festival, a Celebrations of Life, Music, and Culture, has been a regional tradition for more than 30 years. Hailed as the largest cultural celebration on the East Coast, the African American Festival hosts more than 150 Sponsors and Exhibitors, and welcomed over 350,000 attendees over the July 4th weekend in 2013. Our attendees experience wellness, beauty, and technology while enjoying the sultry sounds of national recording artist and emerging talent.  This two-day festival is filed with non-stop fun for the entire family.

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Last Updated:Mar 31, 2014
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