Black Music Month Vancouver Festival

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Black Music Month Vancouver celebrates the vibrant artistic contributions by the Black Community through a three-day festival that will have music, a market, food vendors, and over 70 local and international BIPOC artists and vendors.

Black Music Month Vancouver Festival

Black Music Month Vancouver Festival

  • Dates: Friday, May 31: 3:00pm to 10:00pm
    Saturday, June 1: 12:00pm-10:00pm
    Sunday, June 2: 12:00-6:00pm
  • Location: City Centre Artist Lodge ( 2111 Main St, Vancouver)
  • Tickets: Free!

This year marks the 45th Anniversary of Black Music Month and the 7th annual event in Vancouver. This year’s theme is Black To Do Roots, honouring African-Americans & African-Canadians who’ve shaped music across genres from blues to rock, gospel to R&B, and soul to live poetry. 


Ursula Rucker
Desirée Dawson
Alpha Yaya Diallo
Tawhida Tanya Evanson
Henri Brown
Tonye Aganaba
Kin Balam
Krystle Dos Santos
Dwayne Morgan
Athina’s Moon
Christine Lee
Checo Tohomaso & Sweet Soul Gospel Choir

Nasser Najjar
Clifton Joseph
Da Luv Jones Poetry Slam
Shayna Jones
Marika Siewart
Antoine Babyharry
Kendra Coupland
DJ Fabulous
DJ Ricco
DJ Alibaba
DJ Njoki Njoki
DJ Sheldon Knight
DJ Josephine La Noire

With Emcees: Michelle St. Hill, Ndidi Cascade, K3yosha, Sonya Littlejohn, Johnny Trinh

The event is hosted by Fade to Black Production and Entertainment Society, which has been uniting the African Canadian community since 1998. Follow on Facebook and Instagram for more information and event news.

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