Summer naturally brings music to our ears, literally. Think you’ve seen it all when it comes to Black summer events? Check out this list that includes concerts, festivals and more that you can’t miss!
AFROPUNK Festival is an annual and global celebration of Black rebels coming together in a safe space as collective creatives.
Taking over Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn, NY on September 10 and 11 this year, the festival includes headliners Burna Boy, The Roots, Isaiah Rashad, Lucky Daye, Freddie Gibbs, Tierra Whack, and more.
This annual concert hosted by music artist, Drake, began in 2010 in Toronto, and last appeared in 2019. After a three-year hiatus, the rapper announced that the festival will be returning this year.
Although Drake has announced the OVO Fest will be making a comeback this year, dates and tickets have yet to be released. Stay tuned for updates!
The brainchild of billionaire music icon, Jay-Z, this annual, two-day music and arts festival is held at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during Labor Day Weekend (September 3 and 4).
This year’s line-up includes Lil Uzi Vert, Jazmine Sullivan, Burna Boy, Snoh Aalegra, Kodak Black, Pusha T, Victoria Monét, and more.
This annual fest brings out the best of the best in rap, R&B, and reggae. The festival is returning to Atlanta this October 8 and 9. Technically this festival doesn’t take place in the summer, but it’s still worth it.
The lineup hasn’t been announced yet, but early bird tickets are already on sale. So go ahead and grab your tickets, because