2018 Cincy Music Fest



NBS Black Summit
3/03/18-3/10/18; Squaw Valley, CA;

Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit
3/07/18-3/10/18; Orlando, FL;

Black-Out Weekend Ski Event
3/08/18-3/11/18; Lake Tahoe, CA;

Blogging While Brown Conference
3/11/18; Austin, TX;

Jazz in the Gardens Festival
3/17/18-3/18/18; Miami Gardens, FL;

Black Marriage Day
3/18/18; Various Cities;

National Society of Black Engineers Convention
3/21/18-3/25/18; Pittsburgh, PA;

Urban Music Festival
3/30/18-3/31/18; Austin, TX;


Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Southern Regional Convention
4/05/18-4/08/18; Memphis, TN;

National Black Memorabilia, Art, Doll and Collectible Show
04/14/18-04/15/18; Gaithersburg, MD;

Berks Jazz Festival
4/06/18-4/15/18; Reading, PA;

Bill Picket Invitational Rodeo Tour
4/06/18-4/07/18; Memphis, TN;

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Eastern Regional Convention
4/26/18-4/29/18; Hartford, CT;

Baltimore Natural Hair Care Expo
4/07/18-4/08/18; Baltimore, MD;

San Francisco International Film Festival
4/04/18-4/17/18; San Francisco, CA;

NBS Midwest & Rocky Mountain Region
4/04/18-4/08/18; Whistler-Backcomb, Canada;

Houston Black Restaurant Week
4/16/18-4/30/18; Houston, TX;

Charlotte Jazz Festival
4/09/18-4/15/18; Charlotte, NC;

National Forum for Black Public Administrators
4/18/18-4/22/18; Cleveland, OH;

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
4/27/18-5/06/18; New Orleans, LA;

Barbados Gospelfest
4/19/18-4/27/18; Barbados;


Beale Street Music Festival
5/04/18-5/06/18; Memphis, TN;

St. Lucia Jazz Festival
5/06/18-5/13/18; St. Lucia;

Sweet Auburn Springfest
5/12/18-5/13/18; Atlanta, GA;

World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest
5/16/18-5/19/18; Memphis, TN;

Umoja Festival Portsmouth
TBD; Portsmouth, VA;

Palm Springs Summer Splash
TBD; Palm Springs, CA;

Original Gullah Festival Celebration
5/25/18-5/27/18; Beaufort, SC;

Cancun Jumpoff
5/23/18-5/28/18; Cancun, Mexico;

Spoleto Festival
5/25/18-6/10/18; Charleston, SC;

Atlanta Jazz Festival
5/26/18-5/27/18; Atlanta, GA;

5/25/18-5/28/18; Brooklyn, NY;


Brooklyn International Film Festival
6/01/18-6/10/18; Brooklyn, NY;

Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit
6/06/18-6/09/18; Charlotte, NC;

Capital Jazz Fest
6/01/18-6/03/18; Columbia, MD;

National Association of Black Accountants Annual Convention
6/13/18-6/17/18; Orlando, FL;

Carnival Houston
6/11/18; Houston, TX;

Healdsburg Jazz Festival
6/01/18-6/10/18; Healdsburg, CA;

Chicago Blues Festival
6/08/18-6/10/18; Chicago, IL;

American Black Film Festival
6/13/18-6/17/18; Miami Beach, FL;

San Francisco Black Film Festival
6/14/18-6/17/18; San Francisco, CA;

BET Experience
6/22/18-6/25/18; Los Angeles, CA;

Real Men Cook
Fathers Day; Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta;

Juneteenth Celebrations
Around June 19th; Various Dates and Cities,

Chicago Gospel Music Festival
6/01/18-6/02/18; Chicago, IL, Link

Hyde Park BrewFest
6/2/18-6/3/18; featuring DJ Jazzy Jeff; Chicago, IL;

Montreal Jazz Festival
6/28/18-7/07/18; Montreal, Canada;

Sundiata Festival
6/16/18-6/17/18; Seattle, WA;

Bayou Boogaloo
6/22/18-6/24/18; Norfolk, VA;

Fillmore Street Jazz Festival
6/30/18-7/01/18; San Francisco, CA;


Zeta Phil Beta Grand Boule
7/18/18; New Orleans, LA;

Waterfront Blues Festival
7/04/18-7/07/18; Portland, OR;

Essence Music Festival
7/05/18-7/08/18; New Orleans, LA;

National Black Police Association Education & Training Conference
7/02/18-7/09/18; Little Rock, AR;

National Black Arts Festival
7/07/18-7/08/18; Atlanta, GA;

Taste of Chicago
7/11/18-7/15/18; Chicago, IL;

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Boule
7/19/18; Dallas, TX;

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Grand Boule
7/18/18; New Orleans, LA;

Bill Picket Invitational Rodeo Tour
7/07/18-7/08/18; Hayward, CA;

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Annual Convention
Baltimore, MD;

Rainbow PUSH Summit
Chicago, IL;

Baltimore African American Festival
TBD; Baltimore, MD;

NAACP Annual Convention
Baltimore, MD;

Indiana Black Expo
Indianapolis, IN;

Bill Picket Invitational Rodeo Tour
7/14/18-7/15/18; Los Angeles, CA;

Reggae Sumfest
Montego Bay, Jamaica;

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Annual Convention
Detroit, MI;

National Dental Association Annual Convention

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice Conference
Cincinnati, OH;

Black Data Processing Association Annual Convention
Cincinnati, OH;

National Bar Association Annual Convention

Norfolk Jazz Festival
Norfolk, VA; Norfolk Jazz Festival

International Hotel Ownership & Investment Summit
Miami, FL;

Cincinnati Music Festival
Cincinnati, OH;

National Medical Association Annual Convention
Philadelphia, PA;

National Black Nurses Annual Convention
Las Vegas, NV;

National Urban League Conference
St. Louis, MO;

American Tennis Association National Championships and Convention
Baltimore, MD

Association of African American Museums Conference
7/18; Washington, DC;


Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Leadership Conference
TBD; Cincinnati, OH;

National Sales Network Convention
TBD, Chicago, IL;

TBD; Toronto, Canada;

Satchmo Summerfest
TBD; New Orleans, LA;

Women Who Jam SESAC Showcase
T; Los Angeles, CA;

Bonaire Jazz Festival
TBD; Bonaire;

National Association of Black Journalists Annual Convention
TBD; New Orleans, LA;

Houston International Jazz Festival
TBD; Houston, TX;

Lansing Jazzfest
TBD; Lansing, MI;

Umoja Family Festival
TBD; Seattle, WA;

Hair Boss Competition
TBD; Atlanta, GA;

Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo
8/04/18-8/05/18; Atlanta, GA;

Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival
TBD; Vineyard Haven and Oaks Bluff, MA;

Art & Soul Festival
TBD; Oakland, CA;

Long Beach Jazz Festival
TBD; Long Beach, CA;

Africana Virginia Beach Funkfest
TBD; Viginia Beach, VA;

West Indian American Carnival
TBD; Brooklyn, NY;

Chicago Jazz Festival
TBD; Chicago, IL;

National Black Theatre Festival, Bi-Annual
2019; Winston-Salem, NC;


Atlanta Black Restaurant Week
9/04/18-9/16/18; Atlanta, GA;

Women Of Color Empowerment Conference
TBD; Fort Lauderdale, FL;

Martha’s Vineyard Jazz & Blues SummerFest
TBD; Oaks Bluff, MA;

Monterey Jazz Festival
TBD; Monterey, CA;

Michigan BluesFest
TBD; Lansing, MI;

African American Street Festival
TBD; Nashville, TN;

Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo – Championship Finals
9/21/18-9/22/18; Washington, DC;

National Black MBA Association Annual Conference
TBD, Philadelphia, PA;

National Congress of Black Women Conference
TBD; Washington, DC;

Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference
TBD; Washington, DC;


Silicon Valley African Film Festival
TBD; Mountain View, CA,

Black Owned Wine and Spirits Festival
TBD; Washington, DC;


Black Enterprise TechConnext Summit

Action Icon Awards
TBD; Los Angeles, CA;

Taste of Soul Festival
TBD; Los Angeles, CA,


National Reparations Conference
TBD; New Orleans, LA;

Universoul Circus
TBD; Columbus, OH;

Universoul Circus
TBD; Memphis, TN;

Kwanzaa Celebrations
12/26-01/01 in cities across America;

National Girls Self-Esteem – NUTCRACKER IN Oak Park
TBD; Sacramento, CA;



Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 110th Anniversary

Dr Martin Luther King Day of Service
01/15/19-01/19/19, Various Dates and Locations; see

Spady Museum MLK Breakfast
TBD; Delray Beach; FL;

NBS Summit
TBD; Mammoth Mountain, CA;

Bill Picket Invitational Rodeo Series
TBD; Denver, CO;

Zora Neale Hurston Festival
TBD; Eatonville, FL;


Black History Month
Various Dates & Cities;

Universoul Circus
TBD; Atlanta, GA;

Bronner Brothers Beauty Show
TBD; Atlanta, GA,

Gullah Celebration
TBD; Hilton Head, SC;

Pan African Film Festival
TBD; Los Angeles, CA;

San Diego Brazil Carnival
TBD; San Diego, CA;

Mardi Gras San Francisco Style
TBD; San Francisco, CA;

Bronner Brothers Beauty Show
TBD; Atlanta, GA,

Bay Area Black Comedy Competition
TBD; Oakland, CA;

International Pretty Brown Girl Day
2/24/19; Detroit and various cities;

Ankara Miami Fashion Show
TBD; Miami, FL;

NBA All Star Weekend
TBD; Charlotte, NC;

Harlem Fine Arts Show
2/15/18-2/18/18; NYC, NY;

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  1. Hello — This is Burnadette with the Women of Color Empowerment Conference. I was wondering if we could change what you have as “South Florida Women of Color Conference” to the “Women of Color Empowerment Conference” and also change the website to be consistent with the press release. The website is —

  2. Good day,
    Please consider adding the “Historic Ali (pronounced ALLY) Cultural Arts Center located in Pompano Beach, FL to your list of historical venues to visit.

    Thank You
    Cherolyn Davis
    Director of Programs

  3. Please consider adding the Ocean City Jazz Festival to your event list. The Ocean City Community was established in 1949 and was the first place African Americans could purchase coastal property in NC. The Festival will be in its 9th year and helps the community promote its history and preserve its historical buildings. Past artists include: Karen Briggs, Lao Tizer, Toni Murillo, Gerald Veasley, Mark Whitfield, Cyrus Chestnut, Althea Rene and more!

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