Black and African American festivals, concerts, and cultural events in the Midwest for a weekend getaway!
African American Midwest events in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana
Museum exhibits, plays, fine arts, and public art sculptures by Black artists
Live music performances of R&B, hip-hop, soul, jazz, symphony, and gospel singers
Concerts and festivals in Columbus, Dayton, Louisville, Indianapolis, and Cleveland
There are many concerts, festivals, and art exhibits featuring Black people and tailored to the Black community. Events are scheduled in cities surrounding Cincinnati such as Columbus, Dayton, and Louisville. Enjoy regional food and drinks, stunning art galleries, cultural centers, and more. Attend opening receptions, meet-the-artist sessions, after parties, and VIP events. Let the celebrations begin!
The information in this article is as current as the publication date. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information and check venue guidelines before arrival. You may need to buy tickets in advance.
Black Festivals, Concerts, and Cultural Events
Cartoon Crossroads Columbus – Arts Festival
October 6 – 9
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus, Ohio
A citywide cartoon arts festival of interactive panels, presentations, and artist spotlights on the reading room floor of the library.
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Did we miss a few Black and African American festivals and concerts? Don’t keep them to yourself. Contact us at The Voice of Black Cincinnati for any Midwest events we may have missed in the African American community. Get tickets soon as they eventually sell out!
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