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Don’t let the cool weather keep you in. Here are African American Midwest festivals and concerts to keep you on the move.


As the cool weather slowly approaches, so will the feeling of being cooped up in the house.  You can still hang out with friends, travel, and enjoy good drinks, music food and more. Check out these African American Midwest festivals and concerts that are trip worthy. The information in this article is as current as of the publication date. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information prior to acting.

Here are African American events happening in Cincy you don’t want to miss.

Cirque du Soleil on Ice: Axel
Heritage Bank Center Cincinnati
January 23 – 26, 2020
$34 – $150
Cirque du Soleil will feature spectacular skating, breathtaking acrobatics on ice, astonishing visual effects, and live music that seamlessly integrates popular songs with new original scores.


Chance The Rapper Concert
KFC Yum! Center Louisville
February 1, 2020
7 p.m.
$36 – $124
Watch Chance The Rapper perform his hottest songs like “Hot Shower”, “Groceries”, and more!


Jill Scott Words and Sounds Volume 1 Anniversary Tour
MGM Northfield Park
February 21
8 p.m.
On sale December 5
It’s the anniversary of her classic album featuring songs like A Long Walk, The Way and more! She will also be performing on February 23 at Murat Theatre in Indianapolis, IN.


No Limit Soldiers Reunion
Rupp Arena Lexington
March 1, 2020
6:30 p.m.
$42 – $102
Master P has gathered his No Limit Soldiers for a 20 year anniversary reunion tour performing some of the greatest hits from the No Limit Records catalog. The energy and excitement will ignite Rupp Arena as Master P, Silkk The Shocker, Mystikal, Fiend and Mia X hit the stage. Groupon discount tickets are also available.

Staying in tonight? Watch these Black movies on Netflix. 
While traveling check out these African American museums.


Did we miss a few? Don’t keep them to yourself. Let us know! Contact us at The Voice of Black Cincinnati for any concerts or festivals that we may have missed.



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Marissa Staples, Writer
The Voice of Black Cincinnati

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