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African American City Guides is a collection of city guides that direct users to businesses, churches, entertainment events, community info, dining, special events, and so much more.

support the community helps interested ones find their way around the black community in America. Many businesses have good products to offer but struggle with the high cost of advertising which increases their chance of failure.

We aim to change that. We post information free of charge.

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  • California, Bakersfield -   Bakersfield Jazz Festival  -   An exciting event. With the support of students, faculty, administration and ardent jazz fans in the community, the jazz program at CSUB has grown and flourished.

  • California, Concord -   Annual Stone Soul Concert  -   The annual KBLX Stone Soul celebration returns to Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord Memorial Day Weekend.

  • California, Dana Point -   Doheny Blues Festival  -   Held at Doheny State Beach. Big name entertainers at this annual event.

  • California, Indian Wells -   Pips Jazz Festival  -   Pips 2017 Getaway is designed to pamper our guests for three days two nights of a truly a vacation setting in beautiful Indian Wells California.

  • California, Los Angeles -   JazzReggae Fest  -   The Annual JazzReggae Fest held at UCLA.

  • California, San Bernardino -   Inland Empire Reggae Music and Art Festival  -   Reggae fun for all.

  • California, San Diego -   San Diego Jazz Festival  -  A pleasant experience awaits you at the San Diego Jazz Festival.

  • California, Santa Cruz -   Santa Cruz Blues Festival  -   Top names in blues and roots music for two days in a natural amphitheater surrounded by oaks and redwoods near the Pacific Ocean. Held in May. Santa Cruz California.

  • California, Simi Valley -   Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival  -   The annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival will rock once again at Memorial Day weekend, at Rancho Santa Susanna Community Park, 5005 Los Angeles Ave., in Simi Valley, CA.

  • California, Victorville -   High Desert Music Festival  -   Award winning entertainment that will satisfy all taste and ages. 2 stages of music and entertainment.

  • Florida, Gainesville -   5th Avenue Arts Festival  -   The 5th Avenue Arts Festival is presented by the Cultural Arts Coalition. The festival will feature art, entertainment and music which celebrates the rich culture of African-Americans in Gainesville.

  • Florida, Miami -   Urban Beach Week  -   A ten year old Mega party taking place on the beautiful beaches of Miami each and every Memorial Day Week.

  • Georgia, Atlanta -   Atlanta Jazz Festival  -  The city’s commitment was to present a free jazz festival. It would, in fact, be named The Atlanta Free Jazz Festival.

  • Georgia, Atlanta -   Sweet Auburn Springfest -  You can expect to enjoy concerts, carnival rides, film festivals, entertaining parades and a whole lot more!

  • Kentucky, Louisville -   Kentucky Reggae Festival -  Caribbean marketplace, ethnic foods and, wonderful reggae music.

  • Louisiana, New Orleans -   Big Easy Comedy Festival  -  Held New Orleans Memorial Day Weekend.

  • Mississippi, Laurel -   Mothers' Day Blues Festival  -   Bring out the whole family, especially mom, this is a family oriented event.

  • Missouri, Kansas City -   Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise  -  The World's Only Fully Chartered Blues Cruise | Music Cruise Blues Festival.

  • Missouri, St Louis -   Blues Week St Louis  -  The event is a 10-day celebration of the deep cultural impact that St. Louis — and its musicians have had on the world.

  • Nevada, Las Vegas -   Vegas Soulfest  -  Get the VIP hotel treatment and let your hair down with 24 hours entertainment in the city of sin. And remember what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas!

  • North Carolina, Durham -   Taste of Durham  - A celebration of food, music, entertainment and arts with an international twist.

  • North Carolina, Greensboro -   Carolina Blues Festival  - As a tie-in to the Carolina Blues Festival, Downtown Greensboro, Inc. and the Open Art Society of Raleigh, NC have collaborated to select artists to create blues-themed art installations in downtown Greensboro storefronts. Carolina Blues Festival is the longest running blues festival in the Southeast.

  • Ohio, Cincinnati -   Midwest MIND, Body & Beauty Expo -   The MMBBEXPO is where family fun can be found on Memorial weekend. For two days experience the richness of movement, music, beauty and wellness. The natural hair expo, African dance conference, Take it to the Flo! dance competition, Butterfly Ball and Healthy You Wellness Event are favorites among people who want to experience something fresh and exciting on Memorial weekend.

  • Ohio, Columbus -   The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference  -  The official community, inspiration and networking hub for the BE Entrepreneurs Conference.

  • Ohio, Toledo -   Kentucky Derby Gala  -  Come out and enjoy a night of Fashion, Food, Prizes, Entertainment and Fun! All event proceeds help support the programs and services Village50 provides the community. See you there!

  • South Carolina, Atlantic Beach-Myrtle Beach -   Black Bike Week -   Dedicated to Black Bike Week also known as Memorial Day Bike Fest or Atlantic Beach Bike Fest.

  • South Carolina, Beaufort -   Gullah Festival  -   Celebrates the accomplishments of the blacks of the low-country.

  • South Carolina, Columbia -   Columbia Black Expo -   Taste of Black Expo. South

  • Tennessee, Brownsville -   Exit 56 Blues Fest  -   Honors the music of Blues pioneers.

  • Tennessee, Memphis -   Memphis in May International Festival -   Memphis in May International Festival hosts the city's largest events like the Beale Street Music Festival, the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest and the Sunset Symphony.

  • Tennessee, Murfreesboro -   Main Street JazzFest -   The annual music fest is on pace to once again pack attendees on the Square in Murfreesboro, Tenn. for music, fun and a good time.

  • Texas, Beaumont -   Beaumont Jazz & Blues Festival  -   Fun for all, presented by the city of Beaumont and the Southeast Texas Arts Council.

  • Texas, Humble -   The Solo Soul and Blues Festival -   The Solo Soul and Blues Festival will be held at the Humble Civic Center Arena!

  • Virginia, Chesterfield -   Parkfest Blues Festival  -   This is your introduction to the Parkfest Blues Festival Facebook page. Check it out periodically for new information.

  • Virginia, Portsmouth -   Umoja Festival  -   Umoja means Unity. Come celebrate it at Portsmouth's Annual African-American Culture and Heritage Festival promoting Cultural Diversity and Unity. Enjoy FREE admission* to all festivities including live music, a heritage tour, kids activities, food, and more.

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