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    Pan African Festival - Marketplace & Entertainment

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    April 20, 2013

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    Pan African Festival - Marketplace & Entertainment

    Enjoy the day with the whole family! Local artists take to the streets in the form of song, music, dance and much more. Performers in every genre of music from gospel to R&B to Alternative will take to the stage. Vendors provide unique items and exquisite culinary treats.

    Schedule for Saturday performances at the Captial City Bank Stage:
    11:00 - Opening Ceremonies:
    - Prelude - MA Evans Academy for the Blind
    - Welcome - Andy Ambrose, Executive Director of Tubman Museum
    - Proclamation - Samuel Hart Sr, Chair Bibb County Board of Commissioners
    - Prayer - Rabbi Larry Schlesinger, Temple Beth Israel
    - Song of Praise - Destined for Greatness Community Choir
    - Libation Ceremony - Dr. Christian Ezekwueche & Dr. Chester Fontenot, Jr.
    - Remarks - Kay Stephens, Festival Chair
    - Remarks - Chi Ezekwueche, Festival Founder
    - Negro National Anthem - Rodney Fitzgerald Lester
    - Postlude - MA Evan Academy for the Blind

    11:30 - Kourtney Latimore (Gospel)
    11:45 - Common Ground (Gospel)
    12:00 - Timera Washington (Spoken Word/Poetic)
    12:15 - Otu Cultural Organization (African Dance)
    12:30 - The Feedback Band with saxophonist Damon Brown (Gospel/Jazz)
    1:00 - The Doorholders (Christian Contemporary)
    1:30 - Zumba - Janice Shepard
    1:45 - Master Teachers (Funk) featuring Kenny Bowman on vocals, keyboard and guitar
    2:15 - Zumba - Janice Shepard
    2:30 - Dean Brown & The Dubshak (Reggae)
    3:00 - Logan Butts (Gospel)
    3:15 - Essie Mae Brooks & The Music Makers (Gospel)
    3:45 - Shana Stephens (Contemporary Gospel & Praise Dancers)
    4:00 - Total Package Unit (R&B & Old School)
    4:30 - The Soultronics featuring Prince Neo
    5:00 - Phillips "Elite" Dancers
    5:15 - Bo Ponder & Friends (R&B)
    5:45 - Princess LaShelle (Rap)
    6:00- GQ Jazz Band
    6:30 - Fire & Ice (Soul, Funk & R&B)
    7:00 - Community Biker Shuffle
    7:15 - Conquest Band
    7:45 - Ken Trimmins & The Quiet Storm
    8:15 - Small Axe featuring Shola Lewis and African Artists: Tony Luv, Sam Mokoro, Ebeny Amstrong, and George Kofi Kofi

    Cherry St Plaza

    301 Cherry St
    Macon, GA 31212

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