Schedule for Detroit's Kindred Music and Culture Festival announced


  • Photo provided by artist, by Mar Mnz

Kindred Music and Culture Festival
is ready to reshape the festival landscape.

Rescheduled from last month after getting rained out, the inaugural festival highlights Detroit's black creative community, drawing from our hometown pool of talent and influencers. When the event's founder Leah Hill spoke with Metro Times last month, she said it was all about feeding the culture.

"I hope that Kindred can allow people who otherwise move in different circles to find this place where they're all together and there's this opportunity for young black people in Detroit to walk away having built some relationships across the city," she said.

Among the talent slated to perform: Detroit rapper Payroll Giovanni of Doughboyz Cashout is slated to headline. Recent Metro Times cover girls Bevlove and Tiny Jag. are also on the bill, as well as Supakaine, Supercoolwicked, and Willie Mac Jr.

Kindred Music and Culture Festival will run from noon to 9 p.m. (rescheduled from Saturday, July 21) on Saturday, Aug. 18 at Roosevelt Park; 2405 Vernor Hwy., Detroit;; General admission starts at $35. Tickets will not be available at the gate but tickets will be sold on Eventbrite until capacity.


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