Iowa Soul Festival in Iowa City 2014 will be stellar

Iowa Soul Festival in Iowa City – All kinds of SOUL for all kinds of people! The IOWA SOUL FESTIVAL, presented by Diversity Focus, will be held on September 13th– 15th. Join us in downtown Iowa City for a festival, which celebrates the African American culture through music, dance, food, and art! The Soul Festival is packed with activities including fabulous entertainment on the main stage that will include a step show competition and musical performances by local, regional, and national artists, our ever-popular Culinary Row, a Beverage Garden, Arts and Crafts booths for all ages, and a FUN zone for children. This festival takes place on Iowa Avenue and Dubuque Street in downtown Iowa City.

Jul 30, 2013 – 12:12PM

Name 5 of the top events to see at the festivals: Main Stage, Culinary Row, Beverage Garden, Arts and Crafts, FUN Zone

Your top 5 best words to describe your festival or event?: FREE, Culture, Festival, Awesome, Arts

What type of festival is it? (festival genre): Music festival, Arts festival, Culture fest, Dance, Fireworks

Address of festival:
Downtown
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
United States

Festival / event start date:  September 13-15, 2013

If you have a website, please enter it here (we appreaciate any links back to our website as well. hint, hint): www.summerofthearts.org

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Iowa Soul Festival 2013

What you should know about the Iowa Soul Festival –

Top five events to check out:

  1. Main Stage,
  2. Culinary Row,
  3. Beverage Garden,
  4. Arts and Crafts,
  5. FUN Zone

Five words associated with this festival: FREE, Culture, Festival, Awesome, Arts
Festival Genre: Music festival, Arts festival, Culture fest, Dance, Fireworks

 Rest in Peace Sam Kennedy.. you were too good for Iowa bud!

The 2014 Iowa Soul Festivalpresented by Diversity Focus is moving to the UI Pentacrest and Clinton Street!

NEW this year — we will feature a MarketPlace with a variety of different vendors.  To apply to participate in the MarketPlace, click HERE for an application.

This year’s festival takes place on the Pentacrest and Clinton Street on September 19 & 20 with entertainment on Friday, September brought to you by Hancher. Davenport Iowa hottest events is worth checking out if you like soul fests!

On Sunday, September 21, there will be a ticketed gospel brunch at the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel.  Watch for more information to come!

Iowa Soul fest 2014
Iowa Soul fest 2014

Buddy Guy at the 2013 Iowa Soul Festival
Photo by Whitney Wright

Address of festival:
Downtown
Iowa City, Iowa, 52240
United States

2014 Iowa Soul Festival information

All Kinds of SOUL for
All Kinds of People

Dates of the Soul fest – September 19- 21*, 2014

Festival / event start date: 09/13, 2013
Ending on: 15/09, 2013
Website: www.summerofthearts.org

All kinds of SOUL for all kinds of people! The IOWA SOUL FESTIVAL, presented by Diversity Focus, will be held on September 13th– 15th. Join us in downtown Iowa City for a festival, which celebrates the African American culture through music, dance, food, and art! The Soul Festival is packed with activities including fabulous entertainment on the main stage that will include a step show competition and musical performances by local, regional, and national artists, our ever-popular Culinary Row, a Beverage Garden, Arts and Crafts booths for all ages, and a FUN zone for children. This festival takes place on Iowa Avenue and Dubuque Street in downtown Iowa City.

Iowa Soul Festival

Event Occurred In The Past: Friday, September 13

Location: Iowa Avenue and Dubuque Street in downtown Iowa City – Iowa Avenue and Dubuque Street in downtown Iowa City

Event Category: Major Events

The Iowa Soul Festival is a celebration that features the dance, music, food and art of the African and African-American communities. This event is designed to highlight the positive influences that the culture has on Iowa City, the Creative Corridor and Eastern Iowa.

The three day event will feature locally, regionally and nationally recognized artists. Activities will engage current residents while inspiring previous and future residents and students to explore learning, working, living and playing in Iowa. Enjoy live entertainment, soul food, African-American inspired art, a FUN Zone for the kids, and much more!

The Iowa Soul Festival takes place on Iowa Avenue and Dubuque Street in downtown Iowa City.

Friday, September 13:

5:00 PM – 10:00 PM Culinary Row

5:00 PM – 11:00 PM Beverage Garden

Main Stage:

5:30 PM Kevin B.F. Burt and Big Medicine

8:00 PM Buddy Guy, presented by Hancher

Saturday, September 14:

11:00 AM – 7:00 PM Arts & Crafts Booths, FUN Zone

11:00 AM – 11:00 PM Culinary Row

1:00 PM – 12:00 AM Beverage Garden

Main Stage:

10:00 AM Tony Brown

12:00 PM Funk Stop

2:00 PM Ayodele Drum and Dance

3:15 PM Soul Fusion

5:30 PM Carlos Johnson, sponsored by Herteen & Stocker Jewelers

6:30 PM Demetria Taylor, sponsored by Herteen & Stocker Jewelers

8:00 PM Mint Condition

10:00 PM TBA

 

Sunday, September 15:

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Arts & Crafts Booths, FUN Zone

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Culinary Row

1:00 PM – 5:00 AM Beverage Garden

Main Stage:

10:00 AM Johnny Kilowatt featuring Gloria Hardiman

11:30 AM Groove Theory

1:00 PM Local Gospel Choirs

2:30 PM Hargrove Family Choir

3:30 PM Mama T

4:15 PM Jason Watson

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