The FroRibbean Fest, a cultural mashup of musical snippets from areas of the Caribbean islands, Africa and the U.S. hosted its first-ever cultural celebration and packed out Atlanta’s Central Park. This one-day festival showcased so many talented artists from all across the African Diaspora. The festival celebrated the unique aspects as well as the many similarities of the music they’ve created around the world. Festival goers enjoyed performances by an All-star lineup including Alkaline, Bunji Garlin, DJ Envy, DJ E Cool and many more, while indulging in some of Atlanta’s best eats and treats.

Multi-faceted media mogul, Steve Harvey has created yet another endeavor with the creation of his new special events company Harvey Events LLC under the leadership of his daughter Morgan Hawthorne and son-in-law Kareem Hawthorne. With a team of fresh, young talent, Harvey Events aims to produce cultural experiences that celebrate and speak to an array of young audiences. FroRibbean Fest was the first of many major events to come from the new entity.

This event is an experience around the world through a celebration of the music, food, games and dances of various African, Afro-Caribbean, and African American cultures. Oh and did we mention the event was B.Y.O.B.? Rum Punch and food vendors were also available for purchase throughout the event. The FroRibbean Fest bridged together the music, food, dance and most importantly the people from Caribbean, African American, and African cultures for a truly memorable one day of celebration.

You don’t want to miss next year’s festival!

 
2018 FroRibbean Fest Performers 
DJ Envy [USA], Bunji Garlin [Trinidad], Alkaline [Jamaica], DJ E Cool [Nigeria], Black Platinum [Jamaica],  Juggle [Jamaica], One Drop [Trinidad], Revolution Sound [Jamaica],   
Dos Dias [Barbados], Shane Talon X Sir Benzo Brown [Trinidad], Propa English [Jamaica], DJ Kash [Haiti],  DJ Polish [Jamaica],   
International Stephen [St. Lucia], Mix Master David [Nigeria],  Imani Ray [Trinidad], Dreggae  [Jamaica],  Teni [Nigeria],  Victoria Kimani [Kenya], Ayo Jay [Nigeria]         – The Resource Guild

 

 

Carolyn is an Atlanta based concert, portrait and event photographer. She’s a self taught photographer who was born and raised in Philadelphia.