Cultural Performances add Spice to Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival July 23, 2017
The annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival takes place on Sunday, July 23rd from 12pm to 8pm at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY. Featuring some of the best in Carribean fare and live entertainment, patrons can expect a fun-filled day for the entire family.
An exceptional line up of headliners this year includes Morgan Heritage, Barrington Levy, Konshens, Alison Hinds, Blakka Ellis, and Braata Folk Singers. Come out early to support and celebrate the Caribbean culture that this well known festival has to offer. And be sure not to miss the various culinary demonstrations by top Caribbean chefs. Fun you can Taste!
Read the full press release below.
QUEENS, NY July 17, 2016—Organizers of the 7th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival in New York are ensuring that patrons will enjoy a memorable day with a culinary, musical and cultural feast like no other. The event, slated for Sunday, July 23 at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, will see an array of performers on the Cultural stage before the musical headliners on the Main Stage close out this all-encompassing day of food, fun and fantastic entertainment! Festival director Abdul Muhsin is fired up about this year’s Main Stage lineup, as the artists were
selected, not just for their musical prowess, but for the different eras of uniquely Jamaican music that they represent. Muhsin says, “We are espousing a part of our culture that’s endemic and that we share with the world—our food, our music and our culture. Everybody loves jerk, everybody loves reggae and everybody loves Morgan Heritage, Alison Hinds, Konshens and Barrington Levy.”
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