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Groove to the Boston Art & Music Soul Festival

The festival will take place Saturday, June 29-Sunday, June 30.

A woman in a shirt that reads "Black by popular demand" is on a stage with a spotlight on her. The background is dark.

Rapsody, one of the festival’s headliners, performing at Apollo Theater in New York City.

Photo by Peter Matthews via Wikimedia Commons

Boston Art & Music Soul Fest has one question for you: “Ready for a soul festival in Boston?”

Saturday, June 29-Sunday, June 30, the sixth annual Boston Art & Music Soul Festival will take place in Franklin Park.


What | An R&B, funk, soul, hip hop, and house music festival with a goal to highlight Black and Brown artists + provide arts and culture opportunities for under-served audiences
Who | Headliners include BJ the Chicago Kid + Rapsody
Where | Franklin Park-Playstead Field
When | Saturday, June 29, 12-9 p.m. + Sunday, June 30, 12-8 p.m.
How much | $10-$50 or pay what you wish

What to expect

This festival has more than its musical lineup. You can also check out an art exhibition + a vendor village with local Black-owned businesses from Black Owned Bos.

Attendants can learn Afro-diasporic dance styles, head to “Soul Food Row” for trucks dishing out international fare, and younger guests can check out the Kidchella activities.

Read more about the organization’s mission.