Because of Black Music IAM Day 1

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Geoffery's Inner Circle, 410 14th Street, Oakland, ca

June 10th, 2023 10 am-5 pm, $30 early Bird, $45 Day of event

Valerie Troutt Projects presents the "Because of Black Music IAM" festival (BOBM), a two-day music festival in celebration of Black Music Month being held in Oakland, ca on June 10th and 11th, 2023. The festival will include a soul food brunch, an artist's mixer, a panel, and two live music concerts. For more information contact: (510) 626-0118 or email

Soul Food Brunch and mixer 10 am-2 pm

Day 1 12:00 pm- 2 pm The artist panel includes Ethnomusicologist Dr. Niva Flor, Author Andrew Gilbert, Producer Bosco of HIWAA, and Vocalist, Educator Magenta Jazz

2 pm -5 pm The Concert lineup includes SF Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin, Vocalist The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Singer SoLauren, Rapper JWalt, Saxophonist Howard Wiley, and Valerie Troutt’s MoonCandy Live Music Ensemble.