Presented by Six Square, Austin’s Black Cultural District, the District
Cultural Arts Fest
is a celebration that honors the rich legacy and cultural contributions of
Central Texas’ Black community.

A yearly festival in East Austin, our goals are to explore and highlight the multi-faceted talents of Black
creatives and reclaim space for community in Austin’s historically Black neighborhoods.

2019 District Cultural Arts Fest

Daytime Activation & Music Festival

During the day we’ll have a craft and food vendor market featuring local Black-owned
businesses as well as four activations that showcase a variety of Black cultural expressions:
Libations, Oral Storytelling presented by the Austin History Center, TV/Film Production
and Public Art Installation.

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Music Festival (Only)

In the evening we’ll kick off our music festival featuring a wide spectrum of Black performers spanning from
soul, blues, jazz, rock, and hip-hop. Headlining is Grammy-nominated Maimouna Youssef (aka Mumu Fresh).

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