The District Days Cultural Arts Fest is an exciting celebration that honors the rich legacy and cultural contributions of Central Texas’ Black community and provides a gathering place for everyone to enjoy Austin’s unique black arts, music, history, and culture.

Festivities are held each year during Labor day weekend at Huston-Tillotson University, with musical performances from international, national and local acts inspired from Africa and the African Diaspora. Previous performers include Carolyn Blanchard & the Jazz All Stars, Magna Carda, Tobe Nwigwe, Sona Jobarteh and Grammy nominated artist Mali Music. Unlimited food and adult beverages are also provided during the festival.


Musical Explorations - Live Blues

Blues Music Showcase

Join us for an evening of Blues as we showcase some of Central Texas finest new, up and coming and established artists. Enjoy the sounds of JC Stringz, East Side Band and The Peterson Brother will be headlining the evening’s show.