Honoring Our Ancestors

Following African tradition, we open each Festival day with traditional African drumming .This image is of S.H.I.N.E. Mwausi led by Rene Fisher-Mims (second from right).

Official Sponsor

LA City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr., Council District 10


Azar Lawrence, Barbara Morrison, Miles Mosely

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Mark-Ridley-Thomas, Supervisor 2nd District, Los Angeles County

Where everyone smiles.

We put a smile on everyone’s face. Join our audience of beautiful people!

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Thank you Union Bank; a sponsor for the 6th consecutive year!

Amazing and unique products!

Shop our Village Marketplace with over 80 fine art and quality craft vendors from around the nation!

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The legendary Dulan’s on Crenshaw is the proud sponsor of our VIP Hospitality Suite for the third year!

Everyone comes together!

Culture is the fabric that binds us together as one community.

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The Raw 2 the Roots Natural Hair Show presented by Crème of Nature.

World-class Entertainment

Kamasi Washington, Medusa, and Leon “Da Lion” Mobley

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LA Naturals, the largest natural hair meetup.com group on the West Coast w/over 1,100 members!

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Dibs Pro Audio Worldwide is our official sound company for four consecutive years!

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Superior Grocers is a proud sponsor for the fourth consecutive year. They also support our focus on education by providing scholarships for two schools in our district at our Festival!

Beyond Magical

Juan Roberts Design & Photography is a taste-maker and responsible for all the amazing images captured at our Festival. Juan is also a partner in The Leimert Park Village Group.

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Mc Donald’s is a proud sponsor for the fifth consecutive year! Come out and enjoy a complimentary refreshing cold smoothie!

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Kettle Corn & Stuff is a proud second year sponsor. CEO & Owner Keith Jackson is also a partner in The Leimert Park Village Group.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

You can ALWAYS count on Dulan's On Crenshaw to be cookin' up something tasty. They are returning as the Title Sponsor of our VIP Hospitality Suite and are a featured vendor in our Food Court with a brand new menu..... They'll have something for every appetite (vegan, vegetarian & meat lovers). Are you hungry yet?
Don't miss a special performance by R&B recording artist, Kari Taylor, formerly of Klymaxx, Sunday, 8/31, 4pm!

Hey! The Leimert Park Village African Arts & Music Festival made the top 5 list of things to do Labor Day Weekend on Wilson's Where to Guide. Yep, you better tell somebody. http://www.wilsonswheretoguide.com/2014/08/where-to-holiday-labor-day-weekend.html

Thursday, August 14, 2014

New Activities & Something For Everyone!

The 2014 3-day line-up was just posted.  Click on "Entertainment" and then click on "3-day Schedule".  We have some new, fun and interactive things to do that we think you will love.  So, you should plan to come out early.....  we start at 10 and will be moving full throttle till 7pm each day.  Bring the kids, grand kids and teens b/c there are areas just for them with activities to keep them occupied and entertained.

Beautiful Historic Leimert Park is set to be the perfect backdrop for the 6th Annual Leimert Park Village African Art & Music Festival this Labor Day Weekend, Sat., Sun. & Mon., August 30, 31  & September 1, 2014, from 10 am - 7pm daily.  This is a family-friendly event that attracts people from across all council districts, all regions of California and the nation.  Please tell a friend and come out and enjoy all the festivities.

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