AFRAM 2021 lineup revealed, will be held Juneteenth weekend in the future

Posted at 6:09 PM, Jun 19, 2021

BALTIMORE — Starting in 2022, all future AFRAM festivities will take place over Juneteenth weekend.

However this year's event features an all star line up.

Busta Rhymes, Wale, and Mooski will headline with virtual performances from 6 to 9pm on Saturday, August 21.

The legendary Chaka Khan will take the virtual stage Sunday along with Marsha Ambrosius and Smoke Norful.

All concerts can be viewed on CharmTv.

The festival itself actually kicks off virtually on August 15 from 6 to 8pm with Mayor Brandon Scott and Chef Sean Guy from Water for Chocolate cooking up Sunday dinner on CharmTV and

Here is a quick look at the rest of the events scheduled for the week.

2021 Afram lineup

August 16 from 6-9pm: AFRAM Gallery in-person at Druid Hill Park

August 17 from 6-11pm: AFRAM Movie Night (double feature of A Wrinkle in Time and One Night in Miami) in-person at Herring Run Park

August 18 from 6-10pm: AFRAM Bike Party in-person at Druid Hill Park

August 19 from 3 to 10pm: AFRAM Alfresco in-person at Middle Branch Park

August 20 from 5-10pm: Friday Nite in-person at Shake & Bake

Last year's festival was canceled due to COVID-19.