CBUS Soul Fest 2022

Celebrate Columbus' vibrant Black culture, music, history and soul during the first-ever CBUS Soul Fest on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. in Bicentennial Park in Downtown Columbus. Presented by Experience Columbus and the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, CBUS Soul Fest builds upon the CBUS Soul platform that launched in February and features a day of live music, including performances from Mojoflo, The Soul Rebels and more. Enjoy food from local vendors like Donna’s Delicious Dozen, Suge’s Smokehouse Barbecue and Turtle Island, and connect with local businesses and organizations, including Columbus Fashion Alliance, Ellie’s Book Shop and more. See the full CBUS Soul Fest lineup below!

CBUS Soul Stage

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Milton Ruffin and The Ohio Old School Funk Band

12:15-1 p.m.: DJ IQ

1-2:15 p.m.: Paisha Thomas with Cedric Easton and Circle of Friends

2:15-3 p.m.: DJ IQ

3-4:15 p.m.: Dr. E

4:15-5 p.m.: DJ TrigNO

5-6:15 p.m.: Harmonic Soul

6:15-7 p.m.: DJ Krate Digga

7-8:15 p.m.: Mojoflo

8:15-9 p.m.: DJ O Sharp

9-10:30 p.m.: The Soul Rebels featuring Talib Kweli

Food Vendors

Donna's Delicious Dozen

Family Affair Catering

Filipindo BBQ

Junior's Sweet Potato Pie

Manden Ice Cream

Nkul Beti Columbus

Suge's Smokehouse Barbecue

Turtle Island

Queen's Table

Additional Vendors

Columbus Fashion Alliance

Ellie's Book Shop

Experience Columbus

Iridescent Designs

Mobile City Hall

Rock Me Fabulous LLC

Starstrukt Apparel

The T-Shirt Chef

More Fun at Columbus Commons

While the Downtown Riverfront will be alive with Black music, art, food and culture, just a few blocks away the Scioto Mile’s sister park, Columbus Commons, will be hosting a complementary CBUS Soul event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. focused on family fun and featuring Black-owned businesses. Go for a bounce, read a book or grab a bite—this Family Funday will have something for everyone. Parking

Download the Park CBUS app or visit SciotoMile.com/Parking to plan to park near Bicentennial Park.

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