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Celebrating Black Culture at Mello Fest this Juneteenth
Talib Kweli, Georgia Me, Betrand Boyd, Black Ice and More to Perform

Dania Beach, FL (April 1st, 2022) ┈ Juneteenth, a day that symbolizes so much to so many people of color. For more than 150 years, African American communities across the country have observed this special day. Now a federal holiday; discover the history of events that celebrates the end of slavery at Mello Fest. The music festival culminates a newfound freedom of expression, music and spoken word featuring hip hop star Talib Kweli on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Stage 954, 301 E Dania Beach Blvd, Dania Beach, FL 33004 at 7pm.

“Mello Fest, is a poetry and music festival with many incredible poetry, spoken word and live musical performances and showcases by some amazing artists. The first festival of its kind in South Florida; Poetry and spoken word is a dying art form that needs to be continuously showcased, elevated and celebrated,” says Jones Pierre, Event Producer.

From the producers of Miami’s hottest spoken word dinner party Mello Mondays; Mello Fest will feature poetry by: Def Poet Black Ice, KLove, Just Mike, Tony Award winner Georgia Me, Bertrand Boyd, Mori Taiye, Sa-Ra as well as spoken word performance by rapper Talib Kweli and much more.

Hosted by the talented Will Serius, Quick the Poet and the phenomenal Ingrid B, there will be a live band performance by J Howard with curated tunes by DJ Heron.

WHO: Talib Kweli, Georgia Me, Black Ice, Betrand Boyd & More

WHAT: Mello Fest, A Spoken Word, Poetry and Music Festival

WHEN: Saturday, June 18th, 2022
Doors Open 7:00pm
Showtime: 8:00pm

WHERE: Stage 954, 301 E Dania Beach Blvd, Dania Beach, FL 33004

For more information and tickets, contact 305.922.7247 or visit

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Instagram: @Mellofest
Tags: #MelloFest, #MelloMondays #nationalpoetrymonth #poetry #spokenword #juneteenth

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Known to some as the country’s “second Independence Day,” Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in the United States at the end of the Civil War.
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.