Black Boston Music

Sep 29th, 12 noon
The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival
attracts up to 70,000 people outdoors to jazz music stages where world class jazz groups and local combo performers be jamming all Day until 6 PM, The music starts at 12 noon.

You can walk Columbus Ave from Ruffles Station to Massachusetts Avenue and take in all stage action.

Cambridge Carnival will be held Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 12:00 Noon to 6:00 p.m.

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Cambridge Carnival is a colorful and festive celebration rooted in African traditions.

The festival is celebrating 26 years this year and is considered a Cambridge institution, and is the largest festival in Cambridge with thousands of attendees.

The highlight of the festival is a grand costume parade accompanied by rich rhythmic musicality promoting all types of cultures.

Participants can be seen as revelers masquerading through the streets in dazzling handmade costumes, dancing to the beat of the Carnival.

The festival is also an opportunity to celebrate Cambridge’s diversity, enjoy international foods, and purchase multicultural crafts from around the world!

The parade begins at Putnam Avenue and River Street, continues up River Street, turns right on Massachusetts Avenue, passes the Central Square T stop then makes a left on Main Street, ending at the viewing stand on Main Street and the corner of Albany Street in Kendall Square.


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