African-American Festival performance schedule released; Estelle on Saturday, Charlie Wilson on Sunday
The African American Festival, which takes place Saturday and Sunday, has released its performance schedule, posted below in full.
The most well known performers this year are Charlie Wilson, Estelle ("American Boy"), Chrisette Michelle, Paula Campbell and Noel Gourdine.
Performances will take place on two different stages, Culture and Music. Admission to the festival is free.
On Saturday, performances start at noon and end at 10 p.m. while on Sunday they start at noon and end at 9 p.m. On the music stage Saturday, Gourdine will perform at 5 p.m.; Estelle and Michelle will be on sometime between then and 10 p.m., the schedule does not specify.
Wilson will perform at 7:45 p.m. Sunday on the music stage, preceded by Campbell. We'll have an interview with Wilson later this week.
Organizers have also released a map of its layout at M&T Bank Stadium.
One of the largest of its kind on the East Coast, the festival attracts some 300,000 people every year, according to the city.
Map and schedule are posted below: