“Charm City Live” Music & Culture Festival Announced For September, “Babyface” And More

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
William Carter, WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5

A new festival is on its way to Baltimore to “celebrate the melting pot of vibrant cultures that make Charm City so special.”

Mayor Brandon Scott, along with Baltimore City Recreation and Parks, announced Charm City Live, a day-long festival featuring food, culture and music.

The festival will take place at War Memorial Plaza on September 24 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

“I am thrilled that Charm City Live is another opportunity for Baltimore residents and those visiting our great city to come together for a day full of festivities designed to appeal to a diverse group of people,” Scott said. “I believe in creating opportunities for people from all walks of life to connect. What better way to do that than by hosting a festival that brings out the best in Baltimore, from food to local talent and everything. the rest.

So far, the Charm City Live festival lineup includes internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter and producer Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Grammy-nominated singer Kelly Price, pop singer Rebecca Black and R&B singer Jon B .

Listen to Mayor Brandon Scott’s announcement

Other artists will be announced later.

“Baltimore residents will enjoy family fun in the Kids Zone, treats and other local bites from some of Baltimore’s finest restaurants, community goods and resources provided by local businesses, and sounds of national artists,” the statement read.

“Any opportunity we can create to bring Baltimoreans outdoors and into our parks and spaces is a highlight for our agency. It’s also important for us to show visitors to Baltimore how beautiful our spaces are,” BCRP Director Reginald Moore said, “We are honored to work alongside Mayor Scott and city agencies to bring this new experience to Baltimore.”

Charm City Live is free and open to people of all ages.

As a result of the event, residents can expect road closures at Gay, Baltimore, Saratoga, Lexington and Fayette streets starting September 23. Paid parking will be available at the following locations garages and parking lots. Prices will vary.

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