Wake Up The Earth 2011

Saturday 07 May 2011Past festival

Wake Up The Earth 2011

Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library, Streight Angular, and Big East
Jamaica Plain, MA, US

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These artists will be appearing on the Milky Way stage from 1:00 - 5:00 with more TBA!

Wake Up the Earth Festival in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts is an annual festival held on the 1st Saturday of May.

The festival brings together community across Jamaica Plain, Roxbury and other areas of Boston, celebrating diversity, springtime, world music and culture, youth music and culture, popular theatre, puppetry, local food and artisan vendors, non-profits around the community and so much more!

It begins with a parade that begins at the JP monument at 11am and turns into a day long music and art festival featuring amazing local musicians and performers such as:
La Pinata
Lamine Toure and Group Saloum
The Silk Worms
Chaos Puppets
Bloco Brazil
Los Sugar Kings
Beantown Society
Koliba
Boston Hoop Troupe
Iyeoka and Rock by Funk Tribe
Foundation Movement
Lady Enchantress
Lutchinha and Cruzamente
Brothers of Heliopolis
Davi Ramos and Samba No Pé
Zili Musik
Incus
Opposite People
Wildest Dreams
Copal
Vadalna Tribal Dance Troupe
Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band
and so much more.... these are just some of the bands that have played in the past few years

The Festival is followed by an after party by the hosting community center - Spontaneous Celebrations, the after party is run by the legendary Soul Revival and is held at the center at 45 Danforth Street in Jamaica Plain from 8pm-1am

the festival is free admission, and any and all donations to the festival support the programs run at Spontaneous Celebrations

To read more about the history and roots of this community festival that has been around for over 30 years please go to our website at spontaneouscelebrations.org