Lincoln Park Music Festival takes place July 28th – 30th, 2017. Born of the desire to transform the Lincoln Park community by using music rooted in the African American tradition, the Lincoln Park Music Festival has developed into an audience of 50,000 international attendees who enjoy a multi-genre festival, which traditionally features gospel, jazz, house, hip-hop, and rhythm and blues performances.
Lincoln Park Music Festival Celebration of Spirit and Dance In The Park!
Enjoy the largest outdoor music festival of its kind in Newark, NJ’s historic Lincoln Park district from July 28th – 30th from 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm! Enjoy a summer day filled with performances and activities for the entire family.
Friday, July 29th
Lunchtime Jazz in the Park 12pm-2pm
Hosted by Alex Hill of WBGO
James Gibbs III & The Brick City Soul Collective
Youth Empowerment: 2pm-2:30pm
Fashion Show “10s Across The Board”
YOPAT Live! Showcase: 2:30pm-6 pm
Ricky Persaud Jr.
Dr. Cissy Houston Academy
Dr. Cissy Houston
Gospel Night - 6pm-8pm
Co-Hosted by WLIB
Heart of Worship Church Praise Team
Saturday, July 30th
Hosted by Miss Theresa, Eddie Nicholas and WBLS: 12pm-8pm
DJ Preston (New York’s Sandcastles)
Ann Nesby (Sounds of Blackness)
DJ Carlos Sanchez
Sunday, July 31st
Hosted by DoItAll of Lords of the Underground &
HOT 97: 12pm-8pm
ALLHIPHOP.COM Breeding Ground
Duck Down/Boot Camp Clik Tribute to Sean Price
Evolve NJ Poet Collective
Lot on 7th Band
DJ Marley Marl featuring Craig G
Tsu Surf (SMACK/URL)
Arsenal (Grind Time and SMACK/URL)
DJ Cheese - 1986 DMC World Champion
DJ Precision (X-ecutioners) - 2015 DMC World Supremacy Champion
DJ Spictakular (Allies) - 1999 DMC US Vice Champion
Mista Sinista (X-ecutioners) - 1996 DMC East Coast Champion
DJ Perly - 2016 DMC NYC Champion
Rahzel The Legend
And many more!