The ROM presents Friday Night Live
Celebration of African arts and culture
Tickets will be sold at the door, starting at 7 pm until capacity is reached. Go to the "NEED'EM" line to the east of the ROM's main entrance, and arrive early!
Thought Swap presented by ROM Young Patrons Circle (YPC) (7-11 pm)
Mustafa The Poet (8:30-9:00 pm)
Spoken word artist, actor and emcee based in Toronto. He utilizes the power of the arts to speak and demonstrate his understanding of the intricacies of communities such as his, touching upon topics such as youth empowerment, mental health, Islam, immigration, youth-on-youth violence, politics, bullying, philanthropy, the search for peace and unleashing the creativity of youth.
Kwame Young (7-11 pm)
Kwame Young invites all dancers, Afrobeat lovers and funkateers out to the ROM for a Friday night of head-to-head, high-spirited funky music. It’s called OVERFUNK’D: JAMES BROWN v/s FELA KUTI. Join DJ's King Curtiss Winston & Son Of S.O.U.L.as they offer up a proper all-vinyl 4-hour musical tribute to two legends. Two legends. Two genres. Two DJ’s. One Groove.
Many more artists performing, full lineup - click here
VENUE: Royal Ontario Museum - 100 Queens Park, Toronto, ON