Many Rivers To Cross Festival 2016
July 14, 2016 – NEW YORK, NY – Today Sankofa.org, the social justice organization founded by legendary actor, entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte, announced the launch of “Many Rivers To Cross” – the largest Music and Arts Festival dedicated to racial and social justice. Taking place on October 1 & 2 in Chattahoochee Hills, GA outside of Atlanta, “Many Rivers To Cross” will promote awareness around critical human rights issues. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 29, 2016.
The two-day festival will host multiple stages featuring stars and influencers like Jesse Williams, Chris Rock, John Legend, Common, Estelle, Dave Matthews, Michelle Alexander, Carlos Santana, Danny Glover, Dr. Cornel West, and Public Enemy. More performers and entertainers are scheduled for announcement over the coming weeks.
In addition to high-profile performances, “Many Rivers To Cross” will also include a “Social Justice Village” where activists, thought-leaders, and Sankofa.org’s organizational partners will share information, exchange ideas, and activate calls-to-action to mobilize attendees around society’s most urgent human rights issues.
Location: Chattahoochee Hils, GA
Dates:October 1-2, 2016
Years Active- 2016 to Present
Genres- Hip Hop, Pop, Rock, R&B