BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Chaka Khan, Smokie Norful and Marsha Ambrosius are set to take the stage for a virtual concert from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday as part of the AFRAM Festival.READ MORE: Man Shot, Killed In Southwest Baltimore Maryland Residents Starting To Get Booster Shots After CDC Announcement
WJZ is a proud media sponsor of AFRAM. Saturday’s concert is hosted by WJZ reporter Ava-Joye Burnett.
The Baltimore AFRAM Festival is presented by Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the City of Baltimore. The Festival officially started in 1976 as a part of Baltimore City’s Showcase of Nations. Traditionally a multi-generational two-day live experience, the festival is known to bring together the most dynamic voices in music, art and creativity.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.1K New Cases & 15 Deaths Reported Sunday
AFRAM will close out with the combined AFRAM Bike Party and AFRAM Alfresco on Thursday, Aug. 26 from 5-10 p.m. at Middle Branch Park. Both of those events were rescheduled due to inclement weather. If the weather again interrupts those events, they will be canceled.