BOOM Echoes and CharlotteEAST are taking over the corner of Central Ave. and Kilborne Dr. (next to Manolo’s Bakery in Plaza Midwood) to present a variety of performances and creative activities led by a diverse group of local East Charlotte artists.
A large, festive space filled with creative excitement, magical energy and a community spirit with artists and collaborators.
Sarah Council Dance Projects: Contemporary modern dance focused on dance research, investigation, creation and performance
MufukaWorks Dance Company: Pop-up performance of Knitty Gritty choreography and women’s empowerment
NC Brazilian Arts Project: Brazilian folkloric movement forms such as Samba, Afro-Brazilian Dance, Capoeira, Maculelê and percussion
neKa: Rap with witty lyrics and a powerful presence, breaking commonly-held stereotypes of female emcees
Teddy Bee: An entertainer who engages wall flowers and makes people smile
Moving Spirits: Contemporary performances blending modern, ballet, African diaspora dance forms, capoeira and West African dances
Art-In-Motion: Gabbi Bennetti and her interpretation of Hip Hop known as Popping and Animation
Moshun: Live DJ, FX and synthesizer solos to captivate audiences and provide transportive, borderline psychedelic experiences
Mr. Rocky: Bringing joy to children and adults through music
Natalie Jones: Visual artist
Māya Beth Atkins: Young, singer-songwriter with vibrant and gritty songs, with influences of swampy blues and smoky rock’n roll
Also live mural painting by paper.paste (street artist) and Ty Adams (illustrator), chalk art, and more.