Friday, July 1, 2022 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm (EDT)
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BLACK GIRLS ROCK! FEST™ makes its highly anticipated return—collaborating with the National Symphony Orchestra for the very first time! Multi-Grammy Award-winning R&B icon India.Arie headlines this year's must-see event, a full-spirited, empowering celebration of Black Girl Magic.

Known for her velvet-rich alto, India.Arie is a true believer in the power of words and music to spread love, healing, peace, and joy. She is respected worldwide by her fans and the music industry community for her incredible talent as a singer, songwriter, and performer. She earned seven Grammy nominations for her 2001 double-platinum debut Acoustic Soul featuring the hit single Video, followed in by the platinum-selling and critically acclaimed album Voyage to India, the gold-certified Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship, and its sequel Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics.  

About BLACK GIRLS ROCK!: Celebrity DJ, CEO, and founder of BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Beverly Bond established BGR!FEST™ as a complementary platform to the BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ brand, furthering its mission to create spaces for Black women-centered content and uplifting the groundbreaking women who stretch the boundaries of creativity, artistic expression, and innovation. Past BGR!FEST™ events include sold-out concerts with Ms. Lauryn Hill, Jazmine Sullivan, Alice Smith, Rapsody, and more.

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