Saturday, September 17, 2016
Gates Open at 10:30am. Festival Kicks off at 11am September 17th!
Advance tickets go on sale Friday, September 2, 2016 at 10AM for just $20! Youth Tickets
$15 ages 13 – 20. Kids under 12 are free. ($25 at the gate) Advance
tickets can be purchased at the Center in the Square – Downtown Roanoke, and online (below):
The Vibe is excited to welcome to the stage….
Will Traxx with his fun dance hit “Footwork”
Kindred and The Family Soul
The most talented husband and wife neo soul duo gracing the “Crandall and Katt Stage”
And R&B Sensation Jon B!!!
The Festival kicks off with a variety of Gospel Acts from a Gospel Jazz
Combo to dancers and a majestic Choir. Followed by:
- The Roanoke Youth Symphony Orchestra
- The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra Jazz Combo
- Finalist of Roanoke’s Got Talent Presented by The Roanoke Chapter of Links, Inc.
- Voting for the Dessert Contest Winner
Mid-Day Concert Series
- Our Mid-Day Concert Series will feature Tommy Fleshman, Hot Sauce plus Upscale Band and Show.
Proud Supporters of the Henry Street Festival:
- The Vibe
- Sun Trust Bank
- Bud Light
- Roanoke Times
- First Team Auto
- City of Roanoke
About Henry Street Heritage Festival
The Henry Street Heritage Festival is the premier event of the Harrison Museum of African American Culture. This annual event provides the primary resources to support the ongoing programs and operations of the Harrison Museum of African American Culture.
As in previous years, the Henry Street Heritage Festival promises to be a great community event presenting an array of diverse entertainment, educational forums, and exposure to African-American heritage as expressed through the performing arts, crafts, cuisines, customs, and merchandise.
Past Henry Street Heritage Festival performers include Doug E. Fresh, Plunky & Oneness, Rob Base, Rare Essence, The Barkays, Ruben Studdard, Joe, Mint Condition, Calvin Richardson, Algebra, Johnny Gill, Jagged Edge, Kid ‘n Play, Vivian Green, Marsha Ambrosius, Carl Thomas, Lakeside, and Leela James just to name a few.
For Sponsors, Vendors, Exhibitors, Volunteers Information:
Please send an inquiry to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 540-857-4395.
Businesses who wish to fund an event of the festival or provide a financial or in-kind donation.
Businesses who wish to have marketing or health awareness (non-selling) exhibit booth to supply promotional and informational materials about their products and services.
Individuals or businesses who wish to sell non-food related products or services.
Dessert Bakeoff Contest – 2016
Henry Street Heritage Festival Presents:
The Harrison Museum of African American Culture’s Dessert Contest
Sponsor: Culinary Institute at Virginia Western
- Pies, Cakes and other Deserts will be the Categories
- Due Date for entries is August 31, 2016
- Judging will be done the day of the Henry Street Festival, September 17, 2016
Roanoke’s Got Talent – 2016
Sponsored by Harrison Museum of African American Culture & The Roanoke Chapter of Links Incorporated.
All completed applications must be received in the Harrison Museum of African American Culture by August 15, 2016
Completed Applications must be mailed to:
Harrison Museum of African American Culture
P O Box 12544
Roanoke, VA 24016