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Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Doc Inspires New Harlem Festival Set for 2023

Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Doc Inspires New Harlem Festival Set for 2023

Questlove’s Summer of Soul, the Oscar-winning documentary about the long-forgotten Harlem Cultural Festival, has inspired organizers to plan a new fest at the site of that 1969 event.

Scheduled for the summer of 2023, the Harlem Festival of Culture will center around a multi-day event at the now-Marcus Garvey Park; the site was called Mount Morris Park at the time of the original Harlem Cultural Festival.

According to Billboard, Ambassador Digital Magazine editor-in-chief Musa Jackson (who attended the original 1969 fest and featured in Summer of Soul), Nikoa Evans, and Yvonne McNair

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