Aug 31 2019
Six Square's District Cultural Arts Festival

Six Square's District Cultural Arts Festival

Presented by Six Square: Austin's Black Cultural District at Huston-Tillotson University

A yearly festival in East Austin, that explores and highlights the multi-faceted talents of Black creatives as well as reclaims space for community in Austin’s historically Black neighborhoods. During the day (3-7pm), there’ll be a craft and food vendor market featuring local Black-owned businesses as well as four activations that showcase a variety of Black cultural expressions. Explore the origin of staple dishes in Black cuisine, storytelling with Black activists and artists, a Speaker Series with Austin-based creatives of color and a live painting by two Austin-based Black mural artists, a community mural, and a digital art installation.

In the evening the music festival will kick off featuring a wide spectrum of Black performers spanning from soul, blues, jazz, rock, and hip-hop. Headlining is Grammy-nominated Maimouna Youssef (aka Mumu Fresh). On August 31, 2019, join everyone in continuing to create a nexus of thriving Black arts and culture in East Austin. This is a family-friendly event. All are welcome!

Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019

Time: 3-10:30 PM

Location: Huston-Tillotson University

Tickets: $15 Music Festival / $75 all-inclusive

Ages: All ages

Admission Info

Tickets are available through the eventbrite link. There are two ticket types: Daytime Activation and Music Festival  ($75) or Music Festival Only ($15).  HT students are free. Tickets will be distributed electronically through eventbrite and checked in on the day of at the security booth located right off of Chalmers Ave at Huston – Tillotson University.

Phone: 512-505-8738


Dates & Times

2019/08/31 - 2019/08/31

Location Info

Huston-Tillotson University

900 Chicon Street, Austin, TX 78702