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July 2020

Virtual Soul & Blues Weekend

July 31 at 7:00 pm - August 2 at 5:00 pm
Free

Although we cannot gather for the Soul & Blues Festival as we usually do, we ARE presenting virtual programming the weekend of July 31-August 2. See individual calendar events for details! All virtual concerts will be available on our Facebook page.   Friday, July 31 7:00PM Fashion Show Flashback 8:00PM Dance Party with DJ Freeze   Saturday, August 1 11:00AM Black Author's Panel via Prairie Lights: Kim Fitten, Dr. Phil Jones, and Andre Perry, moderated by Dr. Arnold Daniels, Jr.…

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Virtual Soul & Blues: Fashion Show Flashback

July 31 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

All virtual concerts and events will be available on our Facebook page. Enjoy some outfit inspiration with this fashion show flashback! The fashion show is a signature event of the Iowa Soul Festival and now the Soul & Blues Festival.

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Virtual Soul & Blues: Dance Party with DJ Freeze

July 31 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

All virtual concerts and events will be available on our Facebook page. Join us for a dance party with DJ Freeze!  

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August 2020

Virtual Soul & Blues: Black Author’s Panel via Prairie Lights

August 1 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Registration for this event required. Click HERE to register via Prairie Lights Books.  Moderator: Dr. Arnold Daniels Jr. Panelists: Kim Fitten, The Science of Greatness: Taking the Guesswork Out of Purpose Dr. Phillips Jones, Nothing Beats Failure But A Try Andre Perry, Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now   Kim Fitten, The Science of Greatness: Taking the Guesswork Out of Purpose Kim Fitten is a published author, blogger, entrepreneur, and administrator at Liberty High School. She holds a BA…

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Virtual Soul & Blues: Damani Phillips Trio

August 1 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

All virtual concerts will be available on our Facebook page. Thank you to the City of Hills for use of the bandshell in City Park,  City Channel 4 for video recording, and Alex Body for sound production!  

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Virtual Soul & Blues: JEWELS King of Funk

August 1 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

All virtual concerts and events will be available on our Facebook page. Thanks to JEWELS King of Funk for performing at last year's Soul & Blues Festival and creating a new video for us this year!

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Virtual Soul & Blues: Kevin Burt

August 1 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

All virtual concerts will be available on our Facebook page. Thanks to Dunn Brothers Coffee-Coralville for use of their space and City Channel 4 for video recording!

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Dreamgirls

August 1 at 9:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Iowa City Municipal Airport, 1801 Riverside Dr.
Iowa City, 52246
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Free

Sponsored by ACT Join us for a special viewing of Dreamgirls to celebrate the Soul & Blues Festival! Run time: 2 hr 10 min Rating: PG-13 Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover Plot: Deena (Beyoncé Knowles), Effie (Jennifer Hudson) and Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose) form a music trio called the Dreamettes. When ambitious manager Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx) spots the act at a talent show, he offers the chance of a lifetime to be…

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Virtual Iowa Soul Flashback: 2016 Iowa Soul Festival Black Entrepreneur’s Panel

August 2 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

All virtual concerts and events will be available on our Facebook page. Thank you to City Channel 4 for recording this event, and ACT for supporting this event! This panel features: Fred Newell, Executive Director of Dream Center IA Andre Wright, CEO and Founder of Born Leaders United Franki Cooley, Owner of Alfie Beauty Supply

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Virtual Iowa Soul Flashback: 2017 Iowa Soul Festival Black Entrepreneur’s Panel

August 2 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

All virtual concerts and events will be available on our Facebook page. Thank you to City Channel 4 for recording this event, and ACT for supporting this event! This panel features: Acie Earl, Real Estate Investment Cheryl McMillan, Owner of Textures Salon Akwi Nji, Performance Poet and Storyteller

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