Join us as Rising Tide Capital celebrate the entrepreneur in every artist at our Summer 2012 ARTfest!, an all ages festival featuring musicians, poets, emcees, photographers, visual artists, as well as a compilation of unique, local vendors! This is a free event!
When: Friday, June 8, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Creative Grove Artist & Designer Market, Grove Street Path Station, Jersey City, NJ
Sounds provided by: DJ Irs
Live Performances will begin at 5:00 p.m.
Maya Azucena | Singer/Songwriter, Artist, Entrepreneur, Activist
Maya Azucena inhabits a musical world of her own creation. Whether performing before an audience of thousands or writing in solitude, she transcends genres and trends. Her progressive yet accessible style is shaped by an expansive vision that unites genres. With Maya Azucena, the worlds of hip hop, soul, jazz, reggae, electronica, and pop, join forces.
Billboard, The Village Voice and The Washington Post have all heralded her mesmerizing performances in the U.S. while her music’s been featured on HBO (The Wire), NBC (30 Rock), and in advertisements for Verizon Wireless and Ford Motors. Her work with Stephen Marley netted a “Best Reggae Album” Grammy. As both an in-demand concert attraction and a Cultural Ambassador for the U.S., she’s enthralled audiences in places as far-ranging as Honduras, China, Tanzania, Italy, Myanmar, Slovenia, and now Jersey City.
Nadine LaFond | Singer/Songwriter, Artist
T.R.I.N.I. the Professor | Actor, Writer, Spoken Word Artist
Chilo | Poet, Emcee
Brianne Ford | Jazz Pianist