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BLASTFEST: Afrobeats Music Festival

July 29, 2023 @ 11:00 am 10:00 pm

The first-ever Afrobeats music festival in Seattle is set to take place on July 29th, 2023, at the iconic Seattle Center. It will feature an impressive lineup of artists including Asake, Kizz Daniel, Focalistic, and DJ BLAST.

The festival will celebrate music, culture, and diversity. Guests can look forward to an unforgettable experience filled with lively performances, delicious food trucks, and a market featuring black-owned businesses.

BLASTFEST isn’t just a music festival – it’s a celebration of culture and community. Seattle has a vibrant and diverse population, and BLASTFEST aims to bring people together to celebrate the rich and colorful mosaic of cultures that make up the city. By showcasing Afrobeats music and culture, BLASTFEST hopes to inspire unity and belonging among attendees. We believe that music can bring people together. BLASTFEST is our way of creating a space where people can connect and celebrate their shared love for music and culture. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of this unforgettable experience on July 29th at The Seattle Center!

Tickets for BLASTFEST are on sale now and are selling fast. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience the very best of Afrobeats music and culture. Visit the BLASTFEST website at for more information and to purchase tickets. Stay up to date on all BLASTFEST announcements by following @blastmusicfest on Instagram/Facebook and @blastmusicfestival on TikTok. For tickets, head to Tickets – Blast Music Festival

$70 – $275
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, Washington 98109
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