Apart from the "Shattered Scours," lol, this weekend do enjoy your freedom from the work place.
There's a Sports and Leisure Day taking place at Handworth Park, today, also The Fusion Festival in Cofton Park, near the Lickey Hills, South Birmingham features Ne-Yo on Sunday Evening. Jerry Dammers who was partly responsible for the release of Nelson Mandela and performed in the Coventry Band the Special AKA is appearing as a DJ at the Hare & Hounds Pub in Kings Heath also on Sunday Night. Mr. Merry will be DJ'ing at Monteague Wine Bar with Kevin J, Gilly Irie on the R&B side of things plus much more. Please check with all venues to confirm times and dates are correct before travelin!
|Handsworth Park till 9.pm|
The annual Official Launch of Birmingham Black History Month at The Drum in partnership with Birmingham City Council seeks to celebrate achievements, contributions and struggles of African, Asian and Caribbean people within the context of their diversity and heritage. This year’s launch programme commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. On August 28 1963 Dr King addressed over 250,000 Civil Rights supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during “The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom”.
The speech was a defining moment of the American Civil Rights Movement and is regarded as the most iconic American speech of the 20th century by a 1999 poll of scholars of public address.The Drum wishes to acknowledge this epoch defining moment by taking part in a global celebration coordinated by The King Centre in Atlanta, Georgia. To help culminate the 50th
Anniversary of The March on Washington and Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech with “Let Freedom Ring” bell-ringing events at 3pm (GMT) on Wednesday August 28 2013, a half-century to the minute after Dr King delivered his historic address.
The Independents - Baby I'll Be Missing You
The Staples - Love me, x 3
Leon - Don't Stop
Gina Foster - B-Side Of Love
K. Michelle - A Mothers Prayer
Charlie Wilson - There Goes My baby
Ms Monique - Mr. Do Right
Rosie Gaines - Good Times
Maysa [Leeke] - Pouring Rain
The Impressions - People Get ready
'Three-Inna-row': Montell Jordan
1 You Must have Been
2 What's On Tonight
3 Somthin' 4 Da Honeyz
Kenny Thomas - Turn It Up
The Jones Girls - Win You Back
Juicy - Sugar Free
Carrie Lucas - Hello Stanger
Teena Marie - Square Bizz
Unknown - Candy Rain On My Window Payne?
Siana - Get On The Floor
Dreg - Traitor
Montell Jordon Biography:
This Is How We Do It (Def Jam 1995)***, More (Def Jam 1996)**, Let's Ride (Def Jam 1998)***, Get It On ... Tonite (Def Soul 1999)***, Montell Jordan (Def Soul 2002)***.