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Friday "Steppin' Under the Stars"
5:30 – 8:30pm DJ Sam Chapman (Steppin' DJ Music)
8:30 – 9:4pm K'Jon (Steppin' Live Music)
   
Saturday "African Beats"
4:00 – 5:00pm DJ Music
5:00 – 5:30pm Nola Ade (R&b Soul and Pop)
6:00 – 7:00pm African Fahion Week Chicago 2015 Preview
7:00 – 7:45pm Eco Del Pcifio Afro-olombia "EPA"
8:15 – 8:45pm Carl Brown (Reggae)
9:15 – 9:45pm MUNTU Dance Theater (African Dance)
   
Sunday "Chicago's Best"
"Chicago Best"/ 4-Piece House Band
5:15 – 5:45pm Taylor Moore (Female Jazz Drummer)
6:00 – 6:30pm Bruce Henry (Smooth Jazz/R&B vocalist)
6:40 – 7:00pm New Director Choir (Contemporary Gospel)
7:10 – 7:25pm M.A.D.D. Rhythms (Hip-Hop tap Dance troupe)
7:30 – 8:00pm Tammy McCann (Jazz Vocals)
8:05 – 8:20pm Ron Baker, Jr. (Comedian)
8:30 – 9:00pm Terisa Griffin – (w/3 Background & Soul Vocals)  
9:10 – 9:45pm Dino Louden with Katherine Davis (Blues)  
     
Monday "Soul Fest"
4:00 – 4:45pm DJ Music (African Popular Music)  
4:45 – 5:15pm Sax Preacher (Soul)  
5:15 – 6:30pm Soundmine Merchants (Jazz)  
7:00 – 7:45pm Joann Colasso (Jazz Soul)  
7:45 – 8:30pm Closing Program with S.P.I.R.I.T.S. "SOA"  
8:30 – 9:45pm Jeffery Osborne