Free Caribbean Parade Kicks Off World Groove Festival at Noon
WHAT: Detroit Eastern Market will host its first World Groove at Eastern Market Music Festival on Sunday, June 30, 2013 beginning at noon and ending at midnight. This event will feature an exciting cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine and festivities as well as visual and performing arts.
A free Caribbean parade will kick off the World Groove at noon, beginning on Russell at I-375 and ending at Wilkins in front of the festival stage. Parade participants in colorful and striking costumes, representing the various islands
of the Caribbean will be dancing to the sound of Calypso, Soca, Reggae, African, Haitian, Latin and Steelband music.
Tickets are $10 per person or $25 per family and can be purchased online at the Detroit Eastern Market website, at the Friends of the Detroit Eastern Market booth in Shed 2 or at the Easter Market administration offices located at 2934 Russell. Individuals can also purchase a World Grove at Eastern Market T-shirt for $20 and receive a free admission ticket to the music festival.
For more information or to purchase a T-shirt or tickets, call 313.833.9300 or
visit the Detroit Eastern Market Website at www.detroiteasternmarket.com
Noon Caribbean parade
1:00 p.m. Gratitude Steel Band
2:30 p.m. Ras Kente & The Take No Prisoners Posse
4:00 p.m. Bombarica Puerto Rican Dance Troupe
5:30 p.m. Akoben
7:00 p.m. Dubtonic Kru
8:30 p.m. Indika Reggae Band
10:30 p.m. Universal Expression