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FESTIVAL LINE-UP

STAY BLACK & LIVE

JUNE 18 -19, 2022 

SB&L 2022 will feature an eclectic line-up of Austin-based musicians who are ready to entertain this year's festival attendees. From brass band quintets to old East Austin  blues, hip-hop, rock, neo-soul, and experimental sounds; this festival has something for everyone.

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RIDERS AGAINST THE STORM

RAS are a husband and wife duo based who embody the essence of  hip-hop.  As cultural conduits, they have built institutions like Body Rock ATX and RAS Day that have made them a fixture of Austin's live music scene.

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IVY ROOTS

Ivy Roots grew up in a musical family, exposed to music in church, school choir, and musical theater she gain the tools at a very young age, to craft her unique sound. With her controlled kind of crazy vocals Ivy Roots has taken the crowd captive on many different occasions, platforms and stages through out the nation.

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W.C. CLARK

Master guitarist/vocalist Clark – known as “The Godfather of Austin Blues” – has been playing the blues right and cleansing souls from the east side of Austin to stages around the world for over 40 years. Clark's mix of modern Texas blues, searing guitar and heartfelt, Memphis-style soul vocals have made him a favorite of blues and R&B fans alike.

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MAMA DUKE

Mama Duke is a 2x Austin Hip-Hop Award winning Artist and 2x Austin Music Award Nominee. Taking home both “Artist of the Year” and “Female Artist of the Year” in one night, it’s no wonder she can move effortlessly in a male dominated industry.

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STRETCH MUSIK

Stretch Musik Band is a party style band that loves to celebrate. Featuring cover music from the classics, Top 40 hits, and more, Stretch Musik is dedicated to taking your live events to the next level.

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CHA'KEETA B

Cha'keeta B is a talented rebellious lyrical emcee bringing you rap with substance. She's making a name for herself and definitely setting the bar high for anyone planning on stepping in her lane with no intentions of slowing up. 

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THE TEETA

The Teeta is a hip hop artist hailing from East Austin, TX. Teeta first experienced making music at the age of 17. Teeta focuses on building individual grassroots fan bases and strengthening the collective by becoming a major tastemaker among the youth and overall Austin hip hop community. 

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QUENTIN & THE PAST LIVES

Lead Vocalist Quentin is a queer black artist who embodies the spirit of rebellion and freedom. The Past Lives embodies all that is Rock & Roll with raw captivating energy, liberating lyrics, and a range to reach all sonic heights. 

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DJ ELI ARBOR

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DJ BAD APPLE

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CHARMIN GREEN

Charmin Greene is an American jazz alto/soprano saxophonist who is recognized as an important and influential jazz musician across the world. At the age of 12, she further honed her musical skills and developed her passion under the tutelage of the late Richard Thomas of The Sesame Street Jazz Band. Charmin Greene's sound was destined to pull on the souls of people.

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BOMANI BARTON

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MICHAEL LONGORIA QUINTET

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J MILL

A unique mix of pain and passion, J Mill’s music is characterized by his low-toned melodies and substantial lyrics. His catalog stretches in variety to appeal to many different emotions. When at a J Mill show, you can expect to be taken on an emotional journey of trials and tribulations, with a triumphant outlook of self belief.