June 28, 29: Good in the Hood Festival | Parade and Concert Schedule

Good in the Hood, Portland Oregon, 2008 pictureIf you like R&B, Gospel, Afro, Reggae, and Jazz–you are in luck. This weekend brings the 'Good in the (Neighbor) Hood' multicultural music and food festival in North/NE Portland and it is all free.

The Good in the Hood Community Parade is Saturday, June 28 at 11:00 am from Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. to King School Park (4800 Block of NE 6th & Humboldt Streets). The concerts will take place in the King School Park

Parade Formation/Check-in begins at 9:00 AM at the Emanuel Hospital Field between Williams and Vancouver Ave.

Official Website here.

Full concert schedule…

Saturday, June 28

Main Stage

  • Noon – 1:00 On Que (R&B)
  • 1:30 – 2:30 Kode Bluuz (R&B)
  • 3:00 – 4:00 N'Touch (Funk/R&B)
  • 4:30 – 5:30 Karlee Smith with Sumo (R&B)
  • 6:00 – 7:00 Ocean 503 (R&B)
  • 7:30 – 8:30 Apostle Mondaine Belief (Gospel)
  • 9:00 – 10:00 Chatta Addy & Susuma (Afro-reggae)

Multicultural Stage

  • 1:00 – 1:30 Connie MomChing (R&B)
  • 2:30 – 3:00 Geno Michaels Quartet (Cambodian Dance)
  • 4:00 – 4:30 Asa (Gospel Rap)
  • 5:30 – 6:00 II Timothy (Gospel Rap)
  • 7:00 – 7:30 Kerry Sims (R&B)
  • 8:30 – 9:00 Blaque Butterfly (Poetry)

Sunday, June 29

Main Stage…continue after jump

  • Noon – 1:00 Special Assignment (R&B/Jazz)
  • 1:00 – 2:00 The Light (Gospel)
  • 2:30 – 3:30 Patrick Lamb Band (Jazz/R&B)
  • 4:00 – 5:00 Norman Sylvester Band (Blues)
  • 5:30 – 6:30 Linda Hornbuckle Band (Blues/R&B)
  • 7:00 – 8:00 Soul Vaccination (R&B)

Multicultural Stage

  • 2:00 – 2:30 TBA
  • 3:30 – 4:00 Real Recognize Real (Gospel Rap)
  • 5:00 – 5:30 Ekome (West African)
  • 6:30 – 7:00 The Instigators Calypso Orchestra (Pan-Caribbean)

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One Response to June 28, 29: Good in the Hood Festival | Parade and Concert Schedule

  1. Sandi Lesh January 22, 2009 at 11:45 #

    Do you have a date yet for 2009 when the GINH parade is and when the multicultural fair is. I am trying to schedule this at the Red Cross and I see that Juneteenth festivities are June 14 – June 25th this year. Can someone get me the dates soon for the GINH venues?

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