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Iowa Soul Fest this weekend in Iowa City

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

The 2015 Iowa Soul Fest is set for this Friday and Saturday at the University of Iowa's Pentacrest, as well as Clinton Street and Iowa Street.

The festival kicks off Friday night at 5:30 p.m. with a carnival parade winding through the streets of downtown Iowa City.  The Padeliruim Steel Band will be preforming on the main stage during the parade.

Entertainment Friday night will be provided by Hancher.

The Iowa Soul Festival is a celebration that features the dance, music, food and art of the African and African-American communities.  This event is designed to highlight the positive influences that the culture has on Iowa City, the Creative Corridor and Eastern Iowa. This event will feature locally, regionally and nationally recognized artists.   Enjoy live entertainment, soul food, African-American inspired art, a FUN Zone for the kids, and much more.

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