top of page
Latin Band with Drums

Passport to Black Music

Visit four businesses for a free beverage from Water's Edge Winery!  Click here to enter.

Click here to share your feedback about the future of Downtown Longbeach / Shoreline.

The Passport to Black Music is a free community event featuring live music performed at businesses in Downtown Long Beach. You can even get a free bike safety check during the event, thanks to our friends at Pedal Movement!


Simply show up to participating businesses on "Black Friday" November 24th from 5pm - 7pm!  Check out the map of businesses below.  More businesses to be announced!

Are you a business wanting to get involved? Contact us.

Register Now!  It's Free.

Thanks for submitting!

Participating Businesses

Confirmed participating businesses that will contribute to this cultural celebration include: (Note: Select the 📍to view the location of a business)


  • Work Evolution - LB 📍

  • Black Everywhere - LB 📍

  • Village Treasures📍

  • Waters Edge Winery - LB📍

  • Pedal Movement (offering free bike safety checks)📍

  • Salon Shampu📍

  • Daily Dose📍


Our stellar lineup of performers includes:


  • Amadou Fall, a master kora player, known for performing for the Black Panther movie and an accompanying djembe drummer

  • JaszyLady, a captivating jazz and R&B soloist

  • Kiva Siana (fka Sheila Starr), an intoxicating sensual movement artist and performer at Harvelle's in Long Beach, will be leading a workshop on a timeline of black dance history

  • Queen Yaa of Soul Cypher - Soul Cypher is a beloved creative collective and hospitality-driven marketing agency promoting local artists

  • Dawn Koyote, a versatile genrefluid artist, curator, educator, and entrepreneur from Long Beach

"Passport to Black Music" is a part of the PD 6 + PD 30 project, demonstrating the City of Long Beach's commitment to comprehensive and inclusive planning. Extensive community outreach and public participation will guide this inclusive planning process, offering various online and in-person opportunities for community members and stakeholders to engage.  Attendees will have the valuable opportunity to provide planning feedback during the event.

bottom of page