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5th Annual Uptown Avenue 7 Arts & Culture Festival Returns Nov. 12th with Headliners Raheem DeVaughn Sunshine Anderson & Michael Sterling


The 5th Annual Uptown Avenue 7 Arts & Culture Festival is Back with fun, food and music for the entire family with a superstar packed showed with headliners Raheem DeVaughn, Sunshine Anderson and more. The event is powered by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime, NW 7th Avenue CRA, MUCE with support from Arcola Lakes Library, Northside Police Station, United Health, and the Greater Miami Conventions & Visitors Bureau.

It all goes down November 12th from 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Arcola Lakes Branch Library Plaza located at 8240 Northwest 7th Avenue, Miami, Fla. Miami’s R&B star Michael Sterling, and Zenglen will also headline the free concert and will be hosted by Hot 105’s Radio Host, James T and MUCE’s co-founder, Ashlee Thomas. The Uptown Avenue 7 Arts & Culture Festival brings art, live music, businesses, and residents together to reimagine the corridor as a cultural destination to work, shop, eat and play.


Festival Offerings:

Live performances by Michael Sterling, Sunshine Anderson, Raheem DeVaughn, Zenglen, TE-RAYE

  • Lunch & Learn Business Sessions with NW 7th Avenue CRA 
  • Ultimate Kid Zone fun with Breaking the Cycle 
  • Community Brunch with the Miami Dade County Northside Police 
  • $2000 Karaoke Competition with Winston World Entertainment 
  • Job Fair with Career Services South Florida 
  • Free Vaccine + HIV testing with Care 4 U Community Health Center

Event Spokespersons 

Jean Monestime (Miami Dade County Commissioner) 

Bart Mervil + Ashlee Thomas (MUCE 305/ Uptown Avenue 7 Producers) 

Clarisa Arguello (Miami Dade County Library)

St. Jones-Ragin (Northside Police Station) 

Main Confirmed Musical Acts

Michael Sterling  (R&B) IG: @michaelsterling1

Sunshine Anderson (R&B): @iamsunshineanderson

Raheem DeVaughn (R&B): @raheem_devaughn

Te-Raye (Jazz Funk Fusion): @terayeofficial

Zenglen (Haitian Konpa Band): @zenglenofficial 

Hip Hop Kidz (Hip Hop Dance) IG: @HipHopKidz 

Ev & Friends (Latin Fusion) IG: @evtheevirgo We Dem Zoes (Hip Hop) IG: @Wedemzoes David Lyn


2pm: The Breast Talk ever – Breast Cancer awareness talk with Latonya Davis

3pm – 4pm: Brunch  & Conversation with the Northside Police 

1pm -4pm: Job fair and info-session with Miami Dade College  

The Multi-Cultural Food Vendor Village Includes:

[Taco Negro @EatTacoNegro ] [ Mr Frosty 305 @mr.frosty305 ]

[We Pate Different: @WePateDifferent]  and more 

Vendor space available – first come, first served. Contact Melissa Martinez 

Pre-festival events: 

10.27.22 Halloween Festival w Northside Police.  3PM -7PM | FREE Learn More here

11.4.22 Happy Hour Bike Ride with Breaking the Cycle. 7PM – 11PM | FREE Learn more here

For more information and to RSVP for the festival click here.

Check out the 2021 Uptown Avenue 7 Arts & Culture Festival Recap.

This is a Hy-Lo News Staff Report.


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