URB ALT Festival

150 Convent Avenue @ West 135th Street
New York, NY 10031
ph. 404.313.5341
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URB ALT Festival 2008 brings the bleeding edge of multi-cultural music/film artists uptown to New York City for third exciting year. The Village Voice stated that the URB ALT Festival features 
artists who are “exemplars of boundary crossing, synthesis and
 unification.” The three day lifestyle festival launches June 21st, the first day of summer, as a 7 hour outdoor celebration at the beautiful Harlem Stage Gatehouse. Opening day is a tribute to Sun Ra

URB ALT founder, Boston Fielder, says “Sun Ra is a beacon for creators of all mediums who want to explore the connection between the spirit, entertainment and commerce. The Sun Ra Arkestra was/is a functioning politico-economic-social system that I was exposed to early in life as my cousin was a mainstay drummer for the group. It’s an honor to present some of Sun Ra’s compositions to our URB ALT Festival audience.” ...
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