Come celebrate the Godfather of Soul on May 1st at the James Brown Birthday Block Party in downtown Augusta at James Brown Boulevard (between Broad and Reynolds Streets) from 2 to 8 pm.

Featuring DJ sets with DJ Matto, DJ Slickerthanoil, DJ Michael Mayhem, and DJ Lady Marauder with live art demos by Lauryn Sprouse and a special screening of the making of the James Brown mural by artist Cole Frank Phail.

The James Brown Birthday Block Party is FREE and open to the public. Masks are required for entry. 

Supporters include the Downtown Development Authority of Augusta, Visit Augusta, the James Brown Family Foundation, and Augusta Live Music and Arts (ALMA).

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