Grammy-nominated Pierce Freelon’s joyful music blends hip-hop, electronic jazz and soul, creating a modern and dynamic sound inspired by his journey as a millennial dad. Through honest and playful lyrics, rich melodies, and fresh beats, he shares his story and welcomes kids and adults to his world. His “Black to the Future” show features elements of Afrofuturism, Black history, and archival voices to touch on imagination, arts, science, and technology through a Black lens. Through his work, he hopes to instill values like vulnerability and having an “attitude of gratitude” in today’s children. Pierce’s work has been featured on the TODAY Show and at NPR, Parents Magazine and more.
Cool Concerts for Kids: Pierce Freelon: Black to the Future
The Gudelsky Gazebo
Run time is approx. 60 minutes, no intermission. You'll be home in time for bed!