Cool Concerts for Kids: Pierce Freelon: Black to the Future

Cool Concerts For Kids

Pierce Freelon: Black to the Future 


Thurs. July 28, 2022 | 7pm


Pierce Freelon Black To The Future

The Gudelsky Gazebo

Show Length

Run time is approx. 60 minutes, no intermission. You'll be home in time for bed!

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.  

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