An Annual Affair
No Tables, No Chairs Parade and Concert is a fun-filled and funk-filled journey through the pulsating rhythms of the African Diaspora. From the all-day family festival, to the funk-line parade and evening concert, Mausiki Scales the the Common Ground Collective and friends transform the Atlanta Beltline into an interactive stage bridging generations of music lovers. The event is free and open to all to partcipate.
ALL-DAY FUN AND FUNK
Fun and Funk Fill the Day
Start the day with games on the lawn or creating your own elaborate parade costume. Enjoy food and drinks as you collect art, crafts and clothing in “The Village” marketplace while DJs spin classic and contemporary hits. Then join the Funk-line parade as we transform the Atlanta Beltline into a musical journey through the Diaspora. And, finally, groove to the sounds of Mausiki Scales & the Common Ground Collective at a free concert in the Amphitheater. You can rest tomorrow!
no tables, no chairs funk-line parade
mausiki scales, founder and band leader
funky fun stations
“the village” marketplace
Get ready for a fun-filled day blending music, dance and, even crafting! Create costumes to wear in the parade, enjoy games, DJs, food and art. Then join us for a parade down the Atlanta Beltline followed by a live concert by Mausiki Scales & the Common Ground Collective.
Saturday, October 26
12:30 PM - 5:30 pm
Parade Tailgate & Funky Fun Stations curated by Lilian Blades
Featuring DJs, games, vendor village and more! Bring blankets, chairs and enjoy a fun-filled day on the Old Fourth Ward Meadow. Create your own Mardis Gras/Junkanoo-style headpiece to wear in the parade. Make a banner to wave, or get your face painted. Supplies are limited. No cost to participate.
4:00 PM - 5:30 pm
No Tables, No Chairs Funk-line Parade
Join Mausiki Scales and the Common Ground Collective, Atlanta Junkanoo Group and a host of of other performers and guests in a parade through the Atlanta Beltline.
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Interactive African Dance and Funky Fun Stations
Join us back at the Meadow for pre-concert festivities.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mausiki Scales & the Common Ground Collective Concert
Join us in the Amphitheater for a free concert performed by Mausiki Scales & the Common Ground Collective.