Hosted by the Walker’s Point Association, the fest takes place on 5th Street from the South Stage on National Avenue to the North Stage on Virginia Street, both of which feature live music and demonstrations all day. The Fest also includes a midpoint DJ stage and is expanded with access to the new Zocalo Food Truck Park on Pierce and 6th Street.
This year’s entertainment lineup is curated by Kneeverland Productions to bring together a diverse array of artists and celebrate the many aspects of the 5th Ward’s past, present, and future. Artists include Mariachi Monarcas offers traditional music while Brown’s Crew blends hip hop with Latin sounds. The North Stage evening headliner is renowned Santana tribute band Abraxes, while the South Stage lineup is capped off by the extravaganza of Hamburger Mary’s Drag Show.
The entertainment schedule includes a yoga class by Abliss Yoga, and moves into genres including punk rock from Assault and Battery and the Size 5’s, indie pop showcased by Wax Lips, Saebra and Carlyle, Paper Holland, and Cullah. Many others, such as Jayne Joyce as well as Funk Summit Bass Team, will bring irrepressible groove beats to the Fest.
In addition to the two stages of entertainment and retail vendors, activities including mural painting will take place, plus plenty of food and drink from area establishments, representing an array of the tastes of the Walker’s Point neighborhood.
2019 5th Street Fest Entertainment Schedule
SOUTH STAGE (5th & National)
12pm John McWilliams with Old B
12:40 Nazario Chickpesio
2:00 Wax Lips
3:30 Mariachi Monarcas
4:30 Walker’s Point Association
5:00 The Truck
6:15 Brown’s Crew
7:30 Andrew David Webber Band
8:45 Funk Summit Bass Team
9:45 Hamburger Mary’s Drag Show
NORTH STAGE (5th & Virginia)
11:30 Abliss Yoga
1:00 Saebra & Carlyle
2:15 Jayne Joyce
3:15 Size 5’s
4:15 Assault & Battery
6:45 Paper Holland
WALKER’S POINT 5TH STREET FEST
Saturday, September 28, 2019
5th Street, from National Avenue to Virginia Street
- Post from Community: Your questions answered about breastfeeding — free Facebook Live, September 3 - August 28, 2020
- Post from Community: SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program reopened to all eligible small businesses and non-profits impacted by COVID-19 pandemic - June 18, 2020
- Post from Community: Charter launches 2020 digital education grant program, part of $6 million, four-year cash and in-kind commitment to broadband usage and training - June 18, 2020