Spirit & Soul Festival

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13th Annual Spirit & Soul Festival, September 18, 2021

This Time with a Twist!

Downtown Richmond’s Premiere Event

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Free Virtual Broadcast, 2pm – 3pm: Streaming LIVE on KOFY TV20, Facebook Live, YouTube Live, and Instagram Live. Featuring phenomenal performances by Top Shelf, Los Cenzontles w/ Los Originarios, and rising Richmond artist Wanda Gonzalez.

VIP Watch Party, 2pm – 4pm: Hosted at El Garage in Downtown and featuring the virtual broadcast, fabulous food and libations, prizes, and exclusive after-party performance by 1st Avenue Revue, the Bay Area’s #1 Prince Tribute Band.

🌮 Food & Libations: Special El Garage prix fix plate, chips, guacamole, and salsa bar, our famous Main Street Margaritas, East Brother Beer Company, and Aguas Fresca. 

🎁 Prizes: Gift baskets, art, wine, experiences, and $500 cash!  

😷 Health & Safety: Proof of vaccination will be required to attend. Proof of vaccination in the form of your CDC Vaccination Record card (physical or photo) or your digital vaccination record, and photo identification will need to be presented to enter the venue. You can easily register for your digital vaccination record for access on your mobile device here. We are asking all VIP Watch Party guests and staff to wear a mask. Per the most recent CDC guidelines and the newly reinstated California mask mandate, we are asking guests to consider the safety of those around them by masking up at all times, except when eating or drinking. 

*Requirements are subject to change at any time*


 Become an Executive Producer! Want to enhance your VIP status? Not able to be at the watch party? Support Spirit & Soul Festival by donating any amount that you are able and your name will appear on the digital Executive Producer wall on this page and during the festival’s credit roll. Pay what makes you happy. Suggested minimum donation $5. Donate here!


Top Shelf

Top Shelf Lineup (a/o 8.16.2021)

Los Cenzontles

Los Originarios

Wanda Gonzalez

1st Avenue Revue


Food & Libations

El Garage

Food & Libations

East Brother Beer Co.

About our Decision to Host a Hybrid Festival 

Recent improvements in COVID19 pandemic conditions and progress in the vaccination efforts are encouraging. We are monitoring pandemic conditions very closely and following all local, state, and CDC guidance for public gatherings. We are committed to fulfilling our mission in a way that prioritizes community health and ensures accessibility. For us, this means piloting a hybrid Spirit & Soul Festival experience that delivers a free virtual concert through many platforms and an in-person watch party for those who are comfortable gathering safely.

Gratitude to our Spirit & Soul Festival Sponsors

Thank you to all our sponsors & supporters

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AC Transit Logo
Sims Metal Management logo
MA Hays Logo
East Brother Beer Co. Logo

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