Uptown Bounce (Back) 2021


Uptown Bounce is back! El Museo del Barrio, The Museum of the City of New York and The Africa Center are excited to bring back in-person their popular summer block party, Uptown Bounce. This year, we are celebrating Black music and culture from the 1970s to present day. All ages are welcome.

Featuring live performances by Imani Uzuri, Topaz Jones, DAP The Contract, San Simon, and music throughout the day by DJs J-Fuse, Tahleim, and Ultraviolet. Special appearance by Run DMC’s Darryl McDaniels. Be sure to explore the Galleries and check out the on-view exhibitions at El Museo and MCNY, El Mercado (marketplace) art-making workshops, and more!


FREE! RSVP suggested!


Our Partners

Uptown Bounce (Back) is presented in collaboration with The Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio.




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