July 11, 2016

Rainier Beach Arts & Music (BAAM)Fest Performance Schedule Released for July 23rd

Grace Love & The True Loves and Massive Monkees Headline Stellar Inclusive Line-Up

True to the high energy, complex community it serves, the culturally-dynamic performance schedule has been released forRainier Beach Arts and Music (BAAM) Fest Saturday, July 23rd, activating the Rainier Beach Community Center Plaza (8825 Rainier Ave S.) from 11 am – 7 pm.

Link to performance schedule HERE.

Performances include

  • Grace Love & the True Loves
  • Massive Monkees break dance world champs
  • New Revelations Gospel Choir
  • Rhythms of India Bollywood Dance & Lesson
  • Ocheami Interactive African Dance & Drumming Workshop
  • Youth-driven performances by SANCA Circus School Youth Troupe, NW Tap Connection, School of Rock, FilipinoYouth Drill Team, Rainier Dance Center, Pacific Northwest Drumline
  • Culturally Inclusive Spoken Word, Hip Hop, Poetry, and Native American and Jewish Storytelling
  • And MORE!

Presented by the Rainier Beach Merchants Association, BAAMFest is a multicultural arts extravaganza celebrating one of the most culturally, economically, and socially diverse communities in the United States, through spoken word, cultural dance, live music, visual arts, and storytelling.

Event Details:

Saturday, July 23rd

11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Rainier Beach Community Center Plaza

8825 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118


Rainier BAAMFest is generously sponsored by Seattle Office of Economic Development’s Only in Seattle program,Vulcan, Safeway, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Third Place Books,Raconteur, Seattle Parks/Rainier Beach Community Center, Ron Angeles, Dorothy Driver Real Estate, Greater Seattle SCORE, Rainier Valley Community Development Fund, The Critter Camp, Merrill & Merrill Insurance, Rainier Dance Center, Rainier Valley Food Bank, Redwing Cafe, Rainier Beach Community Center, Pizzeria Pulcinella, King County Libraries, Northwest Polite Society, and a host of additional passionate local businesses.  Media sponsors include KUOW Public Radio, The Stranger, South Seattle Emerald, and Globalist.


For a full list of performances and activities or for more information go to,  or contact Maia Segura at 206-898-7090,


The Rainier Beach Merchants Association is a non-profit business and community group organized to support and advance all business, professional, civic, and cultural interests, which will give the Rainier Beach Community an opportunity to unite in pursuit of common interests and improve the quality of life.