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Art in the Village: A Fusion of Visual Art and Live Musical Performances

Blog Post - June 5, 2024

Category: What's New

Get ready for an unforgettable day as the 26th Annual Art in the Village returns to downtown Carlsbad on Sunday, June 23rd, from 9 am to 5 pm. This beloved event, organized by the Carlsbad Village Association (CVA), will transform Grand Avenue and State Street into a bustling hub of creativity, showcasing the work of 130 fine artists from across the region.

Since its inception in 1998, this free, one-day festival has been a magnet for art lovers and families across Southern California. Visitors can immerse themselves in a diverse collection of artwork, ranging from oil paintings and watercolors to digital art and sculpture. All pieces are carefully juried for quality and originality, providing attendees with a rich and varied artistic experience. Beyond the visual feast, visitors will have the chance to meet the artists and learn about their inspirations and creative processes.

Adding to the vibrant atmosphere, the Ting Internet stage will host an exciting lineup of musical performances throughout the day:

Jemille Vialet brings his soulful R&B keyboard and vocals to the stage. Originally from the Virgin Islands and now based in San Diego, Vialet’s music spans genres such as Reggae, Pop, and Soft Rock. His smooth and emotive style is sure to captivate the audience.

Jehlad Hickson and his five-piece band, with his blend of soul-pop, funk, and R&B, promises to get the crowd moving. Hickson’s multi-instrumental talent and heartfelt songwriting make him a standout performer. His belief that “art and music are the last true forms of connection” resonates deeply, and his performance is sure to reflect this philosophy.

The Ramblin’ Sweethearts, a dynamic San Diego-based band, are known for their rockabilly flair. By fusing blues, roots, and soul, they deliver an infectious energy that perfectly complements the eclectic spirit of Art in the Village.

Art in the Village is more than just an art show; it’s a celebration of community, creativity, and cultural expression. Whether you’re an art aficionado, a music lover, or simply looking for a fun and enriching day out, this event offers something for everyone. Join us for a day where art and music come together to create an unforgettable experience in the heart of Carlsbad.