Logo for the Soul and Blues Festival.

The City has announced road closures for Summer of the Arts' Soul and Blues Festival, which takes place Downtown on Friday, Aug. 2 and Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019.

Iowa Avenue between Linn Street and Dubuque Street will be closed to traffic and parking beginning at 8 a.m. Friday. Linn Street from Iowa Avenue to the alley north of The Senior Center will also be closed.

Roads and parking should reopen on Sunday, Aug. 4.

The festival celebrates the culture and art of African and African-American communities and their positive influence on eastern Iowa and beyond. The celebration includes dance, music, fun, food and art for all ages.

For the lineup of events, visit summerofthearts.org.

Date of publication

Wednesday, July 31, 2019