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Concert Of Colors: July 17th-20th at Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit
Published June 12, 2008

Metro Detroit's beloved diversity music festival is marking it's 16th anniversary this year with a stellar lineup of today's most compelling international and world music acts along with a lively, first-of-its-kind multimedia exhibition.

This past Wednesday, the Concert of Colors revealed its full schedule. The free concert will be performed by both famous and lesser-known artists from around the world.

The Concert of Colors will be headlined by the all-star band Don Was. Native-American songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie, gospel and R&B singer Mavis Staples, pop and jazz artist Rickie Lee Jones, reggae giants Toots & the Maytals, Sista Otis, Thornetta Davis, Hot Club of Detroit, and storyteller LaRon Williams are just a few of the 34 acts that will be permorming in the four day event. The concert will also have an appearance by Sudan United for Peace, which is a collection of artists from the devastated African country.

To view the full schedule of performances, visit