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Downtown Birmingham, AL - Rocks like “Kingston, Jamaica”
BIRMINGHAM, AL. A Taste of the Caribbean Jerk Festival returns to Downtown Birmingham
Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Arthur Shores Park on Shuttlesworth Dr., between 11th Ave. and 12th Ave. N.

SLS Exprrres Foundation to host A Taste of the Caribbean Jerk Festival. The event will take place on June 21, 2014 from Noon to 11:00PM at the Author Shores Park Amphitheater in Birmingham, Alabama. The general public is invited to this amazing festival of Caribbean culture and experience. This year, we are very excited about different activities available for patrons to enjoy while enjoying performances from many musically talented artists such as Rick Della Ritta, Jazz for Peace, and Sterling Brothers Band. Rest assure, A Taste of the Caribbean Jerk Festival will definitely be a great event as patrons will enjoy learning about Caribbean culture, cuisine, and history in a family-friendly atmosphere. As with previous years, this event will feature the culinary skills of local cooks who will bring flavor and pizzazz for all to enjoy. This annual celebration in Birmingham, Alabama provides significant contributions to both our economy and community while celebrating the struggle of our rich history.

The Festival annually welcomes people to Birmingham, Alabama for a great celebration of World Music and Culture The one day festival of events surrounding arts and culture, community spirit, and the natural beauty in the environment will promote cultural awareness as well as create additional business opportunities, jobs and tax revenue for the Birmingham area through visitor spending. For more information, please contact Sherman Sterling at 205-267-3673 or by email at

SLS Foundation
SLS Exprrres, Inc., is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation, organized under the laws of the State of Alabama and located in Birmingham, Alabama.SLS Exprrres, Inc. was established in 1996 by Sterling Sherman who wanted to introduce the citizens of Birmingham, Alabama with fine Caribbean arts and cultural heritage. SLS Exprrres also host events to benefit disadvantaged individuals and families as well as Diabetes Awareness in the Birmingham area with clothes, school uniforms, housing and financial assistance.

“A portion of the proceeds will be contributed to the services SLS Exprrres provides to the community
- Diabetes Awareness, Arts and Culture, and Economic Hardship.“