2020 Taste Of Soul

LIVE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2020 6-10 P.M. PST

Virtual Event

Presented By

Presented By Hyundai

Sponsored By


VIRTUAL CONCERT RUN OF SHOW


6:00 PM

Pre-show musical prelude – DJ Mal-Ski

 

ACT 1

6:15 – 6:35 PM


2020 15TH ANNUAL TASTE OF SOUL FAMILY FESTIVAL CELEBRATION

Kym Whitley, Host of show and Actor/Comedian

Loni Love, Actor

Danny J. Bakewell, Sr, CEO/President, Bakewell Media, Founder/Creator, Taste of Soul

Mayor Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles

The Hyundai Sound Stage #1

Tamala Mann, Musical performance

Zafar Brooks, Director, Diversity & Inclusion

Hyundai Motor North America, Presenting Sponsor

 

ACT 2

6:35 – 7:05 PM


THE IMPACT OF THE PANDEMIC ON OUR COMMUNITY

Pamela A. Bakewell, EVP/COO, The Bakewell Company/LA Sentinel/Taste of Soul

Dr. Elaine Batchlor, President/CEO, Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital

Mark Ridley-Thomas, Supervisor, LA County, District 2

Herb Wesson, Council Member, LA City, District 10

Lamman Rucker, Actor

The Hyundai Sound Stage #2

Montell Jordan, Musical performance

After 7, Musical performance

 

ACT 3

7:05 – 7:35 PM


PRAISE IS WHAT I DO – GOSPEL CELEBRATION

Wendy Raquel Robinson, Actor

Pastor J. Edgar Boyd, 1st AME Los Angeles

Dr. Bobby Jones, Gospel artist – special appearance

The Hyundai Sound Stage #3

Fred Hammond, Musical performance

Deborah Joy Winans, Musical performance

Tamela Mann, Musical performance

Darrin Dewitt Henson, Actor

 

ACT 4

7:35 – 7:55 PM


NEWS YOU CAN USE / CURRENT EVENTS

Pat Harvey, Anchor, CBS2 /KCAL9 & Panelists:

Assembly Member Reggie Jones-Sawyer, State of CA, 59th District,

Assembly Member Mike Gipson, State of CA, 64th District &

George McKenna, LAUSD Board, District 1

Deborah Joy Winans, Musical performance

Curren Price, Council Member, LA City, District 9

Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Council Member, LA City, District 8

Autumn R. Burke, Assembly Member, State of CA, District 62

Roland Martin, Journalist

 

ACT 5

7:55 – 8:15 PM


VOTE: LIKE YOUR LIFE DEPENDS ON IT

The Hyundai Sound Stage #4

Jade Novah, Musical performance

MAJOR., Musical performance

Kamala Harris, US Senator and Democratic Vice-Presidential Nominee

Maxine Waters, US Representative for California’s 43rd Congressional District

Karen Bass, US Representative for California’s 37th Congressional District

Charisse Bremond, President/CEO Brotherhood

Debbie Allen, Actor, Director, Choreographer

 

ACT 6

8:15 – 8:55 PM


THE BEAUTY OF OUR COMMUNITY

Danny Bakewell, Jr., EVP, The Bakewell Company/Executive Editor, Los Angeles Sentinel & LA Watts Times/Taste of Soul

Tyra Lacey – TOS Scholarship Winner/Howard University

Faithe C. Herman, Actor

Brandon I. Brooks, Managing Editor/Bakewell Media/LA Sentinel & LA Watts Times

The Hyundai Sound Stage

En Vogue, Musical performance

Anthony Hamilton, Musical performance

 

ACT 7

8:55 – 9:30 PM


FINALE – TASTE OF SOUL FAMILY FESTIVAL CELEBRATION

Danny J. Bakewell, Sr, CEO/President, Bakewell Media, Founder/Creator, Taste of Soul

The Hyundai Sound Stage

Kool Moe, Yo Yo, and Dee Doug E. Fresh, Musical performance

Kym Whitley, Host of show and Actor/Comedian, closing show and announces the afterparty

 

ACT 8

9:30 – 10:00 PM


POST-PARTY CELEBRATION: TASTE OF SOUL HOUSE PARTY

D.J. Mal-Ski, LA’s finest