Annual Mayfest celebration is today at Augusta's May Park

The 33rd annual Mayfest takes place until 6 p.m. today at May Park, 622 Fourth St.

The event features, food, vendors, a community awards ceremony and an array of entertainment that has long been a Mayfest staple.

Entertainment will feature gospel, urban adult contemporary and hip-hop segments. Gospel acts include Augusta hip hop luminary Jubba, Keith "Wonder Boy" Johnson, GW, Jimmy Hicks, Perfection, Genita Pugh, Brown Boyz, Destiny Praise and James Fortune.

The adult contemporary segment will feature performances by Unlady Like, Jeremih, Jyshon, Urban Mystic, K. Michelle, Marquee Houston and Mayfest headliner Brian McKnight.

The hip-hop segment will feature performances by Tekaboo, Mr. Hip Soul, John Wayne the Cowboy, T-Real, Yo-Gotti, Rasheedas, J-Money, B-Hamp, Young Dro, Lil Ru, Mims and GS Boys. Admission is free



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