G. Yamazawa to Perform for a Good Cause in Fayetteville
Durham Native, LA-Based Rapper & National Poetry Slam Champion to Perform August 11
National Poetry Slam Champion and LA-based rapper @gyamazawa to perform at 1st Annual Adult Field Day, an @OurPLACE_NPO event to support the 2019 @SoFriedPoetry Festival coming to #FayettevilleNC. #AdultFieldDay2018 #GYAMAZAWA @VisitFayNC https://bit.ly/2uX3VUH
.@OurPLACE_NPO organized full day of games and food trucks, culminating with show by @gyamazawa — Durham native and LA-based rapper — for the 1st Annual Adult Field Day in #FayettevilleNC Festival Park on 8/11. #AdultFieldDay2018 #GYAMAZAWA @VisitFayNC https://bit.ly/2uX3VUH
Fayetteville, NC – G. Yamazawa, a National Poetry Slam Champion and L.A.-based rapper, is to perform as a part of the event festivities planned for Fayetteville’s 1st Annual Adult Field Day on August 11. Yamazawa’s debut album, Shouts to Durham, charted at #37 on iTunes’ “Top 100 Rap Albums.” He recently completed a multi-city tour of North America and is working on a sophomore album.
Our P.L.A.C.E., a local nonprofit organization, is recruiting up to 40 coed teams to compete in ten events over the course of Adult Field Day, with the goal of “unit[ing] communities through activities, food, fun, and music.” The list of planned Field Day games includes Tug of War, Sack Relay Race, Three-Legged Race, Balloon Toss, Memory Game, Giant Jenga, Corn Hole, Giant Bucket Pong, Sponge Relay with Flippers, and Sprint Relay.
Spectators are welcome at this family-friendly event, and admission is free for them. In addition to the games, there will be vendors, food trucks, and kids’ activities—all culminating with performances featuring local artists and headlined by G. Yamazawa.
Our P.L.A.C.E. has played a crucial role in bringing the Southern Fried Poetry Slam to Fayetteville, NC, in 2019, and their stated goal is to use funds raised by Adult Field Day to help fund the multi-day poetry slam, as well as other causes related to community service and the arts.
Not able to visit Fayetteville during Field Day? Not to worry, the All-American Adventure Trail helps visitors discover many of Cumberland County’s popular adventure destinations. Here’s a sample of things you can experience: All-American Adventure Trail.
For more information on other events happening in the Fayetteville area, go to www.VisitFayettevilleNC.com.
About Our P.L.A.C.E.:
Our P.L.A.C.E. is a cultural art-based non-profit organization founded on April 29, 2015, in Fayetteville, North Carolina, by Eean Tyson and Sherris Johnson. The organization’s mission is to provide opportunity, education, funding, and resources to artists to impact society. It uses the arts as a medium to educate youth and to serve the community. Funding from Adult Field Day will support community service, the 2019 Southern Fried Poetry Slam, operational costs, and future projects.
About the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau:
The FACVB is a private, not-for-profit organization responsible for positioning Cumberland County as a destination for conventions, tournaments and individual travel. For additional information, visit www.VisitFayettevilleNC.com or call 1-800-255-8217.