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9th Annual Taste of Soul: Saturday Oct 18th, 2014

Taste of Soul is FREE and so are all the performances! Just be sure to bring plenty of spending money for all the great FOOD and get to the stages early to see your favorite performers! 10 am to 7 pm on Crenshaw Blvd. between Stocker St. and Rodeo Dr.

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StarQuest 2014 Auditions will be held at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza on the Macy’s Bridge.

  • Adult auditions (ages 16 and up) will take place Friday, October 3, 2014 from 10 am – 2 pm.
  • StarQuest for Kids auditions (ages 5-15) will take place Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 10 am – 2 pm.
  • Official Details (PDF) | Flyer (PDF)


September 25, 2014
Taste of Soul Creator and Founder Danny J. Bakewell Sr. has announced that Congresswoman Karen Bass, Councilman Curren Price, Assemblyman Isadore Hall, Los Angeles Unified School District Seat 1 Board Member Dr. ... read more »
Taste of Soul Festival Moves Ahead in Full Steam
September 18, 2014
Four-Chair Members Return for the October 18th event The 9th Annual Taste of Soul Festival is quickly approaching and the momentum behind the event is quickly growing speed. ... read more »
It’s Taste of Soul Time!
September 18, 2014
Construction barriers will be cleared in time for Taste of Soul’s 9th year on Crenshaw. Taste of Soul will be on Crenshaw in all its family-fun-good-food-and-entertainment-glory. ... read more »
StarQuest is Coming!
September 11, 2014
The Taste of Soul talent competition is back to make a star out of someone in the community. As Taste of Soul (TOS) appears on the horizon, ... read more »
CJ’s Wings set to score at the 2014 Taste of Soul
September 4, 2014
As any Taste of Soul patron can attest, chicken is as much a staple of the event as music and family fun. Taste of Soul vendors work tirelessly in the months leading up to the festival perfecting recipes and finding creative ways to reinvent an old favorite to entice customers. ... read more »
Chase Cakes returns for the 9th Annual Taste of Soul
August 28, 2014
Chase Cakes debuts yet again at the family festival of the year. The 9th Annual Taste of Soul is coming soon and is the family festival of the year for Southern Los Angeles. ... read more »


Checkout Last Year’s Highlights
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KTLA5 Live at Taste of Soul 2013
October 29, 2013
Gayle Anderson was live at the offices of the Los Angeles Sentinel with a preview of Saturday’s Taste Of Soul…   ... ... read more »
NBC4 Celebrates 8th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival in South Central L.A.
October 29, 2013
NBC4 Southern California celebrated the 8th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival on Saturday, October 19…   ... ... read more »
Come Groove With FOX 11 At The Taste Of Soul!
October 18, 2013
Dubbed LA’s largest street festival, the Taste of Soul in South LA is about celebrating all things soulful. That means tons of food from local restaurants, ... read more »
STARQUEST Spotlight: Shining Stars and winning moments
October 15, 2013
  This year at the 8th Annual Taste of Soul, Bakewell Media Production will once again welcome the public to partake in another year of enjoyment at the 2013 StarQuest Singing Competition. ... read more »

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