Amplifying the creative musical voice of Harlem


A genre-bending music festival connecting distinct audiences with high caliber performances from renowned Harlem artists. Harlem Creates Music Festival (HCMF) is a grassroots not-for-profit organization committed to providing opportunities for Harlem’s musicians as well as free performances intended to raise community consciousness of local music.  



Find out more about HCMF 2015 August 28 - 30

- Three free concerts throughout Harlem
- 14 different artists and ensembles, twice as many as last year
- All artists are fairly paid according to the market rate


The music of today's Harlem


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Bringing together Harlem’s population in order to celebrate, enjoy, and explore the music it creates. Let's Create together.

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Harlem Creates Music Festival is a project of Create X, Inc - a 501c3 non profit organization