Recap: Block Party featuring Cameo

Greetings Fashion Pad Readers,

How was your weekend? I enjoyed mine immensely. My lovely cousin had her wedding on this past Saturday and it was soooo beautiful!!! I can't wait to share pics with you all. In addition, yesterday I attended a banquet to celebrate the 25th anniversary of our community marching band. My uncle is the mastermind behind this organization that caters to kids ages 12 - 18. He teaches them how to play instruments and provides them with leadership skills and opportunity to travel. The band participates in competitions and parades. Over 90 scholarships have been awarded through the work that my uncle and various community leaders do for those kids. I'm a product of the band as well! I spoke during the reflections section and danced my butt off during the mini concert, lol. Of course I will share pics from that event as well.

On the previous weekend, I attended a free block party in downtown Orlando hosted by Tom Joyner and our local radio show, Star 94.5. Every year they throw this block party and it is a huge event.....I mean, it is FREE!!! Me and my bff had the best time ever (although I say that about every event I attend, lol). What can I say....I'm so blessed!

It was hot as HELL out there! The gates opened up at 4pm but my bff and I decided to head out around 6pm because we heard that the featured artist...Cameo...wasn't going to be on until late. I'm so glad I dressed in lightweight fabrics because the heat was indeed smoldering. 

Me and the bestie Ann Marie......please pardon our "glistening" I said before, it was hot as HELL!

She knows folks in high places...we were able to get VIP tix.....BOOM!

This guy performed old Michael Jackson hits and he sounded JUST like him. I swear he was so awesome I would certainly hire him for my family reunion if I could, lol.

Needless to say it was a gang of folks out there....

Cameo revealed that they had been making and performing music for over 35 years.....wowsers, who knew! And yes folks....the lead musician is still wearing the bedazzled scrotum cover (yea, I made up a name for what?)

We shut the place down! I knew waaayyyy more songs than I thought I knew. Music is in my blood I tell ya ;-)

Side note: The people in the parking garage behind me were among the rowdiest, LOL.

Mr. Tom Joyner....the hardest working man in radio!

I had to get a close up of this guy's net shirt....where on earth did he get that??? It had to be custom made! But the real breath taker is that gorgeous electric guitar he's wielding.....whew *fans self vigorously*

This is how you stay cool, chic, and comfortable at a summer concert (I affectionately dub this as the "3 C" style)

Earrings and Top - Forever 21
Necklace - Vintage
Handbag - Barney's New York
Shorts - Off Saks Fifth Avenue
Bracelets - Alexis Bittar (gift from friend)
Ring - Grandmother's jewelry box (score!!!)
Sandals - Forever 21 (super old)



I love your bestie's dress and your top, very chic.
athena said…
looks like you really enjoyed!
love your forever 21 sandals :)
athena said…
looks like you really enjoyed!
love your forever 21 sandals :)
Sazi Efionayi said…
love the forever21 sandals
Ashley said…
Looks like a cool event! You and your BFF look springy and chic. I lovvveeeeee your straw bag my dear :)

Simply Tasheena said…
WOW! What an awesome event to attend :).

Mrs. Delightful
Style4Curves said…
looks super fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I can't wait to see the wedding pics!
Cecile said…
So jealous! My week end was CRAP! lmao
U girls look lovely and like you had mad fun!
xoxo Kellz* said…
thx for sharing xoxo vute pix
Anonymous said…
cool photos :)

Thick Chick said…
Awhhhhh! Memories- we did look cute and I love that straw bag too....
Thick Chick said…
Awhhhh! We looked cute- as always! I love you shirt and straw bag! These pics don't exactly capture the flyness in tht shirt -lol
How exciting!!! I see you guys had a great much fun!! Lovely guys look awesome!
Marcela Gmd said…
Hi lovely, I love your top!!!
Have a good week!

Besos, desde EspaƱa, Marcela♥
Wow, seems like you had a great time. And you look cute! I like your top!

Confessions Of A City Girl
so much to take in. you guys look great, of course. the Michael Jackson dude looks so serious. dude is working hard. as for Larry Blackmon, i'm going to need him to let go of that glorified jock strap. for real!
Unknown said…
This looks like a lot of fun & you look amazing!
Unknown said…
Cute look, love that handbag!!

Looks like a nice concert and LOL at dude still wearing that cover!!!

Carsedra of:
Natalie said…
looks like you had fun!!!
Natalie said…
looks like you had fun!!!
Anonymous said…
I wish I was there! This was a cool event! You look great as usual. Thanks for the comments and advice on my post today!!
HEIDI said…
you look fab in your "cool" outfit! i'll know how that feels once we move to hot and humid okinawa! sounds like you had a great time and that your uncle is a blessing to the kids and way to go to those kids with scholarships!

xx heidi
life full of loves
Anonymous said…
looks like an awesome time that you guys had!! and i love your bag too!!
KC said…
Definitely looks like a lot of fun!
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Dana said…
Looks like fun was had by all!
Always so much fun to spend time with friends especially when they have pull and can get VIP...!!
I love the sandals btw.

NaNa said…
Looks like so much fun! And you're looking great, perfect for a summer concert :)

Love from the NaNa girls xoxo
I truly love reading your blog. I can tell that you put time and effort into it. I love your airy shirt and I still get down to Cameo "Candy"!
Unknown said…
you two look so cute! glad you guys had a good time. like i told you before, we had to leave, that heat got to me and didn't feel good at all. hopefully next year, the weather will be a lot better, lol