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Down Home Family Reunion returns for 26th year

The soulful sounds of The Intruders, the reggae rhythms of Adwela and the Uprising, and the salsa beats of Luis y Su Revolu will highlight the 26th Annual Down Home Family Reunion Aug. 20 at Abner Clay Park in Jackson Ward. The festival, which takes place next Saturday from 4 to 11 p.m. at Brook Road and West Clay Street, is billed as “A Celebration of African-American Folklife” and is designed to link West African and African-American cultural traditions, according to the Elegba Folklore Society, the festival presenter.