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Night Circus returns for NYE 2023

By Staff Report, posted 6 months ago
Photo provided by CSDD

Cool Spring Downtown District and the City of Fayetteville have announced the return of Night Circus: A District New Year’s Eve Spectacular for the third year. For 2023, the stage will come alive with the vibrant beats of Grammy-award winning DJ and rapper, Spinderella, along with Soul Train Music award-winning group, Dru Hill. 

DJ Spinderella enjoys recognition as a member of the iconic Grammy-nominated and award-winning hip-hip group, Salt-N-Pepa. The group released five studio albums, with over 15 million records sold, including several gold and platinum singles. With countless lifetime achievement awards, including the VH1 Hip Hop Honors, Global Spin Breaking Barriers’, Black Girls Rock, and BET ICON awards, Spinderella is a notable pioneer in the industry for empowering and inspiring the entire DJing community. DJ Spinderella has also worked as a radio personality, hosting The BackSpin on LA radio station, 100.3 KKBT. 

Superstar group, Dru Hill, is celebrating its 25-year anniversary with a band reunion, including one of its most famous members, Sisqo. High-school friends Larry "Jazz" Anthony, Mark "Sisqó" Andrews, Tamir "Nokio" Ruffin, and James "Woody Rock" Green formed Dru Hill in 1992, named in honor of their Baltimore neighborhood, Druid Hill Park. Over the last 25+ years, Dru Hill has received multiple awards, performed across the world, topped the Billboard Music charts multiple times and has sold over 40 million records worldwide.

Jam-packed with a variety of carnival attractions including stilt walkers, fire dancers, roving magicians, festive food, live music and more, the Night Circus NYE Spectacular atmosphere will be alive with color, lights, and sound A selection of food trucks will be on the scene with tasty treats as well.  

At midnight, organizers will raise an 18ft multi-colored star into the sky that will be visible from a distance, illuminated by a burst of fireworks, as the community rings in the New Year in amplified fashion.

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