Past Event

Juneteenth Jubilee: An Artist-Led Musical Celebration of Black Lives

The Blacksmiths, a new national coalition of artists, curators, producers, and organizers that forges culture for Black liberation, are kicking off a summer series of events and activities in New York City this Juneteenth Weekend, June 19 & 20, 2020. The Blacksmiths also call for making Juneteenth a national holiday.

On Friday, The Blacksmiths are partnering with two groups, Intersectional Voices Collective and the Wide Awakes, to organize JUNETEENTH JUBILEE, an artist-led musical celebration that will lift up and center Black Queer and Trans folks.

Volunteers are needed.

Location: Starting at 110 Street & Malcolm X Boulevard

Grand Marshal: George Faison

Performers: Russell Hall, Michela Marino Lerman, Linda Briceno, C. Anthony Bryant, Troy Anthony Burton, Stretch Armstrong, Anastacia McCleskey, Mila Jam, House Lives Matters, Jacqueline Acevedo, DJ Bianca, DJ Funmi, Giveton Gellin, Bruce Harris, Savannah Harris, Ayanna Heaven, Marquis Hill, Shenel Johns, Michael Mwenso, Mathis Picard, and Kyle Poole and more. Subject to change.