1st Annual Juneteenth Jam! – presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts

Friday, June 18, 2021
Juneteenth Jam! - An immersive, artist-filled celebration highlighting the history, joy, and significance of Juneteenth.
Initiated by Emmy Award®-winning poet and Blumenthal’s Director of Creative Engagements, Boris “Bluz” Rogers, Juneteenth Jam! is conceived as an annual event that will intermix art, entertainment, and Black history for Charlotte and surrounding areas.
This two-day celebration will take place in (2) locations in Uptown Charlotte Friday-Saturday, June 18-19, 2021.

Friday - Victoria Yards - 4:30p to 8:30p
Saturday - Victoria Yards & Nascar Plaza - 12p - 8p
 

Both evenings will feature live music, interactive dance sessions by Reba Bowens & Ginga Capoeira, and an installation of the famous “DuragFest,” a true Charlotte staple co-created by Dammit Wesley & Lica Mishelle of BLKMRKTCLT.
AJ Glasco, dance director for We Are Hip Hop, will curate a hip-hop performance featuring several Charlotte artists, like Reliable Brother, LeDarius Parker, Alex White of NC Dance District, Travis “Skitz” Simmons, and Makayla Cooper.

All events are free to the general public, and fun is guaranteed. Join us for this excitement-filled cultural event that’s sure to educate, entertain and get the whole family jammin’!

For more information, please visit BlumenthalArts.org.