Juneteenth Music Festival: The World’s First Virtual Global Freedom Festival Kicks Off Tonight with DJ Jazzy Jeff

With the COVID-19 pandemic, Blacks Lives Matter movement and Juneteenth happening on June 19th people are searching for ways to celebrate the 155th anniversary safely. The 2020 Juneteenth Music Festival kicked off earlier today for online, for a positive, educational and entertaining day celebrating African American history and the mission to make Juneteenth a national holiday. Though the Livestream is in full swing NOW, International superstar DJ Jazzy Jeff will take over the Virtual Juneteenth stream playing a once in a lifetime set, tonight, Thursday, June 18. 9 pm est.

The Juneteenth Music Festival Hosts Include:

  • Oren Lomena
  • Theo Wilson
  • Simone Ross
  • DJ Check One
  • DJ Simone Says

Juneteenth Music Festival Bands & DJs Include:

  • DJ Jazzy Jeff
  • DJ Simonesays
  • DJ Check One
  • Ramond PC
  • DJ Cavem
  • Jay Triip
  • AMEAZY
  • NAMM
  • IllSE7EN
  • Midas
  • The Reminders
  • NatVson
  • Shyne the Goddess
  • Taurus Mateen
  • Dante Pope
  • Malik Dope
  • Tony Exum

Juneteenth Music Festival DreamBig Awardees Include:

  • The Reminders
  • Jason McBride
  • John Burns
  • Tay Anderson
  • Chandra Anderson
  • Chanel Turner
  • Wanda James
  • Tiffany ‘The Budgetnista’ Aliche
  • Joy Ann Reid
  • Art Jones
  • Senator Rhonda Fields
  • Thomas ‘Detour’ Evans
  • The Struggle of Love Foundation

To watch the livestream please click here.

To continue the celebration, on June 19th, they turn the celebration back to the community by asking attendees to commemorate the holiday by sharing what they’ve learned about Juneteenth with their #IamJuneteenth Awareness Campaign.

This year’s platform is a national stage for musicians, artists, and individuals of many genres and industries to celebrate the importance of art, storytelling, and inclusion. To help to make Juneteenth a national holiday, submit your blog, video, or creative project about why you think the nation should recognize the end of slavery and to celebrate the culture and achievements of African Americans. Learn More Here.

Partners for the Juneteenth Music Festival include: Jack Daniels Honey, US Bank, Sierra Club, Noble Energy, 1st Bank, RE/MAX Urban Properties, Denver Foundation, TMobile, Thomas H Bean Foundation, Baird Family Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Mental Health Center of Denver, Brandis Meeks, The DROP, Denver Community Media, Mile High Festivals, JMF Corporation, 2MX2 TV, Lambe PR, Get Busy Livin’ Studios, Fidelity Charities, Rocky Mountain Microfinance Institute.

To donate please visit: https://www.juneteenthmusicfestival.com/donate.  To learn more about festival please visit: https://www.juneteenthmusicfestival.com/.

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Source: https://www.juneteenthmusicfestival.com/

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