The Celebration of Juneteenth & Black Music Appreciation Month
Sat Jun 17 2023 at 11:00 am to 01:00 pm
NJPAC Arts Education Center | Newark, NJ
About this Event
The Celebration of Juneteenth & Black Music Appreciation Month in conjunction with The State of Gospel Music, will provide a platform to engage the community, especially in the arts and education centered around “Gospel Music”, Part I (May 6th) and Part II will pay homage to Juneteenth while Celebrating Black Music Appreciation Month focusing on the Evolution of Music through its many genres on Saturday, June 17th.
Dr. Martha Simmons of Atlanta, GA, noted as a veteran ministry leader in America, will present on the importance of maintaining the history of Juneteenth, while also moderating the panel discussion on the history and relevance of intertwining cross-cultural genres of music. In addition, a discussion elaborating on major obstacles of survival in a developing world, primarily in urban communities, including the breakdown of the family, unemployment, disenfranchised, inclusive of the lack of social/support services, and the concerns of canceled culture. Recognizing that a systemic problem exists in the educational and social development of our people, we will address the lack of education among the urban adult population.
A plethora of local and out of town gospel and secular artist will collaborate their gifts and talents during both events. Just to name a few, join two-time Grammy nominated American singer, songwriter and recording producer, CeCe Rogers; along with singer, songwriter, producer and Grammy Award Winning, Estee Bullock; Julius P. Williams, American composer, conductor and college professor at the renowned, Berklee College of Music; Jazz vocalist Alexis Morrast in addition to America's First Hip Hop Politician, Councilman, Dupre’ Kelly who will also join the panel discussion on Saturday, June 17th at the NJPAC Arts Education Building, 24 Rector Pl., Newark, NJ.
- REGISTRATON IS FREE.... Register TODAY for this amazing gathering of phenomenal Leaders on Saturday, June 17, 2023.
Where is it happening?NJPAC Arts Education Center, 24 Rector St, Newark, United States
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