Juneteenth 2022 Live Events
Juneteenth 2022 marks the 150th anniversary. There are many around the country who are hard at work commemorating this important milestone. Including some of your favorite celebrities.
Chicago Juneteenth 2022
Both IceCube and Chance The Rapper host events this year in Chicago. The DuSable Museum and Chance the Rapper present The Juneteenth BBQ & Block Party! A family Affair!
Special Performances, history, art, food, and fashion activities take place. The event starts at 11 in the morning until 8 at night. The event is free. But bring your own grill at Washington Park.
Ice Cube’s event runs all weekend. This year the hip hop legends BIG3 also takes place in Chicago. The BIG3 is where FIREBALL3 superstars play. The premier global BIG3 league features many of the greatest, most popular and skilled professional athletes of all time. Founded by producer, actor and music legend Ice Cube and entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz, the BIG3 combines highly competitive, physical, fast game experiences and incredible fan experiences.
Actress Marsai Martin also shared events occurring on Juneteenth. The Blackish star spoke about the state of loneliness in society right now. Due to the rise of anxiety and social isolation the actress felt the need to create a live event space. As a result, the 17-year-old, partnered with Eventbrite to start The Social Connection Project. The project provides resources for people to connect via live events. Martin’s live events for the holiday host in several states. Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
Houston’s Emancipation Park Conservancy is hosting a summer celebration. The celebration commemorates its sesquicentennial anniversary and honor Juneteenth. The event will culminate with a spectacular two-day festival on June 18 and 19 at Emancipation Park.
Local artists Keeshea Pratt Band featuring Jewel Brown. Also, James Boogaloo Bolden and Soultre featuring Kollett will perform in the afternoon.
But the evenings will conclude with musical performances by dynamic gospel and R&B artists. The lineup includes The Isley Brothers, Kool & The Gang, and Sheila E. As well as Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Earnest Pugh, Pastor Mike Jr., Zacardi Cortez and Monica Lisa Stevenson.
Comedian Billy Sorrells, KTSU’s Donna Franklin and The Vibe’s Michele McKnight will host the festivities.
Additionally, the event includes local vendors, and community resources. As well as interactive kid zones and much more.
Not to mention, City Girls perform in Dallas as well. They posted, We’re Back by popular demand!! We setting the city of DALLAS ON fire.
Another event occurring at the Hollywood Bowl. The celebration includes performances by Mickey Guyton and Mary Mary.
As well as Sevyn Streeter performing for the event thrown by Black on The Block.
Kelis posted Atlanta’s Juneteenth celebration as well. “ATL fam! Excited to pop up at @r29unbothered this Juneteenth weekend at #TheGlowUpUB To celebrate their 5th anniversary OUTSIDE”. Additionally noting, “they’re bringing an experience to Atlanta with real talk conversations, comedy & musical performances”.
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