Online Performance | Juneteenth & the Blues with Marcus Shelby

Selected date

Friday June 19

Selected time

4:00 PM  –  5:00 PM


Juneteenth and the Blues will be an hour-long presentation and discussion by composer, bassist, and bandleader Marcus Shelby about the importance and historical significance of Juneteenth in Black American culture. The presentation will include live music, readings, poetry, and observations on the legacy of June 19, 1865-the date Africans in Galveston, Texas were freed long after the emancipation proclamation. 


Registration is a simple 2-step process. Once you have reserved tickets here, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to register for the program on zoom. Upon completing the zoom registration, you will receive a confirmation email from zoom with the link to join the program on June 19th at 4pm.