African American Music Month Celebrating Juneteenth (FREE)

Calendar   Union Kempsville Museum

Renaissance Academy Grounds
5100 Cleveland St.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Date Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Duration   2h

Celebrating the spirit of freedom, family and fun, this FREE family-friendly concert is a grand finale to a weekend celebrating Juneteenth and gathering with our friends, families and neighbors! The event is hosted annually by Virginia Beach History Museums and Princess Anne Country Training School/Union Kempsville High School Alumni & Friends Association to honor African American Music Month and Juneteenth.

This FREE outdoor concert, to be held on the Renaissance Academy grounds, features, RaJazz , a musical group comprised of seven superb Virginian performing artists, who have captivated audiences of all ages and taste with a savory mix of smooth jazz and R&B, and are one of Hampton Roads most requested bands! The show features special guests Kween Yakini, an award-winning poet and author of four books, and a Hampton Roads Youth Poet Laureate Ambassador from Teens With a Purpose! RaJazz takes the stage from 3:30-5 p.m., so celebrate Fathers’ Day brunch, join us for the show, and be out in time for dinner!

The Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum will be open before, during, and after the show allowing audiences to learn about the first high school in Virginia Beach for African Americans. The atmosphere is outdoors and casual, seating in family groups. We strongly encourage you to bring your own lawn chairs, comfortable dancing shoes, and water. Capacity is limited, so register for your family’s spot now! This event will take place rain or shine. If there is inclement weather, the event will be moved indoors.


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