Juneteenth Jam 2023

June 17, 2023
June 17, 2023
Presented By: The Blumenthal | The Gantt | The Mint Museum | The Bechtler | The NAACP

Event Description

Content Advisory


Block Party @ Levine 

DJs, musical acts, food trucks, vendors and energy connecting all of the spaces for an amazing day.

  • 11am- Moving Spirits, Inc. &  Choir of

Friendship Baptist Church opening the day along with

“Moving with the Spirits” African Dance troupe from UNCC.

  • 11:30am- DJ Heff
  • 12Pm- Shaniya Simmons
  • 12:30Pm - DJ HEff
  • 2pm- Mr Rocky and his family-friendly sing/dance along.
  • 2:30pm - DJ Micki Blendz
  • 3pm - Family Dance Feud - a dance battle between families!
  • 4pm- Fitness
  • 4:35pm - DJ Micki Blendz
  • 5:05pm - Gia Roxx
  • 5:40pm - Micki Blendz
  • 6pm - House of Prayer Band


Fashion, Art & Poerty @ The Gantt

  • 10am – 10pm - The Gantt will be in full fashion mode with the “Fresh 2 Death: It’s giving Ballroom” A deep dive into the Ballroom Culture, there will be workshop and installations happening thru out the day.
  • 11am - 1pm - Juneteenth Arts and Crafts @ GANTT - A hands-on art experience for the entire family that blends creativity with a foundational understanding of the Juneteenth holiday.
  • 3pm-4:30pm - Poetry plaza


NAACP Juneteenth History Talk @ The Mint

  • 12p - Artist Talk- Lecture Hall
  • 1:30 p - NAACP Juneteenth History Talk- 1st floor Lecture Hall. The Mint will be open for patrons to experience the exhibits and attend the NAACP panel talk and discuss/educaTE THE meaning of Juneteenth. There will also be a feature from some Award Poets and singers in the space.
  • 3:30 p - Juneteenth Youth Poetry Reflection – Hall


Game Truck & Teen Zone @ The Bechtler

  • 12p – 5p - VIDEO Game Truck
  • 1p – 4p - Air Brush TEE SHIRT Station
  • 2p – 6p – Face Art
Venue Information Levine Avenue