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June 19 – Juneteenth: Singing the Journey

June 19 – Juneteenth: Singing the Journey

Celebrate Juneteenth with Jubilee Voices in Alexandria Join Jubilee Voices and the Office of Historic Alexandria for a concert in celebration of Juneteenth, a national holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Jubilee Voices will perform a lively, interactive performance featuring traditional African American

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April 30 – Carousel Day at Glen Echo

April 30 – Carousel Day at Glen Echo

Join Washington Revels as we chase away Winter and celebrate the seasonal re-opening of Glen Echo Park’s 101-year-old Dentzel Carousel! We will kick off the day with a festive procession throughout the park, beginning at 11:00am, followed by some joyous Maypole dancing (and you will be invited to join in). Then, at 12:30pm, the Washington Revels chorus of adults, teens, tweens children will be joined by the Whiskey Before Breakfast Band (and friends!), and some and merry mummers,  to present a festive celebration of Spring in the Bumper Car Pavilion. This family-friendly show will include many opportunities for you to join in the singing.

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May 7 – May Revels at the Washington National Cathedral

May 7 – May Revels at the Washington National Cathedral

Washington National Cathedral on May 7 at 4pm. We will process to the front steps of the cathedral (or inside the Cathedral, if there is rain)—dressed in traditional May “whites” with colorful sashes and flower wreathes—to celebrate the greening of the year with song, dance, and merry mumming. The Washington Revels chorus of adults, teens, tweens, and children will be joined by the Whiskey Before Breakfast Band (and friends!), to present a festive celebration of the month of May. We will sing, dance, crown a May monarch, present a Spring mummers’ play, wind the traditional Maypole with colored ribbons, and invite you to join in the fun with sing-alongs (including the Rattlin’ Bog!). This family-friendly event will have you jumping for joy!

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March 12 – Jubilee Voices LIVE at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

Tubman 200th Birthday Celebration The Washington Revels Jubilee Voices celebrates Harriet Tubman’s 200th Birthday at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park in Church Creek, MD on the Eastern Shore.   The Jubilee Voices’ performance is part of a weekend’s worth of activities celebrating General Tubman and the

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