Archive for the Jubilee Voices – Past Events Category

Sept. 17 – Jubilee Voices at Hunger Free Benefit

On Saturday, September 17, take a musical journey to the 19th century and hear songs and stories from the field, praise house, and battlefield. Learn about the music that sustained enslaved African Americans as they made their way to freedom, and hear the story of two sisters and their daring escape from bondage. Join Jubilee Voices for an interactive evening filled with songs, spoken word, tales highlighting local history, and more.

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February 20 — Jubilee Voices at Douglass Birthday Celebration

Hear music from the Civil War era from the Jubilee Voices, see demonstrations of a Civil War soldier’s life and weaponry, enjoy fun activities for kids, and learn more about the role of African American soldiers in the Civil War. Jubilee Voices will perform during the Opening Ceremonies, February 13, beginning at 10:30am. This program includes a keynote address by historian Dr. Leigh Fought (author of the forthcoming Frederick Douglass’s Women), music performed by Jubilee Voices and speech recitals by winners of the 2014 Oratorical Contest.

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