Archive for the Past Events Category

November 11 – Jubilee Voices at the Talbot Avenue Bridge Lantern Walk

November 11 – Jubilee Voices at the Talbot Avenue Bridge Lantern Walk

Members of Jubilee Voices will lead and teach songs at the 2023 Talbot Avenue Bridge Lantern Walk. The Walk is an annual fun, family-friendly local community event that weaves together neighborhoods once divided by racial segregation and fittingly takes place during Montgomery County’s Remembrance and Reconciliation Month. All are welcome and there are several ways to participate. Come join us in shining our lights in the darkness, promoting unity over division, remembering the past and taking steps toward a brighter future.

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October 7 – Jubilee Voices at Pleasant Grove Church

October 7 – Jubilee Voices at Pleasant Grove Church

This new presentation traces the legacy of traditional African American music from the 19th century to the Civil Rights Movement, with a blend of songs, stories, dance, local history and audience participation, illustrating how the music of enslaved Americans evolved into the “Freedom Songs” that energized the movement to end legalized racial segregation, disenfranchisement, and discrimination.

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September 19 – Walk and Sing with Little Amal

September 19 – Walk and Sing with Little Amal

Little Amal is known for bringing communities together as she travels alone through unfamiliar territories. Her visit in Washington will include multiple welcome events with a variety of local partners, with a central visit to the Capitol on September 19, organized and produced by The Lab. Artists and supporters in D.C. will welcome her with music and ritual, sending her with their messages of hope to carry to the Capitol, where a bipartisan group of legislators will be invited to greet Amal. Everyone is invited to attend and to participate in her walk to the Capitol. 

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July 15 – Jubilee Voices at Fort Stevens

Join the Washington Revels Jubilee Voices, the Alliance to Preserve the Civil War Defenses of Washington and the National Park Service at Fort Stevens on Saturday, July 15 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.), to celebrate the music of the Civil War, and to learn more about the Battle of Fort Stevens, which was fought July 11-12, 1864, in what is now Northwest Washington, D.C.

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