The Christian Brothers
Jun 15

Juneteenth Gospel Performance & Panel 

Special Event
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Union Home Mortgage Plaza
Our Rock Hall Celebration
In partnership with Cleveland’s Juneteenth Freedom Fest, the Rock Hall will celebrate and honor Juneteenth with a performance from The Christian Brothers and panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Regennia Williams with Frederick Burton, Helen Turner Thompson and Pastor Esqulaira LeSure of The Christian Brothers, on how gospel is a vital part of the roots of rock & roll.

John P. Murphy

This event is one our of FREE Rock the Block Community Days. Learn more about all our community programs and initiatives here!

Ticket Details

This free event takes place on the outdoor plaza, please reserve your free tickets below.  Event does not include museum admission but can be purchased below.  Museum admission is always free for Members and City of Cleveland residents. 




Non Members

Weather Policy


We're in Ohio. The weather won't always be perfect, but we'll do our best to make these shows happen, rain or shine.

About Cleveland Juneteenth Freedom Fest

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery on June 19, 1865 - the day when all African Americans were freed from slavery. Set to take place on Friday, June 16 with a Community Fireworks Show starting at sundown + Saturday, June 17 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm on Mall C in the heart of Downtown Cleveland, the city-wide, family-friendly celebration and commemoration of Juneteenth.

Festivities will also include a vendor village, soul food row to spotlight Black businesses and entrepreneurs; community programming and education, spoken-word performances, interactive art demonstrations, food and much more.


Freedom Fest

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