JUNETEENTH: Unity Fest rescheduled for Wednesday in Baton Rouge

JUNETEENTH: Unity Fest rescheduled for Wednesday in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – The City of Baton Rouge has announced that Unity Fest, a free Juneteenth celebration originally scheduled to take place on Monday, June 17, has been postponed until Wednesday, June 19.

Event organizers said the the threat of bad weather expected on Monday caused the event to be rescheduled.

Unity Fest will take place from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Main Library at Goodwood. The address is 7711 Goodwood Boulevard.

If you’re plannning to attend the free event, you can expect to look forward to live performances by The Michael Foster Project, Universal Language, and DJ A Twice.

Officials said there will be additional live performances by:

  • Shamira Cummings (Dance)
  • Latoya Sibley (Spoken Word)
  • Joshua White (Live Painting)
  • Quiana Lynell + Rod Jackson (Musical Performance)
  • Xero Skidmore (Spoken Word Poetry)
  • and Tianna Taylor (Dance Performance)

Food and drinks will also be available.

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