Sunday, June 12, 2022 Juneteenth Concert Set for Hollywood Bowl and CNN Broadcast on June 19, conducted by Thomas Wilkins and Derrick Hodge


June 10, 2022 Itir Yildiz

The famous Hollywood Bowl hosts “Juneteenth: A Global Celebration for Freedom” event which is going to reach a wide audience over the capacity of the venue via CNN’s live broadcast on June 19. Produced by Live Nation Urban and Jesse Collins Entertainment, the inaugural celebration concert features Black artists and musicians of different genres ranging from R&B, hip-hop, country to jazz, pop, and classical. Whereas the tickets to the concert are available on the website of the venue or the links below, it will also air live on CNN on June 19 at 8pmET for pay TV subscribers via and CNN OTT and mobile apps under “TV Channels” or CNNgo where available.

The lineup of celebration includes Khalid, Yolanda Adams, Anthony Hamilton, Billy Porter, Debbie Allen Dance Academy, Earth, Wind & Fire, Jhené Aiko, Killer Mike, Lucky Daye, Mary Mary, Michelle Williams, Mickey Guyton, Robert Glasper, and The Roots.

A 68-piece all-Black symphony orchestra “The Re-Collective Orchestra” will also play at the event under the conduct of Thomas Wilkins and Derrick Hodge, marking as the first black orchestra to perform on Hollywood Bowl’s stage in its 100-year history. Questlove and Adam Blackstone are the musical directors of the evening.

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