Juneteenth headliners via mobile messaging

City to announce Juneteenth headliners via mobile messaging
Posted on 04/14/2019
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The city of Rocky Mount’s annual Juneteenth Community Empowerment Festival will be held Friday, May 31 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, June 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences.

The festival, coordinated by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department and the Community Empowerment Committee, includes information about Juneteenth, a bike rodeo, an A/B honor roll celebration, a keynote speaker and headlining acts on Friday night and Saturday evening.

For a third year, the city’s Communications and Marketing office will announce the headlining acts via mobile messaging on Monday, April 22 at 12 p.m. To find out who will be performing at Juneteenth, text CITYBEAT to 55469.

“Juneteenth is a very informative and exciting event. Not only do attendees learn the significance of Juneteenth, but they always have the opportunity to experience a plethora of activities,” said Tameka Kenan-Norman, the city’s chief Communications and Marketing officer. “We would like to add to that excitement by encouraging the public to be our V.I.P.s. Just text CITYBEAT to 55469 and be among the first to hear about our headlining acts for Juneteenth.”

The remaining schedule will be revealed on Wednesday, April 24 on the city’s website at www.rockymountnc.gov, as well as on the city’s Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/citybeat/) and Twitter (#cityofrockymtnc) pages.