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2nd Annual Juneteenth Rhythm & Ribs Celebration

Get ready for the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Rhythm & Ribs Celebration! Brought to you by the City of Round Rock and “The Voice.”
The celebration takes place at the Baca Center & Round Rock Amphitheater (301 W. Bagdad Ave).

Dates & Times:
Friday, June 18 (5pm to 9pm)
Saturday, June 19 (2pm to 10pm) Juneteenth Parade (1:00pm)

Come and enjoy live music, barbecue cook-off, kid play areas, basketball tournament and more!

Friday, June 18, 2010 Entertainment Schedule:
Yuri Kelly                                                     5:00pm
Toni Ringgold                                                5:30pm
Double Blessings                                          6:30pm
Jazzopoly                                                     7:00pm

Saturday, June 19, 2010 Entertainment Schedule:
Juneteenth Parade     1:00pm
One Way Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir       2:00pm    (Opening ceremony)
Judah Praise Dancers                                    2:00pm   
Double Portion                                              2:30pm
Lost Werks                                                   3:00pm
Mariachi la Compania                                    4:00pm
Jazzopoly                                                     5:00pm
PLATINUM, Featuring Kai Hicks                  7:00pm    (Headliner)

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the emancipation of slavery in the state of Texas. Juneteenth today, celebrates African American freedom while encouraging self-development and respect for all cultures.
To get more information about the Juneteenth celebration and register for the barbeque contest, basketball tournament or vendor booths, visit www.thevoicerr.com. Admission and parking for this event are free. For additional information about the event or location, visit www.roundrocktexas.gov.