Jun 3, 2022


Sunday June 19, 2022 marks the 157th anniversary of Black American Independence Day: Juneteenth. In recognition of this day a team of proud black creators at Live Nation Urban and Jesse Collins Entertainment will produce the 2022 Juneteenth Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl.

CNN serves as the official broadcast partner and will showcase the performances on all CNN platforms live on Sunday, June 19 at 8pmET. This show represents the vision of Live Nation Urban President Shawn Gee and Dionne Harmon and Jesse Collins of Jesse Collins Entertainment, and it includes a diverse lineup of thoughtful, impactful, and essential black artists.

Performances are expected by, Anthony Hamilton, Billy Porter, Debbie Allen Dance Academy, Earth, Wind & Fire, Jhené Aiko, Killer Mike, Lucky Daye, Mary Mary, Michelle Williams, Mickey Guyton, Questlove, Robert Glasper, The Roots, The Re-Collective Orchestra (68-piece all-Black symphony orchestra), and more. Notably, the event makes history as it will be the first time an all-Black orchestra performs on stage in the Hollywood Bowl’s 100-year history. Principal Conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Thomas Wilkins and Derrick Hodge will conduct, while Adam Blackstone, and The Roots co-founder as well as Academy Award-winning filmmaker Questlove will serve as the evening’s Musical Directors. The event promises to be an unforgettable celebration of Black culture and excellence brought to life and powered by Black creators.

Tickets are currently available online at or via phone at 323.850.2000.

*Programs, artists, prices, and dates subject to change. Ticket limits may apply.