• Jun 18, 2022 at 7:00
  • Location: Casino @ Dania Beach
  • Latest Activity: May 13

The Casino @ Dania Beach will celebrate Juneteenth with Mello Fest, a spoken word, poetry and musical festival coming to Stage 954 on Saturday, June 18 at 7 p.m. 

 

Featuring hip hop star Talib Kweli, Mello Fest applauds Black culture with a newfound freedom of expression by uncovering historical events through music, poetry and spoken word. Tickets are $40-$60 with $100 VIP tickets available at casinodaniabeach.com/entertainment-3/.

 

“We are honored to host this incredible Juneteenth festival at Stage 954 and showcase so many talented local artists who represent a diversity of artistic expressions,” said Joe Eshkenazi, Director of Entertainment & Events at The Casino @ Dania Beach.

 

Now a federal holiday, Juneteenth commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States.

 

From the producers of Miami’s hottest spoken word dinner party Mello Mondays, Mello Fest will feature poetry by: Def Poet Black Ice, KLove, Just Mike, Tony Award winner Georgia Me, Bertrand Boyd, Mori Taiye, Sa-Ra as well as spoken word performance by rapper Talib Kweli and many more. 

 

Hosted by the gifted Will Serius, Quick the Poet and the phenomenal Ingrid B, there will also be a live musical performance by J Howard and curated tunes by DJ Heron. 

 Tickets are $40-$60

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