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Juneteenth Sunday to culminate weekend of celebrations

“Freedom, Families, Faith and Future” is the theme for Sunday’s Juneteenth celebration at Flat Iron Crossroads, 7709 Flat Iron Road, Gloucester. It will be the culmination of a three-day Juneteenth festival produced by Flat Iron Crossroads.

On Friday, Mongezi Ntaka, Okyerema Asante and Paapa Nyarkoh, three master musicians in indigenous Ghanaian drumming and South African Township music, will perform beginning at 7 p.m.

Mongezi Ntaka

Okerema Asante

Paapa Nyarkoh

The three have traveled together and conducted musical workshops at schools and universities across the United States and into Canada. Individually, members have performed at such prestigious venues as the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall, have toured with well-known artists such as Paul Simon, Miriam Makeba, and Bob Marley’s band, The Wailers.

Tickets are $10. Doors open at 6 p.m., with food and drinks available for purchase.

On Saturday from 2-4 p.m., the three musicians will conduct a drumming worksho...

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