City of Farmington Hills to Celebrate Juneteenth with Free Concert at The Hawk Theatre on June 19

WHAT:         In celebration of the national Juneteenth holiday, the City of Farmington Hills

Department of Special Services Cultural Arts Division and The Hawk Theatre are proud to present a free concert for the community, featuring a night of soul-stirring music and celebration with Mollywop! live at The Hawk Theatre Mainstage.


Detroit-based Mollywop! is known for their electrifying performances and infectious rhythms. The group will take the stage to honor this historic day with their unique blend of genres, including classic funk, reggae and rock. Tickets to the all-ages performance are free and can be reserved at


Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, honors the day when enslaved African Americans in Texas finally received news of their freedom on June 19, 1865, more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous occasion marked the end of slavery in the United States and is celebrated annually as a symbol of liberation and resilience. Juneteenth was officially recognized as a federal holiday in 2021.


WHO:           The City of Farmington Hills Special Services Department invites community members of all ages and abilities to celebrate Juneteenth at The Hawk Theatre.


The City of Farmington Hills is one of the largest and most diverse cities in Oakland County. The City’s Cultural Arts Division, part of the Special Services Department, offers the community a wide range of year-round arts programming that appeals to diverse audiences of all ages, abilities and interests. Programs are open to everyone in metro Detroit.


WHEN:         Wednesday, June 19 at 6 p.m.


WHERE:        The Hawk Theatre – Mainstage

29995 W. Twelve Mile Rd.

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Free tickets can be reserved now at


For more information, call 248-699-6700.

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