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Juneteenth Celebration

June 16, 2023 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Tonight’s concert is offered in partnership with Johnson County Juneteenth Commemoration.

Sponsored by Think Iowa City and Johnson County

5:30 PM: Fashion Show
6:30 PM: Isaac Jordan
8:00 PM: Aniba & The Sol Starz


Isaac Jordan is a Black queer singer from Iowa, now hailing in Minneapolis. Isaac’s dance, pop/funk driven sound is woven in his recent album Lotus, which is sure to relate to the masses and touch the heart with fun, gripping lyrics.

Electrifying performances teeming with energy inspired by the likes of Beyoncé, Janet, and Michael Jackson, are Isaac’s specialty and is sure to provide the look, the vocal, and dances to rock your soul.

This year, as a solo artist and as lead Background vocalist for top Minneapolis band, Nur-D, you can catch him appearing all over the Midwest! You can stream his music everywhere and find out more about Isaac at www.IsaacJordan.org

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Get ready to groove to the electrifying rhythms of Aniba & The Sol Starz, the powerhouse Funk-Rock/Soul band that calls Chicago home. With their irresistible blend of mid to up-tempo covers and soul-stirring originals, this dynamic ensemble knows just how to ignite a crowd’s excitement. But that’s not all—they possess an uncanny ability to captivate audiences with their jazzy singer/songwriter mellow tunes, keeping them locked in and engaged.

These extraordinary musicians can rise to any occasion, leaving no doubt that they are masters of their craft. Just recently, Aniba & The Sol Starz unleashed their soulful single “Call Me,” a masterpiece produced by the renowned Grammy award-winning guitarist, Isaiah Sharkey. It’s a track that will transport you to another dimension.

Their remarkable talents have graced the most legendary stages, from the iconic House of Blues to the prestigious Steppenwolf Theater and beyond. Sharing the spotlight with luminaries like Mint Condition, Kindred The Family Soul, Carl Thomas, Earth, Wind & Fire, Dru Hill, Ginuwine and the incomparable Chaka Khan, Aniba & The Sol Starz consistently deliver unforgettable performances.

Brace yourself, because they are currently gearing up for an epic summer tour that will set the stage ablaze. When you crave an extraordinary fusion of Funk, Rock, Gospel, Soul, and Hip Hop, all crowned with killer vocals, look no further than Aniba & The Sol Starz. They are the embodiment of musical excellence, seamlessly weaving these genres together to create an explosive experience.

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June 16, 2023
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Ped Mall Stage
210 S Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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