The Beck honoring history with Eighth of August Jubilee


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The 5th annual Eighth of August Jubilee will see several activities and performances at a few historic sites in the area.

The annual celebration is to commemorate the emancipation of African American slaves in Tennessee – Aug. 8, 1863.

The Beck Cultural Exchange Center, noting the significance of this Tennessee history, has planned several performances at its special event.

Here’s the lineup, along with links ticket information:

Thursday, August 8th –

Saturday, August 10th – Jubilee Concert

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