14th Annual Juneteenth African Dance & Drum Festival @ The Pivot Center - The Cleveland Moms

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14th Annual Juneteenth African Dance & Drum Festival @ The Pivot Center

June 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Check out our Festival Schedule (Subject to Change):


Friday June 16, 2023
5:00PM Opening Libation & Prayer
“Artist Meet & Greet”

6:30-8:00 PM – Brazilian Percussion
Mestre Beiçola

6:30-8:00 PM – Malian Song & Dance
Souleymane Solo Sana


Saturday June 17, 2023
9:00-10:15AM – Afro-Brazilian Dance
Mestre Beiçola

10:30-12:00PM – Sabar Dance
Babacar Mbaye

12:15-1:45PM – Guinea Dance
Yousouf Koumbassa

2:00-3:30PM – Afro-Haitian Dance
Portsha Jefferson

2:00-3:30PM – Sabar Drumming
Magatte Fall

3:45-5:15PM – Malian Song & Dance
Djenaba Sako

Inaugural Juneteenth Night of Unity
“An evening of Reflection, Community and Celebration”


Sunday June 18, 2023

9:00-10:00AM – Capoeira
Mestre Beiçola

10:15-11:45AM – Soca Dance
Munirah Bomani

12:15-1:45PM – Dunun Drum & Dance
Almamy Seny Daffe

2:00-3:30PM – Djembe Drumming
Weedie Braimah

2:00-3:30PM – Sabar Dance
Babacar Mbaye

3:45-5:00PM – Guinea Dance
Yousouf Koumbassa

5:15-6:45PM Afro-Haitian Dance
Portsha Jefferson

7:00-8:30PM Malian Song & Dance Duo
Djeneba Sako & Souleymane Solo Sana


The Pivot Center
2937 W 25th Street
Cleveland, OH United States
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