To celebrate Juneteenth, WXPN has curated a full day of special programming features on-air and online, celebrating the heritage and future of Black American music and beyond. See what’s in store below.

Juneteenth On The Radio

Note: The ABC’s of XPN will be pre-empted for Juneteenth programming.

9 a.m. – Juneteenth Mixtape celebrating the history of Black Americana music

12 p.m. – A Stax-Volt Records lunch with Mike V

2 p.m. – WC featuring an interview and performance from Kamasi Washington

6 p.m. – Highs in the (Funky) 70s with Dan Reed

8 p.m. – 10 p.m. – A teo-hour special episode of Culture Cypher Radio with John Morrison

10 p.m. – midnight – 76 Degrees of Soul with Abdur Rahman – Two hours of handcrafted new and vintage soul

Black Music City

7 p.m. In addition to the on-air programming, we’ll be video web streaming the Black Music City grantee awards ceremony from World Cafe Live here at with performances by BMC grantees Owen Brown, Jr., Karen Moore, Amari Johnson, Andrea Spruill, and Maurice Chestnut. Go here to RSVP and attend the event in person, or watch the ceremony from the WXPN homepage.