LOUISVILLE, KY, (August 23, 2018) – The National Jug Band Jubilee’s mission is to preserve Louisville’s legacy as the home of jug band music through music and education. In addition to putting on a free, all-day festival, the organization sends jug bands to perform at elementary schools every year on the day prior to the Jubilee and offers workshops during the festival itself. […]
Great piece by Jecorey Arthur 1200 in this week's LEO. "Diversity is inviting me to the event, the concert, the festival. Equity is making sure I have a fair opportunity to attend, whether it be ticket prices, location, travel, etc. Inclusion is booking musicians who look like me, or even booking me, or having me book it." While the Jubilee has made progress in diversifying the musicians on our stage, diversifying the audience remains a challenge. It is one that we are very committed to. If you are interested in helping, please reach out. ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less
In January 2018, I participated in the second annual Louisville Rock Lottery, where 25 musicians were invited to Headliners Music Hall in the morning to have their names randomly drawn, creating five ...
To those of you who may have enjoyed Lindy Hop Louisville's mini-class at this year's Jug Band Jubilee: Beginner Courses are enrolling now! Get moving with us in January and Dance all night long in September when the bands start playing!
Fun article in the Washington Post about Louisville's Urban Bourbon trail, including mention of the Jubilee! Thanks to Dennie Humphrey for mentioning the history of Jug Band Music in Louisville and the Jubilee! ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less