Juneteenth Music Festival celebrated in Donaldsonville

Staff Report

The 25th annual Juneteenth Music Festival was held June 5 at the Frank Sotile Pavilion in Donaldsonville.

The 2021 Juneteenth Music Festival pageant queens are: Miss Donaldsonville Juneteenth Laila Cost, Miss Teen Donaldsonville Juneteenth Jaionne Aubert, and Little Miss Donaldsonville Juneteenth Raenn Patterson.

Mayor Leroy Sullivan and organizers Tamiko Francis Garrison and Allison B. Hudson thanked all of the vendors, performers, queens, and attendees for making the event a success.

The festival included history, a live gospel show featuring Wanda August, DJ Mario, DJ Thriller, Red Tape Musiq, crowning of the queens, Universal Language, and the Michael Foster Project.