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Published: May 13, 2024

In advance of Juneteenth, The Parker will host Hued Songs: The Juneteenth Experience, a groundbreaking, immersive celebration of film, music, dance, poetry, multimedia elements and more, at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 14. The cast and creative team are led by Hued Songs’ Executive Artistic Director Kunya Rowley and include an array of local and international talent. Guests will enjoy leading vocalists and an incredible band under the direction of Musical Director King Friday; dance from Zest Collective under the direction of Gentry George; original text and poetry by Arsimmer McCoy and creative producer Miriam King; and set projections and digital scenes rendered by Bajan artist and creative Russell Watson. Prior to the performances, guests will be treated to a vibrant pop-up market spotlighting the works of local Black artisans and vendors in the S. Donald Sussman Lobby. Screenings of short films by talented local filmmakers delving into themes of Black liberation and belonging kick off the evening in Lillian S. Wells Hall. The Juneteenth Experience is made possible by the generous support of The National Endowment for the Arts, The Green Family Foundation, The City of Miami Beach, The Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation, The Miami Foundation, The Our Fund Foundation, Broward Cultural Division, The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, and with support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, The Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Baptist Health, and JM Family Enterprises Inc. The Juneteenth Experience is part of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ Arts for Action: Black Voices initiative, which focuses on how the arts and artists can be a force for change in addressing critical issues of social justice and racial equity.

Foghat comes to The Parker as part of The Cleveland Clinic Rock Series on Saturday, June 15 at 8 p.m. Formed in 1971 when Lonesome Dave Peverett and Roger Earl left the British blues-rock band, Savoy Brown, Foghat has earned eight Gold records, one Platinum record and one Double-Platinum record. After the passing of Peverett and Rod Price in 2005, Roger Earl has kept Foghat's musical legacy alive releasing Sonic Mojo last year and he will be joined at The Parker by Bryan Basset, Scott Holt and Rodney O'Qunn. They will deliver the hits such as “Slow Ride,” “Fool for the City,” “I Just Want to Make Love to You,” “Drivin’ Wheel,” “Stone Blue,” “Honey Hush” “Home in My Hand” and “Third Time Lucky.”

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts and Outback present comic Nate Jackson “Super Funny World Tour” on Friday, June 21 at 7 p.m. Heard on his podcast The Nate Jackson Radio Show and on Corey Holcomb's 5150 podcast as a regular, Jackson has also appeared on the NBC series The Young Rock, Nick Cannon Presents Wild'N Out (MTV), All Def Comedy (HBO), Kevin Hart's Hart of the City (Comedy Central), Off The Chain (Bounce TV), Comic View (BET), and Laff Mobb's Laff Tracks (TruTV). In 2018, he recorded a set for Kevin Hart's LOL Live in Montreal and was named to Time Out LA Top 10 Comedians to Watch List the following year. This event is suggested for those 16 years of age and older.

Also in Lillian S. Wells Hall are: Astrid Audet Recitals 2024 (June 1); Meg Segreto's Dance Centre – I Got Rhythm (June 9); Intensity Dance: 22 & Counting (June 23); and Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida– Pride: Then, Now & Forever (June 29).

Ticketmaster is the only official ticketing service of The Parker. Buy tickets online at and; by phone at 954.462.0222; and in person at the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office.

Lillian S. Wells Hall at The Parker is located in Holiday Park at 707 N.E. Eighth St. in Fort Lauderdale. The Parker is an affiliated venue of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, which provides programming and management of the facility. The performance season at The Parker is supported by the Broward Performing Arts Foundation.


About The Parker

The Parker is Fort Lauderdale’s iconic, heritage theater presenting concerts, comedy, dance, family fare and more. Beautifully renovated in 2021, The Parker offers audiences enhanced entertainment and hospitality experiences. The neo-classical Lillian S. Wells Hall features outstanding acoustics, unobstructed sightlines, wide rows and continental seating. The grand S. Donald Sussman Lobby, Bernie Peck’s Bar, the intimate Haller Club, and the private members’ lounge, The Place To Be, provide ample opportunities for audiences to enjoy culture, cocktails and conversation with every visit to the theater.  For more information, visit

Complete June Schedule at The Parker

June 1    Astrid Audet Recitals 2024
June 9    Meg Segreto's Dance Centre – I Got Rhythm
June 14    Hued Songs - The Juneteenth Experience Hued Songs
June 15    Foghat
June 21    Nate Jackson: Super Funny World Tour
June 23    Intensity Dance: 22 & Counting
June 29    Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida - Pride: Then, Now & Forever