How to watch the 2020 Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture

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By: Staff, Historic Columbia

Wednesday, September 16th 2020

Watch Jubilee online

A Jubilee like you’ve – literally – never seen before is coming Saturday! 

While we’d love for you to be joining us at the Mann-Simons Site and enjoying an in-person celebration of Black history and culture, the current times have forced us to make a few tweaks in order to continue Columbia’s longest running festival.  

Jubilee promises to still deliver you prominent Black musicians, artists and storytellers – just virtually.  

So how can you watch? 

On your TV 

The event runs from noon-3 p.m. It can be seen on digital television via WACH FOX channel 57.2.  You can also stream the event through the STIRR TV app on your Roku, Apple TV or Fire TV. 

After downloading STIRR to your preferred device, open the app and choose “Columbia” for your preferred city. From there, search for “WACH FOX” and tap the option available ”News powered by WACH" and then click "Live Event." 

On your computer 

A live stream of the event can be accessed via  

On your smartphone  

You can watch Jubilee in the palm of your hand as it will be carried through two free mobile apps. 

  • The WACH FOX mobile app can be downloaded on Apple or Android devices.  

  • The STIRR TV app connects your smartphone to 100 channels, including WACH’s digital channel. After downloading to your preferred device (iPhone, Android), open the app and choose “Columbia” for your preferred city. From there, search for “WACH FOX” and tap the option available under “Live Now.”  

For your planning purposes, here’s a rundown of the Jubilee events: 

Noon-1 p.m.  
Tour of Mann-Simons Site 
Performance by IndigoSOUL 
Activist discussion between Lawrence Nathaniel and Bishop Redfern II 

1-2 p.m. 
Performance by Anfernee 
Activist discussion between Crush Rush and Cecil Williams 
Sweetgrass making by Mary Graham-Grant 
Performance by AE the Cool  

2-3 p.m. 
Activist discussion between Fraendy Clervaud and Cynthia Hardy 
Preview of Modjeska Simkins House 
Performance by Matt Monday 

See you virtually on Saturday! Email or reach out on FacebookInstagram and Twitter if you have questions on how to stream.