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TMOS: Sacred Harp Singing

TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF THE OLD SOUTH: Sacred Harp Singing -  features traditional singers from around the South in an old-time all-day singing from The Sacred Harp, a tunebook first published in Georgia in 1844. Called the oldest living musical tradition in America, “shapenote” singing features unaccompanied voices, strong rhythms, powerful poetry, and starkly beautiful harmonies.  May 24 […]

TMOS: CSO Gospel Choir

TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF THE OLD SOUTH: CSO Gospel Choir - (90min) This performance will honor the life and legacy of Ms. Oglesby, educator and television innovator who became the first black person to host a television program in Charleston with WCSC Live-5 News (CBS affiliate). She inspired many academic achievers during her teaching years at Avery and Burke […]

TMOS: The Choraliers Music Club of Charleston

TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF THE OLD SOUTH: The Choraliers Music Club of Charleston- (60min) will present a one hour Gullah-Geechee Explosion performance of Gullah folklore, unarranged and arranged spirituals, gospel, blues and excerpts from the opera “Porgy and Bess.” May 25 at 6pm; May 31 and June 6 at 8pm.  Tickets: $15 Adults; $12 Students/Seniors; Free for Children […]

TMOS: Camp Meeting

TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF THE OLD SOUTH: Camp Meeting - (90min) Mount Zion Spiritual Singers presents Camp Meeting, a true depiction of an old fashioned prayer meeting/experience service. This style of service can still be heard in many churches/meeting houses in the rural areas and in some black churches on the Charleston peninsula. The Singers, dressed in […]

TMOS: CSO Spiritual Ensemble

TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF THE OLD SOUTH: CSO Spiritual Ensemble - (90min) a 30-member vocal group focusing on traditional African-American spirituals, presents a performance entitled Spiritual Masterworks: From Robert Nathaniel Dett to Moses G. Hogan.  This choral performance will chronicle the musical legacies of Robert Nathaniel Dett, Hall Johnson, Jester Hairston and Moses G. Hogan, with a Charleston début […]

TMOS: Buncombe Turnpike

Traditional Music of the Old South: Buncombe Turnpike (60min) is a bluegrass band from Asheville, NC. Their sets are mostly original songs, and many of the tunes are based on true stories from the mountains of Western North Carolina. Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St. June 7 at 12pm and 3pm. Tickets: $15 General, $12 Seniors.  […]