Festival Traditions

Piccolo Spoleto’s annual curtain raiser at the landmark US Custom House. This free, outdoor concert features the Charleston Symphony under the direction of Artistic Director Yuriy Bekker.

  • Saturday, June 11

This annual patriotic tradition features the combined Charleston Concert Band and Columbia Community Band in a concert ranging from rousing marches to Broadway show tunes, and concluding with a stirring musical tribute to each of the armed forces of our great country. Come salute our soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines who gave their lives to protect our freedom.