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The Sound of Charleston (Music)

Experience the sounds that define Charleston’s history… from Gospel to Gershwin… in weekly live concerts at historic Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting Street. Concerts include music of the Civil War, light classics, jazz, Gershwin, spirituals, and always conclude with “Amazing Grace”, the words for which were inspired in the composer, John Newton, while he worshipped in Circular Church on his road to conversion. Learn of the important role that music played in shaping this historic city, as Charleston’s finest professional musicans take the stage for an educational, entertaining, and emotional evening.

Come experience the unique sounds that define Charleston’s rich musical heritage…gospel, Gershwin, music of the Civil War, light classics, & jazz…, all presented by professional artists in a live, unforgettable 75-minute concert in historic Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting Street, in the heart of the Historic District. Holiday shows include festive songs of the period. The Sound of Charleston is a top ranked attraction in the City on Trip Advisor.


Sound of Charleston concert

The Sound of Charleston

Experience the sounds that define Charleston, South Carolina and its unique southern charm – jazz, gospel, Gershwin, Gullah, spirituals, Civil War songs – coming to life in sacred and historic spaces during a 75 minute live concert!

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Gershwin and Jazz

From the creators of Sound of Charleston comes a new show we call “Gershwin and Jazz”. Come hear an entire 75 minute program of Jazz and Gershwin classics such as “Porgy & Bess” and Rhapsody in Blue. Performers include Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg, Lonnie Hamilton III, Shanelle Woods, Ramelle Brooks, Ghadi Shayban and Maida Libkin, with your host William Schlitt.

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Adults: $28; Seniors: $26; Students: $16; Children 12 & under are Free
Group rates are available. Tickets at area Charleston Visitor Centers; Bulldog Tours in the Market area; online at www.soundofcharleston.com, or by calling 843.270.4903.

Location

150 Meeting Street
Charleston,SC29401

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