CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Concert scheduled for January 15 will feature a popular and internationally renowned choir rooted in the Lowcountry.
Lowcountry Voices will perform at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Concert on January 15 at St. Matthew’s Baptist Church in North Charleston.
“We are honored and delighted to return to the performance scene after a two-year hiatus under the auspices of honoring the many lives lost during this pandemic season, as well as legacy and memory. of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., ”said Nathan L. Nelson, director of Lowcountry Voices. “The choir and musicians are preparing intensely for this concert in anticipation of a very inspiring musical evening in the authentic African-American tradition.
Lowcountry Voices is a diverse and multicultural choir made up of 60 singers of various religious affiliations, ranging from high school students to seniors and seasoned singers.
The theme of the MLK concert is “Remembrance” and will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by recognizing his sacrifices as well as the sacrifices of those who have suffered during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The concert will feature a wide selection of musical genres from hymns, spirituals, classical arrangements, and traditional and contemporary gospel music.
Entrance to the concert is free but participants must present proof of vaccination and wear a mask at all times.
Tickets for the concert are available at North Charleston Town Hall and the St. Matthew Baptist Church office.
Concert doors open at 4 p.m.