From the end of August through the end of the year, The Sound of Charleston takes place at the Circular Congregational Church at 150 Meeting Street. Charleston has a unique musical heritage, and you’ll hear all the music that is Charleston, from Civil War tunes to gospel, jazz, and Gershwin.
The performers include jazz and blues singer Ann Caldwell, conductor of the Charleston Jazz Orchestra Charlton Singleton, pianists Micah McLaurin and Irwin Jiang, and soprano D’Jaris Whipper-Lewis. Other artists include American folk musician Bart Saylor, keyboardist Ghadi Shayban, singer and actress Anna Booman, pianist John Tecklenburg, and saxophonist Lonnie Hamilton, III.
The Sound of Charleston is the 4th ranked Charleston attraction on TripAdvisor.com. Concerts take place weekly at 7 p.m., but the day of the week varies, so be sure to check the website for dates and times. Tickets are available online, at Bulldog Tours, at any Charleston Visitor Center, at many local hotels, and at the door. Ticket prices are adults, $28; seniors and military, $26; students $16; and children 12 and under, free.
For more information, visit the Charleston Convention & Visitors site.