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Festival Music Series

Join us for one of four musical performances of the Festival Music Series in new venues for 2024! Each concert will draw inspiration from the culture and history of the Lowcountry while exploring the harmonic creativity in a range of captivating genres of music.


Charlton Singleton, Grammy award-winning artist, performing with his ensemble, the Beehive Jazz Orchestra April 11

Featuring new artists and venues for 2024

Adia Victoria, performing March 28


at the Riviera Theater

7:30 - 9:00 pm
Doors open at 6:30 pm

Adia Victoria

Southern blues rocker, Adia Victoria is a daughter of the South; a born and bred South Carolinian. On her first two albums, Victoria explored the conflicts of the American South and the troubling resonance of its past through her unique voice and raw storytelling ability. Victoria has collaborated with artists including Jason Isbell and Margo Price and her latest album A Southern Gothic, continues to infuse the history of an inclusive South with haunting blues vocals that paint a resoundingly powerful picture of the frustrations and complications of being a Black woman in the South. 

Charlton Singleton and the Beehive Jazz Orchestra

A native of Awendaw, SC, Charlton Singleton is the founding member of the Grammy award-winning ensemble, Ranky Tanky, a quintet that interprets the sounds of Gullah from the Lowcountry. In 2017 Ranky Tanky reached the top of the Billboard charts with their self-titled album followed by a Grammy Award for “Best Regional Roots Album” in 2019. As a performer, Charlton leads his own ensembles that vary in size and style. For the 2024 Festival, Charleston is back "home" in the Holy City with an exciting ensemble at the historic Riviera Theater.

The Plantation Singers

Two performances
Two venues
5:30 - 6:30 pm

Experience the sounds of the sea islands...

with The Plantation Singers, one of the Southeast's most acclaimed a cappella groups, based in Charleston, SC. This renowned group will bring the rich and energetic performances of Gullah spirituals to The Charleston Festival in two unique and historic venues. 

The Plantation Singers
at the Dock Street Theater
The Plantation Singers
at the Circular Congregational Church

The Plantation Singers at the Circular Congregational Church, 2022

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