Arts Daily / Athenaeum Press at Coastal Carolina University sponsors Gullah music concert

Athenaeum Press at Coastal Carolina University sponsors Gullah music concert

The Athenaeum Press at Coastal Carolina University will sponsor a free performance of Gullah music featuring the Freedom Readers Children’s Choir, Saturday, September 19, at 4 p.m. on the Kaminski House Museum lawn in Georgetown, SC. Concert attendees may bring lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments to the hour-long program. The event is part of the 2015 Lowcountry Rice Culture Forum taking place at locations throughout Georgetown from September 17 to 19, cosponsored by the Press and Georgetown County Library. The choir will perform readings paired with songs and dances that represent the historical development of African American musical styles. Selections include “Wait in the Field,” Aunt Pearlie Sue’s “Shake ’em Song” and the theme song from TV’s “Gullah Gullah Island.”