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Experience the sounds that define Charleston's musical history...from gospel to Gershwin. Each weekly live concert features music of the Civil War; light classics of the venerable St. Cecelia Society; the music of George Gershwin, who wrote "Porgy...more
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In cities around the world, my husband and I try to find short and interesting concerts and were delighted to find a brochure for Sounds of Charleston at our Airbnb when we arrived here. Lucky for us, there was a concert the next evening. It...More
Date of experience: March 2019
buddyandbill, Owner at Sound of Charleston, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
Thanks for your great feedback. We are so happy that you enjoyed the program. And remember our policy that if you return to the show and bring guests, your admission is free and only your guests pay.
Took my family to this right after Christmas, including my mother who was visiting from out of town. What an incredible event. And honestly, I'm really not even in to these types of concerts. The singers were incredible, soulful and brought out the emotions in...More
You'll be amazed and delighted. The cast takes you on a musical journey through Charleston's 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. It's a treat for the entire family. And everybody loves a Gershwin tune!
My husband and I were very excited to hear The Sound of Charleston concert. It featured St. Cecilia Society, Civil War, Spirituals, Gershwin and my favorite Amazing
Grace. Now, this was a "concert" so the intro by William Schlitt was not necessary which means more...More
Date of experience: December 2018
buddyandbill, Owner at Sound of Charleston, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019
Thank you for your review of The Sound of Charleston. The historical narrative provided by host Bill Schlitt is an essential part of the performance (we do NOT bill it as a concert). See the preceding review for a differing viewpoint on the narrative. As...More
My family and I visited and explored many sights & sounds in and around Charleston. The Sound Of Charleston (& 34 West Theatre Company) are NOT to be MISSED! After spending our time on a Carriage tour (see separate review), touring houses & plantations, the...More
An absolutely outstanding combination of history and entertainment provided by extremely talented individuals. Whether u live or visit the Charleston area The Sound of Charleston should be at the top of your places to go/things to do list!
Living here 3 years now, waited too long to come see this regularly scheduled performance, put on by local talent with a passion for their subject. A nicely diverse selection of music interspersed with insightful, engaging color commentary additing the context needed for the audience...More
The Sound of Charleston was a highlight of my visit to Charleston. I especially enjoyed the spirituals and jazz performance. We were fortunate to have the mayor of Charleston performing as the jazz pianist - he was outstanding. This event is well worth your time....More
We like the Mills house . It may be a bit pricey, but the atmosphere is nice and we usually get a salad and burger. Check out Gaulart &Maliclet a little french place a few blocks. There are so many restaurants you can't go... More
We like the Mills house . It may be a bit pricey, but the atmosphere is nice and we usually get a salad and burger. Check out Gaulart &Maliclet a little french place a few blocks. There are so many restaurants you can't go wrong.
Have a great time!