The critically acclaimed Charleston Gospel Choir, in partnership with Second Presbyterian Church, will present an evening of moving narration and music entitled A Tribute Honoring the Legacy of Denmark VeseySaturday, June 25, 2022, at 6:00 p.m., 342 Meeting Street, Charleston SC. This event is free and open to the public.
After a two and half year hiatus due to Covid-19 the Charleston Gospel Choir will pay homage to the extraordinary 200-year legacy and life of Denmark Vesey, a self-educated Black man who planned the most extensive slave rebellion in U.S. history in Charleston, 1822. This event is in partnership with the congregation of Second Presbyterian Church, led by Senior Paster Cress Darwin.
The Choir will perform moving spirituals and gospel standards including Lawd, How Come Me Heah, Heaven Help Us All, and To Be Young Gifted and Black.