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Date:
January 31, 2020
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Attucks Theatre
Address:
1010 Church Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
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We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Featuring Damien Sneed

Friday, January 31, 2020

Inspired by the words and action of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “We Shall Overcome” fills the historic Attucks Theatre on Friday, January 31 at 7:30 pm with music that electrified generations of civil rights activists, interwoven with spoken word from Dr. King’s recorded speeches. Featuring award-winning producer and musical director Damien Sneed, you'll hear traditional and modern gospel, classical, jazz, and Broadway, from Aretha Franklin to Wynton Marsalis, Duke Ellington to Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone to Donny Hathaway. An inspiring evening of song co-presented by Virginia Arts Festival and SevenVenues. For tickets, visit vafest.org, call 757-282-2822 or visit the Virginia Arts Festival box office located at 440 Bank Street in Norfolk (Monday-Friday, 10 am – 5 pm). Also available at ticketmaster.com.