The Charleston Gaillard Center will present Lowcountry Listens, a free, virtual music series showcasing local artists. Presented in part by PNC Bank, each performance will be recorded on the Gaillard Center stage and will air online for five consecutive weeks on gaillardcenter.org, on Facebook Live, and on YouTube Live. June 3, 2020 kicks off the series with Contemporary Violinist Daniel D., Featuring DJ Calculations Of and Keyboardist Beatman Fresh (Shelton Desaussure).
The Lowcountry Listens lineup includes:
- June 3 – Contemporary Violinist Daniel D., Featuring DJ Calculations Of and Keyboardist Beatman Fresh (Shelton Desaussure)
- June 10 – Brendan James – an American singer-songwriter in the pop/folk genre, akin to Jason Mraz, David Gray, and Elton John.
- June 17 – She Returns From War – Charleston’s singer / songwriter, Hunter Park, is She Returns From War. Park has established herself as one of the strongest songwriters coming out of the modern south.
- June 24 – Grace Joyner – A singer / songwriter, Joyner weaves a beautiful and delicate balance between reflecting on the trials of young love and showing a remarkable commitment to self-development.
- July 1 – Will Blackburn -With a voice that recalls a timeless blend of Ray Charles, Van Morrison, and Jeff Buckley, William Blackburn joins such artists as Frank Ocean in crafting modern soul songs that are alternately lush and intimately earthy.
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