Experience the unique music that defines "The Holy City" at The Sound of Charleston Musical Heritage Concert.

You'll enjoy a wide range of music from gospel to Gershwin, light classics, jazz, and songs from the Civil War, all presented by professional artists in an unforgettable, live concert in the heart of Charleston's Historic District.

There is a sizeable list of featured artists.

All seating is General Admission, and performances usually sell out in advance. Reserve your tickets today!

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Ages 8-64):
Senior Rate
(Ages 62+):
Student Rate
(Ages 13-21 with Valid I.D.):
Child - Free
(Ages 7 and Under):

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Tour / Activity Details

75 minutes
7:00 pm on selected dates Check Availability Calendar for specific dates & times.

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum age is 3.  Hotel pick-up not included.  Please order online or call us at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

COVID 19 Protocol Updates

  • In partnership with other arts venues in Charleston, this show currently is requiring proof of COVID vaccination (or current negative test) and masks to be worn during the show.



  • All seating is General Admission / Open Seating
  • Smoking is prohibited
  • December concerts feature songs of the Holiday Season


About the Artists:

CARL BRIGHT & FAMILY (bio to come)

RAMELLE BROOKS (bio to come)

ANN CALDWELL has appeared in Porgy and Bess and Clay Rice’s musical production Lowcountry Legends, and has studied with June Bonner of the Metropolitan Opera. Ann is a master of accents, accurately recreating the tonalities of speech which are important to both jazz and blues. Ann has a long list of performances as a jazz and blues singer. She is a vocalist with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert, as well as a featured artist for the Aid to Africa Concert.

BART SAYLOR has been playing traditional American Folk music for thirty-five years. He is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter, performing on banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, bouzouki, hammer, and mountain dulcimer, and harmonica. He has recorded four solo albums and has been featured on many other recording artists' albums. He provided Civil War period music for the PBS movie Brother Future and for the Footlight Players production of Raising Blue. He has been the featured musician of Middleton Plantation's annual Fall Plantation Days program for twenty-eight years.

GHADI SHAYBAN was born in Beirut in 1983, at the height of the Lebanese Civil War. He started learning piano after immigrating to Canada. An artist at home in any genre, Ghadi has recently served as the principle keyboardist with the Charleston and Hilton Head orchestras, and has directed live musicals in Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, and Charleston. He plays in any style, planned or improvised, and collaborates with a multitude of instruments and voices. Ghadi is the recipient of the top prize from the Pennsylvania MTNA Young Artists Competition as well as a Chancellor's Award for Excellence from the North Carolina School of the Arts.

MARK STERBANK (bio to come)

JOHN TEKLENBURG (piano) is a native of Charleston. John’s vacation is commercial real estate, but his avocation is music. John plays piano and has a keen interest in early jazz inspired by the life and music of his great uncle, Fud Livingston. John studied piano in high school under George Darden, an amazing classical pianist and musician. After obtaining a Chemistry degree from Georgetown University, John studied piano and jazz specifically at the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

SHANELLE WOOD (bio to come)


Rave Reviews:

"Singing along to Amazing Grace in the very church where the composer attended was very humbling and moving."

"The best thing we did in Charleston! Fun, informative and uplifting.... Thanks, Sound of Charleston!"

"A must see, do, and hear."


48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum age is 3.  Hotel pick-up not included.  Please order online or call us at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.


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