We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., w/ Damien Sneed

Event Details

January 28, 2020
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Admission: 
$15-$35; FAC Club Seating: $70; Five College Students and Youth 17 & Under: $10

Interspersed with the spoken words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the evening brings together gospel with jazz and Broadway tunes. From Nina Simone to The Wiz, Stevie Wonder to traditional spirituals, it’s an evening of music that shows the lineage of these Civil Rights visionaries is still with us today.

Pre-performance talk in the lobby at 6:30 p.m.

Appropriate for all ages.

This performance is funded in part by the Expeditions program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional support from the six New England state arts agencies.

Event Category

Diversity Music Performance