Free Concert Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

civil rightsLet Us Sing Together, Children, is a music and spoken word celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Legacy of the USCT (U.S. Colored Troops) in the Civil War and the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.

It will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 7pm at the Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre, 210 High Street in Chestertown. Admission is free and all are welcome.

This second annual performance will recognize the power that music and poetry played in the Civil Rights movements and celebrate the culture that continues to work for social justice.

let us sing togetherParticipants include:
The Crumpton UMC Children’s Choir
The New Gospelites
The Pilgrim Travelers
God’s Wealth
Still Pond-Coleman Mass Choir
Praise Team from Mt. Olive AME
Peter Heck
Sylvia Frazier
Lester Barrett, Jr.
Robert Earl Price
Rev. Isaac Wilson
Rev. Ellsworth Tolliver
Emcee Larry Wilson

Production committee members are from the Chester Valley Ministers Association Breakfast Celebration, Garfield Center for the Arts, Kent County Arts Council and Charles Sumner Post #25 GAR.  They include Rev. Mae Etta Moore, Rev. Sheila Lomax, Leslie Prince Raimond, Andy Goddard, Lucia Foster, Larry Wilson, Butch Clark, Steve Payne and Clark Bjorke.