McIntosh County Shouters

Thursday February 28, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Cost: FREE - reservations required.,

From the venue:

The Shouters are an African-American family of ten performers from the Bolden community on the southeastern coast of Georgia. Known for their ring shout - the oldest African-derived tradition surviving on the North American continent - this unique ensemble presents a fusion of call-and-response singing, polyrhythmic percussion (handclapping, foot patting with a stick beating a wooden board) and expressive dance-like shuffling circular movements, which have had a profound influence on African-American music and religious practices. Sponsored by CENCIA.
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15 Gilmer St SE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 413-5900
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