Grand Festival Day at The Savannah Civic Center is the highlight of the annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival. Grand Festival Day includes an array of family-oriented activities, concluding with a star-studded concert. Five Men On A Stool, scheduled to perform Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at 8 p.m., is a contemporary R-n-B/Jazz ensemble accompanied by a touch of the spoken word. The group consists of some tremendously talented individuals with an All-Star rhythm section. Their combination results in an unforgettably unique blend of music and poetry unrivaled in today’s music scene.
Their performances serve not only as entertainment, they also leave the audience inspired and enlightened about the community and the world. Their loyal following grows larger with each performance and they continue to leave an indelible mark on each person that experiences the wonder of Five Men On a Stool. This Atlanta based phenomenon is sweeping the southeast with its captivating yet indescribable performances. Neo-soul artist Dwele is set to perform before Five Men on a Stool at 7 p.m. Local acts such as Nickel Bag of Funk and RJ and the Upbeats will also be performing.
On Sunday, February 12 at 5p.m Annual Gospel Concert featuring Lucinda Moore of “Blessed, Broken and Given” acclaim will be performing. The concert will be marked by opening performances by local artists and the SSU Wesleyan Gospel Choir, the AASU Gospel Choir, and St. John Baptist Church Choir. The concert is presented in part by Joy 100 FM Radio and LifeLink of Georgia.
The program will be held at St. John Baptist Church, 522-28 Hartridge St.
For a complete lists of events visit savannahblackheritage festival.com