Southern Sound Series Kick-Off

Event Details

Date: October 05, 2016
Time: 1:30 pm—3:00 pm
Location: McCelvey Center

Event Description:

Featuring David Childers & the Serpents!

The musical line-up for the 2017 Southern Sound Series will be announced on October 5 during a Kick-Off event at the McCelvey Center’s Lowry Family Theatre. The free Kick-Off event will feature a live performance by Carolina Piedmont singer/songwriter David Childers and his band, the Serpents. Light refreshments will be provided. 

During the Oct. 5 Kick-Off event, the 2017 Southern Sound Series lineup will be announced through a multimedia presentation. Digital press kits will be available to the media and hot-off-the-press brochures will be available to regional tourism partners and general public. The Kick-Off event is free and open to the public. 


McCelvey Center’s Lowry Family Theater is a community venue managed by Culture and Heritage Museums (CHM) of York County, SC. CHM produces the annual Southern Sound Series, which is comprised of four concerts from January through April. Dedicated to providing the regional community with authentic contemporary performances, the Southern Sound Series showcases musical genres that are steeped in the multi-cultural origins of the Carolinas.

The McCelvey Center is the original site of the Yorkville Female Academy founded in 1852 and includes the 500-seat Lowry Family Theater. Noted for its remarkable acoustics, the historic theater has a lovely 1920s ambiance and hosts the annual Southern Sound Series and the Grand Ole McCelvey summer concert series. Facilities at the McCelvey Center, including the Lowry Family Theater, are available for rentals.


Support for the Kick-Off event is provided in part by the Arts Council of York County Small Grants Program, the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC, and the SC Arts Commission, which received funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.