David Childers & the Serpents at McCelvey Kickoff


Sept. 27, 2016



Marie Cheek

Community Relations Coordinator

Culture & Heritage Museums





David Childers and the Serpents to perform at McCelvey Center’s Southern Sound Series Kick-Off event

YORK, SC- Carolina Piedmont singer/songwriter David Childers and his band, the Serpents, will perform during the Southern Sound Series Kick-off event on October 5. The free Kick-off event will be held in the McCelvey Center’s Lowry Family Theatre from 1:30 – 3 p.m.  The 2017 Southern Sound Series lineup will be announced through a multimedia presentation. Light refreshments will be provided.

David Childers is a musician, historian, painter, practicing attorney and award-winning poet.  Childers grew up in the cotton mill country of North Carolina and is a prolific songwriter with a vast discography. For more information go to www.davidchilders.com


The McCelvey Center is located at 212 E. Jefferson St. in York, SC 29745

For more information on the McCelvey Center go to http://www.chmuseums.org/mccelvey/

The Kick-Off event is Wednesday, October 5 from 1:30 – 3 p.m.


Image: David Childers

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About the Southern Sound Series:

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.

About the McCelvey Center:

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.