Brookgreen Gardens Gullah Geechee Program Series – Down by the Riverside and Other Spirituals
October 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmPrice Of Admission
Brookgreen Gardens invites guests to sing along with Ron Daise and learn Gullah songs that shaped the culture. From sorrow songs to baptism, code message, children’s, work, and funeral songs, participants will gain an understanding and an appreciation for Gullah Geechee heritage. Information from groundbreaking books about Gullah culture, Charles Joyner’s Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave Community (1984), and Daise’s Reminiscences of Sea Island Heritage (1986), as well as personal insights will be featured. Come ready to sing, clap, stomp, enjoy!