We Shall OvercomeA Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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January 17, 2020  ·  Zellerbach Theatre


Inspired by the words and actions of Dr. King, We Shall Overcome features repertoire from across the African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders. Led by the talented Damien Sneed, this performance weaves spoken word from Dr. King’s speeches with a musical lineage of gospel, jazz, classical and Broadway to reinvigorate and inspire future generations.

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  • Friday, January 17 @ 8 PM · tickets



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Photo credit:
1: Courtesy Damien Sneed
2, 3, 4: Frank Stewart