Black Voices in Devon

PUBLISHED: 16:28 28 February 2008 | UPDATED: 21:35 15 June 2010

Black Voices, back by popular demand for their stunning vocal harmonies, will be performing in Devon for just two more concerts for Villages in Action in March.

Black Voices, back by popular demand for their stunning vocal harmonies, will be performing in Devon for just two more concerts for Villages in Action in March.

The two lucky village venues are Lustleigh Village Hall on Saturday, March 15, and at Dunkeswell Church on Sunday, March 16, both begining at 8pm. There will also be singing workshops each afternoon at 2pm. Booking for both of these dates is essential as numbers are limited.

Black Voices have been inspired by Sweet Honey in the Rock, Mahalia Jackson and Take Six, to name a few. From these inspirations they have forged their own dynamic way of distilling and re-presenting black music from a Caribbean, black British perspective. Grounded in the traditions of the black church, the group began presenting a cappella music, both sacred and secular, going on to be famous all around the world.

From Gospel to spirituals, Caribbean to African, jazz and blues, Black Voices are firmly rooted in music that energises and uplifts. Whether exploring the oral traditions of Africa, or modern contemporary arrangements, the group performs its music with feeling and an understanding that deeply touches audiences all over the world. These performances will be truly inspiring and tickets are selling very fast.

Contact Alexa on (01647) 277493 for tickets at Lustleigh and Richard on (01404) 891607 for Dunkeswell.

For more information about the Villages in Action programme of performances contact (01363) 773660 or email admin@villagesinaction.co.uk.

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