We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring Damien Sneed

  • Norfolk, VA
  • (757) 282-2822
  • January 31, 2020
  • 7:30 PM
  • Price: $10 - $25

“A celebration not just of his life, but of the messages of love, peace and understanding that King tried to spread. It’s not just about overcoming racial injustices, but anything that people might go through or may have been challenged by…. This show is for everybody from all cultures, ages and walks of life.”
-FreeTimes, South Carolina

Inspired by the words and action of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “We Shall Overcome” fills the historic Attucks Theatre with music that has electrified generations of civil rights activists, interwoven with spoken word from Dr. King’s recorded speeches. You'll hear traditional and modern gospel, classical, jazz, and Broadway, from Aretha Franklin to Wynton Marsalis, Duke Ellington to Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone to Donny Hathaway. An inspiring evening of song created by and featuring Damien Sneed, a gifted musician who has collaborated with such major artists as Wynton Marsalis, Jessye Norman, Lawrence Brownlee, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Kim Burrell, Donnie McClurkin, and the Clark Sisters.

We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring Damien Sneed