June 13, 2022 – Savannah VOICE Festival (SVF) has in partnership with local association Savannah Historical Foundationnot (HSF) host the second installment of “Songs and stories about the squares,”which will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, June 24 beginning outside the Davenport House Museum, 324E. State Street, In Columbia Square.
During the free event, Justin Bristol, local educator and HSF volunteer, wsick give a 10 minute talkFishingColombia, Oglethorpe, Wright, and Chippewa Ssquares, and SVF Artists wsick make selections – two songs in each box – that complement the theme of the conferences. ArtistsChad Sonka, Heater Jonesand Married Zouvespresident and co-founder, wbadly present directory accompanied by Justin Addington. Contingency plans have been put in place in the event of inclement Weather report.
“We are so lucky to have community partners like Savannah VOICE Festival who we can collaborate with to create a program for the enjoyment of the community.This is the perfect opportunity to hear some savannah themed music interpreted by laureates artists while learning a bit more about the story that inspired the directorysaid HSF President and CEO Sue Adler.
SVF artists will also collaborate with other organizations that same weekend.On June 25, SVF will be provide musical entertainment Stonewall/Block Party Birthday at the First City Pride Center(FCPC) from 15h–10 p.m. FCPC commemorates the Stonewall Riots of 1969 and their organisation fifth anniversary with advocacy and community organizations, free HIV testing, lip-synced drag contests, interactive games, food, and more.Savannah Deep Center is also welcome their summer Block-by-block celebration ayou sea ship museum from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, with performances by SVF artists. Last year, Savannah VOICE Festival announceD partnership with the young authors of Deep Center, focusing on the literary side of songwriting.
“It is important to us at Savannah VOICE Festival to support and promote all forms of art and to follow our mission to provide educational and creative programs not only during our August festival, but throughout the year, “ said executive director Chad Sonka.“We are extremely grateful to our community partners who share the goal of providing outlets for artistic expression in Savannah.”