Free Live Music & Entertainment - "Let Freedom Ring" Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Event Date

Monday, January 17, 2022
12:00am

Venue

Plant Riverside District
400 West River Street
Savannah GA 31401

Rates

  • General Admission - Free: $0.00
Plant Riverside District will present a full schedule of free live music and entertainment in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. The celebration will kick off on Friday, Jan. 14 with a performance by rock-soul band LaFaye & The Fellas. On Saturday, Jan. 15, seven-time Indie Music Channel award-winner Willie Jackson and the Tybee Blues Band, the Moolaa Band as well as The Band Legacy will take the stage. On Sunday, Jan. 17, Laiken Love and the Fellowship of Love and Savannah Jazz Hall of Fame member Teddy Adams and his jazz quintet will perform live along the Savannah riverfront. Reverend Teddy Williams and Company will wrap up the celebration with a special performance from Savannah Jazz Hall of Fame member Huxsie Scott on Monday, Jan. 18.

In addition, there will be nightly fountain shows at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, featuring a special musical tribute by William Austin Smith, inspired by King’s legendary “I Have a Dream” speech. Family-friendly performances by the high-flying Cirque Divina will take place on Friday, Jan. 14 and Saturday, Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. in Montgomery Park.

All performances are FREE and open to the public.

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE:


Friday, Jan. 14
- 7-10 p.m. - LaFaye & The Fellas
- 8 p.m. & 9 p.m. - Cirque Divina
- 9 p.m. & 10 p.m. - Fountain Show Musical Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Saturday, Jan. 15
- 11 a.m.-2 p.m. - Willie Jackson and the Tybee Blues Band
- 2-3:15 p.m. - Martin Luther King, Jr. Park dedication ceremony and unveiling of MLK Commemorative Memorial
- 3:30-6:30 p.m. - Moolaa Band
- 7-10 p.m. - The Band Legacy
- 8 p.m. & 9 p.m. - Cirque Divina
- 9 p.m. & 10 p.m. - Fountain Show Musical Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday, Jan. 16  
- 1-4 p.m. - Laiken Love and the Fellowship of Love
- 7-10 p.m. - Teddy Adams Jazz Quintet
- 9 p.m. & 10 p.m. - Fountain Show Musical Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.    

Monday, Jan. 17
- 1-4 p.m. - Reverend Teddy Williams and Company with Huxsie Scott
- 9 p.m. & 10 p.m. - Fountain Show Musical Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.
Amenities
Special Tags
  • Civil Rights
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Admission
  • Pet-Friendly
Facility Amenities
  • Public Restrooms
  • Restaurant on Site