February is Black History Month and a fitting time to celebrate civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King. On Valentine’s Day, we’ll welcome a special concert showcasing the inspiring music from King’s era.
Damien Sneed’s Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. combines jazz, R&B, gospel and Broadway tunes for an uplifting evening at the Holland Center. Here’s a few fun facts to help you get to know the show before you go:
1. The man behind the show
Damien Sneed is an award-winning producer and musical director. He’s worked with greats like Wynton Marsalis, Lawrence Brownlee, Diana Ross and Aretha Franklin. In his celebration of Dr. King, he perfectly weaves together music across genres to honor the life of the civil rights icon. Sneed, a vocalist and keys player, will be joined by several artists on the Kiewit Hall stage.
Damien Sneed has worked across genres including pop, classical, R&B and gospel.