CELELBRATE THE HALSEY INSTITUTE‘S 30th ANNIVERSARY AT THE GROUNDHOG DAY BENEFIT CONCERT February 1, 2014, at the Charleston Music Hall CHARLESTON, SC: The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, in collaboration with the Charleston Music Hall, will present an intimate evening of music featuring Charleston’s finest locally and nationally recognized musical acts on Groundhog Day. This unique gathering of musicians will be on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 7PM (doors open at 6PM) at the Charleston Music Hall. Tickets go on sale November 8 at 10AM. Ticket prices range from $15 for students with a valid ID to $50 for VIP. Ticket sales benefit the Halsey Institute’s programming and are available at the Charleston Music Hall’s box office (37 John Street, 843.853.2252), online here, or by phone at 1-800-514-3849. MUSICAL ACTS The Groundhog Day Concert will feature music by The Opposite of a Train (Bill Carson, Nathan Koci, and Ron Wiltrout) with special guests Kevin Hamilton, Charlton Singleton, Wilton Elder, Clint Fore and John Cobb. This “house band” will provide accompaniment to the evening’s invited guest artists including award-winning duo Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent, Lindsay Holler, Stephanie Underhill, Joel Hamilton, Rachel Kate, and Michael Flynn. The evening’s musical director Bill Carson says, “This concert is a way for the local music community to show its support for the fantastic contemporary arts programming that the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art provides year-round, and year after year. The Halsey often collaborates with musicians, actors, filmmakers, architects, designers, and others to create its unique multi-disciplinary offerings. The participating musicians all want to shine the spotlight on the Halsey Institute in gratitude for their dynamic and inspirational role in this community.” The evening will begin with the premier of a micro-documentary about the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art produced by local media creatives Lunch + Recess. “Groundhog Day is an underappreciated and much overlooked holiday,“ says Halsey Institute Director Mark Sloan, with a chuckle. “The Halsey Institute would like to draw attention by celebrating our 30th Anniversary and Groundhog Day with a special, intimate evening of music. This concert will be a rare opportunity to experience an exceptional collection of musical talent sharing one stage in a single evening.”
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Bio: Joel T. Hamilton is a mouthful. It's 5 syllables and doesn't well roll off the tongue. As a musician he has trouble sticking to one instrument, as a songwriter one genre, as a lyricist one voice resulting in vague ineffectivity. This quality very visibly imposes itself upon his life as well. ...See Full Bio
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