Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

Delve deeper into the stories that make up the fabric of the Festival.

Storm Large

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Chanteuse and musical sensation Storm Large mixes the Great American Songbook with pop hits, jazz standards, and punk rock for performances that are one part saucy, one part spicy, and nonstop sizzle.

Music in Time

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In a program at once meditative and exhilarating, works by current composers invite us to consider and reframe our sonic and social sensibilities.

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Ebullient musicianship and artistic camaraderie blend in an extraordinary presentation of fresh compositions and canonic gems onstage at the Dock Street Theatre. Hear beloved returning players and fresh faces mix old and new in the Festival’s signature series.

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Youssou NDOUR is, simply, one of the world’s greatest singers. This acoustic one-night-only performance comprises traditional melodies, mbalax rhythms, and never-before-heard compositions that speak to his range and innovation.

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Unfolding obscure histories of Black Shaker communities, the celebrated choreographer draws from extensive research and his signature “post-African/neo-HooDoo modern dance” lens to bring new perspective to the spectrum of American Christian religion.